Alaska Quaternary Center

373 Reichardt Building
900 Yukon Dr.
PO Box 75-5940
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5940

Phone: (907) 474-5433
Fax: (907) 474-5101

Quaternary Science is the multi-disciplinary study of geological, biological, climatological and human systems of the past two million years (the Quaternary Period), and the evolution of these systems into present conditions on Earth. The Alaska Quaternary Center (AQC) is committed to the promotion of interdisciplinary research and the enhancement of interdisciplinary instruction in Quaternary sciences.


Three Quaternary talks on Thursday and Friday! (March 26 and 27)

Noon Thursday, March 26:  UA Museum of the North Brown bag seminar.
Emma Hopla-- " Catching 10,000 years of vegetation in models and sediments"

7 pm Thursday, March 26:  public meeting at Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St. Fairbanks.
Maarten Van Hardenbroek--"Scientists, the Lake, and You".  Bring your personal experiences of climate change to the meeting.

3:30 pm Friday, March 27:  Geosciences/WERC Friday Seminar, 201 Reichardt Bld., UAF.
Maarten Van Hardenbroek and Emma Hopla--" The effect of changing climate and landscape on Arctic lake ecosystems: A Holocene perspective"