UAF Weekly Science Calendar, April 14 - 18

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

04/11/03

MONDAY, APRIL 14

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Geophysical Institute Lecture
Collisional Tectonics in Taiwan and Alaska
Kenneth Ridgway, Purdue University
For more information on the seminar, e-mail Lyn McNutt (lyn@dino.gi.alaska.edu);
to contact the speaker, e-mail Wes Wallace (wallace@gi.alaska.edu)

3:30 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Special Seminar
What Causes Airway Hyperresponsiveness: "It's Not What You Think"
Charles G. Irving, Director, Vermont Lung Center; University of Vermont
For more information call (907) 474-5528

7:00 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Public Lecture
A Physiologist's Perspective on Global Warming
George Somero, Director, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University.
Part of the Irving-Scholander Memorial Lecture Series 2003
For more information call (907) 474-7640

TUESDAY, APRIL 15

1:00 p.m. - 233 Natural Sciences
Department of Geology & Geophysics Lecture
Mesozoic and Cenozoic Tectonics of the Eastern and Central Alaska Range:
Progressive Basin Development and Deformation in a Suture Zone

Kenneth Ridgway, Purdue University
For more information contact Wes Wallace (wallace@gi.alaska.edu)

3:00-5:00 p.m. - 531 Duckering
Thesis Defense
Modeling and Optimization of Hybrid Electric Power Systems for
Remote Locations in Extreme Northern Climates

Ashish Agrawal, M.S. Candidate, Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
For more information call (907) 474-7137 or (907) 474-2755

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16

1:00 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Thesis Defense
Fire and Successful Trajectories in Boreal Forest:
Implications for Response to a Changing Climate

Jill Johnstone, Ph.D. Candidate
For more information call (907) 474-7640

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Institute of Marine Science Weekly Seminar
The SALMON Project Progress Report:
Satellite Remote Sensing, Models and Surface Currents

Rachel Potter, Keith Carney, Kate Hedstrom and Hank Statscewich, IMS/SFOS, UAF
For more information call (907) 474-5585 or (907) 474-7289

THURSDAY, APRIL 17

10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. - 401 IARC
IAB Faculty Candidate Seminar
Genetic Studies of Diabetic Kidney Disease
Rosemarie Plaetke, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
For more information call (907) 474-5528

3:45 p.m. - 183 Arctic Health Research Building
School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences
Faculty/Graduate Seminar
The Use of System Dynamics in Teaching and Modeling:
CO2 and other Resources and Policy Issues

Henry Cole, Affiliate Professor of Forestry, SNRAS
For more information call (907) 474-7188 or e-mail fnfdb@uaf.edu

4:00 p.m. - 201B Natural Sciences
Chemistry Seminar
The Dynamics of a Simple Chemical Reaction:
What can be Learned from Detailed Measurements?

James Ayers, Stanford University
For more information call (907) 474-5510

FRIDAY, APRIL 18

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.

2:00 p.m. - 333 Duckering
Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series
Low-temperature Behavior of Materials
Stephen Meurer, Mechanical Engineering, UAF
For more information e-mail ffhl@uaf.edu

3:30 p.m. - Geophysical Institute Auditorium (214 Elvey)
Life Sciences Seminar Series
The Role of Vegetation in the Simulation of Water and Energy Exchange
at the Biosphere-Atmosphere Interface

Nicole Mölders, Atmospheric Sciences, Geophysical Institute, UAF
For more information call (907) 474-7640

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
Steppe-by-Steppe Reconstruction of Mid to Late
Holocene Climate Change in Northern Mongolia

Sarah Fowell, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, UAF
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