In the nursery of newborne lakes, by Jim ElserIn the nursery of newborne lakes, by Jim Elser

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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L&O Virtual Issue

Large Lakes of the World Virtual Issue

The Limnology and Oceanography virtual issue on Large Lakes of the World contains a compilation of highly cited and influential papers on large lakes. Click here to read

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 2017

Vital water resources vanish as the climate warms, by Juliana D'Andrilli

1st Place Winner in the Conservation Category
Vital water resources vanish as the climate warms
Photo by ASLO member Juliana D'Andrilli

Photo shows Grinnell Glacier, in Glacier National Park.

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ASLO News and Comments

Effective reviewers enter discussions with Editors

By: Laura J Falkenberg | Apr 25

Three years of the ASLO Science Communication Internship

By: ASLO Communications | Apr 20

Call for Applications: 2018 ASLO Science Communication Internship

By: ASLO Communications | Apr 20

How to be an effective peer reviewer

By: Laura J Falkenberg | Apr 10

How to ‘revise and resubmit’: advice from journal Editors

By: Laura J Falkenberg | Mar 28

L&O Bulletin Chapter One Challenge: Call for Papers

By: ASLO Communications | Mar 19

10 tips for a successful manuscript submission

By: Laura J Falkenberg | Mar 14