All Arctic Visiting Speaker Tours

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2001

Date(s): 
18 June 2001 to 25 June 2001
Speaker: 
Ron Macnab

Presentations

The Arctic Ocean, Article 76, and Alaskan Resources: The Significance of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), and its Anticipated Effect on Resource Jurisdiction North of Alaska

This presentation was held for Minerals Management Service staff, Industry (BP/Phillips), and general public.

Enlarging Seward's Icebox: How Changes in Climate and International Law Could Offer Alaskans a Greater Share of the Arctic Ocean's Resources

Date(s): 
28 May 2001 to 15 July 2001
Speaker: 
Garrik Grikurov

Presentations

Preliminary results of the Russian earth science research conducted in the 2000 in the high Arctic

This presentation was held at the University in Fairbanks for graduate students and professors.

Tectonic Structure and Evolution of Sedimentary Basins on the Continental Margin of Northern Eurasia

This presentation was held for Minerals Management Service staff, Industry (BP/Phillips), and general public, in Anchorage.

The Work of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Arctic and Antarctic

Date(s): 
15 May 2001 to 23 May 2001
Speaker: 
Richard Dauenhauer

Presentations

Endangered languages in the North: technical and emotional issues in reversing language shift

This presentation was given at the IASSA conference.

Endangered languages in the North

This presentation was given to staff and students in the sociolinguistics department and Laval University.

Date(s): 
29 January 2001 to 3 February 2001
Speaker: 
Richard Glenn
Orville Huntington

Presentations

Ways of Knowing Science: An Alaska Native Perspective

These two experts on the effects of environmental change on arctic subsistence lifestyles contributed their perspectives to this cooperative K-12 science education program. The speakers gave classroom presentations at elementary, middle, and high schools in the Port Aransas School District. Topics of discussion were based on themes from the Study of Arctic Change program selected by teachers at the different grade levels.

Date(s): 
22 January 2001 to 25 January 2001
Speaker: 
Wieslaw Maslowski

Presentations

No summary.

2000

Date(s): 
18 December 2000 to 22 December 2000
Speaker: 
Arthur Grantz

Presentations

Insights into plate tectonics in the Arctic Basin from seismic profiles, gravity data and bedrock cores

Other Activities

  • Meeting with Russian members of the International Arctic Science Committee http://iasc.info (IASC) planning group for the arctic sediment compilation (an outgrowth of the International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean project).

  • Visit and lecture at the Geological Department of St. Petersburg State University

Date(s): 
12 November 2000 to 20 November 2000
Speaker: 
William Schneider

Presentations

Dr. Schneider addressed the "Memory and History in Nunavut", a Community-University Research Alliance partnership among Groupe d'études inuit et circumpolaires (GÉTIC), Faculté des sciences sociales, Université Laval in Quebec.

Other Activities:

Participated in the "Memory and History in Nunavut" workshop in Iqaluit, including visits and meetings in the community.

Date(s): 
2 November 2000 to 4 November 2000
Speaker: 
Robert McGhee

Title: "Why did the Inuit Occupy Arctic North America? A case study in the brief regretted life of Scientistic Archaeology."

Other Activities

Visit to Circumpolar Laboratory, Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/Haffenreffer/

Presentations

Presentations focused on ecology of Arctic ungulates and the effects of petroleum development. Presented at a campus-wide seminar, a wildlife class, and at the student union luncheon.

Date(s): 
21 October 2000 to 26 October 2000
Speaker: 
Artur Chilingarov
Vladimir Gruzinov

Presentations

"On some problems in recent arctic and Antarctic research"