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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

Image Showcase

May’s Spring Snowmelt Across Alaska

It was declared green-up in Fairbanks on May 17, 2022 but there’s still snow across Alaska. This RGB image taken on May 17 using VIIRS …

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Unusual Cloud Streaks from Oil Flares

Interesting cloud formation on the Alaska’s North Slope 08 Feb 2022. This streaking appearance of clouds is often caused by a moist layer and mechanical lift generated by terrain, but this is pretty flat territory…

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AMS Meeting 2022 Talk – 20 Years Supporting the Real-Time Observational Needs of Alaskans

This Thursday, Jan 27 2022 at 11:15 AM CST, GINA director Jen Delamere will be giving a remote presentation to …

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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.