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2014/10/21 16:09
2014/10/21 16:09
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... forth. We have more fresh groundwater in storage than any other state in the nation other than Alaska. And it’s available for use. Certainly we need to be careful, we need to monitor that use, we...
2014/10/21 16:09
2014/10/21 16:09
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2014/10/20 16:40
2014/10/20 16:40
4d
... based in part on the 1946 tsunami, but have been revised thanks to a new study. Image via USGS The most destructive tsunami in Hawaii’s recent history took place in 1946. Scientists now...
2014/10/15 04:19
2014/10/15 04:19
9d
... new data arrived from the Columbia Glacier, causing a stir in the glacier office at the USGS Alaska Science Center in the hills of east Anchorage. USGS scientist Louis Sass said the new...
2014/10/12 01:53
2014/10/12 01:53
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... Pahoa town The Puna lava flow is now 0.9 miles from Apa'a Street in Pahoa town, according to USGS geologists with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. More >> The Puna lava flow is now 0.9 miles...
2014/10/07 06:13
2014/10/07 06:13
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An estimated 35,000 walruses packed a stretch of shoreline in Alaska late last month, a phenomenon that's being chalked up to diminishing sea ice and alarmingly warm ocean temperatures. The animals...
2014/10/03 03:16
2014/10/03 03:16
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Walrus gather on the northwest coast of Alaska. Photo / AP US wildlife authorities have ordered planes to avoid flying too close to a vast herd of exhausted walruses beached on a remote Alaskan...
2014/10/02 02:15
2014/10/02 02:15
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LOS ANGELES - At least 35,000 walruses have beached themselves on a remote Alaskan coastline in a phenomenon blamed on the melting of arctic ice due to climate change, experts said on Wednesday. An...
2014/09/30 21:38
2014/09/30 21:38
24d
... authority to shut down access altogether if volcanoes are at a higher level of alert. The USGS tracks volcanoes to warn people of when they're exhibiting unusual activity. Right now, there's...
2014/09/27 21:34
2014/09/27 21:34
27d
... and determine the best locations for installing real-time monitoring systems. The USGS National Volcano Early Warning System classifies Glacier Peak as a "very high threat" volcano,...
2014/09/26 14:36
2014/09/26 14:36
28d
Plum was shooting a time lapse video at the exact time of Thursday's magnitude 6.2 earthquake in Alaska. "I just got my new iOS update and I was trying to get the fog, and I tied it (the iPhone)...
2014/09/26 03:13
2014/09/26 03:13
28d
JUNEAU, Alaska - A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska on Thursday near Anchorage, but the U.S. Geological Survey said there was little likelihood of casualties or severe damage from shaking...
2014/09/26 00:14
2014/09/26 00:14
28d
... registering a preliminary 6.2 magnitude was centered 81 miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. “It was kind of a long one,”...
2014/09/25 19:45
2014/09/25 19:45
29d
A magnitude-6.2 earthquake shook parts of southern Alaska Thursday, including the state's largest city, but authorities said no tsunami activity is expected. The quake occurred just before 10 a.m....
2014/09/25 19:28
2014/09/25 19:28
29d
... registering a preliminary 6.2 magnitude was centered 81 miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. "It was kind of a long one,"...
2014/09/25 18:28
2014/09/25 18:28
29d
A large earthquake at 9:51 a.m. rattled Southcentral Alaska, with early reports from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center and placing the epicenter at 60 miles west/northwest of Willow. The...
2014/09/24 02:38
2014/09/24 02:38
30d
... on air to lead marijuana group, curses KTVA reporter Charlo Greene revealed she owns the Alaska Cannabis Club she was reporting on and then quit her TV gig with a choice word live on the...
2014/09/23 10:39
2014/09/23 10:39
1m
... sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis), a species federally listed as threatened. For 2014, USGS reports the population index as 2,944 (data available online). It's a negligible bump from the...
2014/09/23 08:53
2014/09/23 08:53
1m
... front expanded from 50 yards to 150 yards at its widest. More >> LIVE BLOG: Updates from USGS, Civil Defense on Puna lava threatLIVE BLOG: Updates from USGS, Civil Defense on Puna lava...
2014/09/23 03:38
2014/09/23 03:38
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... of jeans isn't just a fashion statement, it is the reason she gets up in the morning. USGS: Puna lava flow has slowed, could now reach Pahoa in 13 daysUSGS: Puna lava flow has slowed,...
2014/10/21 16:09
2014/10/21 16:09
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