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Alaska Science Forum: Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes

A scientist once noticed a connection between the stress that tides inflict on the planet and the number of small earthquakes that happen in some areas when that pressure is greatest. She saw a pattern to these earthquakes leading up to great tsunamis.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/alaska-science-forum-tidal-stresses-
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse

In the spring of 1946, five men stationed at the Scotch Cap lighthouse had reason to be happy. World War II was over. They had survived. Their lonely Coast Guard assignment on Unimak Island would be over in a few months.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/alaska-science-forum-demise-scotch-c
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

As pungent eucalyptus trees soaked up inches of California rain, a few researchers inside San Francisco's Moscone Center spoke of the treeless third of Alaska at the 2014 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/alaska-science-forum-two-tales-dynam
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Alaska Science Forum: 1946 tsunami survivor shares her story

On April 1, 1946, the sea floor ruptured just south of Unimak Island in the Aleutian Islands.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/alaska-science-forum-1946-tsunami-su
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Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - At this annual gathering of more than 20,000 Earth and space scientists, press conferences offered by the organizers feature scientists discussing everything from Mars rovers whiffing methane to Christmas lights visible from space.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
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Educator Spotlight: Elisabeth Hauser

...questions, writing, drawing and reading. I am member of both the National Science Teachers Association and the Alaska Science Teachers Association. In 2012, I received a small grant from the ASTA to help purchase basic science equipment for...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/educator-spotlight-elisabeth-hauser
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

The revival of the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of people, was the end of a long journey for Johan Hultin.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/alaska-science-forum-villagers-remai
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Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska

"It is a very remarkable fact that a region under a civilized government for more than a century should remain so completely unknown as the vast territory drained by the Copper, Tanana and Koyukuk Rivers.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/alaska-science-forum-twenty-weeks-th
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Alaska Science Forum: Northern lab cranked out the quirky and creative

"Rectal Temperature of the Working Sled Dog." "Cleaning and Sterilization of Bunny Boots." "Comparative Sweat Rates of Eskimos and Caucasians Under Controlled Conditions.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/alaska-science-forum-northern-lab-cr
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Alaska Science Forum: Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

During the first 21 days of November 2014, no recordable snow fell in Anchorage, Juneau or Fairbanks. Over an unusual swath of the state, the ground was frozen, dusty and brown. Even extreme parts of Alaska were in a snow drought.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/alaska-science-forum-snow-starved-al
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