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Study: Steelhead thrown off by iron

...If the magnetic field is distorted during this calibration, the fish are confused.Co-author David Noakes, a senior scientist at the hatchery research center, said more experiments are needed to determine if the magnetic confusion is temporary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-04/study-steelhead-thrown-iron
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Alaska DNA reveals polar bear evolution

...federally listed as threatened.The current warming period is occurring much faster than past cycles of glacial and interglacial periods and it includes human effects, said Amstrup, now a senior scientist at Polar Bears International.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/alaska-dna-reveals-polar-bear-evolution
State
Scientists expect traces of ocean radiation soon

...slowly in the ocean."We know there's contaminated water coming out of there, even today," Ken Buesseler, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, said in a video appealing for volunteers and contributions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/scientists-expect-traces-ocean-radiatio
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Mining could devastate Bristol Bay region

...more than the need to compensate for lost food and include some degree of cultural disruption.Jeff Frithsen, a senior scientist and special projects coordinator with EPA, said the Pebble deposit is a low-grade ore deposit, and over 99 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-15/mining-could-devastate-bristol-bay-regi
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Alaska books roundup 2013

...January 2013)"Billion-Dollar Fish: The Untold Story of Alaska Pollock" by Kevin M. Bailey. Bailey is a former senior scientist at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center of NOAA. His book on Alaska pollock includes discussions on science, politics...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/alaska-books-roundup-2013
Art
Empire Editorial: Is Fukushima tainting one of Alaska's most valuable resources?

...especially the people who consume them.And we are not alone. Other scientists, such as Dr. Ken Buesseler, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts and a world expert in marine radioactivity, are taking...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-25/empire-editorial-fukushima-tainting-o
Opinion
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for adults

...making some people very wealthy, the fish themselves are nearly gone from many of their habitats. Bailey, a former senior scientist at the Alaska Fisheries Science center, predicts the coming collapse of the fishery if something isn't done soon...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-15/stacks-new-nonfiction-adults
Art
Northern forests wane, while tundra grows greener

...from Alaska's Interior into northeastern Canada, appear to be drying out as the air warms, said Scott Goetz, a senior scientist at Woods Hole Research Center in Massachusetts. Insect outbreaks and lack of nutrients may also be speeding the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091605/sta_20050916009.shtml
News
Climate scientist: 'The Arctic is screaming'

...according to new NASA satellite data obtained by The Associated Press. "The Arctic is screaming," said Mark Serreze, senior scientist at the government's snow and ice data center in Boulder, Colo. Just last year, two top scientists surprised...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121207/sta_20071212025.shtml
News
Evening at Egan lecture, JWAC forum to explore long-term climate change policy

...keynote address at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 at the University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Sprinz is a senior scientist with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. He is also a professor with the Department of Economic and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-11-11/evening-egan-lecture-jwac-forum-expl
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