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A Satellite Direct Broadcast Facility at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

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


Heat Point Mapping: Using Satellites to Track Wildland Fire

By Grace Veenstra This article can also be found in UAF’s Aurora magazine in the Fall 2022 issue, and in the IAWF’s Wildfire magazine in …

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Cloud-Free Day in the Alaskan Winter

What does Alaska in winter look like on a cloud free day? Like this! NOAA-20 captured this True Color RGB image on February 2, 2023 …

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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.