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Nominating or Applying for ASLO Fellow

ASLO recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the benefit of the society and its publications, meetings, and other activities. Fellows receive a certificate and lapel pin, a letter to their institution (if requested), and an announcement of their recognition at the next ASLO Business Meeting, in the Bulletin, on the ASLO website, and via their badge at future ASLO meetings.

All ASLO members are welcome to nominate another member for recognition as an ASLO Fellow or Sustaining Fellow. If you would like to nominate another person, please review the criteria below to assess whether the nominee is likely to meet the criteria for Fellow or Sustaining Fellow. The nominee will receive an invitation from ASLO to apply for Fellow or Sustaining Fellow. You will not be identified to the nominee. You are welcome to apply directly to become an ASLO Fellow or Sustaining Fellow.

ASLO Fellows are recognized as having achieved excellence in their contributions to ASLO and the aquatic sciences.

ASLO Sustaining Fellows are recognized as having sustained excellence in their contributions to ASLO and the aquatic sciences.

Applications are accepted continuously, but must be received by a set deadline to be announced at the following winter meeting.

In order to qualify, individuals must be current members of ASLO, have no outstanding ASLO accounts (e.g. page charges) and meet at least 5 of the following 7 criteria:

Attribute Fellow Sustaining Fellow  
Continuous membership 6 12 years
Member of ASLO committee (including standing, ad hoc, and meeting committees) 3 6 years
Meeting attendance 5 10 meetings
Session chair or co-chair 2 4 sessions
Author/coauthor of articles, lectures, books and book chapters in: L&O, L&O: Methods, L&O Bulletin, L&O e-Lectures, L&O e-Books, L&O Letters, L&O Fluids and Environments 2 4 publications
Reviewer for ASLO publications 3 6 reviews
Member of an ASLO editorial board or governing board or chair/co-chair of an annual meeting Yes Yes  

Submit or Apply

To nominate a colleage or to apply to be considered, please click on the appropriate link below. Nominations and applications can be submitted by any current ASLO member.