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2021 Black in Marine Science Week: 28 November – 4 December

The second Black in Marine Science (BIMS) Week kicks off today! The organizers have put together an exciting schedule of over 45 events with more than 75 Black speakers. The events include keynote talks, professional development panels, networking opportunities, mental health discussions, and more! The week will feature discussions on attaining equity and inclusion in marine science and amplify the ...

2021 Annual Business Meeting

The ASLO Annual Business Meeting for its membership will take place on the 18th of November virtually. Similar to last year, we request that you watch the video from board and staff representatives prior to attending to see all that has happened in the last year (we don't mind if you do this at 1.5 x speed). The meeting with ...

Introducing ASLO’s Amplifying Voices Webinar: ECRs Making Waves in Aquatic Sciences

The ASLO Early Career Subcommittee is pleased to invite you to our webinar series, "Amplifying Voices: ECRs Making Waves in Aquatic Sciences." This webinar series will focus on promoting the exciting work of early career aquatic scientists from underrepresented groups in our global community. The inaugural series this fall will feature presentations from four early-career researchers during two sessions. In ...

ASLO 2021 Global Outreach Initiative Award Winners

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 ASLO Global Outreach Initiative Awards. The ASLO Global Outreach Initiative provides mini-grants to ASLO members to conduct outreach projects in their own communities. This year’s recipients are: Bringing Limnology and STEM Careers to the Classroom: Engaging with Underrepresented High School Students ...

Webinar on Effective Peer Review hosted by ASLO RCE Fellows

On September 21, 2021, ASLO presented a special webinar entitled, “Your Roadmap to Effective and Efficient Peer Review: A Webinar with ASLO Editors”.  The webinar was hosted by the Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows in collaboration with our partners at Wiley. Scholarly peer review is an essential part of the scientific process, yet many early career researchers enter the role of ...

Laura Falkenberg Named Next Editor of Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography is pleased to announce that Laura Falkenberg has been named the next Editor of Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin. Laura joined ASLO as the inaugural Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellow in the spring of 2017. Laura is currently serving as Contributing Editor for L&O Bulletin and was approved for the Editor position by ...

Early Career Opportunity – Amplifying Voices: ECRs Making Waves in Aquatic Sciences

The ASLO Early Career Committee is proud to announce the call for speakers for a new early career researcher (ECR) webinar series, “Amplifying Voices: ECRs making waves in aquatic sciences.” This series will focus on promoting the exciting work of early career aquatic scientists from underrepresented groups in our global community.  We welcome all ECR members to apply to present ...

Introducing the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Online Forum

ASLO has created an online forum focused on issues related to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ). We hope the DEIJ Forum will be a safe space to facilitate conversations among our members on how to create a more diverse and inclusive scientific society that fosters a sense of belonging for all. Moderated by ASLO’s newest team member, Leslie Townsell ...

Announcing the 2023 L&O Special Issue on climate change

Cascading, interactive, and indirect effects of climate change on aquatic communities, habitats, and ecosystems Climate change is rapidly altering the biogeochemistry and physical forcing of aquatic environments; however, quantifying and predicting the effects of these changes on aquatic organisms remains a major and pressing challenge. While changing seawater chemistry and temperature have been shown to have profound direct effects on ...

ASLO Publications Make Big Impact: Journals Receive Bump in Impact Factors in 2020

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography publishes four journals: three peer-reviewed publications Limnology & Oceanography (“L&O”), Limnology & Oceanography: Methods (“Methods”), and Limnology & Oceanography: Letters (“Letters”), as well as the quarterly Limnology & Oceanography Bulletin (“Bulletin”). Each of the three peer-reviewed journals vary in specific aims and scope, but all strive to publish the highest quality ...
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