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Will climate change move Alaska, South Pacific residents?

The Juneau World Affairs Council is hosting a talk on climate change with Robin Bronen, Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Bronen's lecture, called "Climate Refugees: Myth...
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...primarily to 'natural' processes are suspect and premature, at best."Johnstone and co-author Nathan Mantua, a research scientist with the NOAA Fisheries Service in Santa Cruz, California, pointed to the fact that one steep ocean warming period...
Around Town for Tuesday, Nov. 5

...Implications of Climate Change and Population Displacement' with Robin Bronen, 5 p.m., KTOO Studios. Bronenm senior research scientist at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, will explore with us ways in which...
NASA project to check out summer sea ice

...ground.The project will be used to develop a computer program to interpret the data collected, Assistant NASA research scientist Kelly Blunt said.Blunt, who is in charge of the science work to be conducted, said similar data as the Iceland...
Tech for Mars colony finds applications in Alaska

...that they'll be in and it would be relevant to our future NASA missions," says Dr. David Bubenheim, a senior research scientist at NASA Ames. "People get to use it and benefit from it, but it's valuable to us just being able to collect...
USFS names new manager for Land and Watershed Management program

...program conducts research on ecosystems in Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Alexander previously spent 15 years as a research scientist with the Forest Service, focusing on a wide array of topics related to forestry policy, markets and products...
Invasive species ride tsunami debris to US shore

...But even a small plastic float that washed up on a beach in Alaska carried a live oyster, said Mandy Lindeberg, research scientist at the NOAA Fisheries Auke Bay Laboratories in Juneau, Alaska.The smaller bits of plastic expected to make up...
Researchers use cat food to attract crabs

KODIAK - A National Marine Fisheries Service crab research scientist said time recently spent on the research vessel Atlantis was a dream come true. Brad Stevens took part in the three-week voyage...
Juneau scientists probing fisheries, marine ecosystem

...government over off-shore oil entitlements along the Arctic Coast - is steadily becoming a bigger player in marine research, scientists said. The board met July 27-30 in Juneau to review the draft outline of its science plan. It uses interest...
Bald eagle population grows in Lower 48

...dramatic increase in the Northeast. "We can only speculate," said Karen Steenhof, survey coordinator and a research scientist at the USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center. "It might be the increasingly warmer winters, which...


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