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Alaska Science Center Seminar Series

The USGS Alaska Science Center has a monthly seminar series that runs from October through May.  This series highlights the multiple research programs that are taking place across all disciplines at the center.

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** All Seminars are cancelled until further notice.**


Location: Leslie Holland-Bartels Conference Room, Glenn Olds Hall Building, 4210 University Drive, Anchorage (Click here for a map).  Please park at the Carr-Gottstein Building.

Webinar information

A webinar will be available for all talks for those who cannot make it in person.  For additional details or to be added to the electronic notification list, please contact Yvette Gillies.

**Space is limited so gather in groups to view presentation

To join the talk visit:

  • When you enter your name and Meeting ID, please uncheck 'Use browser for audio + video'
  • Meeting ID: 82511
  • For audio dial: 1-855-547-8255
    and enter the conference collaboration code: 82511 followed by the # key
  • You will be put on hold until the meeting begins

Some of the information provided in these seminars is preliminary or provisional and is subject to revision. It is being provided to meet the need for timely best science. Some of the information has not received final approval by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and is provided on the condition that neither the USGS nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from the authorized or unauthorized use of the information.

October 2019 - May 2020 schedule

October 15 9:00 am Vanessa von Biela Yukon Chinook Salmon and Heat Stress
November 20 2:00 pm Dave Houseknecht Petroleum Resource Assessments in Arctic Alaska:  Intersection of Science and Policy
December 10 10:00 am George Durner and Todd Atwood Planning for Change: Characterizing the Effects of Industrial Activities on Polar Bears
January 23  10:00 am Shad O'Neel and Joe Yelverton Capturing Change in the Icefield-to-Ocean Ecosystem of Southcentral Alaska
March 5 10:00 am Christina Ahlstrom Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Gulls and Environments of Alaska
Cancelled -March   17   Jeremy Littell, Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center Current Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center activities: research, translation, and adaptation
Cancelled -April  10:00 am Jeff Falke (USGS Cooperative Research Unit) An Overview of the USGS Cooperative Research Unit at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Cancelled - May      19 10:00 am Carson Baughman TBD


Previous Seminar Summaries