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Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...very right time.At 35, Plafker was an up-and-coming geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, Calif...won't be able to make the trip to Alaska. USGS Research Geologist Peter Haeussler from the Alaska Science Center is expected...
Nordic skiing off groomed trails evokes old days

...kid again," Bookstrom said.That's no small feat for an inconspicuous 3-kilometer route - the semi-retired Spokane geologist is 75 years old.He remembers a childhood friend converting military wood skis to Nordic skis with door hinges that served...
Hiking with kids: Make it fun

...10-year-old Gavin Hudkins' favorite things to do when hiking is find different rocks. His mom, Sarah Hudkins, said the budding geologist loves bringing them home to identify. "The last hike he did, he actually hiked out a mile and a half with a huge rock in...
Geologists find use in minerals survey

ANCHORAGE - Speaking geologist is a foreign language to most, but understanding excitement is...Fairbanks. Werdon is the Mineral Resources Section Chief and economic geologist for the state Division of Geologic and Geophysical Surveys. The...
Cache needed for oil and gas knowledge

Recently, state geologist Bob Swenson shared some insight into a state report on remaining hydrocarbon resources across the state and in Cook Inlet with...
Bones' clues

...dated since then, thanks to the effort to gather these pieces together by local author and historian Janet Klein and Soldotna geologist Dick Reger. The most recent data comes from a woolly mammoth tooth fragment found in the Bidarka Creek area by Phil Gordon...
Sensei: Fight back

...permanent residence is in Las Vegas, Nev., but her job as a geologist has her working in Alaska about 5 months out of the year...son was being bullied at school. As well as working as a geologist, Gibler also teaches judo in Las Vegas. Thursday's self-defense...
Buried tree could reveal seismic secrets

...eruptions.Now, you may know pumice as a rough, granular stone sold as a cosmetic and used to scrape away dried skin.Geologist Jim Baichtal says this pumice fell as powder, grains and rocks. And it quickly buried the tree."It was so hot that it...
Ash cloud causes flight delays

...instruments at the volcano show continuing tremors."Seismically, it's been pretty steady over the last 12 hours," geologist Chris Waythomas said late Monday morning.The abrasive ash has not risen enough to threaten international air traffic passing...
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...Norman.One seat is designated by law to be filled by a petroleum engineer and that is Foerster. One seat is designated for a geologist, and that is Seamount. The third seat is designated for a public member, and the requirement by statute was modified to...


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