The “rototilling” effect most happens wherever salmon are found in high densities, such as British Columbia, Alaska and some individual streams in the Pacific Northwest.
A powerful earthquake that rocked Alaska in 2002 changed the timing and behavior of some of Yellowstone’s geysers and hot springs.
As a result of the quake, wells in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain sloshed about, and wells in Washington, Idaho, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania produced muddy water as a result of the Alaska temblor.
According to PEER, Norton substantially altered biological findings from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service about effects of oil development in ANWR before she relayed them to Congress.
A celebrated betting pool in Alaska provides an unexpectedly accurate record of climate data regarding the spring ice breakup of the Tanana River.