Posted by: crhammond | October 27, 2011

Ecologist Katey Walter Anthony Speaks Tonight at the Hospital

Schoolyard Talk tonight presented by BASC Host Nokinba Acker:

Katey Walter Anthony  is speaking tonight, Thursday, October 27th at 7pm in the Hospital Large Common Room (Entrance E of the Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital).

Methane Bubbling Out of Lakes Around Barrow

Katey Walter Anthony

Aquatic Ecologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Katey will be speaking about methane seeps in Alaskan lakes, including those around Barrow.  For over 11 years Katie has been studying the tundra to determine the amount of methane seeping out of the ground.  Many of the lakes out on the tundra have methane actively bubbling up out of their beds.  Come learn about what she is studying and finding in these local lakes!


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