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L&O Special Issue: Autonomous Instrumentation and Big Data: New Windows, Knowledge, and Breakthroughs in the Aquatic Sciences

The development and deployment of autonomous instrumentation in the aquatic sciences, which has rapidly expanded during the last decade, has led to fantastic new insight into unexplored waters, increased understanding of temporal and spatial dynamics, and amazing discoveries across the aquatic sciences. These tools have allowed us to acquire more data, at higher frequency in time and space, and at ...

January “Amplifying Voices” Webinar

Please join us on January 26 at 6:00 pm Eastern to support early career aquatic scientists at our next "Amplifying Voices" session! The ASLO Early Career Committee welcomes you to the first "Amplifying Voices: ECRs Making Waves in Aquatic Sciences" webinar of the new year. The webinar will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 6:00 pm EST. The "Amplifying ...

Survey: Evaluating mentorship in the aquatic sciences in the context of a global pandemic (COVID-19)

Participants in the Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange (LOREX) came together over a common interest in mentorship and its evolution, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our interest stems from the fundamental role mentorship plays in many career paths, including those central to the study of limnology and oceanography. Our objective is to gauge the perceptions and preferences ...

L&O Letters Special Issue: Phenological Change in Aquatic Ecosystems

Announcing the 2023 Limnology and Oceanography Letters Special Issue Manuscripts due May 31, 2023 Phenology, the study of seasonal timing of natural phenomena, is a central construct in ecology, focusing on interaction between temporal changes in the physical environment and the structuring of annual organismal, population, community, and ecosystem dynamics. In a warming and more variable climate, phenology is a ...

ASLO takes a step to address the inequity of open-access publication

Early Career Researchers around the world are doing impactful innovative science. Most do not have resources to pay for open-access publication of their work. ASLO has taken a step to help with its Early Career Publication Honor that pays for OA publication by ECRs in need. A new virtual issue of Limnology and Oceanography Letters binds together the first seven ...

Upcoming changes to the ASLO Business Office

Since 1996, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) has retained the services of The Schneider Group for business and conference management. The Schneider Group, led by its President Helen Schneider Lemay, has been a fixture within ASLO, managing countless memorable ASLO sponsored and co-sponsored meetings and providing essential member services. I write to you today to ...

Nominations Open for ASLO Awards and Fellows

It’s that time of year again! We are now accepting nominations for the 2023 ASLO Awards as well as nominations and applications for ASLO Fellows. The deadline for nominations for both programs is Friday, 28 October 2022 at 11:59 PM CDT (GMT -05:00). An announcement of the 2023 ASLO awardees are expected January 2023, with all award nominators informed of ...

ASLO Multicultural Program 2023 is going to Spain!

Application Form The ASLO Multicultural Program is going to Spain in 2023! ASLOMP students at a recent meeting in Puerto Rico Hampton University, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), and the National Science Foundation offer special opportunities for diverse students (undergraduate and graduate) interested in aquatic sciences (oceanography, limnology, stream ecology, marine biology, fisheries, etc.). The ...

A Celebration of Contributions from ASLO’s Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows

ASLO established the Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship in 2017 to provide opportunities for early career aquatic scientists to experience and shape the sometimes mysterious processes of scientific writing, publishing, and editing -- and to share their experiences with their peers. We just announced the call for applications for the fourth cohort of RCE Fellows. We thought this an appropriate time ...

Call for Nominations: OSM 2024 Co‐Vice Chair

ASLO is currently seeking nominations (including self-nominations) for individuals interested in serving as ASLO Co-Vice Chair of the Program Committee for the Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) in 2024. The Co-Vice Chair will automatically be promoted to Co-Chair of the OSM in 2026. Ocean Sciences Meetings are a collaboration of ASLO, AGU, and TOS, so the Co-Vice Chair will be working ...
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