UAF Weekly Science Calendar, February 17 - 21

Submitted by Center for Global Change
Phone: (907) 474-5818

02/18/03

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Geophysical Institute Lecture Series
The Alaskan Landscapes Project: Research-based Education Outreach
Cynthia Williams, Institute of Arctic Biology/Geophysical Institute
A reception will precede the lecture at 3:00 p.m. in the Globe Room
For more information call ext. 7058

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Special Lecture Series Sponsored by the Chapman Chair
Snow Balls, Stone Circles, and Atmospheric Electricity:
Ice Premelting in the Natural World

Gregory Dash, University of Washington

7 p.m. - Chena River Convention Center
Science for Alaska Free Public Lecture Series
Learning to Think Like an Avalanche
Jill Fredston, Alaska Mountain Safety Center, Anchorage
For more information see
http://www.gi.alaska.edu/InfoOffice/Science_for_Alaska.html
or call ext. 5823

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. - 109 Butrovich (Regents' Conf. Room)
Coastal Marine Institute Annual Research Review
For more information call ext. 7707 (maggie@sfos.uaf.edu) or see
http://www.sfos.uaf.edu/cmi

1:30 p.m. - 401 IARC
Atmospheric Science Informal Seminar
A Review on Turbulence
David E. Newman, GI Physics
For more information call ext. 7910

2 p.m. - 007 Butrovich
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
Introduction to the ARSC IBM Regatta Supercomputer
Hardware configuration, programming environment, bio software, etc.
Jim Long, ARSC
For more information see
http://www.arsc.edu/support/training/intro2regatta_class.html
or call ext. 5731 or 6935

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Special Lecture Series Sponsored by the Chapman Chair
The Struggle to Understand Melting. Famous Equations and their Pitfalls
Gregory Dash, University of Washington

3:45 p.m. - 183 Arctic Health Research Building
School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management
Faculty/Graduate Seminar
Soils in the Real World
Edmund Packee, Jr., Travis/Peterson Environmental Consulting Inc.
For more information call ext. 7188 or e-mail fnfdb@uaf.edu

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Noon - 351C IARC (National Weather Svc Conf Room)
Sponsored by the National Weather Service and the Geophysical Institute
Informal Synoptic Weather Briefing and Discussion (Also ATM693)
A weekly presentation by NWSFO-Fairbanks and UAF/GI Personnel.
Come and learn more about Fairbanks' weather and get a weekend forecast.

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Life Sciences Seminar Series
Science in Wilderness
Steve Ulvi, U.S. National Park Service
For more information call ext. 7640

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
Song of the Volcano: New Perspectives on the 1999 Eruption
of Shishaldin Volcano Based on Acoustic Data

Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, Alaska Volcano Observatory
For more information call ext. 7565

3:30 p.m. - 304 Eielson
Anthropology Department Colloquium
U.S. Army Alaska's Cultural Resources Program
Russ Sackett, Cultural Resources Manager, United States Army Alaska
For more information call ext. 6945

3:45 p.m. - Globe Room, Geophysical Institute
Department of Physics Journal Club
Weekly informal presentation.
For more information, see
http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/journal_club.htm
or call ext. 7339