Monday, November 3, 2008

Seniors give thesis presentations

Senior thesis presentations are scheduled for Nov. 14, 21, and Dec. 5. Sessions are held from 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. in room 183 of the Arctic Health Research Building.

Friday, Nov. 14
Larsen Hess: Non-destructive Testing of Alaska Birch Stems for Decomposition Using Acoustics

Matthew Sprau: Estimating Stand Heights for the Boreal Forest Using Airborne Light Detection and Ranging and Conventional Field Methods

Friday, Nov. 21
Jennifer Kapla: Rumen Microbial Proprionate Production as an Intermediary Toward Ethanol Production Using High Cellulose Feedstocks

Nicole Swensgard: A Sustainable Off-Grid Greenhouse Design for Interior Alaska

Cody Maxwell: Growth of Hydroponic Lettuce After Pre-Treating Seedlings with CO2

Friday, Dec. 5
David Ellsworth: Long-term Effects of Reindeer Grazing on Vegetation Species Composition and Soil Characteristics of Grassland Pastures

Mia Peterburs: Recent Trends in Furbearer Management, Trapping Participation, and the Fur Industry of Interior Alaska

Jessica Guritz: Mapping of 14 Non-native Plant Species and Recommended Management Strategies for the UAF Campus

For more information, call 474-7188.

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