My Turn: DIPAC, ADFG produce a 'silver' lining

On Labor Day weekend as I walked the shoreline of the beach behind the former Thane...quickly clears up in the turn of a tide. Shoreline access to the wetlands is limited to...public access points for nine miles of shoreline. The DIPAC area and the mouth of Salmon...
City museum opens new exhibit: Juneau's Changing Shoreline

...installation of a permanent exhibit called Juneau's Changing Shoreline. This new exhibit discusses the physical transformation of...and Exhibits Jodi DeBruyne in a release. "Focusing on the shoreline of downtown Juneau and how it has been used and changed by...
Grants available to study seafood canneries

...Canneries Initiative, which is focusing on preserving the history of the hundreds of fish processing sites along Alaska's shoreline.Students, professional historians and those with a passion for the topic may apply for the grant.Applications are due...
Cause of diesel spill in Cold Bay under investigation

...gallons, according to a Coast Guard news release.Frosty Fuel reported that the spilled diesel has impacted about 300 feet of shoreline. No injuries or immediate impacts to wildlife have been observed since the spill was discovered, the release states.Frosty...
Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...Field and elsewhere over here, it actually depressed the crust. So, the local sea level was lower then and actually flooded shorelines all around Juneau. You can see the record of that.""Because sea level rise is countered by glacial rebound in Southeast...
Coastal subsistence study: The faces behind the findings

...introductions and general questions, Skaflestad and Roberts jump into the meat (sometimes literal) of the discussion. RR: What shoreline-related questions are you interested in?RH: I have concerns about cruise ships. I found a fish that I have in the freezer...
Senegal's islands on frontline of climate change

...They're also replanting mangroves that form the first line of defense against salty sea water. These trees also protect against shoreline erosion and storm surges, serve as retention and filtration systems and can provide wood for cooking to those who can't...
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Scientists investigate dead orca whale found near Petersburg

...he'd been moose hunting and was leaving Portage Bay on the north side of the island when he saw the dead whale along the shoreline."I've been fishing for 40 years now and never seen a dead killer whale," he said.He said he didn't see any signs...
Climate change and glacial uplift in Southeast's rural communities

...algae that surround it, including ribbon kelps.Angoon will see an increase in its rock and sediment areas, and estuaries' shoreline length may shorten.Next year, Kruger and Johnson hope to extend their study to other places in Southeast Alaska - Juneau...
Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...and streams to form lakes. Proof of a great Alaska lake still exists. Geologist Oscar Ferrians in the 1950s found ancient shorelines high on cliffsides in the Copper River region. Another geologist named the basin Lake Atna. Lake Atna filled the Copper...


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