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Hetta Logging Camp Medevac

Hetta Logging Camp Medevac

Petty Officer 2nd Class John Kline, an aviation survival technician from Air Station Sitka, and two loggers from the Hetta Logging Camp prepare Nick Brazil, 55, for transport to Ketchikan from the camp 17 miles east of Hydaburg after a logging accident July 28, 2011. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and crew were […]

Ocean acidification risk assessment for ...

Ocean acidification risk assessment for Alaskan fisheries

Alaska is dependent on a healthy marine environment to preserve its commercial fishing industry and the traditional subsistence harvest of seafood. Researchers are anticipating rapid changes in temperature and ocean acidification of the waters that support Alaska‚Äôs fisheries. A study has recently been published that promotes the use of an ocean acidification risk assessment for […]

First known freshwater springs found ben...

First known freshwater springs found beneath the face of Columbia Glacier

Researchers working with the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) have found what are believed to be the first documented freshwater springs found at the base of a tidewater glacier in Alaska. This investigation was conducted by the Prince William Sound Science Center in support of ongoing council research focused on Columbia Glacier. […]