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2016 Spring Convention Presentations


Arctic Geology & Environment

Wetlands Management

Arctic Resources

Pogo: Ten Years of Mining

Arctic Permitting Challenges
  • Frozen Debris Lobes: Geohazards along the Dalton Highway

  • The Current Status of Mitigation Requirements and Implications for Mining Projects

  • Ambler Road Permitting Status

  • Two Subarctic Region Mine Reclamations: Giant Mine and Tundra Miner, Northwest Territories, Canada

  • Design, Construction, and Operational Challenges for Dams in Alaska

  • Creating Opportunities Through Public-Private Partnerships


Placer Mining

Arctic Engineering Innovations
  • Coastlines in Motion: High Resolution Digital Surface Models and Orthoimagery for Coastal Geohazard Mapping

  • Dalton Highway Aufies

  • Hydrokinetic Energy in Alaska

  • Resource Recovery in Mine Waste Effluent: A Means to Offset the Cost of Treatment. Case study: Copper Recovery Improves Water Quality of the Acidic Berkeley Pit Lake, Montana

  • Commercial UAS- Getting Off the Ground and What to Expect Once You’re There


Fort Knox- 20 Years and Counting

Arctic Policy: Current & Future

UAF Engineering and Geology Research
  • Qualifying Rare Earth Elements in Alaskan Coal

  • Mining Applications of Fodar

  • Unmanned Vehicles in Mine Rescue Operations and Training

  • Alaska’s New Field-Based Airborne Hyperspectral Imaging Facility Supporting Mineral Exploration and Mapping

  • Accessory and Rock Forming Minerals Monitoring the Evolution of the Ni-Cu-PGE Ultramafic Alpha Complex in the Eastern Alaska Range

  • Metallogeny and Origins of Cu-Rich Prospects In and Near Nikolai Greenstone, Central Alaska


Alaska Project Updates
  • Update of Greens Creek Operations

  • Donlin Gold Project Update

  • Graphite Creek Project Update

  • Shorty Creek: A Promising New Porphyry Project

  • Chuitna Coal Project

  • Update on the Usibelli Coal Mine