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I wish to thank all the contributors, my co-editor Brian Timms and the referees of the above papers for their cooperation, and Koen Martens, Editor-in-Chief of Hydrobiologia and Martine van Bezooijen of Springer for their encouragement. The referees are listed above. I wish to express my sincere thanks to my research assistants, Ellen Beddell and Annabeth Kemp, for their support in word processing and formatting of the papers. Finally I am grateful to Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia for providing the venue for the conference and facilities for completing the editing of this volume.

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Salt Lake Research: Biodiversity and Conservation—Selected papers from the 9th Conference of the International Society for Salt Lake Research

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John, J. Preface. Hydrobiologia 626, 1–3 (2009).

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