UAF weekly science calendar

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


Monday, Sept. 11

3 p.m. - 233 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
Calderas of the Central Taupo Volcanic Zone
Jim Cole, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Information: 474-7565, Pam Harris

Tuesday, Sept. 12

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Biobites--Biology Graduate Student Association Seminar
Hemoglobin Evolution in South American Crested Ducks (Lophonetta specularioides)
Mariana Bulgarella, graduate student in Biology and Wildlife
Information: James Stone

Thursday, Sept. 14

10 a.m.-5 p.m. - 535 Duckering Building
Workshop on the Uses of Photography to Detect Change in the Cryosphere
Those interested should visit for a description of the workshop and to register.
Information: Matt Nolan (455-6288)

1 p.m. - 106 Chapman Building
Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium
Limit Sets in Graph Directed Constructions
Andrei Ghenciu, UAF Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
Information: or David Maxwell

2-3 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics Seminar
Bayesian Inference of Phylogeny
John Huelsenbeck, University of California, San Diego
Information: Trina Roberts (474-1195)

Friday, Sept. 15

8 a.m.-5 p.m. (also on Saturday, Sept. 16) - Globe Room, 215 Elvey Building
The Annual Northwest Glaciology Meeting
Information: or contact Matt Nolan

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 and Wildlife
How Metabolic Theory is a Unifying Theme of Ecology
James Brown, University of New Mexico
Information: or 474-7640

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
Why is there so ##$$%%!! much Placer Gold, so Widely Distributed, on the Seward Peninsula??? An Interdisciplinary Approach Combining 30 (Intermittent) Years of Inquiry
Rainer Newberry, UAF Department of Geology and Geophysics
Information: 474-7565, Pam Harris

3:45 p.m. - 417 IARC (change from usual location)
Department of Physics Journal Club
Check or call 474-7339 to see if there's a presentation scheduled for this week and to confirm the location.

Coming soon:

AAAS Arctic Division 2006 Annual Meeting:
The State of the Arctic

The Arctic Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will hold its annual conference October 2-4, 2006 at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks. Information and registration: Early registration deadline is September 18.