Antarctic Lecture Series

Spring, 2017 Antarctic Lecture Series

Fall, 2016 Antarctic Lecture Series

Spring, 2016 Antarctic Lecture Series

Fall, 2015 Antarctic Lecture Series

Spring, 2015 Antarctic Lecture Series

Fall, 2014 Antarctic Lecture Series

  • Tuesday November 25, “Development of the South Pole Traverse” David Bresnahan. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St.
  • Monday October 20, “Physical Hydrology of the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Ecosystems waiting for water” Adam Wlostowski, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 
  • Tuesday September 9, “In Shackleton’s Footsteps” Bob Michael. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 

Spring, 2014 Antarctic Lecture Series

  • Tuesday April 15, “Exploration of the Transantarctic Mountains” James W. Collinson, Professor Emeritus. School of Earth Sciences and Byrd Polar Research Center. The Ohio State University. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St.
  • Tuesday February 25, “Under the Ice – The Geophysical Unveiling of the Antarctic Continent” Dr. Rick Aster, Department Head, Geosciences, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 

2013

Fall, 2013 Antarctic Lecture Series

  • Monday September 9, “Taylor’s Valley: What the history of Antarctica’s ‘heroic era’ can contribute to contemporary ecological research in the McMurdo Dry Valleys” Dr. Adrian Howkins, Department of History, Colorado State University. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 
  • Monday October 14, “South Pole – Then and Now: Building for Science” Bill Spindler, former construction engineer with USAP. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St.
  • Tuesday, November 5,  “An End to the Trend: Antarctic ecosystem response to climate variability in the McMurdo Dry Valleys” Dr Michael Gooseff, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 

Spring, 2013 Antarctic Lecture Series

  • 5pm, Wednesday, February 13, panel discussion “Melting Down at the Poles: What are the differences?”  Managing the Planet Series, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University, panel members include: Dr. Diana Wall, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Dr. David Thompson, Department of Atmospheric Science, Dr. John Moore, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, and Dr. Shane Kanatous, Department of Biology, Avo’s. 
  • Tuesday, March 19, “A Half Century of Antarctic Exploration: 1957-2013” by Dr. John Behrendt, Fellow emeritus at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado at Boulder and Scientist Emeritus at U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St.
  • Tuesday, April 30,  “This is my job? 20 Years Supporting Science in Antarctica”, by Bob Farrell, Palmer Station Manager for the US Antarctic Program, Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 

 

2012

Fall, 2012 Antarctic Lecture Series

  • September 24, “antARcTica, the art in Antarctica” Jim Collinson. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 
  • October 22, “Working at Palmer Station, on the Antarctic Peninsula, in support of the United States Antarctic Program” Rebecca Shoop, USAP. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 
  • November 20,  “Snow Job – Working for Science in Antarctica” Karen Joyce. Fort Collins Main Public Library, 201 Peterson St. 

 

2011

Fall, 2011 Antarctic lecture series

  • Monday, Sept. 26, “A changing world and its effects on top level predators: Lessons to be learned from an Antarctic predator; the Weddell seal” by Shane B. Kanatous, Department of Biology, Colorado State University, 7PM, Everyday Joe’s. 
  • Thursday, Oct. 27, “Climate change and soil animals: What very large changes on very small organisms can tell us about the future of Antarctica” by Zachary A. Sylvain, Department of Biology, Colorado State University, 7PM, Fort Collins Main Public Library. 
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, “The second race for the Pole: Changing cultures of Antarctic exploration in the 1940s and 1950s” by Adrian Howkins, Department of History, Colorado State University, 7PM, Everyday Joe’s. 

 

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