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Warming climate leaves fewer walrus to hunt

...don't have anything to counter the wind and the rough water."Science backs that observation. According to the Office of Naval Research, the past eight years have had the eight lowest amounts of summer sea ice on record.Far from the state's...
Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...the amount of summer sea ice in the Arctic. Polar bears use sea ice for feeding, mating and giving birth. The Office of Naval Research said the past eight years have had the eight lowest amounts of summer sea ice on record.At an Arctic Council...
Polar bears could feel global warming's bite by 2025 earlier this year found the land-based food would not help a polar bear adapt to the loss of sea ice. The Office of Naval Research said the past eight years have had the eight lowest amounts of summer sea ice on record.The USGS didn't predict...
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...yearly catastrophes to realize a long-term shift is underway.Jeffries, now Arctic Science Advisor for the Office of Naval Research, said he hopes one thing comes out of the U.S.'s two-year assignment in 2015 leading the Arctic Council...
UA system releases financial report

...unrestricted revenues," the release stated. "It had clean audits from its independent auditors and also the Office of Naval Research."Vice President of Finance and Administration Dr. Ashok Roy presented the report to the board.The 2013 Annual...
Ferry service could link Kenai, Anchorage

...very many of them," Madden said of the ferry, which is being jointly funded by the Mat-Su Borough and the Office of Naval Research. The $50 million, 195-foot ferry will displace 940 tons fully loaded. It is designed to lift a central barge...
Should Ketchikan rejoin Alaska?

...replace it. As a ferry, the catamaran will carry 100 passengers and 20 vehicles. While it is operating, the Office of Naval Research will be assessing its Lockheed Martin design for future use as a landing craft for the military. Rear Adm. William...
Robotics students successfully cap 'oil spill'

...SeaPerch program, which was developed by MIT in 2004. It was so successful in teaching underwater robotics, the Office of Naval Research took it over and has spread across the nation. JEDC coordinates SeaPerch for Alaska. In the past year it has...
Alaska Digest

...U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the U.S. Office of Naval Research, and is run by BAE Systems, a defense contractor. Its use is split between scientific and defense research...
Experimental Navy communications satellite launched from Kodiak complex on Alaska island're a special operations team, you may get one 15-minute period of radio coverage in a day," he said.The Office of Naval Research sponsored the project development and the first year of operations.The total mission cost is $190 million...


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