Author-scientist to discuss tech needs in oil and gas work

Bill Streever will discuss technological needs related to ecological stewardship in the oil and gas industry on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 3:30 p.m. in the Elvey Building’s Globe Room.

Streever, author of the books “Cold” and “Heat,” lives in Anchorage and runs an applied research program for BP in Alaska’s North Slope oil fields.

Streever’s presentation will draw from examples related to tundra restoration, pipeline installation, protected species monitoring, geophysical exploration, underwater sound and remote sensing. Throughout, he will emphasize the diverse trajectories that inventions and innovations take on their journey from conception to commercialization.

Seating is limited to 40. RSVP to the UAF Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization at 474-2605 or by Tuesday, Sept. 2.