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October 19, 2017

Wolves a defining part of Alaska landscape

The wolf tracks appeared as they always do, as a surprise.

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October 16, 2017

Getting ready for Antarctica

By Sarah Sams MAGIC-DML is an international collaboration focused on mapping, measuring, and modeling Antarctic geomorphology and ice change in Dronning Maud Land. The team has one austral field season under its belt and is in preparation for another this coming December through February. The week of October 2-8 was dedicated to preparing for the upcoming field season and reviewing progress from the previous one. The week began with a three-day …

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October 13, 2017

Algae’s athletic role in glacier melt

Life exists everywhere you look. Even on glacier ice, home to inch-long worms, snow fleas, bacteria and algae.

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De Estudiante De Geofísica a Jefe Científico (por un Día)

Hace dos años, antes de convertirme en estudiante de posgrado, nunca habría pensado que estaría en el mar en una expedición de investigación sísmica.

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From Geophysics Grad Student to Chief Scientist (for a Day)

Two years ago, before I became a graduate student, I would have never thought I would be at sea on a seismic research expedition.

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October 12, 2017

Exploring Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards Along the Pacific Northwest Coast

Can scientists determine how likely we are to have a tsunami along different parts of the PNW Coast and how big it would be? What types of things affect whether an earthquake is likely to cause a large tsunami? (Or none at all?)

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October 11, 2017

The Journey to the Heart of the Ocean

Mud, mud / Glorious mud. / Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood.

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October 6, 2017

Finding far-north lynx den part of cycle study

There, at the root ball of a downed balsam poplar, were six lynx kittens the size of yarn balls…

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October 3, 2017

Why do we monitor for tamarisk leaf beetles along the Rio Grande?

What an exciting summer it has been smacking salt cedar trees with an insect net!

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September 29, 2017

Prehistoric reptile one mile above McCarthy

It started in 1963, when 23-year-old geologist David Whistler sat down for lunch on a rocky hilltop one mile above Kennicott Glacier…

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