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Announcing ESRI ArcGIS I: Introduction to GIS,  and ArcGIS II:...

Published 4 days ago

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).    

Rates are as follows:

ArcGIS I: Introduction to GIS = $500/seat

ArcGIS II: Essential Workflows  = $750/seat
Course descriptions can be found on our website at 
All classes are held in the GINA Remote Sensing Lab on UAF campus in the West Ridge Research Bldg  view close-up map of WRRB (pdf format).  Seating is limited to 14 students in each class.
to enroll/reserve seats or with any questions you may have regarding course content.
After enrolling with me, please contact Colleen Morey at colleen@gina.alaska.edu or 907-474-7485 to arrange for payment.  
Please note the enrollment deadline to ensure we have enough time to order enough course materials for all students enrolled.  The enrollment deadline for these courses will be Friday August 15th (8/15/2014).  
Thank you, and hope to see you in class,
- Pete

House of Lords Arctic Committee

Published 17 days ago House of Lords Arctic Committee:

Committee Room 4 
Meeting started on Wednesday 9 July at 10.39am. Ended at 12.12pm

Arctic
Witnesses
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...

Published 28 days ago







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!”

-Pete

"How can we better manage the changes in the Arctic?" ask...

Published about 1 month ago

"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.

Unmanned aircraft from UAF helps fight Funny River Fire

Published about 1 month ago Unmanned aircraft from UAF helps fight Funny River Fire:

Alaska National Weather Service highlight of Pavlof Volcano's ash plum in satellite imagery

Published about 1 month ago Alaska National Weather Service highlight of Pavlof Volcano's ash plum in satellite imagery :