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Nordic ski club is ready for winter snow

...members include Del Carnes (JNSC head groomer), Tim Blust (treasurer and youth development booster), Bob Small (marine biologist and ski swap coordinator) and Ray Imel (Dzantik'I Heeni teacher).The JNSC is also looking for volunteer groomers...
Lab results pending for seals found covered in oil

...Lawrence.No oil was found on flippers from the animals that were tested, KNOM reported. But Gay Sheffield, a marine biologist with the University of Alaska Fairbanks marine advisory program, said she hasn't heard back yet about other samples...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...Straley said. It's a lot easier to apply gizmos and gadgets to pinnipeds than whales, said Seward-based marine biologist Russ Andrews. Scientists have been tracking small cetaceans, like dolphins and porpoises, for a long time. Large...
Harbor seal pup returns to wild

...said. "They're one of my favorite sea animals."Neither had seen a seal pup before."I am planning to be a marine biologist when I grow up," Mohr said. "I hope that he'll swim out to sea and be happy."This seal is tagged (but is...
My Turn: The heart of the Southeast Alaska economy is its ocean

...those dollars goes to someone who works directly with the ocean. It could be a commercial fisherman, kayak guide, marine biologist, boat builder, an engineer on the ferry or a Lieutenant with the Coast Guard. But taken together, the more than...
Passport to STEM success

...our model ponds," Kalila said. That was an ongoing science project in her class.Kalila said she wants to be a marine biologist when she grows up, but she also enjoyed the chemistry and electricity activities that night.Across the hall was...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...spray. They sprayed it on cities and forests from planes. You can watch old footage of that on YouTube. Carson, a marine biologist by training, reeled off study after study that proved good insects like pollinators and every living thing that...
Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities to be celebrated tonight

...Eva Saulitis of HomerEssayist and poet Eva Saulitis' works often highlight her dual role as an author and a marine biologist. Her most recent book is "Into Great Silence: A Memoir of Discovery and Loss Among Vanishing Orcas," in which...
Killer Acoustics

...whales have been eluding scientists for decades, often providing more questions than answers. Volker Deecke, a marine biologist from Vancouver, British Columbia, by way of Austria, is hoping to collect some of that hard-to-get data by...
On the Trails: Mermaids' purses

...found a few of these egg cases on North Douglas beaches, I got interested in learning more about them. Not being a marine biologist, I had to do a bit of digging, but I got a start with the help of a genial skate biologist at the National Oceanic...


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