News and Announcements

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 ...

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 ...

Elisa Schaum Named Deputy Editor for Limnology & Oceanography

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce that Elisa Schaum will join the ASLO editorial team as Deputy Editor for Limnology and Oceanography (L&O) starting August 1, 2022. Elisa started with L&O in 2021 as an Associate Editor and has handled the review of over 23 submissions. Elisa’s appointment from the established, experienced ...

Newly Named “Dr.”? – Contribute to 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 ...

Joint expression of solidarity with the Ukrainian people and support of researchers

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) The International Society of Limnology (SIL), The European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS) The Freshwater Biological Association (FBA) The Society of Freshwater Science (SFS) jointly reach out to their members with a letter of expression of joint support for Ukrainian researchers. The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has been a source ...

Announcing the 2022 ASLO Award Winners

Each year, ASLO honors scientists for their achievements in the aquatic sciences. We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 ASLO Awards. The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award will be presented at the 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting later this month. The remaining awards will be presented at the 2022 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA) in May. ...

Introducing ASLO’s Amplifying Voices Webinar: ECRs Making Waves in Aquatic Sciences

The ASLO Early Career Subcommittee is pleased to invite you to our webinar series, "Amplifying Voices: ECRs Making Waves in Aquatic Sciences." This webinar series will focus on promoting the exciting work of early career aquatic scientists from underrepresented groups in our global community. The inaugural series this fall will feature presentations from four early-career researchers during two sessions. In ...

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 ...

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, ...

ASLO Joins the UN Decade of Ocean Science as a ‘Nexus Organization’

The United Nations has declared the next ten years 2021-2030, the ‘Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.’ The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography has proudly joined together with other national and international society, academic, NGO, and industry groups to become a ‘nexus organization’ through the U.S. National Committee for the UN Decade, hosted by the National ...
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