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December 8, 2017

Skiers, snowmachiners help improve snow models

Wolken and his colleagues recently added a snow-depth button to a smartphone app that allows anyone to add information about favorite winter landscapes and help scientists in the process.

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December 7, 2017

Across the Front! An interdisciplinary perspective

After spending the first few days hugging the coast of the southern parts of Western Australia it is now time to let go of the protection of the land and venture further south.

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December 1, 2017

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

“Professor Fuller Drops Dead in Garden.” So reads the headline in the Farthest-North Collegian newspaper of June 1, 1935.

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November 28, 2017

Rookies at Sea

Have you ever been on a field trip to the middle of the Southern Ocean? Well, we – Peta Vine, Sam Wines, Ajinkya Koleshwar and Rhiannan Mundana – have done exactly that by participating in the CAPSTAN Program.

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Submarine Volcanoes of Tonga: What is the point?

An unrelenting love for discovery drives the scientists’ quest. Dr. Chadwick smiles when he says, “I love the thrill of figuring something out for the first time, like looking at a landscape and interpreting how it was formed.”

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November 26, 2017

Underwater Fire – Week 2 Video

“On these expeditions, I always have to remind myself that what we are seeing on the video screen or computer monitor is not somewhere else – it is right under our feet!”

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November 25, 2017

New Views of the Seafloor

The finer detail in the Sentry bathymetric maps allows us to see much smaller features like eruptive vents, volcanic craters, lava flows of different ages and textures, faults, fissures, and landslides, and if we are lucky, even hydrothermal vents.

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November 24, 2017

Biologist trapper retires after helping transform Aleutians

Ebbert’s job was to reverse another legacy, that of Russian and American fur trappers who, starting in the late 1700s, dropped off a few pairs of arctic foxes on Aleutian islands.

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Where there is smoke…

The chemistry of seawater around volcanoes is different from that of the rest of the ocean. When the team runs into these differences over a volcano, they are most likely from a hydrothermal source.

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November 23, 2017

Fire Meets Water

Like a domino effect, several things happen to seawater when it comes in contact with a volcano.

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