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Photo Contest 2020 – Featured Images

 Underwater research This week's feature is the winning image in the Research category. Description: During a research expedition to a remote island in the east of Papua New Guinea, I took this photo of the CARIOCA project (Coral reef acclimatization to ocean acidification) team. At the end of one of our research dives, I was floating on the sea surface ...

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 ...

Call for Applications: Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship – L&O Letters

Call for Applications Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship -- Limnology & Oceanography Letters Program description The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) announces a call for applications for the Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship (RCEF). This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for early-career aquatic scientists to expand their experiences in scientific writing, editing, publishing and outreach, and to advance ...

Introducing the Handbook for International Research Collaborations

By Eilea Knotts  ASLO recently began the LOREX program (an NSF-funded initiative, award #1831075, 2019-2021) where ~30 students can be selected to undergo professional development training and participate in a self-led international collaboration. I was a member of the 1st cohort in 2019.   After the summer collaboration, I thought that it might be the end of my training. I checked off the boxes - completed the workshops (check), attended the conferences (check), and shared ...

Gene Likens Reprint Collection

Anyone interested in a large reprint collection acquired over some 60 years of scholarly activity? This collection was amassed by Dr. Gene Likens and is focused on limnology, ecology and Biogeochemistry. Funds would be required for shipping. This collection is approximately 101 linear feet of shelf space (approximately 100,000 papers), although not all boxes are full, so this collection could ...
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