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River ice jam that led to Alaska flooding churns

...revealed chunks of ice have broken off at the front of the 30-mile ice jam on the Yukon River, National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb said. That means the jam will move soon and waters will begin to recede in the waterlogged town of Galena, 20...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-30/river-ice-jam-led-alaska-flooding-churn
State
Summer science camp open for Southeast educators

...classroom for this camp is the wild outdoors of Wrangell, where math comes alive through work in the field with geologists, hydrologists, the Forest Service, and technology. Learn about careers that provide use of math that will engage students in authentic...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/summer-science-camp-open-southeast-e
Outdoors
More flooding forces closure of Dalton Highway again

...from the Sagavanirktok River before, but never on a level near last week's flooding, according to Bailey. Department hydrologists are assessing the problem, but have not yet identified the cause, she said.The department plans to make changes to the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/more-flooding-forces-closure-dalton-hig
State
Rainfall nearly sets records in Interior

...Daily News-Miner reported."To get that much rain in 36 hours in Fairbanks is a big deal," National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb.Meteorologist Rick Thomas said that's only the fourth time in history with back-to-back days with more than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/rainfall-nearly-sets-records-interior
State
Anchorage homes near Chester Creek see flooding

...seen in spring.The Anchorage Daily News reports a handful of residents are reporting flooding from Chester Creek.City hydrologist Jeff Urbanus says the cold snap caused water to freeze at the bottom of the creek and all the way to the surface. The phenomenon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-05/anchorage-homes-near-chester-creek-see-
State
Impending inundation

...Mendenhall River homes.The team recently installed a seasonal sensor to monitor the water levels in the basin.Weather Service Hydrologist Aaron Jacobs said the waters in the basin are rising at a steady pace of around two feet per day. During the heavy rains...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/impending-inundation
Outdoors
Homes in Alaska village threatened by erosion

...erosion is not unusual for Huslia. However, the extent of this year's migration is abnormal, National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb said."You do get a little bit of erosion every year," he said. "But this is more unusual to have 70-plus...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-09/homes-alaska-village-threatened-erosion
State
Homes in Alaska village of Huslia threatened by erosion

...erosion is not unusual for Huslia. However, the extent of this year's migration is abnormal, National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb said."You do get a little bit of erosion every year," he said. "But this is more unusual to have 70-plus...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-08/homes-alaska-village-huslia-threatened-
State
Warm fall means thinner than normal ice

...There was barely a crust of ice on the lake when we started getting snow, and I think that slows it down," Borland said.Hydrologist Ed Plumb with the National Weather Service in Fairbanks agreed."We get especially thick ice in the fall when we don't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-15/warm-fall-means-thinner-normal-ice
State
Christians should battle global warming

...concluded that Alaska has been and will be hit hardest by global warming. In western Australia, where I have been working with hydrologists documenting plunging precipitation rates and chronic water shortages, the same problems are manifesting in drought. Go...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093005/let_20050930025.shtml
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