Weekly Science Calendar

Submitted by Center for Global Change
Phone: 474-5818

03/25/05

MONDAY, MARCH 28

3 p.m. - 341 Duckering
Department of Northern Studies Thesis Defense
The Voyage of the SS Manhattan: Alaska Oil, the Northwest Passage and the Industrialization of the Arctic
Ross Coen, Master's candidate
Information: Ross Coen

TUESDAY, MARCH 29

1-2 p.m. - 009 West Ridge Research Building (WRRB)
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
Introduction to ARSC Resources
Kate Hedstrom, Oceanographic Specialist, ARSC
Information: Tom Logan

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
BioBites--Biology Graduate Student Association Seminar
Sexual Segregation in Ruminants: Definitions, Hypothesis, and Implications for Conservation and Management
Terry Bowyer, Idaho State University
Information: Hayley Lanier

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

8:30 a.m. - 109 Butrovich (Regents' Conf. Room)
Alaska Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
Annual Research Review--Talks and posters about Unit-sponsored research
Unit-sponsored graduate students and postdoctoral researchers
Information: 474-5521 or AKCFWRU

9 a.m.-Noon - 009 West Ridge Research Building (WRRB)
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
Co-Array Fortran Programming
James Schwarzmeier, Cray, Inc.
Information: Tom Logan

Noon - 401 IARC
International Arctic Research Center Seminar
Long-term Variability of Free Atmosphere in the Arctic with Detail Study of Regional Climate in the East-Siberian Polar Region
A. Makshtas, V. Maistrova, S. Shutilin and V. Romanov
Information: 474-7569 or Jenny Hutchings

3:30 p.m. - 138 Irving II
Institute of Marine Science Weekly Seminar
Issues in Marine Mammal Conservation
Jerry McBeath, Department of Political Science, UAF
Information: 474-6332 or B. Bluhm

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

9 a.m.-Noon - 009 West Ridge Research Building (WRRB)
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
X1 Optimization
James Schwarzmeier, Cray, Inc.
Information: Tom Logan

Noon - 401 IARC
Alaska Quaternary Center Visiting Speaker Program
History of Alaskan Boreal Forests: From DNA Input to Solar Output
Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Information: 474-7810, Sarah Fowell

1 p.m. - 106 Chapman
Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
Sampling and Interpolation of Band-limited Signals
Sergei Avdonin, Mathematical Sciences, UAF
Information: http://www.math.uaf.edu/dms/Colloquium.html or David Maxwell

1 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Institute of Arctic Biology Seminar
Dynamic Aspects of Water Transport in Plants: Interactions Between Xylem Resistance and Nutrient Availability
Noel Michele Holbrook, Harvard University
Information: 474-7640 or Martha Ethridge, 474-7649

2:30 p.m. - 401 IARC
Department of Biology & Wildlife Thesis Defense
Carbon Exchange and Permafrost Collapse: Implications for a Changing Climate
Isla Myers-Smith, Master's candidate
Information: 474-1534, Isla Myers-Smith

7-8 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
2005 Irving-Scholander Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Biology
Masters of Microfluidics: Transporting Water to the Tops of Trees
Noel Michele Holbrook, Harvard University
Reception to follow in the Elvey Building Globe Room
Information: 474-7640 or Martha Ethridge, 474-7649

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

1 p.m. - 109 Butrovich (Regents' Conf. Room)
School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences Thesis Defense
Production and Quality of Spring Sap from Alaskan Birch (Betula neoalaskana) in Interior Alaska
Kimberley Anne C. Maher, Master's candidate
Information: 474-7298 or Kimberley Maher

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Seminar sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Biology, the Department of Biology & Wildlife, and Alaska EPSCoR
Cardiac Myoglobin in the Antarctic Fishes: Now You See It, Now You Don't
Bruce Sidell, University of Maine
Information: 474-7640

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar and Alaska Quaternary Center Visiting Speaker Program
Cyclic Variation of Holocene Climate and Ecosystems in Alaska
Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Information: 474-7810, 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