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Earthquakes swarm the Brooks Range

Earthquakes swarm the Brooks RangeAn “earthquake swarm” is hitting the Brooks Range. Seismologists do not know why it is occurring or if it will continue.

Wolf population declining in Denali National Park

Wolf population declining in Denali National ParkThis spring, the count was the fourth lowest in 30 years.

Unusual seismic activity continues near Noatak

Unusual seismic activity continues near NoatakStrong earthquake activity continues near Noatak, with a strong aftershock recorded last week.

Update: Earthquake shakes Southeast Alaska

Update: Earthquake shakes Southeast AlaskaA 5.8 earthquake hit the northern Lynn Canal area this morning just before 4 a.m.

Astronaut recruit: Alaska a good analog for space

Astronaut recruit: Alaska a good analog for spaceAs a new recruit for a class of astronaut candidates, Jessica Cherry may someday view the world from miles higher.

Woods of Alaska stir after long slumber

Woods of Alaska stir after long slumberWhen birch and aspen leaves are full, mosquitoes are thick and darkness is a memory, a half-dozen reaching, squeaking beaks will add to the fleeting population explosion that — for a few months — fills these acres with song.

Salmon Creek turbidity affects drinking water, not power generation

Salmon Creek turbidity affects drinking water, not power generationTurbidity only affects drinking water. It has nothing to do with power generation.

Seismologist delivers cautionary notes about “The Big One”

Seismologist delivers cautionary notes about “The Big One”"There’s a small danger in treating 1964 as an example of everything that can happen.”

New equipment means new opportunities for polar bear treatment

New equipment means new opportunities for polar bear treatmentNew equipment has given the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service the capability to treat polar bears on the scene, which, until now, hasn’t been a possibility.

Seismologists answer the call to rural Alaska

Seismologists answer the call to rural AlaskaBorn and raised in Russia, Ruppert is not the Einstein lookalike people perhaps expect when they hear an earthquake expert is coming to visit.