History and Aims

The Japanese Society of Diatomology was organized in 1979 and founded in 1980 as the Japanese Society of Diatomists. The name was changed in 1982 to the present title. The first volume of DIATOM was published in 1985. The aims of JSD are to promote all aspects of the study of diatoms, to distribute the results of the research, to facilitate the exchange of information concerning diatoms, and to promote friendship among diatomists.


Office for 2019-2020

The Japanese Society of Diatomology
c/o Dr. Hideaki KOBAYASHI
Graduate School of Education, Bunkyo University,
Minamiogishima, Koshigaya-shi, Saitama 343-8511, JAPAN


Officers for 2019-2020

President: Masahiko IDEI president@diatomology.org
Secretary Hideaki KOBAYASHI info@diatomology.org
Treasurer & Membership Director Kensuke TOYODA membership@diatomology.org
Excutive Editor: Shinya SATO executive_editor@diatomology.org

Council Members

Dr. Taisuke OHTSUKA (Lake Biwa Museum)
Dr. Keigo OSADA (Nippon Dental University at Niigata)
Dr. Toshikazu GOTO (Kinki University)
Dr. Megumi SAITO (National Museum of Nature and Science)
Dr. Shinya SATO (Fukui Prefectural University)
Dr. Akihiro TSUJI (National Museum of Nature and Science)
Dr. Kensuke TOYODA (The Nippon Dental University at Tokyo)
Dr. Akiko HOUKI (Freshwater Algae Research Institute)

Editors of Diatom

Editor-in Chief : Dr. Shinya SATO (Fukui Prefectural University)
Committee:
Dr. Taisuke OHTSUKA (Lake Biwa Museum)
Dr. Yuki SAWAI (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Dr. Itsuki SUTO (Nagoya University)
Dr. Akihiro TSUJI (National Museum of Nature and Science)
Dr. Tomonori NAYA (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Dr. Tsuyoshi WATANABE (Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute)