Modeler at Work, by Murray MacKayModeler at Work, by Murray MacKay

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L&O: Methods Anniversary

L&O: Methods 15th Anniversary Special Collection

We are celebrating the 15th anniversary of L&O: Methods with a collection of the top-cited or top-downloaded articles in each of the past 15 years. In them, you will see the continuing evolution of the aquatic sciences, even over so short a time. Enjoy reading!

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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.

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Sampling advective benthic chambers, by Bradley Eyre

2nd Place Winner in the Scientists in Action Category
Sampling advective benthic chambers
Photo by ASLO member Bradley Eyre

Sampling advective benthic chambers on Heron Island as part of a global study of coral reef carbonate sediment dissolution. The chambers have a circular stirrer that creates flow within the permeable carbonate sediments. Samples are collected over the course of a day to measure the dissolution rate.

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ASLO News and Comments

Announcing the Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange program

By: ASLO Communications | Jul 31

Scoping Sessions for Coastlines and People Initiative

By: Paul F. Kemp | Jul 28

Early career peer reviewers should feel confident to evaluate big ideas

By: Laura J Falkenberg | Jul 18

Announcing the 2020 L&O Special Issue: “Linking metagenomics to aquatic microbial ecology and biogeochemical cycles”

By: ASLO Communications | Jul 10

NSF Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education Requests Input

By: Patricia A Matrai | Jul 3

2018 ASLO Member Survey: we need your input!

By: ASLO Communications | Jul 2

Reading about writing: summaries of recently published guides

By: Laura J Falkenberg | Jun 6