Nordic Spirit Classics Second Friday Series Archive

Nordic Spirit Classics Second Friday Series – Friday, August 12

The Inspirational Life of Fridtjof Nansen, Polar Explorer, Anthropologist, Oceanographer, Diplomat and Humanitarian by Tommy Dickey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus, former Chair in Oceanographic Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara This is an archival presentation from the 2010 Nordic Spirit Symposium, The Nordic Explorers: From Polar Frontiers to the Silk Road.

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Nordic Spirit Classics Second Friday Series – Friday, June 10

Skäne to Lappland – Travels through Sweden with Carl Linnaeus by Anders Björling, Nature Photographer and Prof. Roland Thorstensson, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota Although best known for his system of nomenclature in botany, Carl Linnaeus is also noted for his travel books about the Swedish provinces. Anders Björling and Roland Thorstensson retraced two…

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Nordic Spirit Classics Second Friday Series – Friday, May 13

LIVING ON TECTONIC PLATE BOUNDARIES IN ICELAND AND CALIFORNIA: COPING WITH VOLCANIC DISASTERS Prof. Egill HaukssonCaltech Seismological LaboratoryPasadena, California Major earthquakes and volcanic eruptions can occur both in Iceland and California. They occur along the plate boundaries between the Pacific, North America, and Eurasia plates and affect local populations of Icelanders and Californians alike. Recent…

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