Bulletin February 2016
February Issue of the L&O Bulletin is Online
The February issue of the L&O Bulletin is now available at Wiley Online. ASLO members, log in at the ASLO website first! You may also read the Bulletin on the new iOS app for iPhone or iPad (Android coming soon). The February issue includes articles and commentary by ASLO members, news of the society, book reviews, and meeting highlights.
 
Announcing the launch of L&O Letters
ASLO's newest journal, L&O Letters, is now open for submissions! Fully open access, L&O Letters will publish letters, essays, and current evidence articles on any aquatic systems scaling from molecules to global cycles.
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2016 ASLO Awards
Each year, ASLO honors a number of scientists for their exceptional work in advancing the fields of limnology and oceanography. The 2016 awards will be presented at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 21-26, and at the ASLO Summer Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 5-10. Congratulations to our ASLO awardees!
 
New Deputy Editor of L&O Bulletin
ASLO is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris Filstrup has been appointed as the Deputy Editor of the Limnology & Oceanography Bulletin. ASLO President Jim Elser praised the selection of Filstrup, "I welcome Chris to the ASLO team and am really looking forward to see how he can bring the Bulletin to an even higher level of impact and benefit for ASLO members."
 
A Tribute to Raelyn Cole
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 Award as she finished her long and productive career with ASLO.
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Congratulations to the inaugural class of ASLO Fellows!
The ASLO Fellows program was initiated in 2015 to honor 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. We are extremely pleased to announce the inaugural class of ASLO Fellows. The commitment and service of these individuals to ASLO have enabled our society to advance the sciences of limnology and oceanography.
The Fellows program accepts nominations and applications at any time. Please take a few minutes to nominate others, or to apply!
Nomination and application form
 
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.
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View the Award Presentation
 
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.