UAF weekly science calendar

Submitted by Center for Global Change
Phone: 474-5818

10/22/04

MONDAY, OCTOBER 25

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Candidate Seminar for Wildlife Ecologist Position, Department of Biology and Wildlife
Space Use, Population Status, and Sustainability of River Otters in Southern Minnesota
Brock McMillan, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Information: Carol Piser, 474-6294.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26

1 p.m. - Room 009, West Ridge Research Building (WRRB)
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
Cray Quickstart
Ed Kornkven, ARSC HPC Specialist
Information: ARSC

1 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Bio-Bites: The Biology and Wildlife Graduate Seminar
Functional Role of HPA-axis Activation during Food Shortages in Kittiwakes
Mike Shultz, graduate student
Sponsored by the Department of Biology & Wildlife and the Institute of Arctic Biology
Information: Isla Myers-Smith, 474-1534

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Institute of Marine Science Seminar
Physical Oceanography of the Beaufort Sea: Knowns and Unknowns
Tom Weingartner, Institute of Marine Science, UAF
Information: 474-6332 or Bodil Bluhm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28

3:40 p.m. - 183 Arctic Health Research Building
Natural Resources Management Graduate Seminar
Presentation by NRM graduate student (presenter and topic TBA)
Information: 474-7188

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29

1 p.m. - 233 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Thesis Defense
Carboniferous Lisburne Group Carbonates of the Porcupine Lake Valley: Implications for Surface to Subsurface Sequence Stratigraphy, Paleogeography, and Paleoclimatology
Michelle M. McGee, Ph.D. Geology Candidate
Information: 474-7565 or Geology and Geophysics Department

1 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Seminar sponsored by the Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR)
Pre-Industrial Methylmercury Exposure: Analysis of Ancient Human Remains in the Arctic
John Middaugh, Alaska Division of Public Health
Information: Michelle Dondanville, 474-6230

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Life Sciences Seminar Series, sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Biology and the Department of Biology & Wildlife
Golden Eagles in Denali National Park and Preserve: Survival and Productivity in Relation to Landscape Characteristics of Nesting Territories
Carol McIntyre, National Park Service
Information: 474-7640 or IAB

3:30 p.m. - 304 Eielson Building
Anthropology Colloquium Series
Environmentalism in Russia: the View from the Other Side of the Bering Strait
Varya Litovka, Executive Director, "Kaira Club" Ecological Union, Chukotka, Russia
Information: 474-7288 or Anthropology Department

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
Dave Hopkins and the Bering Land Bridge
Dan O'Neill, author, The Last Giant of Beringia and The Firecracker Boys
Information: 474-7565 or Geology and Geophysics Department
See also below.

4:30-6:30 p.m. - Natural Sciences Facility Second Floor Lobby
Sponsored by the Alaska Quaternary Center and Sigma Xi
Book signing with Dan O'Neill
Author and historian Dan O'Neill will be signing copies of his latest book, The Last Giant of Beringia: The Mystery of the Bering Land Bridge following his Geology and Geophysics seminar. Appetizers, coffee and tea will be available.
Information: Sarah Fowell

3:45 p.m. - Globe Room, 215 Elvey Building
Department of Physics Journal Club
Weekly informal presentation.
Information: http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/journal_club.htm or 474-7339