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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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Announcing the 2022 ASLO Fellows and Sustaining Fellows

Congratulations to all 2022 Fellows and Sustaining Fellows! ASLO proudly recognizes the outstanding contributions of our members through the Fellows program. We have been fortunate that our membership consistently contributes to our society through service to ASLO journals, conferences, and committees to advance the sciences of limnology and oceanography. As a scientific society, we rely on the academic excellence of ...

New Appointments as Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows

ASLO is pleased to announce the selections of Erin Peck, Frank Akamagwuna, and Jessica (Jessie) Turner as the newest Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellows. The Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship 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 work directly with the Editor of Limnology & Oceanography Letters ...

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 ...

ASLO takes a step to address the inequity of open-access publication

Early Career Researchers around the world are doing impactful innovative science. Most do not have resources to pay for open-access publication of their work. ASLO has taken a step to help with its Early Career Publication Honor that pays for OA publication by ECRs in need. A new virtual issue of Limnology and Oceanography Letters binds together the first seven ...

September “Amplifying Voices” webinar – at a new time!

Please join the ASLO Early Career Subcommittee for a new session of the "Amplifying Voices: ECRs Making Waves in Aquatic Sciences" webinar series. Please note that the September "Amplifying Voices" session will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at a new time of 6:00 pm EDT (10:00 pm UTC)! We hope this new time will allow participants from various time ...

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 ...

Road Trip

By Carrie Ann Sheritt Since I knew I would be travelling to my LOREX site by car, I had my car serviced in preparation for my trip. New tires ✓New battery ✓New windshield wipers ✓Air filter ✓Alignment ✓Brake ✓ On Friday, July 8th, I finished running tons of last-minute errands to ensure that I had everything I would need during ...

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 ...

ASLO Publications Thriving: 2021 Impact Factors Released

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography publishes four journals: three peer-reviewed publications, including Limnology & Oceanography (L&O), Limnology & Oceanography: Methods (L&O: Methods), and Limnology & Oceanography Letters (L&O Letters), as well as the quarterly Limnology & Oceanography Bulletin. ASLO's three peer-reviewed journals vary in specific aims and scope, but all strive to publish the highest quality ...

Planes, trains and automobiles (and buses and a Lime E-scooter)

By Jemma Fadum For those of you who haven't yet had the privilege of watching the 1987 classic Planes, Trains and Automobiles, I'll start with a brief synopsis… Uptight, type A Neal Page (Steve Martin) is flying home from a business trip in New York when his travel plans are interrupted by a freak snowstorm. In his quest to get ...
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