Kenai Peninsula Borough

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  • Analysis Of The Poem ' Alaska '

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    Alaska. The word conjures images of majestic mountains, deep-blue glaciers, adventure, and quite possibly the most extreme and rugged place on Earth. My family spent one of the greatest weeks of our lives there this past summer. Homer is the last stop along the Alaskan highway system, five hours southwest of Anchorage. It isn’t much, just a couple hundred houses nestled high up on the hillside, and a sandy spit, jutting five miles into the sea. Across the bay from Homer lies Kachemak Bay State Park

  • School Lunches Case Study

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    When viewed generally, the implementation of restrictions on the amount of sugar in school meals appears to be the universal solution to combatting childhood health problems, but in practice it cannot be feasibly implemented in Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Although sugar is a major factor contributing to the declining health of the adolescent

  • Preliminary Proposal : Coastal Alaska- Coa Lter

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    Preliminary Proposal: LTER: Coastal Alaska- CoA LTER Overview The CoA LTER aims to better understand how high-latitude marine ecosystems will be affected by future ocean change, particularly changes associated with glacial discharge and ocean acidification. Kachemak Bay, Alaska, is the ideal high-latitude model system to conduct this research because of its 1) wealth of existing data, 2) existing infrastructure (the Kasitsna Bay Laboratory), 3) high productivity and biological diversity, 4) susceptibility