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2011-04-25 16:44:41

It took 26 years for marine invertebrates living on the Port Valdez seafloor to stabilize after Alaska's Great Earthquake of 1964, according to a scientist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. "The earthquake, which measured 9.2 on the Richter scale, and the tsunami waves that followed, impacted every marine community in Prince William Sound," said Arny Blanchard,, a research assistant professor at the UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Four decades of monitoring, including samples...

2011-04-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fjord, the leading service design agency, currently ranked by Deloitte and the Sunday Times as the fastest growing in EMEA, has set its sights on becoming a major player in the US. Fjord founder and CEO, Olof Schybergson, moved to New York this month to focus his efforts on driving growth of the award winning agency across America. Fjord brings nearly ten years of service design expertise to the US and, since its New York office opened just last...

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2010-09-16 08:02:05

By Mari N. Jensen, University of Arizona College of Science Glaciers can help actively growing mountains become higher by protecting them from erosion, according to a University of Arizona-led research team. The finding is contrary to the conventional view of glaciers as powerful agents of erosion that carve deep fjords and move massive amounts of sediment down mountains. Mountains grow when movements of the Earth's crust push the rocks up. The research is the first to show that the erosion...

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2010-02-16 06:05:00

According to studies released on Sunday, winds and currents that drive warmer water into fjords, where it carves out the base of coastal glaciers, are significantly eroding Greenland's ice sheet. The icy mass holds enough water to boost global sea levels 23 feet, which could potentially drown low-lying coastal cities and deltas across the globe. The ocean watermark is currently rising about 0.12 inches a year, which compares with 0.07 inches annually in the early 1960s. However,...

2009-12-02 23:00:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Fjord West, the digital solutions provider of Cossette West, announced that they have accepted an invitation to join the Society of Digital Agencies (SoDA), an exclusive, invitation-only community of 41 leading digital communications firms. SoDA is the worldwide voice of digital marketing professionals with a mission to advance the industry through best practices, education, and advocacy; a mission that Fjord West replicates in its philosophy and client...


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Kenai Fjords National Park
2013-03-18 11:25:04

Kenai Fjords National Park is located in south-central Alaska along the Kenai Peninsula. The park holds 669,984 acres of protected land and is very near the city of Seward. It was named for its many fjords, which were created by moving glaciers that traveled through the Harding Icefield, one of America’s largest ice fields. There are at least 38 glaciers in the park with the largest being Bear Glacier. The efforts to establish the Kenai Fjords area as a national park began between the...

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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'