News and Announcements

2015 Graduating Student Survey

ASLO strives to ensure that the aquatic sciences are adequately represented in trends and reports about the broader geosciences. The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is seeking information from graduating undergraduate or graduate students to better understand workforce trends in the geosciences in the United States. If you are graduating with an undergraduate or graduate degree in Spring 2015, please consider taking ...

ASLO 2015 Student Presentation Winners

ASLO is pleased to announce the 2015 Student Presentation Award Winners for the Aquatic Sciences Meeting held in Granada, Spain. Nearly 400 student presentations were evaluated based on the clarity/effectiveness of the presentation, quality of the experimental design, clarity of the conclusions, and its innovation/scientific insight. Awards were given to the top 7% in each individual category (both oral and ...

L&O Special Issue on Methane

Limnology & Oceanography will be publishing a special issue late this year or early next year on methane, entitled Methane Emissions from Oceans, Wetlands, and Freshwater Habitats: New Perspectives and Feedbacks on Climate, and edited by Special Editors Leila Hamdan of George Mason University and Kimberly Wickland of the U.S. Geological Survey. We welcome submissions from any researcher who works in ...

ASLO Awards 2015

The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award honoring a scientist who has made considerable contributions to knowledge in limnology and oceanography, and whose future work promises a continuing legacy of scientific excellence is being presented to Craig Carlson, Professor and Chair of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Carlson’s pioneering work accurately mapped DOC variation and linked ...

Strategic Plan 2015

The ASLO strategic plan has been developed over 2012 - 2014 by a special committee of the ASLO Board with input from the board members and the various standing committees and staff. The process was also informed by input from ASLO membership, via surveys and info-gathering sessions at the annual meetings in 2013 and 2014. The planning process was conducted ...

ASLO Comments on Public Access to Data

In December 2013, ASLO commented on the draft FIRST Act, which included provisions for ensuring public access to federally-funded research articles and data. December 19, 2013 Honorable Larry Bucshon ChairmanResearch Subcommittee Science Space and Technology Committee U.S. House of Representatives 1005 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Dr. Bucshon: We commend your committee’s leadership in ensuring a vigorous ...

ASLO Selects a Publishing Partner

On behalf of the ASLO Board of Directors and the Publications Committee, we are extremely pleased to announce that ASLO has selected Wiley as our publishing partner. As we reported to you on August 5, the ASLO Board of Directors, based on the recommendation of the Publications Committee, unanimously authorized the Publications Committee and Executive Director to undertake negotiations with the ...

Limnology & Oceanography: Fluids and Environments

Earlier this year, the ASLO Board was tasked with reviewing the contract and collaboration with Duke University Press (DUP) for the publication of Limnology & Oceanography: Fluids and Environments (LOFE). LOFE is in its fourth year of operation, and the contract between DUP and ASLO stipulates the assessment and review of the progress and viability of the journal prior to July 1, ...
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