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Tobias Schwoerer featured by KTUU to discuss elodea and its potential impact on Alaska’s salmon industry

The Institute of Social and Economic Research’s Dr. Tobias Schwoerer, was featured by KTUU to discuss elodea and its potential impact on Alaska’s salmon industry, should the state be unsuccessful in eradicating the invasive aquatic plant. Elodea has previously been used as an aquarium plant and for lab kits in biology classes. The […]

2019-10-18T10:59:48-08:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Toby Schwoerer presenting on Ocean Acidification

October 25, 2019 Update: Presentation is now available for download, link below.

Ocean acidification is expected to impact Alaska’s marine species and the $5.8 billion seafood industry. Higher acidity water affects the ability of shell-building organisms, like crabs, to develop and maintain their shells and may also affect the behavior of […]

2019-10-25T14:21:11-08:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Schwoerer works on economic analysis of impact of studded tires on pavement in Alaska

New research from ISER’s Tobias Schwoerer, senior research professional, UAA’s Civil Engineering Department and the Alaska State Department of Transportation show that studded tire use in Alaska costs $13.7 million a year and reduces the asphalt surface life between 7 and 9 years, depending on traffic, location, […]

2019-10-10T13:38:34-08:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |