UAF Weekly Science Calendar, March 24 - 28

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

03/20/03

UAF Weekly Science Calendar, March 24 - 28, 2003

MONDAY, MARCH 24

Noon - Rural Student Services Gathering Room, Brooks Bldg.
Alaska Native & Rural Development
Maori Self-determination and Higher Education
Graham Hingangaroa Smith, Pro Vice Chancellor (Maori),
University of Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand
For more information e-mail R.Caulfield@uaf.edu

TUESDAY, MARCH 25

1:00 p.m. - 304 Eielson
UAF Social Science Research Group and the
International Arctic Social Sciences Association
Participating or Just Talking:
Sustainable Development Councils in the Eastern Caribbean

Jonathan Rosenberg, Political Science Department
For more information call (907) 474-6367, fyiassa@uaf.edu

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Special Lecture Series Sponsored by the Chapman Chair
Is the Gulf Stream Responsible for Europe's Mild Winters?
David Battisti, University of Washington

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26

1:30 p.m. - 401 IARC
Atmospheric Science Informal Seminar
Lidar Research at GI
Kenneth Sassen, GI ASG, UAF
For more information call (907) 474-7910

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Institute of Marine Science Weekly Seminar
The Variational Data Assimilation Technique. Reconstruction of
Non-stationary, 2-dimensional Passive Tracer Field

Gleb Panteleev, IARC, UAF
For more information call (907) 474-5585 or (907) 474-7289

7:00 p.m. - UA Museum
University of Alaska Museum Lecture and Book Signing
Eskimo Architecture
Molly Lee, UA Museum; Gregory Reinhardt, University of Indianapolis
For more information call (907) 474-7505

THURSDAY, MARCH 27

Noon - 417 IARC
GI Snow, Ice and Permafrost Group Seminar
High Resolution Study of the Thermal Properties of Dry, Cold Antarctic Permafrost
Daniel Pringle, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
For more information call (907) 474-7280

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Special Lecture Series Sponsored by the Chapman Chair
Climate Surprises
David Battisti, University of Washington

7:00 p.m. - UA Museum
University of Alaska Museum Lecture
Rivers of Change: Historic Perspectives of River Travel in Interior Alaska
Sam Demientieff, Athabascan naturalist
For more information call (907) 474-7505

FRIDAY, MARCH 28

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
The Floral Genome Project
Claude dePamphilis, Pennsylvania State University
For more information call (907) 474-7640

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
The Current Alaska Mineral Exploration Forecast
Curt Freeman, Avalon Development Corporation, Fairbanks
For more information call (907) 474-7565

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 (907) 474-7339