Published September 22, 2022 | Version v1
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Women in Limnology: from a historical perspective to a present-day evaluation

  • 1. Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE), CEA, CNRS, UVSQ
  • 2. GRECO, Institute of Aquatic Ecology, University of Girona
  • 3. Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA)
  • 4. Department of Geography, University of the Balearic Island
  • 5. Aquatic Ecology Group, University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia
  • 6. Integrative Freshwater Ecology Group, Center for Advanced Studies of Blanes (CEAB - CSIC)
  • 7. CESAM - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, Department of Biology, University of Aveir
  • 8. iE S , University of Koblenz - Landau
  • 9. Research Platform Data Analysis and Simulation, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)
  • 10. Marine and Continental Waters Programme, Institute of Agrifood and Technology Research (IRTA)
  • 11. Department of Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Complutense University of Madrid
  • 12. Freshwater Ecology, Hydrology and Management group (FEHM), Departament de Biologia Evolutiva, Ecologia i Ciències Ambientals, Institut de Recerca de l'Aigua (IdRA), Universitat de Barcelona
  • 13. Department of Biology, Aarhus University


Data presented in the manuscript "Women in Limnology: from a historical perspective to a present-day evaluation", authored by the Gender and Science Group of the Iberian Association of Limnology and published in the journal WIREs Water in 2022. 

There is two datasets:

Annex1: Table containing the name, bibliography and relevant contributions of 73 female limnologists. The selected limnologists are from different countries, periods, and disciplines; and were chosen because of their relevance in the field.

Annex3: Representation of female limnologists as (1) presidents of academic sociaties (year 2021), (2) plenary speakers in conferences, (3) senor and junior awardees and (4) members of journal editorial boards. bbreviations for societies and conferences are: AFL, Association Françoise de Limnologie; AIL, Asociación Ibérica de Limnología; ASLO, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography; DGL, German Limnological Society; EFFS, European Federation for Freshwater Sciences; PTH, Polish Hydrobiological Society; SEFS, Symposium for European freshwater Sciences; SFS, Society for Freshwater Sciences; SGHL, Swiss Hydrological & Limnology Society; SIL, International Society of Limnology; SIL‐Austria, Austrian Limnological Association; and TLS, Turkish Limnological Society


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