Weekly Science Calendar

Submitted by Center for Global Change
Phone: 474-5818



9:30 a.m. - 201 Irving I
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Thesis Defense
Effects of an Intense Fire on Headwater Streams of the Colville National Forest, Washington
Cassie Mellon, M.S. candidate in Fisheries
Information: Cassie Mellon

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Biobites--Biology Graduate Student Association Seminar
Productivity in Tundra Swans Breeding on the Lower Alaska Peninsula
Brandt Meixell, graduate student in Biology and Wildlife
Information: James Stone


4 p.m. - 202 Natural Sciences Facility
Public talk sponsored by the UAF Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Alaska Section of the American Chemical Society
Recycling Engineering Plastics
Roger Jones, President, Franklin International
Information: 474-5510 or 474-6287

7 p.m. - Hering Auditorium, Lathrop High School
UA Museum of the North free public event
Museum Lecture and Book Signing: Arctic Wings
Photographer Subhankar Banerjee and Fairbanks writers Debbie Miller, Fran Mauer and Frank Keim share images and excerpts from their recent book, "Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"
Information: 474-7505


1 p.m. - 106 Chapman Building (postponed from September 14)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium
Limit Sets in Graph Directed Constructions
Andrei Ghenciu, UAF Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
Information: http://www.math.uaf.edu/dms/Colloquium.html or David Maxwell


10 a.m. - 401 IARC
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Dissertation Defense
Distribution and Growth of Euphausiids in the Northern Gulf of Alaska
Alexei Pinchuk, Ph.D. candidate in Oceanography
Information: Christina Neumann

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
Fundamentals of Capillary Electrophoresis
Tom Green, Institute of Arctic Biology and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 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
Dirty Jobs No One has to do: Marine Geology in the Arctic Ocean
Bernard Coakley, Chair, UAF Department of Geology and Geophysics
Information: 474-7565, Pam Harris

3:30 p.m. - 531 Duckering Building
Water and Environmental Research Center Seminar
Spinup of the Arctic Hydrologic Cycle: Evidence from the Lena River Basin, Siberia
Jessica Cherry, ARSC Postdoctoral Fellow, IARC, UAF
Information: 474-7565, Doug Kane

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 and to confirm the location.

September 16-October 29, 2006
Aesthetics / Experiments / Observations
Alaskan Artists Inspired by Science
Recent works by a selection of Alaskan artists that explore the connection between science and technology and the artists' inspiration and creative processes will be featured in the Special Exhibits Gallery at the UA Museum of the North. The exhibit is presented in conjunction with the AAAS Arctic Division's Arctic Science Conference. A special conference session on art and science will be held on Monday, October 2 from 1:30-4 p.m. For information or to pre-register for this session see http://www.polarities.org. General information on the Arctic Science Conference, which runs October 2-4, can be found at http://arctic.aaas.org.