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The ASLO Blogs

The ASLO blogs include numerous articles about aquatic science and scientists, news of public interest, and ASLO-sponsored programs.  Blog authors include the ASLO Communications Office, early career professionals, Editors of the ASLO publications, Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows, and program participants.

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Ocean Sciences Meeting heads to Glasgow in 2026

Ocean Sciences Meeting 2026 (OSM26) will be held in Glasgow – the first meeting outside of the United States for the biennial conference founded in 1982. The meeting will bring together more than 5,000 delegates in Scotland to discuss all aspects of oceanography following previous events in San Diego and New Orleans. OSM26, which will be held in February 2026, ...

Call for Associate Editors of Limnology & Oceanography: Bulletin

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce that the editorial team of Limnology & Oceanography: Bulletin (LOB) is searching for two new Associate Editors for ASLO’s main member communications channel. Published quarterly, LOB features articles, viewpoints, book reviews, society and policy news, and other items of interest to ASLO members. Annually, LOB publishes ...

Krista Longnecker named next Editor-in-Chief of Limnology and Oceanography: Methods

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Krista Longnecker as the next Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the journal Limnology and Oceanography: Methods! Dr. Longnecker served as an Associate Editor for the journal since 2016 and was approved for the EIC position by the ASLO Board of Directors following an open ...

ASLO Member Survey on Open Access

ASLO is inviting members to help shape its vision on Open Access (OA) publishing for the future! The society currently publishes the Limnology & Oceanography family of journals:  Limnology and Oceanography (LNO), the society’s flagship journal, which was first published in January 1956 and remained a print-only journal (even for manuscript submission and peer review) for decades;  Limnology and Oceanography ...

ASLO honors Elizabeth B. Kujawinski with the 2024 G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award

Each year, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) honors scientists for their outstanding achievements in aquatic science research, service, and education. The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award recognizes a mid-career scientist who has made considerable contributions to knowledge in limnology or oceanography, and whose future work promises a continued legacy of scientific excellence. The 2024 Hutchinson Award ...

L&O Special Issue – Mesocosms: bridging the gap between in-situ and laboratory studies

In a rapidly changing world, it is crucial that we examine the responses of aquatic organisms across the scales of individuals, communities, and trophic levels, on time scales relevant for responses to environmental change. Laboratory studies allow us to develop mechanistic understandings on individual organisms or groups thereof but are often limited in their ecological realism. In situ observations yield ...

Just do it!

By Abby Webster Just do it! If you know me, you know I love nothing more than to travel and explore new places. So of course, being in Australia for two months was truly one of the best experiences of my life. I feel like I took full advantage of the awesome opportunity we have through the LOREX program; I ...

Voices for Well-Being in Aquatic Sciences: Banish Burnout

The ASLO Early Career Committee Presents: Banish Burnout: Move from Stress to Success Please join the ASLO Early Career Committee (ECC) for their next installment in the "Voices for Well-Being in Aquatic Sciences" webinar series on Thursday, 25 January 2024 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (9:00 am - 10:0 am PST; 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC). The ...

To my home away from home: Shalom and Lehitra’ot

By Antrelle D. Clark As I boarded the Delta flight #249 for my 12-hour flight back to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, I began to reminisce over all of the memories I made and the people I met. I remember the day I found out that I would be spending the summer in Israel. I was filled with so much ...

Umeå, the roaring city

By Vendy Hazukova On October 16, I made my way to the Abisko train station, said my goodbyes, and set forth to the big city of Umeå. Umeå is home to approximately 120,000 people, two university campuses, and despite its northern, rather remote location, there is a vibrant cultural life. For the duration of my stay, I joined the Ecology ...
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