the association for the sciences of limnology and oceanography (aslo) started in 1947, formerly known as the american society of limnology and oceanography, is a scientific society formed with the goal of advancing the sciences of limnology and oceanography. aslo’s mission is to foster a diverse, international scientific community that creates 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. its products and activities are directed toward these important issues. much of aslo journals is open access. aslo hosts major scientific meetings around the world including the meetings on aquatic science; the ocean science meetings and the summer aslo meetings. aslo presents five annual awards in recognition of professional excellence in the field. active in outreach and public matters related to the aquatic sciences and related fields. aslo is governed by an elected board of directors, which includes 2 student members with full voting privileges.
the purpose of aslo is to encourage international scientific community that creates, integrates and communicates knowledge across the spectrum of aquatic sciences, promotes scientific stewardship of aquatic resources . its products and activities are directed toward these points. association for the sciences of limnology and oceanography gives out the following awards:
· the raymond l. lindeman award for an outstanding paper written by a young aquatic scientist
· the g. evelyn hutchinson award to an outstanding mid-career scientists in limnology or oceanography
· the a.c. redfield lifetime achievement award to recognize and honor major, long-term achievements in the fields of limnology and oceanography
· the ruth patrick award to honor outstanding research in aquatic science, particularly a solution of an environmental problem
· the john martin award to recognize a paper in aquatic sciences that is judged to have had a high impact on subsequent research in the field.Read More»