Alaska Science Center Seminar Series

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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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Energy Assessments on Alaska’s North Slope

Atigun River in Atigun Gorge - Brooks Range in Alaska

View westward along Atigun River in Atigun Gorge.  Rocks in foreground are Lower Cretaceous Fortress Mountain Formation.  Rocks in gorge, along river, are Lower Cretaceous Okpikruak Formation.  Mountains on horizon are mostly carbonates of Carboniferous Lisburne Group.  Location in Brooks Range foothills, about 100 miles southeast of Umiat.
(Credit: David Houseknecht, USGS. Public domain.)

Date/Time: November 20, 2019 @ 10 a.m. (Alaska time) 
Speaker: Dave Houseknecht

About the Talk: Coming soon!

More Information: Alaska Petroleum Systems
About the AuthorDave Houseknecht

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:

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  • Meeting ID: 82511
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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 10:00 am Dave Houseknecht Energy Assessments on Alaska’s North Slope
December  10:00 am Karyn Rode and Todd Atwood Polar Bear and Human Interactions
January  10:00 am TBD TBD
February  10:00 am Christina Ahlstrom Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Gulls and Environments of Alaska
March  10:00 am TBD TBD
April  10:00 am Jeff Falke (USGS Cooperative Research Unit) An Overview of the USGS Cooperative Research Unit at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
May  10:00 am TBD TBD


Previous Seminar Summaries