Flora and Fauna of Alaska: Living in a Changing Climate
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | noon, 501 Akasofu
In a partial continuation of February’s Research Salon “The Scientific Frontier,” participants will discuss changes, adaptations, and resiliencies of the flora and fauna of Alaska in the context of climate change. Topics will include:
- “Biological responses to ocean acidification” (Amanda Kelley, Ocean Acidification Research Center)
- “Salmon adaptation to warming” (Jeffrey A. Falke, Institute of Arctic Biology)
- “Terrestrial ecosystem change in Alaska” (Eugénie Euskirchen, Arctic Observatory Network)
- “Climate-based mechanistic projections of forage available to caribou and the implications for caribou population sizes” (Brad Griffith, Institute of Arctic Biology)
Please feel free to bring your quiet lunch. Cookies, coffee, and tea provided!