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CH2M Hill signs contract to support Arctic research

...into its third consecutive contract to support National Science Foundation-sponsored research in the Arctic. The new...CH2M Hill holds the primary contract with the National Science Foundation, which supports between 150 and 176 projects...
Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

...It's a window out to the universe and in time," said Kelly Falkner, polar program chief for the U.S. National Science Foundation.For a dozen days in January, in the middle of the chilly Antarctic summer, The Associated Press followed...
Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

...its homeport of Seward. The University of Alaska Fairbanks will operate the ship, but it is owned by the National Science Foundation, and scheduling research cruises is done in conjunction with the University National Oceanographic Laboratory...
Researchers study Southeast Alaska watershed changes

...airborne mercury is being deposited in Alaska, and what does that mean for ecosystems' health?EPSCoR is a National Science Foundation program that stands for "Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research." It aims, in part, to...

...the game to Sitka on Tuesday on the Alaska Marine Highway System.The exhibit was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation and created in partnership with the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.The Sitka...
Local social and ecological presentation planned

The mission of the National Science Foundation's experimental program to stimulate competitive research (EPSCor) is to help the NSF reach its goal to strengthen research...
Research links the forests of the Kenai Peninsula and Amazon

...and how it affects microclimate conditions near the ground, such as shading and temperature. Funded by the National Science Foundation, our team is interested not only in the changes locally, but if these changes could influence other areas...
Icebreaker changes route to address whaler concerns

...Coast Guard's 420-foot icebreaker Healy left Nome Wednesday, according to Peter West, spokesman for the National Science Foundation. NSF-supported researchers are using the ship in studies of the Arctic Ocean. The Alaska Eskimo Whaling...
Arctic research vessel christened

...steel cradle and bobbed upright outside the Marinette Marine Corp, facilities in Marinette, Wis.When the National Science Foundation vessel begins research missions in 2014, the Sikuliaq will fill a void in Arctic study that has become more...
Web site bashes Stevens

...that the FBI is investigating whether Stevens had a role in arranging VECO's government contract with the National Science Foundation. "Power corrupts and Ted's actions have become a national scandal," said Alaska Democratic Party Chair...


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