science-communicationReports on recent research, emerging projects, and ongoing scientific pursuits

Topics include:

  • Observations from mooring tidal currents
  • Global climate model predictions
  • Sea ice loss and permafrost research
  • Social issues related to Arctic research and climate change
  • And much more!

Thanks to Abraham Endalamaw and Till Baumann for organizing the Research Salon Series for the 2015–2016 academic year.

Scheduled Talks

Seminars and Salon Series talks are listed below, most recent first.

Flora and Fauna of Alaska: Living in a Changing Climate - April, 13, 2017 | noon, 501 Akasofu- This joint presentation will discuss changes, adaptations, and resiliencies of the flora and fauna of Alaska in the context of climate change.
Why is climate science under public debate? - March 9, 2017, noon-1:15 p.m., 401 Akasofu- A joint presentation by John Walsh (IARC), Nancy Fresco (IARC/SNAP), and Chanda Meek (UAF Political Science Department)
The Scientific Frontier: What UAF Scientists learned about Alaska in 2016 - Thursday, February 2, 2017| noon-1:15 pm, 501 Akasofu-Join the UAF research community for a discussion about recent findings regarding Arctic and Alaska science.
Science industry meets University: Collaboration with Private Research - Thursday, November 10, 2016 | noon–1:15 pm, 501 Akasofu—Explore opportunities and challenges arising from collaboration between university and private research and to encourage broad engagement from the research community.
Climate Change and Health in Alaska - October 6, 2016, noon–1:15 p.m., 401 Akasofu—A joint presentation by researchers John Walsh (IARC), Bert Boyer (IAB/Center for Alaska Native Health Research), and Michael Brubaker (Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium)