y l k e e W SCIENCE See the Google Calendar at http://www.cgc.uaf.edu/ calendar.html for updates and additional info. MONDAY, February 2 4–5 p.m. – Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Bldg (GI) International Arctic Research Center Seminar Swedish–Russian–US Arctic Ocean Investigation of Climate–Cryosphere–Carbon Interactions (the SWERUS-C3 program): Step-by-step from the joint cruise–2008 to the Oden cruise–2014 Igor Semiletov, UAF International Arctic Research Center Information: www.iarc.uaf.edu/en/events/iarc-seminarseries/2014-2015 or Katia Kontar, [email protected] (474-1953) 4:30–5:30 p.m. – Murie Auditorium, 104 Murie Building One Health / Biomedical seminar series, sponsored by the Department of Veterinary Medicine Autonomic control of homeostasis: raphe and respiration Kimberly Iceman, postdoc, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida See www.uaf.edu/vmed for information Contact: [email protected] (474-1928) TUESDAY, February 3 10–11 a.m. – webinar [or in person in the Mather Library conference room, Akasofu Bldg (IARC)] Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) Climate Webinar Series The climate has changed, have we? Reflections on 50 years of fire management in Alaska Randi Jandt, Alaska Fire Science Consortium Registration is strongly encouraged. See http://accap.uaf.edu/webinars Contact: Tina Buxbaum, [email protected] 7–8 p.m. – Westmark Gold Room, 813 Noble Street Science for Alaska Lecture Series 2015, sponsored by the UAF Geophysical Institute and Alaska EPSCoR Polar adventures: The voyages of the research vessel Sikuliaq Michael Castellini, Associate Dean, UAF Graduate School Presentations are free and family-friendly. See http:// gi.alaska.edu/PublicInformation/SFALS2015 Contact: Lea Gardine, [email protected] (474-7664) February 2, 2015 Volume 20, Number 17 Calendar WEDNESDAY, February 4 1–2 p.m. – Vera Alexander Learning Center (201 O'Neill) SFOS Fairbanks Fisheries Seminar Subsistence salmon fisheries along the Yukon River: Issues for research and management Caroline Brown, ADF&G Subsistence Division Contact: Milo Adkison, [email protected] 5:30–6:30 p.m. – Schaible Auditorium, Bunnell Building UAF Research Showcase: Introduction to Research and Creative Scholarship at UAF Volcanic gases: Insight into a volcano's plumbing system Taryn Lopez, postdoc, UAF Geophysical Institute This series is sponsored by the Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity (URSA) office. Presentations are intended for a general audience and all are welcome. Contact: Kate Pendleton, [email protected] (4748722) THURSDAY, February 5 6–7 p.m. – UA Museum of the North Museum Discovery Series Alaska's marmots: Known knowns and unknown knowns Link Olson, UAMN Curator of Mammals Part of the Museum Discovery Series, a series of free interactive programs that feature specimens and discoveries from UAMN's collections. Museum opens at 5:30 p.m. and program starts at 6 p.m. See www.uaf.edu/museum for information or call 4747505 FEBRUARY 5: ACCAP mini-grant applications due The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) invites proposals for one month of faculty summer salary or summer graduate student support to conduct research and engage with stakeholder groups on climate change adaptation. See entry for February 5 at www.cgc.uaf.edu/calendar.html for more info. Contact: Tina Buxbaum, [email protected] (4747812) FEBRUARY 6: Proposals due for the 2015 Global Change student grant competition. Information and guidelines at www.cgc.uaf.edu. UAF Weekly Science Calendar - February 2–6, 2015, page 2 of 2 FRIDAY, February 6 3–4:30 p.m. – 531 Duckering Building Water and Environmental Research Center Seminar Hydrograph partitioning of a sub-arctic glacial watershed, Interior Alaska: A geochemical analysis Tiffany Gatesman, graduate student Information: http://ine.uaf.edu/werc or Mat Wooller, [email protected] 3:30–5:10 p.m. – 201 Reichardt Building Department of Geosciences Seminar Coring into the top of a rhyolite magma body John Eichelberger, Dean, UAF Graduate School Contact: Maria Mulkerrins, 474-7565; [email protected] 3:30–5 p.m. – 214 O'Neill Building By VCON from Juneau SFOS Fisheries Division, Juneau Center Seminar Economic development: Applying an interdisciplinary fisheries education Matt Catterson, State of Alaska Division of Economic Development Contact: Megan McPhee, [email protected] 4–5 p.m. – Elvey Auditorium, 2014 Elvey Building (GI) Atmospheric Sciences PhD thesis proposal defense Midlevel clouds in the Arctic: Satellite lidar data observations and analysis Vinay Kayetha, PhD student Contact: Rich Collins, [email protected] (474-7607) 3:45 p.m. – Globe Room, 215 Elvey Building (GI) 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. John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Alaska Sea Grant is recruiting graduate students for the 2016 National Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Application deadline: February 13, 2015. Fellowship begins: February 2016. The Fellowship is well suited for graduate students with an interest in national policy decisions affecting coastal and ocean resources and involves spending a year in the Washington, D.C., area in an executive or legislative position. Recipients work on substantive national policy issues related to aquatic resources. For more details or to apply, see http://seagrant.uaf.edu/research/knauss/ knauss-application.html Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship The Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Program provides a unique professional opportunity for graduate students who are interested both in marine resources and in the policy decisions affecting those resources in Alaska by providing on-the-job experience in the planning and implementation of marine and/or coastal resource policies and programs in Alaska. Highly motivated graduate students are matched with host state or federal agencies in Alaska for a paid fellowship. Graduate students close to completing a degree, or with a recently earned degree, can apply. Fellows may be located in Fairbanks, Anchorage, or Juneau, with possible start date of July 1, 2015. Application deadline is February 13. For more, visit alaskaseagrant.org/research/state-fellowship/index.php Saturday, February 7 Noon–4 p.m. – UA Museum of the North UAMN Family Day—Mammals Become a junior mammalogist for the day. Observe lab work, explore rodents, look at BIG bones, compare skulls and feet, track in the galleries, make fun crafts, and more. Scientists from the museum's mammal department will be on hand to answer questions. Kids 14 & under are free on Family Days. Parking is free on weekends. See www.uaf.edu/museum/education/kids-families/ family-days/ for additional information A PDF of this calendar is available for viewing or downloading at http://www.cgc.uaf.edu/calendar.html. A Google Calendar at the same URL provides additional information. To be included in the calendar, submit details by noon on Wednesday the week before your event to [email protected], by fax to 474-6722, or call 474-5818. This calendar will announce any lecture, seminar, workshop, thesis defense or other campus event with a science focus. Sponsored by the Center for Global Change and Arctic System Research as a service to the UAF community. UAF is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.
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