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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/crews-working-clear-closed-section-dalt
State
One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines

...to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2013-11-08/one-worlds-strongest-storms-hits-phi
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-29/better-sitka-fisheries-aim-scientists-w
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2013-09-07/usgs-releases-series-new-topographic
Weddings
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-15/remote-alaska-volcano-emits-lava-flow-a
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/us-russia-has-fired-rockets-ukraine
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-22/ash-cloud-disperses-after-russian-volca
State
Crews clear huge Denali landslide from road

...slide area will be assessed next spring before it opens to traffic.Meanwhile, a park geologist is scrutinizing satellite imagery that was taken in recent years, as well as more recently. Gualtieri said the goal is to determine any other areas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-03/crews-clear-huge-denali-landslide-road
State
Cleveland volcano has small eruption

...There has been a small eruption from a remote Alaska volcano.The Alaska Volcano Observatory says in a release that satellite imagery showed a low-level ash cloud from Cleveland Volcano on Sunday.Officials say the cloud dispersed over several...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-21/cleveland-volcano-has-small-eruption
State
Yakutat blasts official inertia

...begins surging in March. This year, it began moving toward Gilbert Point only a few weeks ago. Based on recent satellite imagery, the glacier now appears to be about 600 feet from Gilbert Point, said Patricia O'Connor, Yakutat district ranger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060505/sta_20050605003.shtml
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