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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 ...

Nominations Open for ASLO Awards and Fellows

We are now accepting nominations for the 2022 ASLO Awards as well as nominations and applications for ASLO Fellows. The deadline for nominations for both programs is Friday, 29 October 2021 at 11:59 PM CDT (GMT -05:00). Decisions for ASLO Awards are expected during December 2021, and all award nominators will be informed of the outcome of their efforts in ...

Webinar on Effective Peer Review hosted by ASLO RCE Fellows

Please join us for a special webinar entitled, “Your Roadmap to Effective and Efficient Peer Review: A Webinar with ASLO Editors” 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 referee without prior training. This ...

ASLO SciComm Internship: Call for Applications

ASLO is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 ASLO Science Communication Internship. The successful applicant will be expected to start this fall with a six-month commitment (details on timing and stipend below). Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the internship will be remote. The internship experience will provide exposure to many forms of science communication and various career paths within ...

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 ...

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, ...
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