ASLO and CASS write Congress in support of science funding

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ASLO and CASS write Congress in support of science funding

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) and several other aquatic societies submitted open witness testimony to congressional appropriators in support of science at the EPA, NOAA and NASA today. The testimony was submitted on behalf of the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS), whose membership includes ~20,000 aquatic science professionals. Other signatories on the testimony are the American Fisheries Society, the Society for Freshwater Science, the Phycological Society of America, the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation and the Society […]

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ASLO statement on international collaboration

Like many of you, we in ASLO’s leadership are very concerned by the Trump Administration’s executive order banning entry of citizens from seven countries into the United States. One of ASLO’s guiding principles is to make ASLO products and services available and accessible “to all members (independently of geographic location, stage of career development and disciplinary interests within the aquatic sciences).” As a global organization, policies that could inhibit international

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Message from the ASLO Public Policy Committee

Dear ASLO Members, Many in our community are discouraged and anxious about what lies ahead as the political landscape changes. An unsettling realization many of us came to at the end of 2016 is that, in politics, facts don’t always matter. We believe a more appropriate conclusion is that the “facts don’t speak for themselves”. We must speak for them and relay them in a way in which they can be heard,

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ASLO Announces the 2016 Global Outreach Initiative Award Winners

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 ASLO Global Outreach Initiative Awards. The ASLO Global Outreach Initiative provides mini-grants to ASLO members to conduct outreach projects in their own communities. This year’s recipients are: Using Puppet Shows to Educate Children about Plastic Waste Problem in the Ocean (PEPO project); María Aranguren-Gassis, University of Vigo (Vigo, Spain) Communicating aquatic science and

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ASLO Award Recipients 2016

Each year, ASLO honors a number of scientists for their exceptional work in advancing the fields of limnology and oceanography. The 2016 awards were presented at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, and at the ASLO Summer Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Congratulations to our ASLO awardees! The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award honors a scientist who has made considerable contributions to knowledge in limnology and oceanography, and whose future work promises

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A Tribute to Raelyn Cole, long-time L&O Managing Editor

It is with great sadness that ASLO announces the passing of long-time L&O Managing Editor Raelyn Cole. Raelyn Cole served ASLO as Managing Editor of L&O from 1965 to 1996, spanning the editorships of Francis A. (Dick) Richards, Yvette H. Edmondson, and Peter A. Jumars. She stayed on for much of the term of David Kirchman, overseeing the closing of the Seattle “office” of L&O. Lyn was recognized with the Tommy and Yvette Edmondson Distinguished Service

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Inaugural ASLO Fellows

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce the inaugural class of ASLO Fellows. This honor is given to individual ASLO members who have advanced the aquatic sciences via their exceptional contributions to the benefit of the society and its publications, meetings, and other activities. The ASLO Fellows program was initiated in 2015 to honor the efforts of these individuals on behalf of the

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