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ASLO Welcomes Leslie Townsell as its inaugural Race Relations Task Force Intern!

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce that Leslie Townsell has been selected as the inaugural Race Relations Task Force (RRTF) Intern! The ASLO Race Relations Task Force was formed last year to assist members in dismantling the barriers that exclude Black, Indigenous, and People of Color from the aquatic sciences and aims ...

For and by the Global Science Community: Join a Crowdsourced Manuscript Studying River Corridor Organic Matter Chemistry

Interested in open science, big data, and/or organic matter in river ecosystems? Please join an effort to advance our knowledge of organic matter chemistry across global river corridors while further developing open science methods. Participation is open to scientists of all levels and disciplines who are excited about ecological principles and/or river corridor science. Participants will contribute to a globally ...

Call for Proposals: ASLO Global Outreach Initiative

We are pleased to announce the availability of funds for the ASLO Global Outreach Initiative (GOI). As the ASLO membership has become increasingly geographically diverse, so have many ASLO activities.  ASLO has frequently discussed and explored ways to assist ASLO members outside the U.S. with communicating their results to non-technical audiences. Recognizing that our members know their local culture best, ...

ASLO joins aquatic societies in urging Biden Administration to reinstate a science-based definition of Waters of the United States

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography has joined the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS) in sending a letter to the Biden Administration urging a return to a science-based definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS). In 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers issued a new rule significantly narrowing the ...

David Schindler: A Virtual Celebration of Life

ASLO members and members of the broader aquatic science community are invited to attend a virtual celebration of the life of Dr. David W. Schindler, hosted by his family, friends, and colleagues. Dr. Schindler was a giant in the field of limnology and leaves behind a legacy of significant contributions to the aquatic sciences. The gathering will be held on ...

Rosie Gradoville and Rita Franco-Santos named Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows for L&O Letters

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography is pleased to announce the selection of Rosie Gradoville and Rita Franco-Santos as ASLO’s newest Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows. The Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship, which began in 2017, is a unique opportunity for early-career aquatic scientists to gain expertise in scientific publishing, including open-access publishing, peer review, and scientific writing. Fellows ...

Congratulations to the 2021 ASLO Award Winners!

Each year, ASLO honors scientists for their achievements in the aquatic sciences. We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 ASLO Awards. The awards will be presented at the 2021 Aquatic Sciences Virtual Meeting in June. More information about individual awardees is available at https://www.aslo.org/aslo-awards/2021-aslo-award-recipients/. Please join us in congratulating this year’s ASLO Award Winners!  The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award honors a scientist who has made considerable contributions to knowledge in limnology and oceanography, and ...

Photo Contest 2020 – Featured Images

The winning image in the Conservation and Management category. A View from Inside of a Coral Nursery Description: A hawksbill sea turtle checking out a coral nursery, called “the igloo”, in the Gulf of Eilat and Aqaba, northern Red Sea. This dome-shaped artificial reef was built and placed in the sea more than two decades ago by the crew of ...

Registration open for the ASLO 2021 Aquatic Sciences Virtual Meeting

Registration and abstract submission are open for the ASLO 2021 Aquatic Sciences Virtual Meeting that will take place 22–27 June 2021. For the first time, ASLO joins the world in adjusting to a new normal. This includes providing a virtual format that best serves ASLO and the aquatic sciences community. We look forward to introducing fresh ideas and a fresh ...

Congratulations to the 2020 class of ASLO Fellows!

2020 has been such a challenging year that it delights me to bring on news of celebration and gratitude. Please join me in welcoming another 10 wonderful members as the 2020 class of ASLO Fellows! The following ASLO Sustaining Fellows are recognized as having sustained excellence in their contributions to ASLO and the aquatic sciences. Paul A. del Giorgio Linda ...
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