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A Satellite Direct Broadcast Facility in Alaska

Near real-time weather monitoring for Alaska and its adjacent oceans

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A weather front is approaching southeast Alaska and these images of microwave satellite products provide a lot of information regardng what you would want to know about it. The first Read more
There were very strong northerly winds occurring in southeast Alaska today producing lots of sea spray which visible satellite imagery was able to capture. The Truecolor RGB below shows a Read more
The report highlights recent wildfire trends in Alaska, their impacts to humans & climate change, and the essential relationship of wildfire managers and scientists. The role of direct broadcast satellite Read more
since 2001

About GINA

Established in 2001 as an initiative of UA’s President, the Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA) focuses on remote sensing and geographic information systems activities for Alaska and its surrounding oceans.

GINA collaborates with federal, state, and academic partners to serve this data through public portals. An inventory of satellite images over the state of Alaska is available online and these images can be freely downloaded.