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Tanana River study: How to identify dangerous ice

...Tanana to document ice conditions and/or measure air temperature, ice thickness and water temperature, depth and chemical composition. Specifically, Kielland and other scientists were interested in the dynamics of the river system and the influence...
USCG keeps ship in Valdez - testing oil

...containers leaking oil onto the vessel.The Anchorage Daily News reports the Coast Guard also wants to determine the chemical composition of oil leaked onto the BBC Arizona.Coast Guard Lt. Allie Ferko said Tuesday the containers are carrying transformer...
JPD seized $2M worth of drugs last year

...hallucinations and aggressive behavior."It's extremely scary stuff," she said, adding that the dosage amount and chemical composition of Spice varies and is uncontrolled.JPD in 2013 also began tracking the number of drug-related overdoses...
Outside editorial: FBI has responsibility to correct its mistakes

...ballistic tests were not applicable. The assumption was that bullets from the same lead batches have the same chemical composition. But that assumption was debunked by the 2004 National Academy of Sciences study that found the FBI exaggerated...
My turn: Hydraulic fracturing in Alaska

...proprietary and industry will not divulge the exact chemical composition, although diesel fuel seems to be a known companies to provide full disclosure of the chemical composition of the hydraulic fracturing fluids. Some people...
Plant resins: Sticky stuff exuded for security

...sense, resins do not include gums, latex, waxes or mucilages. Resins differ from the other exudates in their chemical composition, detailed in Jean Langenheim's tome titled "Plant Resins: Chemistry Evolution Ecology Ethnobotany." The...
Finding a home under the ice

...mucus on their skin. The established hypothesis of homing in salmon states that they are homing in on a unique chemical composition or distinctive odor of each watershed. This odor is said to come from local differences in soil and vegetation...
First Friday art openings an object, and then measures the resulting movement of electrons, from which it can deduce the object's chemical composition. Bring your coins, jewelry and other metal objects to be x-rayed. Analysis will not harm your object in any...
Grant allows state museum to buy XRF spectrometer

...beam at an object. It then measures the resulting movement of electrons, from which it can deduce the object's chemical composition. The XRF works especially well at identifying heavier elements with more electrons. These materials include...
On the Trails: Using animal excretions as resources

...guano, summarizing what was known, in 1950, about the distribution of guano deposits around the world and their chemical composition. I suspect it will be a long time before that achievement will be matched.? Mary F. Willson is a retired...


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