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Judge orders environmental assessment for observer program

...selection pool, meaning that they're randomly selected for 60 days of coverage at a time. Large boats, including Gulf of Alaska trawlers, are in the trip selection pool, where they must log each fishing trip and are randomly selected for coverage...
Pollock fishery needs more scrutiny

...history. I believe the answer to the diminishing Yukon River and Cook Inlet king salmon runs is simply part of the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea pollock fishery discarded bycatch. And, unless and until this bycatch is made part of the pollock...
Seward ready to move forward with dock development The breakwater will shelter the shipyard's waterfront and the city's adjacent cargo dock from the battering Gulf of Alaska waves that periodically make their way up Resurrection Bay. "The cargo dock never really got any traction because...
Judge allows additional briefs in UCIDA lawsuit the June 2 brief that the organization wanted the chance to address them. In the brief, Morgan wrote that the Gulf of Alaska tanner crab fishery and the black and blue rockfish fisheryin Alaska were not analogous with the salmon fisheries because...
Wildfire has not jumped Funny River road

...Tuesday showed heavy smoke from the blaze drifting south over Homer as far as Kodiak and curling east out over the Gulf of Alaska. The fire spread quickly through the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in a long, thin line typical of wind-driven...
First cruise ship of the season arrives earlier than expected

...was destined for Kodiak and wasn't even supposed to come to Juneau, but high winds and inclement weather in the Gulf of Alaska caused it to change course, officials said. It was diverted to Juneau and will dock at the berth near the downtown...
New portal provides digital look at Alaska's coast

...three maritime regions, the Arctic, Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. Local organizations such as Kachemak Bay Research...real-time and terrestrial sensors are located in the Gulf of Alaska region so users can view information from weather stations...
Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

...Poor risk assessment and management were among factors that led to the grounding of a Shell oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Alaska in 2012, the Coast Guard said in a report released Thursday.The report also says Alaska's tax laws influenced...
Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...the world to see.Parts of Montague Island on the south side of the Sound and Middleton Island farther out in the Gulf of Alaska rose up to 36 feet during the earthquake. Plafker said the movement was obvious where barnacle lines on shore side...
Les Palmer: 50 years in Alaska

...outboard-powered skiff. Due to the Katalla's short, steep drainage and to frequent and heavy rain storms along the Gulf of Alaska coast, this river "blows out" often in the fall. However, if your timing is right, and the river is in decent...


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