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Coast Guard frees sailboat trapped in Arctic ice

...sailboat's owner says he intends to wait in Barrow for better weather and to restock supplies.The Healy is on a National Science Foundation-funded research mission in the Arctic. The Coast Guard says the cutter is continuing with its research.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-15/coast-guard-frees-sailboat-trapped-arct
State
Sikuliaq readies for Arctic research

...its homeport of Seward.The University of Alaska Fairbanks will operate the ship, but it is owned by the National Science Foundation, and scheduling research cruises is done in conjunction with the University National Oceanographic Laboratory...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-23/sikuliaq-readies-arctic-research
State
From a glacial river to a salmon stream?

...airborne mercury is being deposited in Alaska, and what does that mean for ecosystems' health?EPSCoR is a National Science Foundation program that stands for "Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research." It aims, in part, to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/glacial-river-salmon-stream
Outdoors
Washington delegation brings home grant money

Alaska's Congressional delegation announced more than $9.2 million in National Science Foundation grants Tuesday.The largest single recipient was the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States which got about $7.3 million...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-11/washington-delegation-brings-home-grant
State | Local
UAS posts videos of Tlingit-language speakers

...Marsha Hotch, Archie Cavanaugh Sr. and David Katzeek. The project was undertaken at UAS and funded by National Science Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, visit www.uas.alaska.edu/tlingit-talk...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-03/uas-posts-videos-tlingit-language-speaker
Art
Native science program expands, focuses on rural education

...yet confirmed.ANSEP's success has attracted attention for several years from major organizations like the National Science Foundation, major corporations like Alaska oil producers BP, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil as well as Alyeska Pipeline...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-21/native-science-program-expands-focuses-
Local
Tanana River study: How to identify dangerous ice

...Elmer E. Rasmuson Library and the Institute of Arctic Biology, was funded with $360,000 in grants from the National Science Foundation. The project had several components, said Schneider, who has since retired as curator of oral history at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-01/tanana-river-study-how-identify-dangero
State
Ketchikan artists produce game exhibit

...the game to Sitka on Tuesday on the Alaska Marine Highway System.The exhibit was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation and created in partnership with the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.The Sitka...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-03/ketchikan-artists-produce-game-exhibit
State
Researchers create bone database

...hundreds of thousands (of dollars) to travel to all the sites in the world to do so."With funding from the National Science Foundation, Maschner and his team of 3-D scanner technicians were able to make all the arctic collections accessible...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-05/researchers-create-bone-database
State
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...spending on acidification research for eight federal agencies, including grants to university scientists by the National Science Foundation, totals about $30 million a year - less than the annual budget for the coastal Washington city of Hoquiam...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State

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