ASLO Fellows Program
We are very pleased to announce the new ASLO Fellows program! Through the program, ASLO recognizes aquatic scientists who have made exceptional contributions to the benefit of the society and its publications, meetings, and other activities. Please take a few minutes to nominate others, or to apply!
Victoria J. Bertics Memorial Award for Aquatic Science
The ASLO Citation for Scientific Excellence has been renamed the Victoria J. Bertics Memorial Award for Aquatic Science in honor of Victoria (Vicky) Bertics, a brilliant young scientist who lost a decade-long battle with cancer in 2013. Vicky would be celebrating her 33rd birthday this July. Victoria was awarded the 2014 ASLO Citation for Scientific Excellence.
Read more about her accomplishments
View the Award Presentation
Members Only: The new Bulletin issue is online!
The latest issue of the Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin contains articles and letters about the work of William Beebe, teaching limnology to undergraduates, peer review, satellite oceanography, the enlargement of the Suez Canal, the 2015 Awards and other news from the society, community news, and two new book reviews. The issue is freely available to all ASLO members.
New and Returning Board Members
Welcome to new ASLO Board Members David Caron (Member at Large) and Tiara Moore (Student Board Member)! David comes to the ASLO Board from the University of Southern California, and Tiara from the University of California-Los Angeles. In addition, R. Wally Fulweiler (Boston University) is returning to the Board for a second term as Member at Large, and Lisa Campbell (Texas A&M University) is returning for a third term as ASLO Secretary.
Session Proposals for the 2016 ASLO Summer Meeting
ASLO is returning to Santa Fe! The 2016 Summer Meeting will be held 5-10 June at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Regular sessions will include topics such as: biogeochemistry, biodiversity, invasive species, multiple stressors, and others. Special sessions will include topics that are conceptually focused and for which at least 6 potential speakers have been identified. We invite you to submit your session proposals for the ASLO 2016 Summer Meeting by midnight, U.S. Central Time / 05:00 Greenwich Mean Time, 15 September 2015 (extended deadline).
ASLO Conference Survey
Where to next? Conferences are vital to sharing research results and networking with colleagues. ASLO would like your feedback on the timing and location of future conferences. This quick survey (should be less than 5 minutes) is your opportunity to provide input. We appreciate your response!
Patricia Soranno to serve as founding Editor for Limnology & Oceanography Letters
The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Patricia Soranno has been appointed as the founding Editor-in-Chief of ASLO's new journal, Limnology & Oceanography Letters. Patricia was selected after an extensive search by the ASLO Publications Committee. ASLO President Jim Elser praised the selection: "Pat Soranno's innovative ideas about publishing and research excellence make her a fantastic choice to be the founding editor of ASLO's newest journal."
Latest e-Book: Proceedings of Eco-DAS X
ASLO has co-sponsored the Ecological Dissertations in the Aquatic Sciences (Eco-DAS) symposia since 2008. The symposia bring together recent PhD recipients for one week in alternate years. Participants work together in self-assembled author teams to develop cross-disciplinary chapters for the symposium proceedings. The Proceedings of Eco-DAS X is now available, entirely in open access.
L&O Special Issue on Methane
Limnology & Oceanography will be publishing a special issue late this year or early next year on methane, entitled Methane Emissions from Oceans, Wetlands, and Freshwater Habitats: New Perspectives and Feedbacks on Climate, and edited by Special Editors Leila Hamdan of George Mason University and Kimberly Wickland of the U.S. Geological Survey. We welcome submissions from any researcher who works in this area.