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 Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In the spirit of […]
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 crowdsourced publication that uses ecological principles to better understand organic
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 types of waters receiving federal Clean Water Act protections. The
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 Friday, April 9th from 3:00-5:00pm MST. For more information on
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 will work directly with the Editor of Limnology & Oceanography
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 whose future work promises a continuing legacy of scientific excellence.
Was your manuscript recently accepted by one of ASLO’s publications? Limnology and Oceanography and Limnology and Oceanography: Methods both offer authors the opportunity to present a short video abstract of their article. The video abstracts are hosted on the WileyVideoAbstract YouTube Channel. When the article is published and available in the Wiley Online Library, a link back to your published article will be added to the YouTube description field for
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 the Underwater Observatory Marine Park in Eilat, Israel. Quickly after
Aloha, and welcome to the OSM 2022 Monthly Newsletter! Here we will share news about OSM 2022’s focus on creating a more enriching and accessible scientific conference experience. This includes ongoing efforts towards sustainability, JEDI initiatives, community engagement, partnerships, and other emerging topics related to OSM 2022.