Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...from the Alaska Peninsula to Barrow. The EarthScope Project is a traveling band of seismometers that has blanketed the continental states in past years. This summer, technicians and scientists have installed 20 stations in Alaska, including the one...
Slack Tide: Alaska vs. Lower 48

...more than leaving for a few weeks. For one, Alaska is unlike any other state in the union. It is considered part of the continental United States, but not the contiguous United States. Either way, we're generally ineligible for free shipping. Also...
Antarctic sea ice growth does not negate climate change

...decreases in sea ice, we are also seeing dramatic changes to the continental ice sheet," Stammerjohn said.For instance, the sea levels by 4 feet.Scientists say sea ice and continental ice are probably responding to the same forces - namely...
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On the Trails: Beaked whales

...long, deep dives to the sea bed. They seem to be most common around undersea canyons, seamounts, and the slope of the continental shelf. They are suction feeders, hosing up mostly squid, but also fish and sometimes octopuses, crustaceans, sea cucumbers...
Sports on TV

...NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Cheez-it 355, at Watkins Glen, N.Y.2:30 p.m., FS1 - United Sportscar Championship, Continental Tire Road Race Showcase, at Elkhart Lake, Wis. (same-day tape)GOLF7 a.m., TNT - PGA of America, PGA Championship...
My Turn: SB 21 is Working - give it a chance

...infrastructure.This is just the beginning. Oil tax reform will build a bridge into the future toward development on the outer continental shelf and hopefully the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.I urge my fellow Alaskans to cast their votes based on the facts...
Polar bear surprises women in tent

...primary habitat is sea ice, where they hunt for seals and other prey. As sea ice has receded to deep water beyond the continental shelf, more bears are remaining on land to look for food, according to biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey...
George Washington: A common man among uncommon founders

...Morgan, an unschooled former teamster from Virginian's Shenandoah Valley, his own independent command. Composed of 500 Continentals, most of them Virginians selected for their skill with the new Kentucky rifle, "Morgan's Rangers" would be exempt from...
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...could be up and running within four years of a firm oil and gas industry commitment to engage in developing the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf, or OCS, energy resources.Northern Economics Inc. is an Anchorage-based consulting firm that frequently analyzes...
Slack Tide: Juneau is ...

...climate classification system). Turns out, our climate is actually "humid continental." ...murder on roofing tiles. After all, we do live in a humid continental....almost 400 inches of rain drier than Cherrapunji in the Indian Himalayas...


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