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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...fires burning near homes north and southwest of Anchorage.Rupp, a University of Alaska Fairbanks professor and principal investigator for the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Climate Science Center, who researches and projects forest ecology...
Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

...of scientists working on the most exhaustive studies to date on the fisheries of the Gulf of Alaska.Moss, a principal investigator for the ongoing Gulf of Alaska Integrated Ecosystems Research Project, was in Sitka last week preparing for...
Bear data could liberalize area hunt

...shown that brown bears killed 35 percent of the total collared calves, said Thomas McDonough, the study's principal investigator and a research biologist for Fish and Game, in an October interview with the Clarion. Despite the brown bear's...
Federal departments announce compensation for ill nuclear workers

...reliable government records of radiation exposure held back the former workers' claims, said Dr. Knut Ringen, principal investigator for the medical screening program. Since the compensation law was passed in October, he said, the government...
UAF research looks to heart of rehabilitation

...that eating traditional foods keeps people healthy longer," said Bert Boyer, director of the center and the principal investigator in research in the role genetics and nutrition in obesity and diabetes.The project began with a study of increasing...
Study: Moose calf survival low

...and researchers caused seven deaths when they frightened the cows into abandoning their calves. The study's principal investigator, Thomas McDonough, a research biologist for Fish and Game, said the death distributions may change pending...
Large grant will boost biomedical research at UA

...This just adds a new dimension to our research capacity,'' said George Happ, a biology professor and principal investigator for the network. ''This isn't just money to do a research project. It is money to change our capacity in...
Naltrexone study extends to Juneau

...Indians and Alaska Natives between 18 and 65 years of age for the study. Dr. Robert Robin of Yale is the onsite principal investigator. He says the researchers hope to enroll 180 people over the next three years.
Scientists use $80 million in federal money to probe sea lion decline

...particularly problematic because there is no smoking gun.'' The scope of the new research is daunting. At least 115 principal investigators have recruited 300 to 400 helpers to test six general hypotheses -- competition with commercial fishing, environmental...
Defense quizzes trooper

One of the principal investigators in the 2004 Beluga tavern homicide appeared unflappable as Shawn Rogers? defense attorney hammered away at the state?s investigation...


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