Weekly Science Calendar

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

02/24/06

Tuesday, Feb. 28

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Biobites--Biology Graduate Student Association Seminar
Assessing Population Status, Habitat Use, and Issues of Scale in a Southeast Alaska Moose Population
Susan Oehlers, graduate student in Biology & Wildlife
Information: Hayley Lanier

3:30 p.m. - 202 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Faculty Candidate Seminar
Modeling Glacier Mass Balance: Temperature-Index or Energy Balance?
Regine Hock, Stockholm University; candidate for faculty position in Glaciology
Information: 474-7286, Jeff Freymueller

Wednesday, March 1

Noon-2 p.m. - 009 West Ridge Research Building (WRRB)
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
Overview of Online 3D Terrain Visualization and GIS Tools
Matt Nolan, Institute of Northern Engineering, UAF
One-hour presentation, followed by discussion and/or additional demonstrations.
Information: http://www.arsc.edu, 450-8663, or Greg Newby

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Freshwater Ecosystems Seminar Series
Federal Subsistence Management of Yukon River Salmon
Gerald Maschmann, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Fairbanks
Information: 474-6654, Mark Wipfli

1:30 p.m. - 401 IARC
International Arctic Research Center Seminar
Modeling the Bering Sea Circulation, Sea Ice and Thermodynamic Characteristics Using a Coupled Ice-Ocean Model
Haoguo Hu, Visiting Research Scholar, IARC, UAF
Information: http://www.iarc.uaf.edu, 474-7569, or Jenny Hutchings

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Institute of Marine Science Weekly Seminar
Developing the Theory Needed to Predict the Migratory Routes and Distribution of Salmon at Sea
Nicholas Hughes, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, UAF
Information: 474-6332, Bodil Bluhm

Thursday, March 2

[Thursday-Friday-Saturday, March 2, 3 and 4, ARSC will be offering MATLAB classes. See end of calendar for more information.]

1 p.m. - 106 Chapman Building
Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium
Ice Sheets and Obstacle Problems
Ed Bueler, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UAF
Information: http://www.math.uaf.edu/dms/Colloquium.html or David Maxwell

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Seminar sponsored by the Alaska Quaternary Center
Lake Core Research in Southern Alaska: New Records of Holocene Climate and Tephra
Darrell Kaufman, Northern Arizona University
Information: 474-5433, Nancy Bigelow

5:30 p.m. - Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St.
Free public event sponsored by the Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District
Invasive Plants: Weeds Going Wild
Jeff Heys and Penny Bauder, Alaska Regional Office of the National Park Service
Information: http://home.gci.net/~fswcd/, 479-1213, or FSWCD

Friday, March 3

1 p.m. - 401 IARC
International Arctic Research Center Seminar
Modeling the Fate of Arctic Ice (in the XXI Century)
S.V. Shutilin, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia, in collaboration with A. Makshtas, IARC, UAF
Information: http://www.iarc.uaf.edu, 474-7569, or Jenny Hutchings

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
Mysteries of a Bering Sea Island
David R. Klein, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Arctic Biology and Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, UAF
Information: http://www.iab.uaf.edu/events/events.php or 474-7640

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar, co-sponsored by the Alaska Quaternary Center
Glacial History of the Ahklun Mountains, Southwest Alaska: Timing is Everything
Darrell Kaufman, Northern Arizona University
Information: 474-5433, Nancy Bigelow

3:30 p.m. - 304 Eielson Building
Anthropology Colloquium Series
Paleoimaging: The Field Application of Nondestructive Analysis in Anthropological Studies
Ronald Beckett and Gerald Conlogue, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT (Also featured in the National Geographic Channel program "Mummy Road Show")
Information: 474-7288, Anthropology Dept.

3:45 p.m. - Globe Room, 215 Elvey Building
Department of Physics Journal Club
Check http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/journal_club.htm or call 474-7339 to see if there's a presentation scheduled for this week.

Thursday-Saturday, March 2-4
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. - 009 West Ridge Research Building (WRRB)
The Arctic Region Supercomputing Center will be offering three 1-day MATLAB training classes. Pre-registration is required at http://www.arsc.edu. Refreshments will be served during morning and afternoon breaks. For more information call 450-8624, or e-mail Tom Logan.

Get Involved in this Year's Science Potpourri!
The thirteenth Science Potpourri will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2006 in the Natural Sciences Facility. This event is the annual open house of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and features hands-on science activities for kids. If you'd like to be involved, contact Marlys Schneider at 474-6287 or Jeff Drake at 474-7010.