Onto thin ice, by Libby JonesOnto thin ice, by Libby Jones

The Purpose of ASLO is to foster a diverse, international scientific community that creates, integrates and communicates knowledge across the full spectrum of aquatic sciences, advances public awareness and education about aquatic resources and research, and promotes scientific stewardship of aquatic resources for the public interest.

Learn more about the Aquatic Sciences

ASLO Board Nominations

ASLO functions as a participatory democracy that is only truly functional if we get your active participation. The slate of candidates is selected by the Nominations Committee relying heavily on your suggestions. To nominate a colleague or yourself, click here. Nominations will close 29 December.

ASLO Scientists Contribute

What does it mean to be a limnologist or oceanographer? How does aquatic science contribute to society? Learn more about how these fields of science help us understand our planet and how ASLO members share their science with the public.

ASLO Meetings in 2018

2018 ASLO Summer Meeting
Water Connects!
June 10 – 15, 2018

Water connects us to each other and to resources – across cultures and society, across politics and international boundaries.

2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Feb 11 – 16, 2018

The 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting will be held at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR. Co-sponsored by AGU, ASLO, and TOS, the Ocean Sciences Meeting program will span a broad array of marine science topics.

Photo Contest 2017

In the middle of the peak, by Ruben Sommaruga

1st Place Winner in the Research Category
In the middle of the peak
Photo by ASLO member Ruben Sommaruga

The Pyramid International Laboratory is a high altitude scientific research center located at 5,050 m (16,568 ft.) above sea level, in the Khumbu Valley, Sagarmatha National Park, at the base of the Nepali side of Everest. Working at this elevation and above in the lakes around is a major challenge for persons and instruments.

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Anyone interested in the aquatic sciences is welcome to join the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography.

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