Alaska Volcano Observatory

Volcano’s alert level lowered

ANCHORAGE — Rumblings under Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano have diminished, but scientists are keeping an eye on the state’s most active volcano in case it sends… Continue reading

 

Ashfall during the 2009 eruption of Redoubt Volcano reduces visibility along Homer’s Pioneer Avenue.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

New program promises almost instant warning of ash movement

When Redoubt Volcano erupted in 2009, black ash settled on Homer like snowfall. The city prepared to shut down as the winter sun dimmed. Stores… Continue reading

 

UA plans strategy for federal budget cuts

FAIRBANKS (AP) — When Carla Beam prepared a report on the so-called “fiscal cliff” for the University of Alaska Board of Regents in December, she… Continue reading

 

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