GINA

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

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Image Showcase

Season’s First Snow in Cook Inlet

The first snow of winter has started to accumulate across Alaska. This True Color RGB image taken on October 13 using VIIRS on the NOAA-20 …

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Snow, Fog, Clouds and Some Nighttime Views

Living this far north means that the Alaskan winters are dark, with very little direct sunlight. This limits the use of some satellite products, such …

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The Goose Fire (#395) was actively burning when eight Alaska smokejumpers mobilized Wednesday evening to protect a cabin from the 6,357-acre fire. This fire is burning in the Yukon Flats in northeastern Alaska about 41 miles east of Fort Yukon. Photo by Jump 17 first officer (pilot) Paul Anderson at about 1930 August 3, 2022.
News

Webinar Overview of the 2022 Alaska Fire Season

There’s an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, November 15 @ 11:00 AM AKDT! Climate specialist Rick Thoman from the ACCAP and …

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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.