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Coastal Storm Hits Western Alaska. In February.

February is not a normal time of year for coastal storms to be flooding western Alaska. With another year of record low sea ice extents in the Bering Sea (NSIDC, 2019), however, the coast remains vulnerable to low-pressure systems moving across the ocean. Continue reading

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Summer Surge on Kotzebue Sound

In July 2018, the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Coastal Hazards Program conducted coastal surveys at Kotzebue and Deering, Alaska to inform the elevation data used to create color-indexed flood communication maps. While surveying in Kotzebue, the program … Continue reading

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NOAA recognizes AHAB network and partners

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Kodiak notes formation of AHAB

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AHAB makes a splash in the news

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Network will assist safe shellfish harvest in Alaska

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JOA Surveys Installs Storm Response Water Level Sensors on Yukon Delta

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Re-installation of the Tununak iGage

Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys and Anchorage National Weather Service (NWS) staff travelled to Tununak to re-install a water level sensor that was damaged in winter of 2015. Continue reading

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Measuring Maximum Storm Water Levels in Rural Communities

The summer of 2017 was used to install tide staffs at communities throughout western Alaska. Continue reading

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