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Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska

...data and computer models.Some perspective on southern Alaska adding 1.5 times the Mississippi each year to the Pacific Ocean: the Mississippi River drains 31 states and two provinces. Ranked by discharge, it is the 10th largest river on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/alaska-science-forum-yearly-flood-gu
Outdoors
Letter: The three E's of sustainability

...have attributed to oil production. Researchers claim on an average day, about 1,000 barrels of oil seep into the Pacific Ocean in the Santa Barbara Channel alone. While most oil seeps do release slowly, the environmental damage is just as devastating...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-02-18/letter-three-es-sustainability
Letters
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...ocean floor. Tiny pieces of plastic almost indistinguishable from sand settle into Southeast Alaskan beaches. The Pacific Ocean's many types of debris may be vastly different, but all of it can pose threats to marine life, livelihoods, or...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/where-world-ends-when-ocean-spits-it-ou
Local
Fireside Chat to feature the ocean's trash

...the problem of floating trash, and how both satellites and the average person can track trash drifting across the Pacific Ocean. He'll also talk about how debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan is being found and cleaned up.Lectures are free...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/fireside-chat-feature-oceans-trash
Outdoors
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...in Juneau, Southeast Alaska is being drenched by an "atmospheric river" of warm moisture drawn from the central Pacific Ocean.The storm that began Tuesday is the latest and dampest of a series that has socked Southeast Alaska this month...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/southeast-socked-soggy-storm-more-rain-
Local
Fireside lecture to focus on marine debris

...Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, who will explain what the agency has learned about marine debris adrift on the Pacific Ocean.His lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. and repeats at 8 p.m. at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Lectures...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-22/fireside-lecture-focus-marine-debris
Art
Arts calendar

...National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will explain what the agency has learned about marine debris adrift on the Pacific Ocean.Sound and Motion: Art of Place, 7-8 p.m., UAS Auke Lake Campus. Alook back at four years of Art of Place...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-22/arts-calendar
Art
Capital City Weekly Calendar

...National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will explain what the agency has learned about marine debris adrift on the Pacific Ocean.Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/capital-city-weekly-calendar
CCWFeatures | Art
2015 Fireside lectures begin today

...Coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Peter Murphy will talk about marine debris in the Pacific Ocean. For the Jan. 30 lecture, U.S. Forest Service biologist Brian Logan will speak on Alexander Archipelago wolves...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/2015-fireside-lectures-begin-today
Outdoors
Fireside Lectures begin Friday

...National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will explain what the agency has learned about marine debris adrift on the Pacific Ocean. Jan. 30, Forest Service biologist Brian Logan will discuss Alexander Archipelago wolves.The Fireside Lecture...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-08/fireside-lectures-begin-friday
Art

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