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A trained diver -- with a bit of experience, open eyes and a bright light -- will see northern ronquils and wolf eels, rockfish and lingcod, tube worms and hermit crabs.
People — perhaps most people — love to complain about weather forecasts almost as much as they like to complain about the weather itself. “The forecast,” goes a common refrain, “is always wrong.” In fact, forecasts are usually right. In many areas, the hourly forecasts can be uncannily correct. Forecast bashing simply does not reflect the reality … Continue reading Here’s how meteorologists are working to better predict Alaska weather
My good friend Bill Lee’s work history includes a long stint in the U.S. Army, time in the pharmaceutical industry, experience mapping seabeds from Alaska to Saudi Arabia and extensive research on groundwater flow. But his conversation is far more telling than his professional background. For example, he sometimes comments casually and at length on the structure of complex molecules. … Continue reading At the intersection of math and art, Alaskan takes a new route
Three Alaska authors, three Alaska stories, one Alaska book, all brought forth by an Alaska publisher. If that alone is not enough to make you buy this book, read on.
Dr. Kenji Yoshikawa, aka "Tunnel Man," travels village-to-village by snowmachine, drilling holes for permafrost research and setting young minds on fire.