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Thesis defense: cryospheric hazard planning & response

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Join IARC for Dina Abdel-Fattah's PhD defense on cryospheric hazard planning and response in Alaska. Dina is advised by Sarah Trainor. Join remotely via Zoom. Dissertation title: Stakeholder needs and information use in cryospheric hazard planning and response: case studies from Alaska Dissertation abstract: The global cryosphere is experiencing rapid change, which potentially impacts the…

Stories from MOSAiC

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Join the International Arctic Research Center for this month’s IARC Salon featuring scientists Rob Rember and Marc Oggier. The pair will speak about their sea ice research on the historic Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAIC) expedition. Rember and Oggier recently returned from four months in the central Arctic Ocean on…

Improving climate change coverage in news

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Join the International Arctic Research Center for January's research salon panel discussion on working together to improve climate change coverage in the news. Hear perspectives from a journalist, a climate scientist and a communication scientist: Lois Parshley– investigative magazine journalist covering the intersection of geopolitics and science. Currently the Snedden Chair of Journalism at the University of Fairbanks,…

Interior Alaska Air Quality

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Join IARC for December's research salon panel discussion on air quality.

Warming of the Chukchi slope through the Barrow Canyon outflow in winter 2016-2017

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Seminar by visiting scientist Satoshi Kimura, a physical oceanographer at JAMSTEC Arctic Ocean and Climate System Research Group. The talk title is, The warming of the Chukchi slope through the Barrow Canyon outflow in the 2016-2017 winter. ABSTRACT: While a substantial portion of the Pacific-origin waters flows through Barrow Canyon in the northeast corner of…

Alaska’s 2019 extended wildfire season

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Join the International Arctic Research Center for October’s research salon panel discussion on Alaska's 2019 extended wildfire season. Hear perspectives from Uma Bhatt, Joe Little and Nancy Fresco. Light refreshments will be provided. IARC Salon is a monthly seminar series coordinated annually by one of IARC's students. For more information contact this year's graduate student…

Response of major modes of eastern Arctic Ocean variability to climate change

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Join IARC for Till Baumann’s PhD thesis defense titled response of major modes of eastern Arctic Ocean variability to climate change. Till is advised by Igor Polyakov. Abstract: The Arctic Ocean plays a central role in ongoing climate change, with sea-ice loss being the most prominent indicator. In recent years, an increased influence of Atlantic…

ST Lee Young Scientist Exchange Lecture – Anthropogenic forcing: effects on extreme glacier mass-loss

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

This lecture is part of the S.T. Lee Young Scientist Exchange with Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Visiting scientist: Lauren Vargo Talk overview: Glaciers are unique indicators of climate change, and extreme glacier mass loss is becoming more common globally. While decadal glacier decline has been attributed to anthropogenic forcing, direct links between anthropogenic…

Coast survey’s operations in Alaska

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Seminar by Bart Buesseler, Navigation Manager for the NOAA Office for Coast Surveys (OCS) about the operations that NOAA OCS conducts in Alaska. Topics: How are survey areas identified and selected?What kinds of data are acquired?What standards are used?What opportunities exist for collaboration?  Download presentation (PDF)

IARC Salon- Project leadership & management in research

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Please join the International Arctic Research Center for our first IARC Salon this semester – Project leadership & management in research. Come hear perspectives and insights from Pips Veazey, Alaska EPSCoR; Michael Castellini, UAF Graduate School and UArctic; and Rosemary Madnick, Office of Grants and Contracts Administration. Light refreshments will be served.

My 60-year research life at UAF

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

Syun-Ichi Akasofu will give a presentation on his research philosophy Thursday, Jan. 24, from 1-2 p.m. in Akasofu 401. “My research begins when I find observed facts which are inconsistent, contradictory or wrong in well-established theories,” he said. A professor emeritus of physics, Akasofu was the director of the Geophysical Institute from 1986 to 1999 and…

IARC salon: Communicating science at AGU

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

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

IARC Salon: Mental health in the sciences

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

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…

IARC Salon- Using social media in the sciences

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

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.  

Chinese Academy of Science collaboration workshop 2018

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

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.

Google Drive- brown bag workshop

Akasofu 401 2160 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks

IARC’s Nate Bauer will lead a brown bag workshop on Google Drive: introduction and integration.