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May 2018

Google Drive- brown bag workshop

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm2:30 pm
Akasofu 401, 2160 Koyukuk Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States
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IARC’s Nate Bauer will lead a brown bag workshop on Google Drive: introduction and integration.

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June 2018

Arctic Field Summer School: student presentations

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 8:00 am4:30 pm
Akasofu 501, 2160 Koyukuk Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States
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Student presentations by the 2018 Arctic Field Summer School- Norway-Canada-USA collaboration

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Arctic climate change: Alternative futures

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm2:30 pm

While changes of sea ice and air temperature have received widespread media coverage, other changes in the cryosphere and the broader Arctic environment have been synthesized in recent assessment reports.

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September 2018

National Institute of Polar Research seminar

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 10:00 am11:00 am

IARC is hosting a seminar with the National Institute of Polar Research of Japan. In this presentation, activities of NIPR will be introduced together with recent research topics. Various opportunities for international research collaborations will also be addressed.

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Chinese Academy of Science collaboration workshop

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 9:00 amFriday, Sep 28, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Akasofu 401, 2160 Koyukuk Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States

The Arctic Cryosphere Changes and Their Impacts: Defining a Collaborative Research Agenda workshop focused on collaboration and science plan development between UAF-IARC and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Workshop presentations now available.

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October 2018

S.T. Lee Fellowship Presentation- Stratovolcano mapping and paleoclimate: a complementary story of lava and ice

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 10:00 am11:00 am

Stratovolcanic deposits are potentially powerful paleoclimatic records: lavas can be radiometrically dated, lava geometries describe the thicknesses of ice masses at particular elevations, and water-supported deposits (e.g., hyaloclastites) describe subglacial ice structures. Although glaciovolcanism is not a new concept, it is underutilised in both stratovolcano mapping and paleoclimate studies. This talk looks beyond the well-known relationships between large volcanic eruptions and climatic response.

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IARC Salon- Using social media in the sciences

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Akasofu 401, 2160 Koyukuk Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States
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Please join the International Arctic Research Center for our first IARC Salon this academic year - Using social media in the sciences. Come hear how Brian Brettschneider, Rick Thoman, Kristin Timm, and Andrew Cassel use social media to further and support science communication and outreach. Light refreshments will be served.  

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November 2018

IARC Salon: Mental health in the sciences

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Akasofu 401, 2160 Koyukuk Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States
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The November IARC Salon, IARC salon- mental health, will take place Thursday, Nov. 15, from 2-3 p.m. in Akasofu 401. Come hear perspectives and insights from Kaja Brix, Jessie Young-Robertson and Gunnar Ebbesson on mental health in a science career. Questions during the event are strongly encouraged and welcomed. Light refreshments will be served. For those who can’t make it in person: Join Hangouts Meet: meet.google.com/hyx-dmdx-uhh Join by phone: 931-805-5537‬ (PIN: ‪141 278 648‬#) For more information, email Heather McFarland at hrmcfarland@alaska.edu.

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December 2018

IARC salon: Communicating science at AGU

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 2:30 pm3:30 pm
Akasofu 401, 2160 Koyukuk Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States
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Join us for the December IARC Salon seminar on science communication at AGU. Experienced presenters John Walsh and Ned Rozell will give tips and tricks for giving a great science talk. John Walsh Ned Rozell There will also be time to get tips and feedback on your AGU flash talk or poster spiel

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IARC First Friday

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm6:30 pm
Akasofu lobby

Join us for First Friday at the International Arctic Research Center in the Akasofu Building lobby. Artists include researchers, staff and friends of UAF West Ridge research groups. North Star String will provide live music starting at 3:15 pm. Contributors include: Hot Time in Cold Places by Margaret Rudolf and Matthew Sturm Chukchi Ecosystem Observatory by Claudine Hauri and Klara Maisch Fairbanks Sogetsu Class by Maiko Iwahana, Ronald Inouye, Hisako Suzuki Ito and Lucy Smyth Christina Buffington Jessie Young-Robertson Kimberly Cox Ned…

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