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2015 Alaska News Releases

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  1. US Topo Maps Reach Milestone

    Released: 11/19/2015 9:30:00 AM
  2. Arctic Tundra Fire Causes Widespread Permafrost Landscape Changes

    Released: 11/12/2015 1:00:00 PM
  3. Arctic Mammals May Face Shrinking Habitat from Climate Warming

    Released: 10/19/2015 1:00:00 PM
  4. Critical Volcano Monitoring Systems Returned to Operation in Alaska

    Released: 10/15/2015 12:00:00 PM
  5. Wild Berry Harvests Less Reliable According to Alaskan Local Observers

    Released: 10/6/2015 12:30:00 PM
  6. El Niño and La Niña will Exacerbate Coastal Hazards Across Entire Pacific

    Released: 9/21/2015 11:00:00 AM
  7. Megathrust Quake Faults Weaker and Less Stressed than Thought

    Released: 9/10/2015 2:00:00 PM
  8. Media Advisory: Remobilized 100-Year-Old Volcanic Ash: Is It a Health Hazard?

    Released: 9/3/2015 1:00:00 PM
  9. New Elevation for Nation's Highest Peak

    Released: 9/2/2015 9:00:00 AM
  10. Geologic Map of Baranof Island, Southeastern Alaska Now Online

    Released: 8/10/2015 1:00:00 PM
  11. Mount McKinley Elevation Survey Results Coming Soon

    Released: 7/23/2015 9:30:00 AM
  12. 40 Years of North Pacific Seabird Survey Data Now Online

    Released: 7/16/2015 12:30:00 PM
  13. Northern Alaska Coastal Erosion Threatens Habitat and Infrastructure

    Released: 7/1/2015 12:30:00 PM
  14. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Remain the Primary Threat to Polar Bears

    Released: 6/30/2015 1:30:00 PM
  15. Highest Peak in North America to be Surveyed

    Released: 6/15/2015 9:30:00 AM
  16. Map Shows Content and Origins of the Nation's Geologic Basement

    Released: 4/23/2015 2:42:57 PM
  17. Researchers Test Smartphones for Earthquake Warning

    Released: 4/10/2015 2:15:00 PM
  18. Científicos ponen a prueba los teléfonos móviles inteligentes para la advertencia de terremotos

    Released: 4/10/2015 2:00:00 PM
  19. Scientists Predict Gradual, Prolonged Permafrost Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Released: 4/8/2015 1:15:00 PM
  20. Polar Bears Unlikely to Thrive on Land-based Foods

    Released: 4/1/2015 1:00:00 PM
  21. New Technology Helps Identify Dispersal of Avian Flu Virus between Asia and Alaska

    Released: 3/31/2015 1:00:00 PM
  22. From Icefield to Ocean - What Glacier Change Might Mean for the Future of Alaska

    Released: 3/18/2015 12:00:00 PM
  23. Alaska Climate Science Center Designer to Receive International Vizzie Award

    Released: 2/24/2015 12:30:00 PM
  24. USGS Identifies Areas with Critical Mineral Resource Potential in North-Central Alaska

    Released: 2/23/2015 1:30:00 PM
  25. Melting Glaciers Increase the Flow of Carbon to Downstream Ecosystems

    Released: 1/20/2015 1:00:00 PM

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