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Alaska Hydrography Editing and Workflow Training

September 10-11, 2014

Please join the Alaska Hydrography Technical Working Group for a free, hands-on training of Alaska’s hydrography stewardship model, the Alaska Hydrography Database (AK Hydro).

What:
AK Hydro Editing and Workflow Training

When:
September 10-11, 2014 from 9am to 4pm

Where:
ADNR TIPS training Room, Anchorage, AK

Space is limited and...Read more


Translating the Science of our Landscape Discovery Lab

July 30, August 1-2, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2, 2014

1:00pm to 3:00pm each day

Alaska Islands & Oceans Visitor Center Lab Classroom
95 Sterling Highway
Homer, AK 99603

What can streams and lake sediments tell us about fish? How do people value the resources around them? Explore the...Read more


2014 Kenai River Festival

June 6-8, 2014

Celebrate the Kenai River with a weekend filled with free family fun for everyone. The Kenai River Festival, presented by the Kenai Watershed Forum, returns for the 24rd year with a community celebration and festival for the Kenai River.

Friday June 6 - Sunday June 8, 2014
at...Read more


Alaska EPSCoR/IFREE Workshop - Choice Experiments and Choice Processes

May 21-22, 2014

Economic analysis typically focuses on observable behavior and ignores the underlying process through which choices are made. However, the recognition that choice processes and not just outcome can be important for understanding economic behavior has made significant inroads in both theoretical and applied research.

This workshop brings together researchers working...Read more


US-IALE 2014 Annual Symposium

May 18-22, 2014

Cumulative Impacts and Landscape Initiatives: A Sustainability Check During Climate Change

The 2014 US-IALE (US - International Association of Landscape Ecology) Annual Symposium will be held Sunday, May 18 through Thursday, May 22 in Anchorage, Alaska at the Sheraton Alaska Hotel.

US-IALE fosters landscape ecology in the United States, providing...Read more


2014 UAA Undergraduate Research & Discovery Symposium

April 14-17, 2014

Elanor Watts & Nikita Robinson, undergraduate interns working with Southcentral Test Case reasearchers Dr. Chad Farrell and Dr. Sarah Wandersee, will present their work at the 2014 Undergraduate Research & Discovery Symposium at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Both interns have posters on display showcasing their work. Nikita's poster is...Read more


Translating the Science of our Landscape Discovery Lab

April 2, 2014

3:00-5:00pm
April 2, 2014
Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, AK.

What can streams and lake sediments tell us about fish? How do people value the resources around them? Explore the tools scientists are using to measure land and water changes, learn how fish respond, and try to...Read more


48th Annual Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference

March 24-28, 2014

Registration for the 28th Annual Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference is now open.

This year's conference will be held March 24 - 28, 2014 at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center in Fairbanks, Alaska

To register, learn more about this year's conference or view the agenda, visit Read more


16th Annual Alaska Forum on the Environment

February 3-7, 2014

The 16th Annual, 2014 Alaska Forum on the Environment will be held Monday, February 3 through Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Dena'ina Convention Center in downtown Anchorage, Alaska.

For more information about registration, detailed programs and agenda, workshops, field trips and the Alaska Forum on the Evnironment, please visit...Read more


Alaska Marine Science Symposium

January 20-24, 2014

The 2014 Alaska Marine Science Symposium will be held the week of January 20-24, 2014 at the Egan Center in Downtown Anchorage, Alaska.

The Alaska Science Catalog along with Alaska EPSCoR will have a booth at the poster sessions on Monday and Tuesday evening, February 20st & 21nd from 6:00pm...Read more


AAUG/URISA Monthly Meeting (Jan 2014)

Wednesday January 15, 2014, Noon

New Location!
BP Energy Center
900 East Benson Boulevard
Note that the Energy Center has strict parking locations!
Click here for directions and parking
Noon to 1:00 PM

Speaker: Andy Spence, Esri Training Consultant
Abstract: The success of your GIS relies on the decisions of...Read more


High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change

Using more than 650,000 high-resolution images from Landsat, a team of scientists and Google partnered to create a global map showing forest cover change from 2000 to 2012. The interactive online tool allows users to discover changes to the Earth's forest resources at a 30 meter scale. Several areas on...Read more


Ice Dams, Lake Ahtna and the Evolution of Salmon

7:00 pm, Tuesday December 3, 2013

Professor, Author and MacArthur Fellow David Montgomery will present glacial ice dams, Glacial Lake Ahtna, prehistoric mega-floods and their role in the evolution of salmon and other species at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Recital Hall (directions). This event is sponsored by: Sea Grant, the Southwest Alaska...Read more


Alaska EPSCoR Annual Meeting

October 23-24, 2013

It's time for the Alaska EPSCoR Annual Meeting! Alaska EPSCoR researchers, leadership and students will gather at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus to discuss and share their work from the first year of Alaska ACE. This two-day event is a great opportunity to learn about the amazing work that...Read more


2013 Kenai Peninsula Aerial Imagery

We are happy to announce the successful collection of sub-meter aerial imagery for several regions within the Kenai River watershed from summer 2013. GINA recently took delivery of this imagery which is currently going through QA/QC. Once the review process is complete and the product meets requirements, the WMS will...Read more


Alaska Statewide Orthoimagery Mosaic

The 2012 SDMI Ortho-Imagery update is only weeks away. GINA recently announced the upcoming update to the Alaska Statewide Orthoimagery Mosaic on their blog. Much of Southcentral Alaska is included in the previous mosaic. Several additional tiles in the region are currently in review or their collection in...Read more


Kenai River Festival

June 7-9, 2013

Celebrate the Kenai River with a weekend filled with free family fun for everyone. The Kenai River Festival, presented by the Kenai Watershed Forum, returns for the 23rd year with a community celebration and festival for the Kenai River.

This years' events include:
FREE KWF Kid's Zone...Read more


Alaska EPSCoR Southcentral Test Case Workshop

May 7-9th, 2013

EPSCoR-ACE Southcentral test case workshop and site visits on the Kenai Peninsula. This workshop will introduce researchers to the physical setting, promote collaboration between teams and introduce the community partners to the project.

Short field trips and site visits throughout the watershed will help researchers better understand the landscape...Read more


EPSCoR Proposed Imagery Collection

EPSCoR-ACE SCTC Proposed coverage for AHAP, 1950's and 2013 aerial photography. This imagery will be collected and made available for distribution as it becomes available and passes QA/QC. Read more


Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership Symposium

April 17-18, 2013

The Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership is hosting a Science Symposium on April 17 and 18 at the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. Guest speakers, presentations and discussions on marine and freshwater habitats across the Kenai Peninsula Borough will be on the agenda. You don’t want to...Read more


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