Hurricane Sandy’s impacts are resonating northward in the form of a grant to UAF to improve weather forecasts with better satellite data capture and processing.
An academic consultant will discuss emergency response activities and modeling at the Austrian Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics at noon, Dec. 2, in the Elvey Building’s Globe Room.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a West Ridge holiday open house and First Friday event Dec. 5 from 2-6 p.m. in the Elvey and Akasofu buildings.
The UAF Robotics Lab, funded by the NASA Near Earth Network, is a great way to teach younger students who are thinking of science careers, especially those who go to smaller schools.
Syun-Ichi Akasofu will offer a new twist on an old explanation for the explosive form of the aurora called auroral substorms. Akasofu will present “Why does the aurora flare up?” from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Elvey Building’s Globe Room.
The UAF Geophysical Institute now has an office in Iceland. As an expansion of their partnership with Unmanned Aircraft Systems Iceland, UAF and Icelandic officials inaugurated the new office on Oct. 30.
UAF Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning is hosting more than 40 free events this summer, including programs about earthquakes, Yup’ik dolls and robotic surgery in the coming week.
UAF Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning invites you to discover the magical workings of science through hands-on experiments for the whole family each Monday during the summer.
Radar sensors are like eyes that see in the dark, but better. Franz Meyer, associate professor of remote sensing at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, will address the potential that radar is opening to science exploration at a talk Tuesday, Feb. 4.