What does it mean that Limnology & Oceanography: Letters is now indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index™ (ESCI)?

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What does it mean that Limnology & Oceanography: Letters is now indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index™ (ESCI)?

By Patricia Soranno, L&O: Letters ASLO’s newest journal has passed an important milestone! Limnology & Oceanography: Letters is now indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), which is a new index (as of 2015) that is part of Clarivate’s Web of Science Databases. This is one of the first steps that a new journal must take on the road to getting a Journal Impact Factor and to being considered for indexing …

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Virtual Issue: Stable Isotopes in Limnology and Oceanography

By Marguerite A. Xenopoulos Stable isotope analysis is a common and extremely useful tool for studying aquatic ecosystems from single cells to whole ecosystems. Over 600 papers using stable isotope studies have been published in L&O over the past 60 years. These papers include studies using stable isotopes as tracers of biological, geochemical and ecosystem processes, food web analyses, and work tracking animal movement. In more recent years, rapid progress in …

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The Hawaii Ocean Time-series: 30th Anniversary Collection

By Marguerite Xenopoulos Thirty years ago, on October 30th, 1988, the first scientific cruise sailed to a deep-water subtropical station as part of the Hawaii Ocean Time-series (HOT) program. On-going cruises to Station ALOHA (A Long-Term Oligotrophic Habitat Assessment; 22° 45’N, 158° 00’W) have been made since approximately at monthly intervals where repeated measurements of ocean physics, biogeochemistry and plankton ecology have occurred. This virtual issue contains a compilation of …

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L&O Bulletin Chapter One Challenge: Call for Papers

Still haven’t published that first chapter of your dissertation that you worked so hard on? Eager to let your peers in those “other” sub disciplines of aquatic science know why what you study is so important, novel, and cutting-edge? Well here’s your chance! The editors of the L&O Bulletin invite you to submit a one paragraph summary of your first chapter (or whichever chapter is a review of your field!) and tell …

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Cross peer review: what is it and how is it being used at Limnology & Oceanography: Letters?

By Laura J. Falkenberg One my central activities as a Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellow (more information on the fellowship can be found here) is to learn more about the editorial process. An obvious step towards this is to be involved as a peer reviewer. While I had reviewed for a range of journals in different sub-fields of biology and ecology before the fellowship (> 15 different titles), I hadn’t reviewed for Limnology …

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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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