News and Announcements

Congratulations to the 2020 class of ASLO Fellows!

2020 has been such a challenging year that it delights me to bring on news of celebration and gratitude. Please join me in welcoming another 10 wonderful members as the 2020 class of ASLO Fellows! The following ASLO Sustaining Fellows are recognized as having sustained excellence in their contributions to ASLO and the aquatic sciences. Paul A. del Giorgio Linda ...

Photo Contest 2020 – Featured Images

This week's feature is the winning image in the Microphotography category. Alima larva of Japanese mantis shrimp (Oratosquilla oratorio).  Description: Mantis shrimps (Stomatopoda) are marine benthic crustaceans. They have large twin sickle-like appendages, which have a similar shape to praying mantis. “Alima” is a typical planktonic larva of mantis shrimps, and 11 stages within “alima” are known in Japanese mantis ...

Virtual ASLO Awards Reception Held on 1 Dec!

ASLO honored the 2020 Awardees – 2020 Style! While we were able to present two of our awards in person at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in February, most of our 2020 award winners have not yet officially received their awards. We still hope to present the awards to them in Spain, but we couldn’t let the year come to an ...

Julia Mullarney named Deputy Editor for Limnology & Oceanography

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce that Julia Mullarney will join the ASLO editorial team as Deputy Editor for Limnology & Oceanography (L&O). Mullarney has served as Associate Editor for L&O since 2019 and has been an active ASLO member since 2012. Julia’s appointment from the established, experienced ranks of L&O Associate ...

NAS seeks input on Earth Science research at NSF

From the National Academies: The National Academies is seeking community input for a study on expanding systems approaches for Earth science (atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, geosphere, and human institutions and infrastructure) research at NSF. This study will develop a vision for a systems approach to studying the Earth and identifying facilities, infrastructure, coordinating mechanisms, computing, and workforce development needed to support ...

Scientists from Two Continents Are Now Working Together to Improve the Health of the African Great Lakes

By Sumeep Bath, Communications Manager, IISD Experimental Lakes Area  Admittedly, it hasn’t been the summer we expected or planned for at IISD Experimental Lakes Area—the world’s freshwater laboratory—but we made sure that the core monitoring of our lakes and ongoing research was maintained, and that our community stayed safe. There was also some good news to celebrate. The International Institute ...

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 ASLO Photo Contest!

ASLO 2020 Photo Contest Winners!   Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2nd photo contest! We received hundreds of votes and the results for several categories were very close. The first-place images from each category will be featured on the ASLO homepage, so keep your eye out for the winning photos as we rotate the featured image each month. You can ...

Online Conversations for Equity, Action, and Networking in Marine Sciences (OCEAN)

Guest post by Kelly Luis OCEAN is a webinar series committed to amplifying early-career Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) working in marine environments. OCEAN is a pilot initiative hosted by the School for the Environment Graduate Student Anti-Racism Taskforce at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and is funded by Woods Hole Sea Grant. The OCEAN webinar series invites early-career ...

Newly Named “Dr.”? – Introducing the Dissertation Registry (DR) 

ASLO is pleased to announce the Aquatic Sciences Dissertation Registry (DR.). This re-envisioned initiative’s purpose is to acknowledge, congratulate, and spotlight new Ph.D. recipients in the ASLO membership.   A prior program, Dissertations Initiative for the Advancement of Limnology and OceanoGraphy (DIALOG), created and published a registry of Ph.D. dissertation abstracts. DIALOG has since morphed to Eco-DAS, which continues to bridge interdisciplinary gaps in aquatic ecology through its symposium ...

Career Corner – Take a break from your research to grow professionally

By Eilea Knotts A coffee corner is a great space for sharing personal stories, food, and drink to help us get to know one another and to build trust. It is a place to pick up bits and pieces of information that may informally provide the foundation to get things done later in our lives. These “corners” provide the perfect ...
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