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Deadline Extended: 2020 OSM Journalist for a Day program

ASLO Workshop: Be a Science Writer for a Day Looking to win a Pulitzer in your future? ASLO is offering a program for 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting attendees to sharpen their reporting and writing skills. Mentors Cheryl Dybas (ASLO Outreach Committee) and Chris Filstrup (Deputy Editor of the L&O Bulletin) will work with participants to produce a summary of a scientific session for ...

ASLO Signs Letter Opposing Potential Trump Executive Order

by Teresa L. Curto, ASLO Executive Director; Mike Pace, ASLO President; Adrienne Sponberg, ASLO Director of Communications and Science   This week, ASLO joined over 125 scientific societies and journal publishers to respond to a rumored forthcoming Trump Administration executive order that would make all papers produced by federally funded research freely available upon publication. If implemented, this would completely eliminate the ...

It’s renewal season! Please reset your ASLO password

It's membership renewal season!  In preparation for renewing, ASLO members have just received an email from ASLO Member Services with the subject: ASLO: Our System Has been Updated As the email explains, a recent update to our new membership system will require members to reset their passwords prior to renewing their membership.  You can reset your password at the address ...

Congratulations to the 2020 ASLO Award Winners!

Each year, ASLO honors scientists for their achievements in the aquatic sciences. We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 ASLO Awards. The awards will be presented at the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting and at the 2020 ASLO-SFS Summer Meeting. More information about individual awardees is available at https://www.aslo.org/aslo-awards/2020-aslo-award-recipients/. Please join us in congratulating this year’s ASLO Award ...

Congratulations to the 2019 ASLO Fellows!

We initiated the ASLO Fellows program in 2015 as a way to acknowledge and honor our members who consistently contribute to the society through our journals, conferences, and committees. This year we welcome another 10 members as the 2019 class of ASLO Fellows.  The commitment and service of ASLO Fellows have enabled our society to advance the sciences of limnology and oceanography.     All ASLO Fellows will be honored with a champagne toast at the 2020 Ocean Sciences ...

Writing Effective Abstracts and Summaries Webinar

by Adrienne Sponberg   One of my favorite things about ASLO is the way the society values participation by early career researchers and students (watch for an upcoming post on this!). This month, two of our programs for early career students collaborated on a recent webinar. The webinar was sponsored by the NSF-funded Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange (LOREX) program. ...

Announcing the newest LOREX students!

ASLO is pleased to announce the second cohort of the Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange (LOREX) program! This NSF-funded graduate student program (Award # #1831075) was initiated to further connect our members through international research collaboration. The twenty-one students in the second cohort will conduct research exchanges in 7 host institutions in Australia, Canada, Israel and Sweden in the summer of 2020. ...

Nominations for ASLO Board of Directors

As an ASLO member, you have the opportunity and responsibility to help with nominating members to stand for election to the ASLO Board. ASLO functions as a participatory democracy that is only truly functional if we get your active participation. The slate of candidates is selected by the Nominations Committee relying heavily on your suggestions. If you don't suggest them, ...

Call for Applications: Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship with L&O Letters

Program description The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is announcing a call for applications for the Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship, a unique opportunity to contribute to the development of early-career aquatic scientists in scientific publishing, including open-access publishing, peer review, and scientific writing. Raelyn Cole was the Managing Editor of ASLO’s flagship journal, L&O, from 1965 to 1996. ...

Jim Cloern to serve as EIC for L&O Letters

L&O Letters Editor in Chief (EIC) Pat Soranno has recently accepted a temporary position at a government agency that prohibits her from service as EIC of Letters for the three years of her term.  During Pat’s absence, L&O Letters Senior Editor Jim Cloern will serve as EIC for the Letters. Jim is an ASLO Sustaining Fellow and is the 2015 recipient of the ASLO Ruth Patrick ...
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