EarthScope Alaska-Yukon Regional Workshop for Interpretive Professionals

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Release Date: 
2014-03-12
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EarthScope Alaska-Yukon Workshop
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Apply now for three-day April event

EarthScope Northeastern Regional Workshop for Interpretive Professional workshop in September 2013, EarthScope photo.The EarthScope National Office is excited to invite all who are interested to attend the EarthScope Alaska-Yukon Regional Workshop for Interpretive Professionals. This workshop will be the 10th in a series of EarthScope workshops that attempt to connect informal educators with place-based Earth science in North America.

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Outreach Office
Seismology
Tectonics and Sedimentation
Other

Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California

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2014-02-06
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Imagine: Alaska quake meets California
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What could the results of a magnitude 9.1 quake be?

large Alaska tsunami simulation, courtesy of Vasily Titov, NOAA Center for Tsunami ResearchBy nrozell [at] gi [dot] alaska [dot] edu (Ned Rozell)
 
An expected event in Alaska could affect millions of Americans. Here’s how:
 

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Outreach Office
Seismology
Tectonics and Sedimentation
Other

Science and service: GI's Freymueller and Cahill named 2013 Usibelli winners

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2013-05-08
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GI profs honored
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2013 Usibelli Distinguished Teaching, Research, Public Service Awards announced

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced recipients of the 2013 Emil Usibelli Distinguished Teaching, Research and Public Service Awards.

 

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Atmospheric Science
Tectonics and Sedimentation
Volcanology

Big booms over the northland

A photo from the Leonid Kulik expedition to the Tunguska region of Russia in 1929. A meteorite or comet knocked down millions of trees in one of the largest space-object-meets-Earth events in recorded history.

The Leonid Kulik Expedition, St. Petersburg Museum.

Near a small village in Russia, Marina Ivanova stepped into cross-country skis and kicked toward a hole in the snow. The meteorite specialist with the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and Vernadsky Institute in Moscow was hunting for fragments of the great Chelyabinsk Meteorite that exploded three days earlier.

Alaska Science Forum: AEIC seismologists visits Southeast in wake of large earthquakes

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2013-01-31
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Southeast AK copes with aftershocks
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Sizable quakes prompt visit from AEIC seismologist

 

AEIC Seismologist Natalia Ruppert on a trip to Southeast Alaska in early 2013By nrozell [at] gi [dot] alaska [dot] edu (Ned Rozell)

 

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Department: 
Outreach Office
Seismology
Tectonics and Sedimentation
Other

Anniversary of 2002 Denali Fault earthquake

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2012-11-05
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'02 Denali Fault quake
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A decade later, temblor still ranks as eighth largest in U.S.

 

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Outreach Office
Seismology
Tectonics and Sedimentation
Other

Alaska Science Forum: A "totally weird" dinosaur; new waste study in Denali

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2012-09-27
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More dinosaur tracks in Denali
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Meat-eater was "totally weird"

 

image by Nobu Tamura of thesaurusBy nrozell [at] gi [dot] alaska [dot] edu (Ned Rozell)

 

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Outreach Office
Tectonics and Sedimentation
Other

Alaska Science Forum: Dinosaurs in the Wrangell Mountains

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2012-06-21
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Wrangell Mountains were a "fern prairie"
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65 to 70 million years ago hadrosaurs, theropods roamed

 

Yoshi Kobayashi, Tony Fiorillo and Tom Adams in the Wrangell MountainsBy nrozell [at] gi [dot] alaska [dot] edu (Ned Rozell)

 

The more Tony Fiorillo explores Alaska, the more dinosaur tracks he finds on its lonely ridgetops. The latest examples are the stone footprints of two different dinosaurs near the tiny settlement of Chisana in the Wrangell Mountains.

 

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Outreach Office
Tectonics and Sedimentation
Other

Rattling Alaska: AEIC gathers info on recent seismicity

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2012-05-16
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Rattling Alaska
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AEIC gathers info on recent seismicity

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center, based at the Geophysical Institute at the Unviersity of Alaska Fairbanks, collects earthquake data from a network of more than 400 seismic sites. Their job is to not only collect event data, but analyze and archive it for the State of Alaska, other agencies and the general public.

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Department: 
Outreach Office
Seismology
Tectonics and Sedimentation

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