Weekly Science Calendar

Submitted by Center for Global Change
Phone: 474-5818

03/23/07

The most current version of this calendar may be found at http://www.cgc.uaf.edu/calendar.html

MONDAY, MARCH 26

1 p.m. - 300 Natural Sciences Facility (Runcorn Room)
Department of Geology and Geophysics Thesis Defense
Stratigraphy, Structure, and Origin(?); Bathymetry, Controlled Source Seismic, and Gravity Observations of the Mendeleev Ridge
Dayton Dove, M.S. candidate
Information: 474-7565

1:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Department of Biology and Wildlife Dissertation Defense
Regional Dynamics, Federal Land Management and Social-Ecological Resilience of Southeast Alaska
Colin Beier, Ph.D. candidate
Information: Colin Beier

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

1-2 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Biobites--Biology Graduate Student Association Seminar
Obesity, Genes, and the Environment
Renee Pasker, graduate student in Biology and Wildlife
Information: James Stone

1:15-2:15 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
AQC Bering Sea Seminar Series, sponsored by the Alaska Quaternary Center, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the Chapman Professorship
The Walrus as the Agent Provocateur of Bering Sea Archaeology: Hot Spots in Prehistory
Owen Mason, GeoArch Alaska
Information: Nancy Bigelow (474-5433); http://www.uaf.edu/aqc/bss.htm

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Jay Hammond Lecture, sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Biology and the Hammond Fund of the UA Foundation
Status and Trend of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear: Application of Science to the Delisting Process
Chuck Schwartz, U.S. Geological Survey, Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team
Information: 474-7412

4 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Thesis Defense
Mercury Bioaccumulation in Alaska Reindeer: A Review of Noninvasive Environmental Monitoring of Mercury in Alaskan Reindeer and Suggestions for Future Research
Richard Hallock, M.A. candidate
Information: Clara Deal (474-1875)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

8 a.m.-5 p.m. - 109 Butrovich Building (Regents' Conference Room)
Institute of Arctic Biology and Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
2007 Annual Research Review
Talks and posters on Ecological Modeling, Avian Ecology, Fisheries and Aquatic Research, and Wildlife Ecology presented by IAB and Unit faculty and graduate students
Information: Kathy Pearse

10:30 a.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Alaska Satellite Facility Presentation
Increasing the Utility of SAR: Orthorectification, Geocoding, and Data Formatting with ASF Software. Demonstration of the ASF Convert Tool.
Patrick Denny, Alaska Satellite Facility, UAF
Information: 474-6166

1 p.m. - 300 Natural Sciences Facility (Runcorn Room)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Dissertation Defense
Yukon River Sled Dogs Illustrate a Linkage between Ecosystem, Mercury, and Human Subsistence Systems
Kriya Dunlap, Ph.D. candidate
Information: Chemistry Department (474-5510)

1:30 p.m. - 401 IARC
Atmospheric Science Informal Seminar
Scattering Anomalies of the Melting Layer: Radar vs. Lidar
James Campbell, Geophysical Institute Atmospheric Sciences Group
Information: Nicole Molders (474-7910)

2 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Department of Biology and Wildlife Dissertation Defense
Mice Bi-directionally Selected for Nest-building Behavior as a Model for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Dana M. Greene, Ph.D. candidate
Information: Dana Greene

3:30 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Freshwater Ecosystems Seminar Series
Title TBA
Milo Adkison, Fisheries Division, UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Juneau
Information: Mark Wipfli (474-6654)

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Institute of Marine Science Seminar
Acrylamide Formation in Foods
Alex Oliveira, Fishery Industrial Technology Center, UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Kodiak
Information: http://www.sfos.uaf.edu/events/ or Madeline Scholl (474-6786)

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

3:40-5 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Natural Resource Management Seminar Series--Impacts of a Warming Climate on Natural Resource Management in Alaska (also NRM 692)
Climate Change and Alaska's Living Marine Resources
Susan Sugai, Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research and Center for Global Change, UAF
Information: Scott Rupp (474-7535)

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

9 a.m. - 210 West Ridge Research Building
Department of Biology and Wildlife Dissertation Defense
Patterns of Behavioral Entrainment in Mice
Kelly Hochstetler, Ph.D. candidate
Information: Kelly Hochstetler

1-2 p.m. - 138 Irving II
Physiology Seminars
The Role of Histone H2A in DNA Double-strand Break Repair
David Robinson, UAA graduate student; and
Ontogeny of Muscle Development in Harp and Hooded Seals
Keri Lestyk, UAA graduate student
Information: Cord Brundage (474-5024)

1-5 p.m. - 009 West Ridge Research Building
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
ARSC Spring Training: Interactive Data Language (IDL) Part 2
Registration required; see http://www.arsc.edu
Information: http://www.arsc.edu or Sergei Maurits

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
Metabolic Suppression in Hibernation and Daily Torpor
Jim Staples, University of Western Ontario
Information: http://www.iab.uaf.edu or 474-7640/7412

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics Seminar
Tectonic Evolution of the Coastal Orogen, Southeast Alaska
Maria Luisa Crawford, Bryn Mawr College
Information: 474-7565

3:30 p.m. - 304 Eielson Building
Anthropology Colloquium Series
Cultural Interaction in Alaska during Russian Rule
Elena Piterskaya, Ph.D. candidate, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Moscow
Information: 474-7288, Anthropology Department

3:30 p.m. - 531 Duckering Building
Water and Environmental Research Center Seminar
The Formation of Preferential Flow Paths in Course Frozen Media
Walter Fourie, graduate student in Civil and Environmental Engineering, UAF
Information: Doug Kane (474-7808)

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.

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