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Artifacts found may be related to Russian shipwreck

...survived the wreck and set up a crude camp on shore, where they stayed about a month before being rescued.Principal Investigator in this year's archaeological dig is Dave McMahan, who is known in Sitka as the leader of the archaeological...
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...fires burning near homes north and southwest of Anchorage.Rupp, a University of Alaska Fairbanks professor and principal investigator for the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Climate Science Center who researches and projects forest ecology...
Pluto just 4 weeks, 20M miles away for spacecraft

...fired a thruster on the spacecraft over the weekend to fine-tune its path."This is one charged-up team," principal investigator Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado said last week. "They know that they're...
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NASA set to launch 4 spacecraft to solve magnetic mystery

...sensor-laden booms are extended a few days into the flight, each spacecraft could span a baseball field.Principal investigator Jim Burch from the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio said measurements will be made down to the electron...
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Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...normal" debris is less bizarre, but still harmful to marine life. Auke Bay Laboratories' Jacek Maselko was principal investigator for a paper on Dungeness crab pot ghost fishing, published in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management...
Sex assault trial opens for former Sitka principal

...during the investigation, Seaton said, the teacher claimed other incidents of unwanted sexual contact from the principal. Investigators then spoke to every female employee at the school, which resulted in two other instructors coming forward...
Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

...of scientists working on the most exhaustive studies to date on the fisheries of the Gulf of Alaska.Moss, a principal investigator for the ongoing Gulf of Alaska Integrated Ecosystems Research Project, was in Sitka last week preparing for...
Adjustments delay new Arctic vessel

...We're a little behind schedule, but, you know, these things are very hard to predict," said the project's principal investigator, Terry Whitledge. "It's a pretty complex set of systems that have to go together to make everything work...
SHI to sponsor DNA research during Celebration

...Molecular Genetic Analyses of Indigenous Populations of North America - University of Pennsylvania is being led by Principal Investigator Dr. Theodore G. Schurr, who was at Centennial Hall during Celebration June 7-9.The goal of the study is...
UAF may nab new ship

...before it can move forward. "We've been waiting two years for this announcement," said Terry Whitledge, the principal investigator on the project and the director of the Institute of Marine Science at UAF. Whitledge and UAF has been involved...


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