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My Turn: Empire's attack on SEACC

...challenge the assumptions of DOT and is there to safeguard our public trust, something we all should be doing.? Roman Motyka is an emeritus professor of geology and geophysics with the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska. The views...
Ancient trees emerge from frozen forest 'tomb'

...tree remains tell stories about other glaciers."It's an ongoing process," said Professor Emeritus of Geophysics Roman Motyka. The recession of Eagle and Herbert glaciers is revealing trees of a similar age, he said.In Glacier Bay, Connor...
Calving glaciers the topic of Friday Fireside chat

At this week's Fireside Lecture, Dr. Roman Motyka, of the Geophysical Institute University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Jason Amundson, with the University of Alaska Southeast...
AEYC family nights fun for all

...Rosenthal, Carlton Smith with Charlie the puppet, Dale Wygant and his accordion, Alicia Smith of Imagination Station, Roman Motyka with Milo the dog, Kathy Fanning with her musical abilities, and Matt Dull and Warren Mays with the recycling truck...
Assembly approves filtration for Salmon Creek drinking water

...redundant system when our current system needs maintenance," Waring said.University of Alaska geophysics professor Roman Motyka testified that maintenance is the most important need for Juneau's water supply.The Gold Creek well field needs...
This week's Fireside Lecture to focus on Attu Island

...with University of Alaska Southeast professor Eran Hood.March 15: "Calving Glaciers: Making a Big Splash" with Roman Motyka, of the Geophysical Institute University of Alaska Fairbanks and Southeast.March 22: "Golden Girls: Peterson Sisters...
Thank you

...Bittenbender (BLM), Darren Snyder, Randy Wanamaker (Gateway Technologies), Becky Marjerison, Anne Post (ADF&G), Roman Motyka (UAS), Kerry Lear (Green's Creek), and Dave Cox (US Forest Service). Fish and Invertebrates: John Clark...
What's up with that?

...progressively shallower. Sediment does play some role in filling Gastineau Channel. UAS assistant professor of geology Roman Motyka said Mendenhall Lake serves as a sediment trap for the meltwater of Mendenhall Glacier. A century ago, when the lake...
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Glaciers melting faster than predicted

...twice the rate that was previously estimated, according to a new study co-authored by Hood's mentor, glaciologist Roman Motyka of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute. Comparing radar mapping data from a space shuttle mission...
Rock slide blocks glacier trail

...the Mendenhall Glacier also destabilizes its surrounding rock. "The sidewalls do tend to become unstable," said Roman Motyka, a Juneau-based glaciologist with the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The glacier acts like a force exerting pressure...


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