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Scientists, tribe study shrinking glacier melting glaciers are predicted to decrease as the glaciers get smaller and smaller," said Robert Mitchell, a geology professor at Western Washington University.This year, a record low snowpack in Washington state and warmer temperatures...
UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs about $150,000, Pugh said. All of the retirees had been with the university 25 years or longer, including geology professor Cathy Connor, who taught for 30 years at UAS.Tighter budgets across the university system have caused all three...
Carstensen to discuss two of his books following museum meeting Wednedsay

...books. His booklet "Reading Southeast Alaska's Landscape," produced jointly with Univeristy of Alaska Southeast Geology professor Dr. Cathy Connor, describes the geologic evolution of local glaciers, rocks and landforms. The second book he...
This Day in History

...bridge was completed on the Copper River & Northwestern Railway. In 1949, Bert Griffin, a University of Alaska Geology professor, was rescued by the U.S. Air Force from Innoko River in the first night glider rescue. In 1979, the 140 villagers...
Study says Arctic was once a lot like Miami where there are dense sequoia trees and cypress trees like in Florida that ring the Arctic Ocean," said Yale geology professor Mark Pagani, a study co-author. He said it was probably a tropical paradise, "but the mosquitoes were probably...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...earthquake. Earthquakes are fairly common in the Lituya Bay area, said Cathy Connor, University of Alaska Southeast geology professor. ``There's a big fault there,'' she said. ``The fault that separates the Pacific plate from the North...
Teachers learning on the EDGE

...material on top of the ice. Where do you suppose that is coming from?" she asked. The University of Southeast Alaska geology professor explained how a fallen, brown leaf can create deep, narrow holes in glacial ice because of what is known as the...

...originally came to Alaska in 1954 in search of work. After being encouraged to enroll in classes by University of Alaska geology professor John McCall, Cosgrave was the first chemical engineering graduate of the University of Alaska. After graduation...

...of lecture "Disappearing Southeast Glaciers" will be the subject of a free presentation by Dr. Cathy Connor, a geology professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, at 7 p.m. Friday. The event will focus on what is known about glaciers...
Mendenhall Glacier continues thinning trend

...project could involve a climate and modeling study of Juneau's ice field. Hekkers also presented findings from geology professor Cathy Connor, who discovered newly exposed sediments and wood. Carbon dating places some of these sediments around...


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