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Photos: Herring mystery

Juneau-based marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway in late July spotted what appeared to be more than 100 dead baby herring in the algae-filled empty squares of...
An ocean of change: Warm gulf leads to unusual happenings, worried scientists

...even know about ... this is the time when exotic species get a foothold and just explode," said Juneau-based marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway. TemperaturesOne of the most widely talked about abnormalities is the temperature of the water...
Kodiak humpback whale is Fireside Lecture topic for March 6

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will host marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway and marine mammal biologist Kate...becoming fodder for a brown bear feeding frenzy.Juneau marine ecologist Ridgway was working in Kodiak during the incident...
2015 Fireside lectures begin today

...will discuss their research on the phenomenon.For the March 6 lecture, marine mammal biologist Kate Wynne and marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway will talk about their findings from the body of a young female humpback whale found near Kodiak...
Fireside Lectures begin Friday

...2014's glacial outburst flood in Mendenhall Lake and River will explore how they forecasted the event.March 6: Marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway and marine mammal biologist Kate Wynne will reveal what they learned from examining the carcass...
Learn about undersea life at upcoming Wildlife Wednesday lecture

Marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway will speak on undersea life in Auke Bay at next week's Wildlife Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. on Dec. 3...
UAS' One Campus, One Book project announces fall events

...literature of the environment and the literature of the Pacific Ocean. For 10 years, she researched the life and work of marine ecologist, Ed Ricketts, the model for John Steinbeck's "Doc" in Cannery Row. She published two volumes, a critical...
Superintendent appointed for Glacier Bay National Park

...Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and connect again with the people and place," Hooge said. "As a former marine ecologist for the park, the responsibility of managing this large marine protected area is especially meaningful to me. I...
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science? with angling that my sympathies lay. Putting this aside, I've got to admit that, in my four decades as a marine ecologist and wildlife biologist, Maw is the best-qualified individual I have ever encountered to oversee the spectrum of...
Herring return to Auke Bay

...Bay, we could go sport fishing (and) we never had to buy herring."Spawn volume is measured in miles, said marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway. The area used to consistently have at least 12 to 13 miles of spawn. But since the 1980s, there's...


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