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2015 Fireside lectures begin today

...outburst flood (jokulhlaup) research team 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...
Fireside Lectures begin Friday

...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 of a young female humpback whale that died...
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 Wynne as Fireside Lecturers on Friday, March 6. They will discuss their work on a deceased humpback whale that washed ashore...
Dead whale washes ashore at Kodiak village

...blames the death on other marine mammals."It's an obvious victim of killer whales," said Witteveen, a marine mammal biologist for the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center.She took skin and blubber samples Thursday for testing and...
Prince William Sound killer whales appear doomed by oil spill

...Realistically, I think it is really hard to say we can do anything to save this group." Craig Matkin, a marine mammal biologist with the North Gulf Oceanic Society who has been studying the whales since the 1980s, agreed. "You have to...
Alaska Digest

...Tuesday afternoon near Cordwood Cove. The whale is probably less than two years old, said Fisheries Service marine mammal biologist Aleria Jensen. The eastern population of gray whales in the North Pacific was removed from the federal endangered...
Remote robotic cameras offer unusual windows on wildlife

...problems. "It's a mix - there are wonderful applications in the right situations," said Lauri Jemison, a marine mammal biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "But you learn a lot being out there on site. There are things...
State Briefs

...bearded, ringed and spotted seals, ply the waters around the port this time of year, said Lori Quakenbush, a marine mammal biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks. Compiled from Associated Press reports.
Scientists want new name for mammal-eating orcas

...He was broadly interested in natural history."Just out of graduate school in 1970, Bigg was hired as a marine mammal biologist at the Pacific Biological Station. One assignment was an investigation of the status of killer whales, considered...
New AG has life-long love for Alaska

...passenger in the family car on the Alcan Highway heading north to Fairbanks where the elder Burns, a Fish & Game Marine Mammal Biologist, finished his master's degree. They went to Nome in 1960. His mother, Joyce, was a flight attendant...


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