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NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...extinction.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists announced Monday the 2014 estimate is 340 animals, up from...percent.Abundance estimates are conducted by aerial survey. Scientists count whales and make video recordings of whale groups that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/noaa-says-cook-inlet-beluga-numbers-inc
State
Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...a whole would have impacted the 22-person team. A targeted add-back made sure the drone program could keep paying its scientists, Bailey said.Kelly said funding UAF's drone program was "a little different discussion than a lot of programs." The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-senate-reverses-some-cuts-univer
State | AK legislature
Alaska Science Forum: Catching a lake as it became land

...and Chris Arp did. The Anchorage- and Fairbanks-based scientists placed sensors in a bathtub-shaped lake on Alaska's northern...emptied for thousands of years, but this is the first time scientists have observed it with instruments. Jones, of the USGS Science...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/alaska-science-forum-catching-lake-i
Outdoors
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...over $100 a barrel to around $50, and prices are expected to stay relatively low for years to come. At the same time, scientists say the world needs to drastically reduce the amount of fossil fuels it is burning in order to avoid catastrophic changes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/oil-council-shale-wont-last-arctic-dril
State
Scientists witness carbon dioxide trapping heat in air

WASHINGTON - Scientists have witnessed carbon...field measurements what scientists already knew from basic...dioxide trapping heat. Scientists say carbon dioxide from...technical work, said climate scientist Andrew Dessler of Texas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/scientists-witness-carbon-dioxide-trapp
State
Scientists witness carbon dioxide trapping heat in air

WASHINGTON - Scientists have witnessed carbon...field measurements what scientists already knew from basic...dioxide trapping heat. Scientists say carbon dioxide from...technical work, said climate scientist Andrew Dessler of Texas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/scientists-witness-carbon-dioxide-trapp
State
22nd Annual Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair

...Plecoptera) in Montana Creek" will advance to the Alaska Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition in April.More than 100 scientists and area specialists acted as judges for the fair, as well as 30 students and 25 adults who helped with logistics and hospitality...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-22/22nd-annual-southeast-alaska-region
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Joke's on Alaskans when it comes to climate change

...good for (Alaskans)?" Sturm, a snow scientist with UAF's Geophysical Institute...Coleen River. From there, Sturm, snow scientist and frequent trip partner Glen Liston...Prudhoe Bay. There, arctic climate scientist Mark Serreze and Andrew Slater will join...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/alaska-science-forum-jokes-alaskans-
Outdoors
Study: Conservatives say they're happy, but liberals show it

...to psychological satisfaction-with-life surveys.The scientists found Democrats in Congress and liberals in general used a...office here ... is never without lots of laughs."Political scientist Jack Pitney said the Wojcik study was so off kilter that it...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/study-conservatives-say-theyre-happy-
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China's biggest public political event - but is it relevant?

...Jinping, who has consolidated his powers at the expense of other institutions, including the NPC, said Ming Xia, a political scientist at City University of New York who studies China's legislative system.The congress has become increasingly detached from...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/chinas-biggest-public-political-event
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