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Borough reminds residents to extinguish burn debris before disposal

...reminding Peninsula residents when disposing of ash and burn barrel debris to make sure the...waste transfer locations or landfills. Ash that appears cold can actually be concealing...waste Dumpsters. Please assure that all ash and other materials being disposed of are...

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...years," she wrote.Samuels said the age of the beaver fossils was deduced by their location between two layers of volcanic ash that have been dated from radioactive isotopes."We've got badlands exposures here," he said. "As they get wet, whenever...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2015-05-28
Volcanoes

...island mountain of Augustine burped steam and ash tens of thousands of feet into the air, but...an eruption ? like the one that rained ash on Homer and Seldovia in 1986 ? instead...tall Erupted: March 15, 2009, sending ash plumes from 30,000 to 60,000 feet high...

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Ash3D is federal answer to ash cloud response

...Redoubt Volcano erupted in 2009, black ash settled on Homer like snowfall. The city...the roads to close. Businesses worried ash would destroy air intakes on computers and...forecasts. USGS's answer is Ash3D. The ash dispersion model will help volcano forecasters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-10
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Forestry douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...other dangers like trees with weakened root systems and ash pits. "One thing we look for when we go out is obviously visible smoke. The other thing we look for is white ash or grey ash," Kent said. "Usually after rain comes, it turns...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/forestry-douses-hotspot-left-over-fr
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Caring for Kenai turns to technology

...them, Wiest said. A -9-by-12-foot drop cloth can be used to cover electronic devices such as a computer, he said. Ash is very heavy and has the ability to collapse a roof if it already has snow on it, Wiest said. One version comes with a battery...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-03/caring-for-kenai-turns-to-technology
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Pain in the ash?: Mount Redoubt's messy reminder may have an upside

...doesn't have to be a total pain in the ash. The plumes of pulverized magma belched...things. While the short-term impacts of an ash cloud passing over the central peninsula...ashfall. Most notable among the benefits of ash is the boost it can give to plant life...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040609/new_285211923.shtml
Ash cloud causes flight delays

...including a town that reported traces of fallen ash.Pavlof Volcano released ash plumes as high as 22,000 feet over the weekend...Waythomas said late Monday morning.The abrasive ash has not risen enough to threaten international air...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-20/ash-cloud-causes-flight-delays
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Ash radar proves useful

...about the time scientists brought a volcanic ash radar dish to Kenai, it didn't take long...to go, the radar went to work tracking ash from several Redoubt eruptions last week...Municipal Airport, measures the amount of ash emitted and the velocity of the erupting...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/033109/new_283475217.shtml
Airplanes warned to avoid Alaska volcano airspace

...near an erupting Alaska volcano as it spewed ash 30,000 feet above sea level.Winds were blowing ash from Pavlof Volcano to the west and southwest...its summit, on Wednesday. On Friday, the ash cloud reached 16,000 feet.The eruption intensified...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-15/airplanes-warned-to-avoid-alaska-vol
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