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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

...toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.This coastal ribbon of microscopic algae, up to...
AMS elects Sepel to board

...AMS, of Sepel & Son Marine Surveying, Inc. has been elected to the board of directors of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors for the 10th year running. He has been elected to the role of Vice President of Membership. Sepel also served as president...
Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...gas pipeline would slice through part of their farm and their lives took another dramatic turn.They've shooed pipeline surveyors from their pastures, made anti-pipeline signs for a protest at the county courthouse and at appearances by the Virginia...
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Croatia: Two groups involved in Egypt abduction

...employer before turning him over to the Islamic State group.The French geoscience company that the 30-year-old oil and gas surveyor worked for said it tried in vain to contact his abductors after receiving their emailed demand for cash.The kidnapping and...
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R&M announces new land survey manager

...responsible for oversight and development of the R&M survey department.Langen has more than 13 years of experience as a land surveyor. He worked on various projects throughout Alaska and his background includes construction surveying, bathymetric surveying...
At least 12 killed when Egyptian forces fire on Mexican tour

...of the country, including the bombing of the Italian Consulate in Cairo and the kidnapping and beheading of a Croatian oil surveyor who was working in the capital.The Mexican Foreign Ministry said victims were still being identified. Mexican Foreign Secretary...
Nation and World
New Anchorage surveys to look at commuting habits

...the Mat-Su Borough is included.Surveyors are hoping for a 3 percent return...Lyon said.For bus commuters, surveyors will be asking questions, often the bus is used. The surveyors will be on buses and carry tablets...
JAMHI recognized for excellence

...organization and demonstrates JAMHI's commitment to excellence," said Pam Watts, executive director, in a news release.CARF surveyors said that interviews with JAMHI clients and stakeholders made it clear that there was "a great deal of satisfaction with...

...Bob" Parker died Jan. 19, 2012. He was 98.Parker graduated from El Centro High School in 1931 and became a licensedland surveyor. After working for 50 years he retired in Escondido, Calif.and in 2000 he moved to Juneau to be with family.He was preceded...
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Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

...time on gravel runways in small villages," she said. Village airstrips are often on some of the highest ground. There, surveyors sunk benchmarks - brass discs atop rods driven into the earth or exposed bedrock. She resurveyed these points with GPS as...


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