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NOAA Survey Ships Depart For Arctic

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officially launched its Arctic survey season in Alaska this week. Two research ships will set out from Kodiak to chart the underwater and shoreline topography of the Arctic Ocean.

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Nome Port Prepares For Summer Dredging Activity

Harbormaster Lucas Stotts is hopeful the recovery process of "The Eddie" is almost completed. Photo: Francesca Fenzi, KNOM (2014)

Early break-up has freed the Nome harbor from ice, and preparation for the summer season is now underway. At a meeting of the Nome Port Commission last week, the agenda addressed Nome’s offshore dredging season — and large-scale construction efforts like the Middle Dock and Middle Beach projects. Commissioners reviewed a long-awaited study from Alaska’s…

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