Joel Homan’s research attempts to estimate snowpack distribution patterns at a watershed scale in the Arctic. Hear more about his approach at this week’s seminar on Friday, October 26th.
October 25, 2012
October 22, 2012
“You are what you eat and where you live” – INE/WERC introduces teachers to the fascinating world of stable isotope research
On Friday October 5, 2012, INE/WERC along with the Alaska Stable Isotope Facility (ASIF) hosted high school teachers from all across Alaska to learn more about the multitude of applications in stable isotope research as part of an outreach and education event jointly organized by the University of Alaska Corporative Extension Service (CES) and the Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE). (more…)
October 16, 2012
What roles do deciduous and conifer trees play in terms of water use and water cycling? Find out at this week’s WERC seminar, Friday, October 19, when Jessie Cable discusses boreal forest hydrology.
October 12, 2012
WERC is announcing a call for proposals addressing water resource issues in Alaska.
October 9, 2012
Looking out for the ice you can’t see: a simple method for estimating regional glacier melt reduction under supraglacial rock debris
Sam Herreid will introduce a new method for measuring glacier melt under debris cover in this week’s WERC seminar, Friday, October 12.
October 4, 2012
Cause and Effect: discerning the roles of the Aleut through 4500 years of changing North Pacific ecosystems
In this week’s WERC seminar, Nicole Misarti will present data from the Sanak Biocomplexity project and discuss the interactions between human dynamics, climate and ecosystem changes.
September 27, 2012
Hydroclimate Observations in Arctic Alaska: Analysis of Past Networks and Recommendations for the Future
In this week’s WERC seminar, Jessica Cherry and Amy Jacobs will discuss the inventory and analysis of climate, hydrology and related ecosystem datasets to improve future monitoring efforts.
September 19, 2012
WERC is joining forces with the Alaska Quaternary Center and the Department of Anthropology to host a special seminar by Dr. Vance Holliday from the University of Arizona.
Please note that this week’s seminar is going to be held in 109 Butrovich.
September 11, 2012
In this week’s WERC seminar, Phil Loring will discuss how the perceived image of a sustainable Alaska’s fisheries contradicts with the socioeconomic reality of Alaskan communities.
September 1, 2012
Researcher Dr. Nicole Misarti has joined WERC this month. (more…)