Articles tagged "northern alaska"


Puzzling earthquake swarm near Noatak still in progress, northern Alaska

A puzzling swarm of earthquakes which started on April 18, 2014, in northern Alaska is still in progress. USGS recorded two strong and shallow earthquakes - M 5.8 at 12:00 and M 5.7 at 12:01 UTC today - about 25 km ENE of the village of Noatak.According t

June 16, 2014


Arctic tundra wildfires return after 10000-year absence

After a 10,000-year absence, wildfires have returned to the Arctic tundra, and a University of Florida study shows that their impact could extend far beyond the areas blackened by flames.In a study published in the July 28 issue of the journal Nature, UF ecologist Miche

July 30, 2011