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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: 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 ...

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 ...

ASLO-SFS 2020 Joint Meeting Call for Sessions

We are pleased to announce that the Call for Sessions is open for the 2020 Joint .  The theme of this meeting is Sustaining Aquatic Ecosystems under Global Change.  To submit your proposal, go to https://www.aslosfs2020.org. You will need to create an account when you submit your session. Please read the information and instructions on the call for sessions site in full. ...

ASLO Science Communication Internship: Call for applications

ASLO is now accepting applications for the  2020 ASLO Science Communication Internship. Applications are being accepted for a January 2020 start date, with a minimum six-month commitment (details on timing and stipend below). The internship is based in the ASLO Communications Office in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and will provide exposure to the many forms of science communication. The ...

ASLO Announces the 2019 Global Outreach Initiative Award Winners

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 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: Aquatic Sciences Virtual Conference in West Africa (The Gambia, West Africa); Maiyai Hocheimy (The GREAT Institute, ...

ASLO Fellows Program

Members are the heart and soul of ASLO. Your great science fills the pages of our journals, which you also support with reviewing and editing. You organize and participate in sessions and workshops at our conferences. You lead our committees and represent ASLO and the aquatic sciences in education, policy, and outreach activities. Simply put, ASLO would not exist without ...
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