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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
Climate change and glacial uplift in Southeast's rural communities

...the changing environment.Social scientist Linda Kruger, hydrologist Adelaide "Di" Johnson, and a team of student interns this...CHANGESSome of what Ezrre was measuring, under the guidance of hydrologist Adelaide Johnson, will help scientists understand how the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-14/climate-change-and-glacial-uplift-southea
Art
NOAA: Thanks to El Nino, the US looks pretty wet this winter

...wettest winter on record - 33 years ago - didn't have enough rain to wash out the current four-year drought, said NOAA hydrologist Alan Haynes of the California Nevada River Forecast Center.Forecasters see a milder, warmer winter north of the Mason-Dixon...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-16/noaa-thanks-el-nino-us-looks
Nation and World
Searchers look for flood victims in Utah town

...area prone to flash floods, but the volume and pace of Monday's rain was a "100-year event," said Brian McInerney, hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City.The height of the storm lasted about 30 minutes, pouring 1 inch of...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-16/searchers-look-flood-victims
Nation and World
Ferry dock breaks loose on Kenai River

...river from Kenai Lake to the Russian River and introduced an advisory from Kenai Lake to Skilak Lake. Ted Moran, a senior hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said his concern is for low-lying areas on the river's edge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-04/ferry-dock-breaks-loose-kenai-river
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
Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...sure to pose risks in the future."There will be a source of these contaminants in the rivers for a long time," said hydrologist Tom Myers, who runs a Nevada-based consulting business. "Every time there's a high flow, it will stir it up and it...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-13/experts-long-term-risks-mine-spill
Not For Web
Alaska Science Forum: Water fountains on the tundra

...They theorized that we had seen the effect of high-pressure groundwater finding a way through permafrost.Dan White is a hydrologist by trade who wears his Xtratuf boots less often now as the University of Alaska's vice president of academic affairs and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/alaska-science-forum-water-fountains
Outdoors
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

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