We are pleased to announce the Arctic Speaker Series for 2017-18.
Talks are typically held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
The talks begin at 4:00pm and are free & open to the public
The fall talks (Sept, Oct and Nov) will be held in SB 142
The Spring talks (Jan, February and March) will be held in Math Sciences 527
|September 20, 2017|
|October 5, 2017||Hajo Eicken, Professor of Geophysics and Director of the International Arctic Research Center at University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
Stakeholder engagement in sustained Arctic observations: Community-based observations, satellite remote sensing and participatory scenarios focusing on coastal sea ice.
|October 18, 2017|
|November 15, 2017|
|December 2017||No lecture|
|January 17, 2018|
|February 21, 2018|
|March 14, 2018|
|April 18, 2018||
Maribeth Murray, AINA- University of Calgary
Phil Wookey, March 14, 2018
Phil Wookey, Professor in Ecosystem Ecology at Stirling University, discusses "Biospheric feedbacks and the ‘Arctic Amplification’ of climate change"
Gerald Bigelow, February 21, 2018
Gerald Bigelow, Associate Professor in the Department of History, Bates College, discusses "Geocatastrophes in the North Seen Through Archaeology: The Shetland Islands Climate and Settlement Project"
Chui-Ling Tam, January 17, 2018
Chui-Ling Tam, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Calgary, discusses "Learning to Listen: Furtive Strands of Climate Change in Everyday Stories of the Kitikmeot, Nunavut"
Lize-Marié van der Watt, November 29, 2017
Lize-Marié van der Watt , researcher at the Division for History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden discusses "The Changing Nature of Arctic Research Institutions in the Early Cold War."
Susan A. Kaplan, November 15, 2017
Susan Kaplan, director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center at Bowdoin College discusses "The Boilers Went to Pieces, The Ship was on Fire:Untold Stories of Robert E. Peary’s North Pole Expeditions."
NSTP Student Symposium, October 18, 2017
Presentations by Tessa Baker, Samantha Jones, Patrick Duke, Colin Padget, Samira Samimi, Sarah St. Germain and Teresa Tufts
Hajo Eicken, October 5, 2017
Hajo Eicken, Professor of Geophysics and Director of the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), discusses "Stakeholder engagement in sustained Arctic observations: Community-based observations, satellite remote sensing and participatory scenarios focusing on coastal sea ice."
Ravi D. Sankar, September 20, 2017
Ravi D. Sankar, Postdoctoral Scholar at the Arctic Institute of North America discusses, "We're losing our land!!" - The Impacts of Amplified Warming and Reduced Sea-Ice on Shoreline Evolution: A Case study from Paulatuk, Canada.