Home » Archives by category » Science & Tech (Page 3)

Tracking salmon to their birth streams

Tracking salmon to their birth streamsIn research for his college degree, Sean Brennan used strontium's unique qualities to track salmon in an Alaska river.

Arctic climate researchers zoom in on plankton

Arctic climate researchers zoom in on planktonThey’re not recognizable like polar bears or whales. But phytoplankton are a key part of life in the Arctic -- and now, they're at the center of a new research effort to predict how the region will respond to climate change.

Jökulhlaup triggers flooding on Taku River

Jökulhlaup triggers flooding on Taku RiverWater levels started rising dramatically on Tuesday on the Taku River located south of Juneau.

Canadian Coast Guard arctic monitors hit communications snag

Canadian Coast Guard arctic monitors hit communications snagCanada’s Coast Guard is suffering from crossed wires at their only manned field station in the Arctic.

Scientists use satellites to track polar bears

Scientists use satellites to track polar bearsThe U.S. Geological Survey recently started tracking polar bears using high resolution satellites.

Alaska.com email address to expire at the end of the year

Alaska.com email address to expire at the end of the yearAbout 3,000 GCI customers with Alaska.com accounts will have to change their email addresses.

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and waves

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and wavesWith 90 percent of the nation’s tidal power, and a good chunk of its wave and river energy, Alaska’s quickly become the epicenter for this budding technology.

‘Among Wolves’ Details Researcher’s Lifelong Passion

‘Among Wolves’ Details Researcher’s Lifelong PassionThe University of Alaska Press recently published a book detailing one biologist’s lifelong effort to chronicle the lives of wolves that live inside the boundary of Denali Park and Preserve.

The decades old mystery of 53 dead caribou in the Alaska Range

The decades old mystery of 53 dead caribou in the Alaska RangeForty-two years ago, an Army helicopter pilot spotted dozens of dead caribou.

Mendenhall flood waters begin to recede

Mendenhall flood waters begin to recedeAfter setting a flooding record, waters have begun to recede on Mendenhall Lake and River.