Weekly Science Calendar

Submitted by Center for Global Change
Phone: 474-5818



The next calendar will cover March 13-24 (Spring Break and the week that follows).
Submissions are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 9.

Tuesday, March 7

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Biobites--Biology Graduate Student Association Seminar
Nutritional Value of Moss for Arctic Ungulates
Claudia Ihl, graduate student in Biology & Wildlife
Information: Hayley Lanier

1:30 p.m. - 136 Natural Sciences Facility
Chemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar
Practical Miniaturization of Analytical Instrumentation
Gary Emmert, University of Memphis; candidate for Analytical Chemist position
Information: 474-7235 or 474-2436, Bill Simpson

7 p.m. - Lee H. Salisbury Theatre, Great Hall, UAF
Geophysical Institute/Alaska Space Grant Program Lecture
Deep Impact: Unlocking the Secrets Within a Comet
Don Hampton, Ball Aerospace Technologies Corp.
Come early to enjoy family-friendly educational activities and displays in the Great Hall before the lecture!
Information: 474-5823, Geophysical Institute

Wednesday, March 8

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Freshwater Ecosystems Seminar Series
Influence of Forest Fire on Headwater Stream Ecosystems
Cassie Mellon, M.S. student in Fisheries, UAF
Information: 474-6654, Mark Wipfli

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Institute of Marine Science Weekly Seminar
Benthic Habitat Mapping of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands with Satellite Imagery
Kristine Holderied, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Information: 474-6332, Bodil Bluhm

Thursday, March 9

10:30 a.m. - Globe Room, 215 Elvey Building
SFOS Marine Biology Dissertation Defense
Retrospective Analysis of Marine Biological Data from Port Valdez, Alaska
Arny Blanchard, Ph.D. candidate in Marine Biology
Information: Arny Blanchard

1 p.m. - 401 IARC
International Arctic Research Center Seminar
Fluxes of CO2 over Laptev Sea Open Water and Ice in September 2005
Irina Repina, A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow
Information: http://www.iarc.uaf.edu, 474-7569, or Jenny Hutchings

4 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Chemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar
Iron Aerosols in Global Climate and Human Health
Anne Johansen, Central Washington University; candidate for Analytical Chemist position
Information: 474-7235 or 474-2436, Bill Simpson

Friday, March 10

1 p.m. - 401 IARC
Biology & Wildlife Dissertation Defense
Biocomplexity of Nonsorted Circles in the Low Arctic, Alaska
Anja Kade, Ph.D. candidate in Biology & Wildlife
Information: 474-7929, Anja Kade

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
Ecosystem Services Provided by Insectivorous Bats
Gary F. McCracken, University of Tennessee
Information: http://www.iab.uaf.edu/events/events.php or 474-7412

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
Stable Isotope Signals for Ground Ice and Ground Water
Kenji Yoshikawa, Institute of Northern Engineering, UAF
Information: 474-7565, Pam Harris

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.

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.