quick access, reliable products for forecasters & researchers

A Satellite Direct Broadcast Facility at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

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


VIIRS SnowCloud Discriminator for Sea Ice Monitoring

The VIIRS SnowCloud Discriminator (VSCD) combines information from 10 different bands on VIIRS (6 during the day and 4 at night) to help distinguish clouds …

Read More →

VAWS: Enhancing WFO Operations Through GIS

Join us on December 15th at 11:00 am AKST for the next Virtual Weather Symposium (VAWS) webinar featuring Caleb Cravens …

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.