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The ASLO Blogs

The ASLO blogs include numerous articles about aquatic science and scientists, news of public interest, and ASLO-sponsored programs.  Blog authors include the ASLO Communications Office, early career professionals, Editors of the ASLO publications, Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows, and program participants.

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L&O Letters Special Issue Call for Papers: Expanding the Horizons of Sclerochronology

Expanding the Horizons of Sclerochronology: New Perspectives for Life History and Environmental Monitoring Article proposals due 30 October 2023 Manuscripts due 31 March 2024 We are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for a special issue presenting advances in sclerochronology research and its applications in aquatic systems. Sclerochronology is the study of physical, chemical and structural variations in the ...

A Summer of Sun

Read the LOREX  Blog by Adrianna Gorsky My journey to the LOREX orientation in Palma de Mallorca began with a sunrise over Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin and ended with a sunset over the bay of Palma. In a way, a symbolic farewell leading into my summer as I will be heading to Abisko, Sweden, which lies about 200 km ...

Welcome New Board Members!

To all members: I am pleased to announce the results of the 2023 ASLO elections and welcome our newest Board members. I would like to thank all the outstanding candidates who agreed to run in this year's election for their willingness to serve ASLO! In addition, I would like to acknowledge and thank the five members of the Board who ...

Marina’s Summer Abroad: Hiccups and Silver Linings

Read the LOREX Blog By Marina Fennell Hi, my name is Marina and I am a member of cohort 3 of ASLO's LOREX program. My host institution is Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada and I will be coming from the University of California at Irvine (about an hour south of Los Angeles), where I am a fourth year Ph.D. ...

Memorable Moments in Montreal 

Read the LOREX Blog By Emily Martin Living in Montreal for the ASLO LOREX Program has been a whirlwind experience, with every day bringing something new to learn/explore. Below I have described some of the most memorable moments of my trip: exploring the city as a tourist, navigating language differences, and beginning my research project at UQAM. Being a Tourist ...

Prepared to be Unprepared

Read the LOREX Blog By Emily Martin With a packed suitcase, my passport, a checklist of top things to do in Montreal, and an Uber ride scheduled for 4:45 am to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), I had set my alarm to wake up early for my rapidly-approaching adventure, an extra cushion of time in case something didn't go ...

Announcing the 2023 ASLO Award Winners

Each year, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) recognizes our colleagues for their outstanding achievements in the aquatic sciences. We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 ASLO Awards! The awards will be presented at the 2023 Aquatic Sciences Meeting (Palma, Spain) in June. More information about the individual awardees can be found by ...

Well-being in aquatic sciences: An early career initiative

This article originally appeared in Volume 31, Issue 1, February 2023 of the Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin (20 January 2023, https://doi.org/10.1002/lob.10543).  View the copyright permissions for lob.19543. ASLO's Early Career Committee (ECC) will launch in March 2023 a quarterly webinar series: "Voices for well-being in aquatic sciences''. The ECC is composed of 12 early-career researchers (ECRs) in aquatic sciences and ...

Congratulations to the new LOREX students!

Read the LOREX Blog ASLO is pleased to announce the third cohort of the Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange (LOREX) program! This NSF-funded graduate student program (Award #1831075) was initiated to further connect our members through international research collaboration and provide graduate students with experience leading an international collaboration. The 11 students in the third cohort will conduct research exchanges in 7 ...

ASLO transitions to a new Business Office

To all ASLO Members: In September we announced that The Schneider Group, ASLO’s business and conference management partners since 1996, would be ceasing operations this year. At that time ASLO, with the assistance of The Schneider Group, initiated a search to identify a new association management company (AMC) to fill this important role in our organization. I can now inform ...
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