Science For Alaska

Science for Alaska 2014:

Celebrating 22 years of cutting-edge science lectures for Alaskans!

Thank you for your interest in the Science For Alaska Lecture Series! The 2014 lecture series will only be held in Fairbanks, on Tuesdays at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Convention Center.

UAF space physicist Peter Delamere kicks off the series Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. with his up-close look at the NASA New Horizon mission to Pluto and beyond.

Talks about the aurora, remote landscape sensing, noisy volcanoes, the greening of the Arctic and rising sea levels due to glacial melt will follow on Jan. 28 and Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25.á

This year Alaska EPSCoR signs on as a sponsor.áAlaska EPSCoR's mission is to improve Alaska's science capacity by engaging in research projects supported througháNational Science Foundationáand state funds.

The lectures will be held in the Westmark Gold Room, with exception of the Feb. 18 talk. That one will be in the Westmark's Northern Latitudes room.

You can view 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 lectures from Fairbanks at this site. If you can't find what you're looking for, or have a question, please contact the Geophysical InstituteáPublic Relations Office for assistance at 907-474-7558 or

We look forward to seeing you at Science for Alaska!

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Science for Alaska coordinators are interested in hearing your thoughts on the series. What do you want to learn more about? Is there a particular topic that you think would benefit the series? Would you like to suggest áa dynamic speaker from one of the University of Alaska campuses? Share your ideas by sending a quick e-mail. Clickáhere

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