VIIRS Pass Frequency

GINA collects satellite data around the clock from the satellites that pass over Alaska every day. This graphic shows the number of VIIRS infrared passes received each day by GINA’s Direct Broadcast antennas. The North Slope of Alaska into the Arctic Ocean is the most frequently covered area, with around 16-18 passes per day. Radiating …

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KTVF Science For Alaska

Jen Delamere and Chris Waigle summarized their Science for Alaska lecture “Firewatch: Fire landscapes from Air and Space” on KTVF with Ryan Osborne. Tune in for a few minutes of a fun question and answer series

Bering Sea Storm

This satellite imagery composite at 1900 UTC 20 Nov 2020 shows the clouds and precipitation associated with a mature storm in the Bering Sea with a front extending into the Gulf of Alaska. The gray shading is an infrared view of clouds and land areas, with a colorized view of the MiRS microwave rain rates …

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