Clay Hoyt will be giving his MSES thesis proposal entitled, “Developing a Multispectral UAV Tool for Early Detection of Spruce Bark Beetle in Southcentral Alaska.” The presentation will be held in Carr-Gottstein 102 Remote participation is also available via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84517826753?pwd=SnArSVFVWW9iL0I2bFhyS0pWS3lNQT09
Russell Wong will be giving his MSES thesis proposal entitled, “Pixel Walking: What is greening in Alaska’s Brooks Range?” The presentation will be in Carr-Gottstein 102. Remote participation is also available via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87998825499?pwd=TmpPWkRYb0pBejR1T0tSL2xrdVdFdz09
Please join us on Friday, April 23rd at 12:00 PM AKST for Sylvia Taylor’s MSES thesis proposal entitled, “Characterizing the geographic spread of a novel population of white spruce into an Arctic basin of the western Brooks Range, Alaska.” The presentation will be online via Zoom: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83108205186
Tom Day will be giving his MSES (Master of Science in Environmental Science) thesis defense entitled, “DETECTING CHANGES IN VEGETATION COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND LAND SURFACE PHENOLOGY USING LANDSAT AND MODIS SATELLITE IMAGERY IN SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA 1986-2016” The presentation will be on Thursday, December 5th at 1 pm in Carr-Gottstein 102.
Prominent newspapers, magazines, and journals across the country, including The New Yorker, Business Insider and Nature Geoscience, have picked up MSES student Gerard Ganey’s research paper on “watermelon snow” in recent weeks. In his study, done with Professor Roman Dial, Ganey discussed how an algae species found in glaciers can tint the snow crimson and…