Born and raised in Russia, Ruppert is not the Einstein lookalike people perhaps expect when they hear an earthquake expert is coming to visit.
Pentagon officials said at a U.S. Senate hearing Wednesday they hope to take down the project in Gakona known as HAARP before winter sets in.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory detected long tremors and an increase in surface temperatures at Shishaldin on Tuesday.
Four scientists embarked on a trip to install a dozen sensitive ground-motion detectors in what they call the Minto Flats seismic zone.
North America’s largest shorebird, rarely seen in this part of the country, may become No. 502 on the Checklist of Alaska Birds.
Hikers and kayakers should still be cautious
The Climate Prediction Center says there is now a 65 percent likelihood of an El Niño developing this summer.
As the U.S. Coast Guard plans for an increased presence in the Arctic, its taking stock of what its environmental impact will be in the years to come.
Scientific study of Alaska earthquakes is beginning to ramp up significantly as the NSF deploys a new network of seismic sensors this summer.
Just two weeks after the strongest earthquake in the region in more than 30 years, residents of Noatak and others near the far western edge of the Brooks Range felt another series of powerful quakes over the weekend.