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Alaska Science Center

Alaska Science Center

4210 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 786-7000

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Volcano Science Center

Volcano Science Center

4230 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 786-7497

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Climate Adaptation Science Center

Climate Adaptation Science Center

4230 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-301-7830

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Geological Survey research 1981

This U.S. Geological Survey activities report includes a summary of 1981 fiscal year scientific and economic results accompanied by a list of geologic, hydrologic, and cartographic investigations in progress. The summary of results includes: (1) Mineral, (2) Water resources, (3) Engineering geology and hydrology, (4) Regional geology, (5)...

Geological Survey research 1981; 1982; PP; 1275; Geological Survey (U.S.)

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The United States Geological Survey in Alaska: Accomplishments during 1980

This report of accomplishments of the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska during 1980 contains summary and topical accounts of results of studies in a wide range of topics of economic and scientific interest. In addition, many more detailed maps and reports are included in the lists of references cited for each article and in the appended...

Coonrad, Warren L.
The United States Geological Survey in Alaska: Accomplishments during 1980; 1982; CIR; 844; Coonrad, W. L.

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Net-mortality of Common Murres and Atlantic Puffins in Newfoundland, 1951-81

Band recoveries (N = 315) over 26 years (1951-77) and three surveys of seabird bycatch in inshore fishing nets (1972, 1980-81) indicate that there has been a substantial net-mortality of Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) and Common Murres (Uria aalge) in Newfoundland coastal waters for the past 2 decades. Offshore (e.g. Grand Banks) gill-...

Nettleship, David N.; Sanger, Gerald A.; Springer, Paul F.; Piatt, John F.; Nettleship, David N.; Threlfall, William

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Recent trends in the west Greenland salmon fishery, and implications for Thick-billed Murres

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a high net-mortality of seabirds, particularly Thick-billed Murres (Uria lomvia), was associated with the west Greenland salmon fishery. Since 1972, the domestic fishery has been controlled by quotas and fishery opening dates and non-Greenlandic offshore drift-net fishery was phased out in 1975. These...

Piatt, John F.; Reddin, David G.

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Population and status of Emperor Geese along the north side of the Alaska Peninsula

We gathered information on the timing of spring and autumn migration of Emperor Geese Anser canagicus from Nelson Lagoon, the age ratios of geese during autumn migration, and the numbers of geese in estuaries along the north side of the Alaska Peninsula and Bristol Bay during spring and autumn migration. Birds staged in most of the lagoons and...

Petersen, Margaret R.; Gill, Robert E.

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Tertiary volcanic and hypabyssal rocks in the Ugashik quadrangle: A section in Geological Survey research 1981

Potassium-argon dating of volcanic and hypabyssal rocks from the Ugashik quadrangle by F. H. Wilson and Nora Shew indicates that these rocks fall into the same two age groupings as those of the Chignik and Sutwik Island quadrangles to the south. Rocks of late Eocene to earliest Miocene and latest Miocene to Holocene age are found in both areas....

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Shorebirds of the eastern Bering Sea

Largely on the basis of work conducted in western Alaska since 1975, we present an overview of the shorebird resources of the region and discuss their relationship to the littoral and supralittoral habitats of the area. Thirty species of shorebirds occur regularly and comprise an important component of the eastern Bering Sea ecosystem. For a third...

Calder, J.A.; Hood, Donald W.

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Populations, feeding ecology and molt of Steller's Eiders

This study considers the temporal and spatial distribution of Steller's Eiders (Polysticta stelleri) during molt along the north side of the Alaska Peninsula from Port Heiden to Bechevin Bay. Subadult eiders molted primarily at Nelson Lagoon, adult males at Nelson Lagoon and Izembek Bay, and adult females primarily at Izembek Bay. Only a few...

Petersen, Margaret R.

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An annotated bibliography of literature on Alaska water birds

The demand for information on birds in Alaska has surged within the past few years, primarily because of the need to adequately assess the impacts of a wide range of planned developments. The accompanying increase in studies of avian populations has resulted in a growing need for a comprehensive bibliography of Alaska ornithology. An initial...

Handel, Colleen M.; Petersen, Margaret R.; Gill, Robert E.; Lensink, Calvin J.
An annotated bibliography of literature on Alaska water birds; 1981; Federal Government Series; FWSOBS; 81/12; Handel, Colleen M.

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Geologic map of the Chignik and Sutwik Island quadrangles, Alaska

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Detterman, Robert L.; Miller, T.P.; Yount, M.E.; Wilson, Frederic H.
Geologic map of the Chignik and Sutwik Island quadrangles, Alaska; 1981; I; 1229; Detterman, R. L.; Miller, T. P.

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The United States Geological Survey in Alaska: Accomplishments during 1979

This circular describes the 1980 programs of the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska. A brief description of the Alaskan operations of each major division of the Survey is followed by project descriptions arranged by geographic regions in which the work takes place. The mission of the Geological Survey is to identify the Nation 's land, water, energy...

Albert, Nairn R.D.; Hudson, Travis
The United States Geological Survey in Alaska; accomplishments during 1979; 1981; CIR; 823-B; Edited by Albert, Nairn R. D.; Hudson, Travis.

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Use of wetland habitats by birds in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska

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Derksen, Dirk V.; Rothe, Thomas C.; Eldridge, William D.
Use of wetland habitats by birds in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska; 1981; RP; 141; Derksen, Dirk V.; Rothe, Thomas C.; Eldridge, William D.

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