UAFNews-L Science for Alaska Lecture Series announces schedule for 2015

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Date: January 9, 2015 at 21:43:01 EST
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Science for Alaska Lecture Series announces schedule for 2015

CONTACT: Lea Gardine, 907-474-7664, lagardine

The Science for Alaska Lecture Series, Jan. 20–Feb. 24, will bring current scientific research to the Fairbanks community.

The lectures will be held in the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel Gold Room on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

This year’s series includes the following lectures:

Jan. 20, “Weird Stuff You Ought to Know About Snow,” by Matthew Sturm.
Jan. 27, “The Next Big Earthquake,” by Michael West.
Feb. 3, “Polar Adventures: The Voyages of the Research Vessel Sikuliaq,” by Michael Castellini.
Feb. 10 “Flying Robots! How Drones are Revolutionizing Science in Alaska,” by Sean Barberie.
Feb. 17 “Weather Satellites and Alaska,” by Eric Stevens.
Feb. 24 “Changing Relationships Among Alaska Hunters, Wildlife and Habitat,” by Todd Brinkman.

This series is coordinated and sponsored by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute and the Alaska Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS: Sue Mitchell, GI Public Information Officer, 907-474-5823 or semitchell


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