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

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.

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2019 Aquatic Sciences Meeting

2018 Aquatic Sciences Meeting Event Site

Planet Water: Challenges and Successes. Topics to be discussed include the role of science at the center of all economic, societal and environmental recovery and development efforts, studies on renewable energy, environmental sustainability, clean water, and rebuilding and maintaining terrestrial ecosystems.

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!

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.

Photo Contest

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

Call for Papers: L&O Letters Special Issue on Microplastics

By: ASLO Communications | Sep 10

A Fellows’ perspective of the Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship

By: Laura J Falkenberg | Aug 28

Call for Applications: Raelyn Cole Editorial Fellowship with L&O Letters

By: ASLO Communications | Aug 20

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