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High winds kick up volcanic ash

Katmai National Park. (Photo byPaxson Woelber / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak’s west side got some ash fall Friday. That’s according to Hans Schwaiger with the Alaska Volcano Observatory. He says the ash launched from the Katmai National Park area. “And then it traveled to the southeast over Shelikof Strait, and then Larsen Bay is where we detected it, and then ... Read More »

Machines to Collect Data on Ash in Kodiak from Spring to Fall

Geologist Kristi Wallace stands beside particulate monitor. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Researchers are trying to determine whether strong winds blowing over the Valley of 10,000 Smokes on the Alaska Peninsula can transport dangerous amounts of ash into the Kodiak environment. To help them collect data, they’ll turn to a pair of particulate monitors they set up last week – one ... Read More »

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