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Your Voices Matter: New High Seas Treaty Presents a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity for Ocean Sciences

Please join The Peter Girguis Lab at Harvard University for an informational virtual consultation with the science community to discuss current negotiations regarding marine genetic resources in the UN High Seas Treaty.   Register for the workshop here.  The agenda and speaker lineup can be accessed here. Co-sponsored by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the International Council of Environmental Law, ...

Creating a More Equitable, Inclusive and Diverse ASLO: An ASM 2021 Session

In order to create a more equitable and inclusive world, we need to confront our own personal biases with regards to race, gender, social status among others. There is a tendency however to blame the systems we are in for the perpetuation of inequities. However, we are the system. To change the system, we must work on self and how ...

ASLO to Screen ‘Picture a Scientist’ Documentary June 17 – 23

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography will be hosting a free virtual screening of the documentary ‘Picture a Scientist’ for one week prior to the kick-off of the 2021 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. This important documentary shines a light on the systemic causes of gender bias in STEM and explores how we can work together to make science ...

ASLO Joins the UN Decade of Ocean Science as a ‘Nexus Organization’

The United Nations has declared the next ten years 2021-2030, the ‘Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.’ The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography has proudly joined together with other national and international society, academic, NGO, and industry groups to become a ‘nexus organization’ through the U.S. National Committee for the UN Decade, hosted by the National ...

ASLO Welcomes Leslie Townsell as its inaugural Race Relations Task Force Intern!

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce that Leslie Townsell has been selected as the inaugural Race Relations Task Force (RRTF) Intern! The ASLO Race Relations Task Force was formed last year to assist members in dismantling the barriers that exclude Black, Indigenous, and People of Color from the aquatic sciences and aims ...

For and by the Global Science Community: Join a Crowdsourced Manuscript Studying River Corridor Organic Matter Chemistry

Interested in open science, big data, and/or organic matter in river ecosystems? Please join an effort to advance our knowledge of organic matter chemistry across global river corridors while further developing open science methods. Participation is open to scientists of all levels and disciplines who are excited about ecological principles and/or river corridor science. Participants will contribute to a globally ...

Call for Proposals: ASLO Global Outreach Initiative

We are pleased to announce the availability of funds for the ASLO Global Outreach Initiative (GOI). As the ASLO membership has become increasingly geographically diverse, so have many ASLO activities.  ASLO has frequently discussed and explored ways to assist ASLO members outside the U.S. with communicating their results to non-technical audiences. Recognizing that our members know their local culture best, ...

ASLO joins aquatic societies in urging Biden Administration to reinstate a science-based definition of Waters of the United States

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography has joined the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS) in sending a letter to the Biden Administration urging a return to a science-based definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS). In 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers issued a new rule significantly narrowing the ...

David Schindler: A Virtual Celebration of Life

ASLO members and members of the broader aquatic science community are invited to attend a virtual celebration of the life of Dr. David W. Schindler, hosted by his family, friends, and colleagues. Dr. Schindler was a giant in the field of limnology and leaves behind a legacy of significant contributions to the aquatic sciences. The gathering will be held on ...

Rosie Gradoville and Rita Franco-Santos named Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows for L&O Letters

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography is pleased to announce the selection of Rosie Gradoville and Rita Franco-Santos as ASLO’s newest Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows. The Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship, which began in 2017, is a unique opportunity for early-career aquatic scientists to gain expertise in scientific publishing, including open-access publishing, peer review, and scientific writing. Fellows ...
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