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Environmental Science and Geology

Thursday, April 17, 2014

SEAKGIS special GIS Presentation/ New GEOG course added to Fall schedule

Updated Meeting Location: Please join us at the Juneau Forestry Sciences Lab conference room on UAS campus.  This location will make it more convenient for UAS Faculty to attend.

 Visiting professors from the Czech Republic are available for a short presentation and discussion tomorrow 4/17/14 at 1:30 pm at the Juneau Forestry Sciences Lab conference room.

Vit Vozenilek and Jan Brus will introduce the Department of Geoinformatics at Palacky University in Olomouc (Czech Republic).

The presentation will be mainly focused on:

- research and education in GIScience at Palacky University in Olomouc

- GISc case studies in brief (climatology, cartography, environment, uncertainty and others)

- cooperation and networking possibilities


GEOG 212-J01 Natural Hazards has recently been added to the Fall 2014 Course Schedule and is designed for GEOG majors. This is the usual companion class to ENVS 212 but without the lab section. We'll focus on the elements of Natural Hazards and look at recent and important disaster case studies.

3 Credits M, W 1:15-2:45

for questions contact Mike Hekkers


Michael Hekkers 10:23:25 AM
Friday, April 11, 2014

SEACC- Wilderness Stewardship Associate

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council is hiring this fieldwork position which might be of interest to ENVS, ODS, or GEOG majors.

Michael Hekkers 04:06:27 PM
Wednesday, April 09, 2014

REU Opportunity at OSU with UAS ENVS Alumnus!

Apply for one of these prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) internships and work with Logan Berner, UAS ENVS Alumnus. 

Two summer RUE positions are available with the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University to participate in a project collecting tree trait data to support earth system modeling. Students will learn to collect and process tree cores, measure tree and crown height with lasers, measure leaf area with optical sensors, and make other forest measurements. Students will also analyze and format data according to protocols developed for the AmeriFlux network, Fluxnet, and the U.N. Global Terrestrial Observing System-Terrestrial Carbon Observations. Field work will be conducted in eastern Oregon. Expected qualifications: Use of excel for data entry and analysis. Desired qualifications: Field experience making tree measurements and using field instruments (e.g. LAI-2000). The internship pays $500 per week in addition to housing and other benefits. Period of internship is June 16 - August 15. To apply, send CV and letter of interest to and by April 25th.

Logan Berner
Graduate Research Assistant (PhD)
Deptment of Forest Ecosystems and Society
College of Forestry
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon

Michael Hekkers 11:13:37 AM

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