Patricia Soranno to serve as founding Editor for Limnology & Oceanography Letters
The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Patricia Soranno has been appointed as the founding Editor-in-Chief of ASLO's new journal, Limnology & Oceanography Letters. Patricia was selected after an extensive search by the ASLO Publications Committee. ASLO President Jim Elser praised the selection: "Pat Soranno's innovative ideas about publishing and research excellence make her a fantastic choice to be the founding editor of ASLO's newest journal."
 
Session Proposals for the 2016 ASLO Summer Meeting
ASLO is returning to Santa Fe! The 2016 Summer Meeting will be held 5-10 June at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Regular sessions will include topics such as: biogeochemistry, biodiversity, invasive species, multiple stressors, and others. Special sessions will include topics that are conceptually focused and for which at least 6 potential speakers have been identified. We invite you to submit your session proposals for the ASLO 2016 Summer Meeting by midnight, U.S. Central Time / 05:00 Greenwich Mean Time, 24 August 2015.
 
Latest e-Book: Proceedings of Eco-DAS X
ASLO has co-sponsored the Ecological Dissertations in the Aquatic Sciences (Eco-DAS) symposia since 2008. The symposia bring together recent PhD recipients for one week in alternate years. Participants work together in self-assembled author teams to develop cross-disciplinary chapters for the symposium proceedings. The Proceedings of Eco-DAS X is now available, entirely in open access.
Now available: Video Playlist from the 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting
ASLO conferences are known for the excellence of their plenary speaker and award acceptance presentations. The plenary and award presentations from the 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting (Granada, Spain) are now available on the ASLO YouTube channel. Consider this one of the many benefits of being an ASLO member, and enjoy!
 
2015 Science Communication Internship
ASLO is pleased to announce the 2015 ASLO Science Communication Internship. The internship will provide exposure to the many forms of science communication over a 14-week period beginning in September 2015 in the Washington, D.C. area. The internship is available to current or recent graduate students in the aquatic sciences. The internship is available to current or recent graduate students in the aquatic sciences.
 
L&O Special Issue on Methane
Limnology & Oceanography will be publishing a special issue late this year or early next year on methane, entitled Methane Emissions from Oceans, Wetlands, and Freshwater Habitats: New Perspectives and Feedbacks on Climate, and edited by Special Editors Leila Hamdan of George Mason University and Kimberly Wickland of the U.S. Geological Survey. We welcome submissions from any researcher who works in this area.
Member and Subscriber Access to ASLO Publications
The ASLO publications are now hosted by the Wiley Online Library. As always, all ASLO members have access to the L&O Bulletin. Individual and institutional subscribers have access to L&O and L&O: Methods. L&O: Fluids and Environments and L&O e-Lectures are entirely in Open Access.
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2015 ASLO Awards
Each year, ASLO honors a select few scientists for their exceptional work in advancing the fields of limnology and oceanography. The 2015 ASLO Awards were presented at the 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Granada, Spain, February 22-29, 2015. Congratulations to awardees Craig Carlson, Hilary Close, Marianne Moore, Stephen Carpenter, David Schindler, James Cloern, and Matthew Church!