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Crews working to clear closed section of Dalton Highway

...challenging to pinpoint, making water diversion difficult and operations dangerous, Bailey said. The department is using satellite imagery to better determine where water channels flow.Flowing water has also been forced on top of the ice, despite below-freezing...
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

...Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine are responsible for downing the Malaysia Airlines plane. Citing satellite imagery, intercepted conversations and social media postings, officials say a Russian-made SA-11 surface-to-air...
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One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines measure a storm is with radar from a plane flying in and out of it. That's not done in Asia, where they use satellite imagery and ground measurements instead.Not until meteorologists can conduct a deep investigation will scientists know...
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Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

...factoring in other information such as the strength of El Nino (or) phytoplankton production as inferred through satellite imagery," Moss said.To amass that kind of data, the nearly $20 million project uses dozens of scientists working in...
USGS releases series of new topographical maps of Alaska

...project will produce more than 11,000 new maps of Alaska.The base for the new maps starts with high resolution satellite imagery and data gathered by radar that penetrates clouds to determine elevations. The old maps, which Alaskans have relied...
Remote Alaska volcano emits lava flow, ash plume

...but the activity is no cause for alarm for nearby villagers, scientists said Wednesday.Seismic activity and satellite imagery indicated Veniaminof Volcano began emitting a low-level lava flow Sunday, after about a week of quiet behavior...
Minor lava flows detected on two Alaska volcanoes

...island in the Aleutian Islands, experienced a low-level eruption in early May. The observatory says analysis of satellite imagery shows a lava flow partly down a flank of the volcano. No ash clouds have been detected in the past week.Cleveland...
Second volcano this month is heating up in Alaska

...Anchorage, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory. Satellite imagery showed the mountain was "very, very hot," said...experienced a low-level eruption in early May. Satellite imagery shows the volcano continues to discharge steam...
Budget cuts pare real-time monitoring of volcanoes

...625 miles from Anchorage, does have seismic instruments, which picked up tremors signaling a possible eruption. Satellite imagery also showed a lot of heat in the mountain.In Alaska, 32 volcanoes once had 200 working seismic instruments. Now...
Ash cloud disperses after Russian volcano erupts

...volcano, on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, had been producing "copious amounts of volcanic ash and gas," and satellite imagery had shown a "very thin plume of gas and ash extending from the Western Aleutians well south into the North Pacific...


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