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Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center from an array of sources centralizing the information into a single interface. Weather, maritime traffic, satellite imagery and sea ice data are a few of the inputs that can be represented on screen at any given moment.Information that...
Scientists to measure ash stirred from 1912 eruption

...kicks up in such large volumes, it's detected from space and can be mistaken for a new volcanic eruption."In satellite imagery, they look for all intents and purposes like an eruption cloud," Wallace said.That makes jet airline pilots...
Taku Glacier's advance stagnates the data."Since 2013, however, "the majority of the terminus has been pretty much unchanged," he said.Satellite imagery, which isn't as exact, also doesn't show any significant advance, he said.JIRP students take their readings...
Russia, Egypt dismiss bomb theory

...crashed Saturday in the desert.British and U.S. officials, guided primarily by intelligence intercepts and satellite imagery, have suggested gingerly it might have been the work of the extremist Islamic State group and its affiliates in...
Nation and World
Bomb may have downed Russian jet

...forces have for years battled local Islamic militants.Two U.S. officials told the AP on Tuesday that U.S. satellite imagery detected heat around the jet just before it went down.The infrared activity could mean many things, including...
Nation and World
US detects heat around Russian jet before crash

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - U.S. satellite imagery detected heat around a Russian passenger jet just before it went down in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, two U.S. officials said...
Nation and World
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...
Regional News
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...


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