(2) Murray State University
Arctic Streams in a Changing Environment --- Breck Bowden and Julia Larouche, University of Vermont; Michael Flinn and Jeff Kampman, Murray State University Suggested readings: Bowden, W.B., et al. 2008. Sediment and nutrient delivery from thermokarst features in the foothills of the North Slope, Alaska: Potential impacts on headwater stream ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research 113(G02026) doi:10.1029/2007JG000470. Slavik, K., et al. 2004. Long-Term Responses of the Kuparuk River Ecosystem to Phosphorus Fertilization. Ecology 85(4 ) 939-954. Hobbie, J.E., et al. 1999. Impact of global change on the biogeochemistry and ecology of an Arctic freshwater system. Polar Research 18(2): 207-214.
Wednesdays, Sept 7- Nov 30 2011 (12 seminars)
19:30 - 21:00 GMT
Hosted by the NSF Arctic Systems Science Thermokarst Project and the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists. For more information on the Thermokarst project and the presenters, visit http://thermokarst.psu.edu.
This course was supported through grants from the US National Science Foundation Arctic System Sciences Program, Collaborative Awards ARC-.0806341, 0806399, 0806329, 0806254, 0806465, 0806451, 0806271, and 0806394. The information presented was based on results from research from the NSF Arctic System Science Thermakarst Project and may not reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
The course is also endorsed by the International Permafrost Association (IPA). The IPA, founded in 1983, has as its objectives to foster the disseminationIPA of knowledge concerning permafrost and to promote cooperation among persons and national or international organizations engaged in scientific investigation and engineering work on permafrost.