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Effects of an Alaskan Earthquake Generat...

Effects of an Alaskan Earthquake Generated Tsunami on the California Coast

A group of researchers has been exploring the potential effects of an Alaskan earthquake generated tsunami on the California coast. The collaboration between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and California Office of Emergency Services has generated what they are calling a Science Application for Risk Reduction (SAFRR) Tsunami Scenario. […]

Coast Guard Conducts Spilled Oil Recover...

Coast Guard Conducts Spilled Oil Recovery System Training Near Homer

Coast Guard personnel aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Hickory conducted Spilled Oil Recovery System training in Kachemak Bay near Homer, Wednesday. The annual SORS training, which included extensive classroom-based Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response education and the hands-on deployment of the vessel’s SORS equipment, is required by the Coast Guard in order to ensure […]

Cold Water Diving Safety

Cold Water Diving Safety

What are cold water diving safety issues and how can they be addressed? Cold water diving in northern regions poses additional safety issues for the recreational diver. Alaska Sea Grant has explored some solutions to these problems. Alaska Sea Grant (ASG) and Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) hosted a conference on workshop on diving […]