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April 11, 2014

Biodegradation of crude oil in Alaskan seashore sediments

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WERC graduate student Priyam Sharma will present results from her research on the biodegradation of crude oil as seen in laboratory experiments. (more…)

April 4, 2014

Streamflow trends of Interior rivers

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Katrina Bennett discusses her research on Interior Alaskan river basins using results from historical as well as recent data. (more…)

March 27, 2014

Microbial biofilms and drinking water

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New faculty member Srijan Aggarwal will present his research on biofilms, how these affect our water distribution system and how to mitigate their presence. (more…)

March 14, 2014

RAVENS project assesses water security in coastal communities

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Harry Penn reports his findings from the RAVENS project. (more…)

March 7, 2014

Understanding discontinuous permafrost aquifers

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WERC graduate student Michelle Barnes discusses her research on groundwater flow through discontinuous permafrost. (more…)

February 28, 2014

What turbidity tells us about watersheds

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Matvey Debolskiy, a new WERC PhD student, will be discussing research he was conducting on rivers in Russia prior to joining WERC. (more…)

February 13, 2014

Sources and feedback mechanisms of methane and CO2 in thermokarst lakes

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WERC faculty Katey Walter Anthony discusses her research on carbon cycling and its feedback processes at this week’s seminar. (more…)

February 7, 2014

Snow dumps and the release of contaminants during snow melt

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Associate WERC faculty Aaron Dotson discusses organic contamination of surface water from snow dumps during snow melt. (more…)

January 31, 2014

An incubation study of methane production in a thermokarst-lake system

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WERC graduate student Joanne Heslop presents results from her research on methane production from Vault Lake and the Vault Creek Permafrost Tunnel. (more…)

January 18, 2014

Hidden cameras shed light on North Slope wildlife migration

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In the latest issue of BioScience, Ken Tape discusses his research on using automated cameras to capture wildlife migration on the North Slope of Alaska. (more…)

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