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...wrapping up in early September. Another research ship is taking samples off Alaska. The brownish bloom was particularly thick off...harvests are shut down along Oregon's coast.The most recent samples showed the highest-ever recorded concentrations of domoic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/phuong-le/2015-08-04

...Spilki, the Brazilian virologist, carried out four rounds of viral and bacterial water testing for the AP, collecting samples at three Olympic sites.His testing looked for three different types of human adenovirus that are typical "markers" of human...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/brad-brooks-and-jenny-barchfield/2015-07-30
Deaths of whales off Kodiak may remain a mystery

...scientist working on the case said Monday. Samples taken from one of the 10 fin whales were...unfortunately are getting older and less sample-able. So we never will find out what...pending, however. A muscle-tissue sample is being tested for the possibility of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-27/deaths-of-whales-off-kodiak-may-rema
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Kachemak Bay tour offers science, sightseeing

...thin glass plate squishes the sample to keep critters from moving...more science, taking water samples. Using a device called a Niskin...then raised up and the water sample emptied into a bucket.Using...measured the salinity of our sample. A drop of water is placed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-23/kachemak-bay-tour-offers-science
Outdoors
Local entities work to make dipnetting safe, enjoyable

...Saturday, the Emporium ran out of batter. Jackson said the best part about working the dipnet is people's expressions when they sample some of the truck's more unique stuffed waffles. "I like seeing the customers' faces after they try it," she said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-19/the-justice-league
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Local grower cultivates rare berry

...soil quality, Brian Olson said. As any experienced farmer knows, a good harvest starts with good soil, Brian Olson said. Samples were sent off for testing to ensure the dirt was rich with necessary nutrients, but prepping the 2.5 acres for the non-native...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-20/local-grower-cultivates-rare-berry
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More whale carcasses found in Gulf of Alaska

...Kate Wynne. But scientists have tested a sample taken from the partially decomposed carcass...results are still pending. It is the only sample that has been taken from the dead animals...mortality to algal blooms but continue to sample water/plankton/shellfish with a network...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-12
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Learning for Life: Pest scouts ready to help

...state. The training included a hands-on practical for looking for lice and ticks on beef cattle as well as collecting fecal samples to look for internal parasites.There are pest scouts now in the Cooperative Extension offices of Kenai (907-262-5824...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-27/learning-for-life-pest-scouts-r
Community
JIRPers start 68th summer on Juneau Icefield

...the moment and strain of the glaciers, radar studies of different layers in the glaciers' depths, isotope analysis of snow samples and a look at how isotopes vary in different locations (isotopes are atoms with more or fewer neutrons than normal), an...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-09/jirpers-start-68th-summer-on-jun
Outdoors
Group declares partial victory over elodea

...was monitored at 50 sample points at each of...Successive elodea samples gathered from the...be monitored at 6 sample sites in Beck and...Daniels Lake. The first sample was made June 15, and future samples will be made in July...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-13/a-partial-victory-over-elodea
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