About ASLO

Professional Ethics Statements and Resources


ASLO adopted a formal Code of Conduct by vote of the membership in 1994. Since then, ASLO has issued a series of policy statements dealing with contemporary issues related to professional ethics.  In addition, ASLO's Professional Ethics Committee has written several articles related to real-world scenarios faced by aquatic science professionals, and articles have appeared in the L&O Bulletin and the ASLO News blog. 

ASLO Code of Conduct

Procedures and Policies for the ASLO Publications

Formal statements issued by the ASLO Board of Directors

Articles on Ethics in Science
Prepared by the Professional Ethics Committee

Additional Resources