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First radioactivity from Fukushima hits B.C. coast

...Bequerels per metre cubed," said Jay Cullen, a chemical oceanographer at the University of Victoria and a partner in the research...Daiichi nuclear power plants. Since then, a team led by oceanographer John Smith at Fisheries and Ocean Canada has been monitoring...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/first-radioactivity-fukushima-hits-bc-c
State
Animated film explores bowhead whales

...Life of the Bowhead Whale" takes its narrative and title from the 2013 calendar edited by University of Alaska Fairbanks oceanographer Steve Okkonen.UAMN head of exhibits and digital media production Roger Topp said the film's creators hope it will improve...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/animated-film-explores-bowhead-wh
CCWFeatures
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...something that people like over the next 30, 40 years," said Terry Whitledge, a University of Alaska Fairbanks chemical oceanographer who has worked since 1999 to see the vessel built.The Sikuliaq is named for the Inupiat Eskimo word for young sea ice...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...something that people like over the next 30, 40 years," said Terry Whitledge, a University of Alaska Fairbanks chemical oceanographer who has worked since 1999 to see the vessel built.The Sikuliaq is named for the Inupiat Eskimo word for young sea ice...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
New animated movie on bowhead whales

...Life of the Bowhead Whale" takes its narrative and title from the 2013 calendar edited by University of Alaska Fairbanks oceanographer Steve Okkonen.The museum will host a special Fairbanks premiere of the film on Friday, Jan. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/new-animated-movie-bowhead-whales
Outdoors
New ocean acidification study launched in Prince William Sound

...led by Jeremy Mathis, director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Ocean Acidification Research Center and supervisory oceanographer of the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle, and Wiley Evans, a research associate with the UAF acidification...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-02/new-ocean-acidification-study-launch
Outdoors
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...months, showing the wind was causing the changes to temperature, not the other way around.James Overland, a research oceanographer at the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, said the study reinforced findings that the North Pacific has a lot...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/study-links-changing-winds-warming-paci
State
Antarctic sea ice growth does not negate climate change

...affect the Antarctic as they ripple through the climate system."Climate is a complicated thing," said Ted Maksym, an oceanographer at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Massachusetts. "Understanding how these kinds of changes play out in different...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-03/antarctic-sea-ice-growth-does-not-neg
Not For Web
Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

...patterns also bring more acidic deep-ocean water to the surface, the agency said.Co-lead author of the study, NOAA oceanographer Jeremy Mathis, said the goal was to try to quantify the potential risk and impacts from ocean acidification, a question...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/report-more-acidic-seawater-poses-risks
State
My Turn: A wake-up call in Alaska's waters

...contemporary uses of Alaska's and the world's fragile, finite marine resources. ? Jeremy T. Mathis, Ph.D., is an oceanographer with the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle, and Steve Colt, Ph.D., is a professor of economics...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-30/my-turn-wake-call-alaskas-waters
Opinion

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