AQC Visiting Speakers


The Alaska Quaternary Center has funded many distinguished researchers to visit the University of Alaska Fairbanks and give talks about their research. Our invited speaker program provides an opportunity for students and faculty to interact with reseachers from other institutions. Click here to read about speakers that the AQC has sponsored in the past.

Speaker and Affiliation Presentation Links

Dr. Glen MacDonald

Department of Geography, UCLA
It's a Dry Heat - Climate Warming, the Pacific Ocean and Drought in Western North America

Dr. Vance Holliday

Department of Anthroplogy, University of Arizona
The Earliest Colonizers of the New World: An Abrupt Cultural and Environmental End?

Dr. James McCalpin

2013 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer in Engineering Geology

The Mountains are Falling Apart; A Spectrum of Mass Failures from Landslides through Deep-Seated Gravitational Spreading (Sackung), to "Unfolding" of Folds
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