There’s an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, November 15 @ 11:00 AM AKDT! Climate specialist Rick Thoman from the ACCAP and plant biologist JJ Frost will be giving a talk on the 2022 Alaska Fire Season, focusing on Southwest Alaska which experienced record breaking fires that impacted local communities and challenged resource management. This webinar will […]
Upcoming VAWS webinar on October 5 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM! The speakers are Annette Patton of the Sitka Sound Science Center and Jacyn Schmidt of the Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. They will be talking about the new Sitka Landslide Risk Dashboard, which uses NWS rainfall data to monitor
Upcoming webinar, on July 20 @ 11:00 AM AKDT! The speaker is Judah Cohen of Atmospheric and Environmental Research Inc. who will be talking about how “Eurasian Snow Cover Variability Links with Stratosphere-Troposphere Coupling and its Impacts on Alaskan Weather.” Workshop Description: Observed fall Eurasian snow cover extent (SCE) anomalies were first linked with variability
GINA is participating in the CSPP conference hosted by the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this week! CSPP is the backbone of software GINA uses to turn raw data into products, particularly CSPP-Leo. In attendance is Satya Kalluri, head of NOAA/JPSS science team, and Lihang Zhou, the program
There’s an upcoming webinar this Wednesday, June 15 at 1:00 PM AKDT! The speaker is Dr. Jessica Cherry, RCS Director for Alaska, talking about “NOAA’s Regional Climate Services (RCS) Program: what does it do and how does it work with other entities?” This talk provides an overview of the National Centers for Environmental Information’s Regional
This Thursday, Jan 27 2022 at 11:15 AM CST, GINA director Jen Delamere will be giving a remote presentation to the American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting. The presentation will discuss GINA’s use of direct broadcast satellite data for a variety of uses, including products for volcano eruptions, wildland fire, sea ice, and more. See here
GINA is currently accepting applications for a Geospatial Analyst. Duties include working with the Alaska Fire Service during the summer on VIIRS imagery hotspot detection, analysis of satellite imagery, and development of scripts in Python. Applicants are encouraged to apply by January 9, 2022.
AGU 2021 – Direct Broadcast Operations at the Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA): Twenty Years and Counting!
Join us Tuesday, December 14, 2021 for a talk given by GINA Director Jen Delamere discussing the wide range of users that GINA produced satellite data reaches, this past year’s product expansion, and ongoing projects including wildfire detection and air quality forecasts. The talk can be attended in person or virtually. See link below for
We are excited to share that the November 2021 issue of Marine Technology Reporter magazine features the recent article on GINA’s role in helping the UAF Research Vessel Sikuliaq navigate through Arctic Ocean sea ice. Check it out here on page 18: https://magazines.marinelink.com/nwm/MarineTechnology/202111/
Join us on December 15th at 11:00 am AKST for the next Virtual Weather Symposium (VAWS) webinar featuring Caleb Cravens from the National Weather Service’s Juneau office. Cravens will discuss the growing need to provide enhanced Impact-Based Decision Support Services (IDSS) and outreach-related activities all while balancing the need for telework status for COVID mitigation.