L&O Letters Editor in Chief (EIC) Pat Soranno has recently accepted a temporary position at a government agency that prohibits her from service as EIC of Letters for the three years of her term.
During Pat’s absence, L&O Letters Senior Editor Jim Cloern will serve as EIC for the Letters. Jim is an ASLO Sustaining Fellow and is the 2015 recipient of the ASLO Ruth Patrick Award. An expert on the ecology and biogeochemistry of estuaries, Jim is particularly well known for his comparative analyses of coastal ecosystems and phytoplankton processes as well as long-term investigations of San Francisco Bay. He has considerable editorial experience including serving as the Editor in Chief of Estuaries and Coasts. He recently retired from the USGS and is now an Emeritus Senior Research Scientist.
Please join us in welcoming Jim to his new role, and wishing Pat well in hers!