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Region 11: Alaska

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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Year Published: 1978

New ages on intrusive rocks and altered zones in the Alaska Peninsula: A section in The United States Geological Survey in Alaska: Accomplishments during 1977

Preliminary potassium-argon dating of intrusive rocks and altered zones in the Chignik and Sutwik Island quadrangles of the Alaska Peninsula seems to indicate at least three and possibly four Tertiary ages of alteration and mineralization.

Wilson, Frederic H.; Detterman, Robert L.; Silberman, Miles L.

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New potassium-argon data on the age of mineralization and metamorphism in the Willow Creek mining district, southern Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska: A section in The United States Geological Survey in Alaska: Accomplishments during 1977

The now largely abandoned Willow Creek mining district, southern Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska, produced nearly $18,000,000 in gold and minor silver between 1909 and the early 1950's. Mineralized quartz veins, which contain gold and silver along with minor quantities of base metals (in pyrite, galena, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, molybdenite, and...

Silberman, Miles L.; Csejtey, Bela; Smith, James G.; Lanphere, Marvin A.; Wilson, Frederic H.

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The United States Geological Survey in Alaska: Accomplishments during 1977

United States Geological Survey projects in Alaska study a wide range of topics of economic and scientific interest. Work done in 1977 includes contributions to economic geology, regional geology, stratigraphy, engineering geology, hydrology, and marine geology. Many maps and reports covering various aspects of the geology and mineral and water...

Johnson, Kathleen M.
The United States Geological Survey in Alaska; accomplishments during 1977; 1978; CIR; 772-B; Edited by Johnson, Kathleen M.

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Arsenic in streams, stream sediments, and ground water, Fairbanks area, Alaska

Arsenic concentrations of less than 5 ppb to as large as 1,260 ppb in stream waters and from 5 ppm to 4,000 ppm in stream sediments were found in the Pedro Dome-Cleary Summit area, Alaska. Waters from three of 20 wells sampled had arsenic concentrations exceeding the U.S. Public Health Service recommended limit of 50 ppb. The high arsenic levels...

Wilson, Frederic H.; Hawkins, D.B.

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BKD vertical transmission

Bullock, G.L.; Stuckey, H.M.; Mulcahy, D.M.
BKD vertical transmission; 1978; Article; Journal; Fish Health Section Newsletter; Bullock, G. L.; Stuckey, H. M.; Mulcahy, D. M.

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Corynebacterial kidney disease: Egg transmission following iodophore disinfection

Bullock, G.L.; Stuckey, H.M.; Mulcahy, D.M.
Corynebacterial kidney disease: Egg transmission following iodophore disinfection; 1978; Article; Journal; Fish Health News; Bullock, G. L.; Stuckey, H. M.; Mulcahy, D. M.

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Breeding avifauna of the south San Francisco Bay estuary

San Francisco Bay represents one of the largest estuarine areas on the Pacific Coast of North America. Its open waters, tidal flats, tidal marshes and solar evaporation ponds provide critical foraging, resting and breeding habitat for migratory and resident birds. The avifauna of San Francisco Bay has received considerable attention; however,...

Gill, Robert E.

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Unusual foraging by a fork-tailed storm-petrel

While conducting an offshore bird census from the sea beach at Nelson Lagoon, Alaska Peninsula (56°00'N, 161°10'W) at 1700 on 17 September 1976 1 saw a Fork-tailed Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma f. furcata) feeding on the beached remains of an adult gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) that had been trapped by ice and died the previous April. I watched...

Gill, Robert E.

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On the foraging and prey selection of nesting Caspian Terns

No abstract available.

Gill, Robert E.

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Radiocarbon dates from Alaska, Yukon Territory, and British Columbia

No abstract available.

Wilson, Frederic H.; Young, M. Springer

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Ground-water quality beneath solid-waste disposal sites at anchorage, Alaska

Studies at three solid-waste disposal sites in the Anchorage area suggest that differences in local geohydrologic conditions influence ground-water quality. A leachate was detected in ground water within and beneath two sites where the water table is very near land surface and refuse is deposited either at or below the water table in some parts of...

Zenone, Chester; Donaldson, D.E.; Grunwaldt, J.J.
Ground-water quality beneath solid-waste disposal sites at anchorage, Alaska; 1975; Article; Journal; Groundwater; Zenone, Chester ; Donaldson, D. E.; Grunwaldt, J. J.

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