Travel Award & Grant Recipients Notified
March 2010

Authors Notified
April 2010

Schedule Posted
January 2010

6-11 June 2010

Sustainable Meeting Information and Policies

ASLO & NABS Joint Summer Meeting

Aquatic Sciences: Global Changes
from the Center to the Edge

Joint Meeting with ASLO & NABS
June 6-11, 2010 · Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Sponsored by the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography and the North American Benthological Society.

Abstract Book Available

The meeting abstract book is available for download in PDF form. The abstract book is not available in printed form. In addition to the downloadable book, meeting abstracts will remain searchable on this web site. A copy of the abstract database will also be installed on the NABS web site in the near future.

UPDATED: Meeting Addendum Posted

An addendum to the meeting's program book has been posted in the files section, and will also be available as a hand-out at registration. The addendum will be updated as new information is available. The latest addendum is current as of 1 June 2010.

On-site notes (for updated information after 1 June 2010) are also available.

Program Book Available

A pre-release version of the meeting's Program Book (PDF, 3.23mb) is now available in the files section.

Announcing an Emerging Issues Workshop: Exploring the Formation of a Working Group to Examine the Subterranean Estuary

The workshop, Exploring the Formation of a Working Group to Examine the Subterranean Estuary, will be held on Sunday, June 6th in the Mesa Ballroom at the Hilton Hotel Santa Fe in association with Sessions S38 and I08. Workshop participants will discuss and explore the possibility of forming a new working group to characterize the subterranean estuary and associated biogeochemical reactions and processes.  Persons interested in attending the workshop should RSVP to Rick Peterson (

ASLO Announces the Official Launch of Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environments 

Come to the official launch of ASLO's new on-line journal, Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environments, during special session S16: Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environments - Celebrating Interdisciplinary Research in Aquatic Science Driven by Fluid Dynamic Interactions.  This special session will take place on Friday, 11 June, from 10:30 to 12:00 and from 13:30-17:00 in Sweeney B at the Santa Fe Convention Center. The poster session for S16 will take place on Thursday evening at the La Fonda Hotel from 15:30 to 17:30. Additionally, an author information workshop will be conducted on Friday, 11 June, from 12:00 to 13:30 in the same meeting room. Come meet the Associate Editors and learn about the scope and submission guidelines for Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environments. There will be a limited number of complimentary box lunches available, so plan to come early and join us. 

Fiesta Full!

The Fiesta Banquet is sold out! As a result, spouse or guest ticket sales are now closed.

Session Schedule Matrices

A schedule map of Monday through Friday, of the concurrent sessions for the ASLO/NABS Summer meeting (Session Schedule Matrices (PDF, 1.03mb) is now available (in the files section as well).

Abstract Submittal Closes

Abstract submittal is now closed. Participants may edit their abstracts for a short period prior to abstract sorting by logging into their account with the credentials sent by e-mail after registration. . Editing will close on 1 March 2010.

Please e-mail any questions or issues to during that time frame.

Call for Papers Released

The ASLO/NABS 2010 Summer Meeting Call for Papers (PDF, 1.1m) is available in the files section for download. The abstract submission system will be on-line shortly. Also, the meeting web site will be undergoing a significant upgrade so check back often!

Keynote & Plenary Speakers Announced

Keynote and plenary speakers for the meeting have been announced on the Plenary Lectures page. A community outreach session featuring Maude Barlow is also planned.

Program & Theme

The theme of the meeting, Aquatic Sciences: Global Changes from the Center to the Edge, will pull all of our aquatic sciences together and build strong synergy and collaboration between societies and scientists.

The meeting will run the full week. The opening session will take place on Sunday evening, June 6. This session will include a welcome by both society presidents and will be highlighted by a keynote speaker. A social/reception will follow. Friday, June 11, is a full day as well, with a plenary session and presentation of society awards followed by concurrent sessions beginning in the morning and running through the end of the afternoon.

2010 is the 400th year commemoration of Santa Fe, so there will be lots of great activities going on in the city.

Special Needs

If you have a disability or limitation that may require special consideration in order to fully participate, please contact the conference management office to discuss how we can accommodate your needs. Call 800-929-3756 (USA, Canada & Caribbean) or 254-399-9635 (All other countries) or contact via e-mail at


A donation has been made to the Zia Pueblo scholarship fund in consideration for use of the Zia Pueblo symbol in the conference logo.

For More Information

For more information on the 2010 ASLO/NABS Summer Meeting Meeting, address all correspondence and questions regarding registration, conference logistics, and hotel accommodations to:

Helen Schneider Lemay
ASLO Business Office
5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680
Waco, Texas 76710-4446 E-mail
800-929-ASLO Voice: within the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean
254-399-9635 Voice: all other countries

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