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Lots of trees to hug: 3 trillion on Earth

...published Wednesday in the journal Nature.The previous estimate was 400 billion trees and that rough count was based on satellite images peering down from space. Crowther and colleagues used 429,775 ground-based measurements along with satellite...
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Shell pauses Arctic drilling for high wind, water

...Bad weather affected drilling in both the Chukchi and Beaufort seas in 2012."It's why we use a combination of satellite images, sonar and on-site reconnaissance to inform our operations," he said. "With safety the first priority, we...
Alaska volcano sends ash plume up to 15,000 feet

...Alaska Volcano Observatory said satellite images at 4:02 a.m. Alaska time...the summit of the volcano. Satellite images showed lava building and forming...observatory Thursday morning had no satellite images of the crater after the eruption...
Alaska Science Forum: Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River

...Geophysical Institute encouraged graduate student Christine Waigl and undergraduate intern Kristen Stilson to review satellite images of Windfall Mountain. They found that during the five years before the fire, the mountain had higher temperatures...
Alaska Science Forum: Life on ice at the top of the world

...think I was witnessing a rare and perhaps unique event."After pondering the open water all day, Mahoney pulled up satellite images after dinner and saw a similar event in a previous year. "At a time when the Arctic is undergoing rapid change...
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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Satellite images of secret base made public By MARTHA...are being posted on the Internet. Satellite images of secret base made public 041700...on the Internet. Home>Archives> Satellite images of secret base made public 30...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Base where they can compare satellite images with maps of archaeological...ancient human activity. But satellite images are relatively new, and the...Martin and Mason are using the satellite images to examine known sites along...
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...
Alaska volcano shows signs of unrest

...The Alaska Volcano Observatory says there was a small ash emission from Cleveland Volcano on Sunday evening and satellite images received Monday indicated flows coming from the volcano's upper flanks. The volcano 939 miles from Anchorage is...
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