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Archival Tagging Study Reveals Habitual Movements of Greenland Turbot in Alaska

Archival Tagging Study Reveals Habitual Movements of Greenland Turbot in Alaska

  A multiyear archival tagging study identified consistent seasonal and daily patterns of depth-specific behavior by Greenland turbot in Alaska. These new findings provide key information for sustainably managing this commercially valuable population in a changing environment. Migration and Management of Greenland Turbot Although Greenland turbot have been well studied in the…

Potential Landslide Threatens Large Tsunami in PWS, Geologists Say

Potential Landslide Threatens Large Tsunami in PWS, Geologists Say

  (Anchorage) — The threat of a large and potentially dangerous tsunami is looming in Prince William Sound, where an increasingly likely landslide could generate a wave with devastating effects on fishermen and recreationalists using the area, the state’s top geologist said. Steve Masterman, director of the Division…

New Method May Help Anticipate Large Volcanic Eruptions

New Method May Help Anticipate Large Volcanic Eruptions

  Volcanic eruptions are not easy to anticipate. Now, a new paper proposes a way to provide early clues by evaluating magma movement far beneath volcanoes. The Bárdarbunga volcanic system in Iceland began to erupt from a fissure on Aug. 29, 2014. By the time it quit six months later,…

New Research Analyzes 40+ Years of Alaska Homicide Data for First Time, Providing Unprecedented Look at Homicides in the State Since 1976

New Research Analyzes 40+ Years of Alaska Homicide Data for First Time, Providing Unprecedented Look at Homicides in the State Since 1976

  Report reveals disproportionate impacts on Alaska Native and African American populations, among other significant findings   ANCHORAGE,…

Radar Gauges Methane Release from Arctic Lakes

Radar Gauges Methane Release from Arctic Lakes

  A University of Alaska Fairbanks-led research team has developed a way to use satellite images to determine…

Dinosaurs Striding Across the Land Bridge

Dinosaurs Striding Across the Land Bridge

  The recent discovery of the most complete dinosaur skeleton ever found in Japan suggests the duck-billed creatures…

We Have been Grounded; Birds have Not

We Have been Grounded; Birds have Not

  It was the first weekend in May, and Alaskans were getting out. Emboldened by words from the…

ESO Instrument Finds Closest Black Hole to Earth

ESO Instrument Finds Closest Black Hole to Earth

  Invisible object has two companion stars visible to the naked eye PR Image eso2007a Artist’s impression of the…

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