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Photo: Storm's a brewin'

This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday shows a series of storm systems over the open Pacific. These storms systems are moving into the Alaska area and riding a ridge of high pressure. Underneath the ridge is mostly clear skies and fair weather effecting the West coast.
Slack tide: A Juneauite's New Year's resolutions for 2014

...cable service disruptions and unexplained "failure to connect" errors while streaming media. Have you seen a satellite image of Juneau? I mean, we're way the heck up here. The fact that we even have electricity, cable TV and high-speed...
USGS releases series of new topographical maps of Alaska layers and can be manipulated to turn various features on or off, including contours, shaded relief areas, satellite images, important buildings and place names. Eventually the multi-year project will produce more than 11,000 new maps...
Minor lava flows detected on two Alaska volcanoes

...say small lava flows have been detected on two restless volcanoes in Alaska.The Alaska Volcano Observatory says satellite images show the lava partly down a flank of Pavlof Volcano Tuesday in a low-level eruption 625 miles southwest of Anchorage...
Shell halts Chukchi Sea drilling

...30 miles long and 12 miles wide about 105 miles away from the drill ship, Smith said by phone."We're using satellite images, we're using radar images, we're also using onsite reconnaissance to watch this ice so there are no surprises...
Wind kicks up 100-year-old volcanic ash

...didn't expect fog there."As the day got lighter, the haze took on a "brownish, smog-type look," he said.A satellite image showed a "milky white plume" spreading out from the northern Alaska peninsula, and authorities later confirmed...
Alaska Science Forum: Bowheads rise, Barrow sinks, fire scars the tundra

...the USGS Alaska Science Center, went out to northwestern Alaska to check out what looked like old burned areas in satellite images.He found charcoal in both areas, which also both featured dense shrubbery. He mapped out the apparent boundaries...
DNR map shows faults, folds throughout Alaska

...sources across the state. Background base-map options include topographic maps, digital elevation models and satellite images.Basic fault parameters are displayed in pop-up balloons accessed by clicking the mapped trace on-screen. Available...
Satellite imagery shows NKorea missile activity

...analysis provided to The Associated Press is based on satellite images taken as recently as late September of the Sohae site...Department official and editor of 38 North.An April 9 satellite image shows what appear to be dozens of fuel tanks near...
Ready to burst?

...Mountains but may extend his study to other areas in Alaska. He hopes to create a computer program that will draw on satellite images and complex algorithms to identify areas where jökulhlaups are likely to occur. "We recognized that they haven't...


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