An amazingly clear day over most of Alaska, as imaged by the Suomi NPP satellite. (7-Sept-2014 20:58 UTC. http://feeder.gina.alaska.edu/npp-gina-alaska-truecolor-images/2014_09_07_20_58_jd250)
GINA captures and distributes this data in near-real-time through the High Latitude Proving Ground with support from the NESDIS GOES-R and JPSS satellite program offices. Our flagship user is the Alaska Region National Weather Service.
Did I mention it was a truly beautiful autumn day here in Fairbanks yesterday?
SNPP and other polar orbiting satellites: GINA’s Eric Stevens giving a great explanation on the PBS show “Alaska Weather” of polar orbiting satellites, imagery, sounders, and impacts on models.
Announcing ESRI ArcGIS I: Introduction to GIS, and ArcGIS II: Tools and Functionality for ArcGIS 10.1 in during the week of August 25 - 29, 2014 here at UAF. ArcGIS I will be held on Monday and Tuesday (8/25 - 2/26/14), followed by ArcGIS II on Wednesday - Friday (8/27 - 8/29/14).
Committee Room 4
Meeting started on Wednesday 9 July at 10.39am. Ended at 12.12pm
Jane Rumble, Head of Polar Regions Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Henry Burgess, Deputy Head of Polar Regions Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Martin Molloy, Senior Executive Officer, United Nations, OSCE and Arctic Policy, Ministry of Defence; and Debbie Brothers, Deputy Head of Bilateral Relations, NATO and Europe Policy, Ministry of Defence
Devil’s Canyon, AK - LiDAR point cloud texture rendered using high resolution digital ortho-photography, displayed over the same ortho-photography draped over Digital Terrain Model (DTM) data generated from the same LiDAR dataset.
These images were built using QT Modeler v 8.0… To borrow an expression from Napoleon Dynamite, flippin sweet software!
A quote from Jay Cable about Devil’s Canyon - “Class V+, death water!”
"How can we better manage the changes in the Arctic?" ask researchers of new report The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions, co-written with IARC support.