Dr. Stu Ludsin co-chaired the Scientific Committee for the Great Lakes of the World (GLOW) Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania this week. The conference was titled, “GLOW10: Celebrating 25 years of Great Lakes of the World: Lessons learned and future perspectives for the Great Lakes.”
GLOW is a chapter of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management Society (AEHMS). The conference was sponsored by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, and Lake Tanganyika Authority. The conference will result in a special issue of the journal Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management.
Stu gave three talks throughout the week, including a keynote address:
- Needs for and challenges to successful implementation of ecosystem-based approaches in the world’s Great Lakes.
- Overview of the 2019 CSMI program designed to understand harmful algal bloom & hypoxia impacts on Lake Erie’s webs.
- Keynote: Understanding and anticipating fish community change in large, human-dominated lakes: lessons learned from North American Great Lakes.