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On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

...effort to limit damage to the city's infrastructure, so that residents can return quickly once Tikrit is retaken. A satellite image of Tikrit, released last month by the United Nations, showed that at least 536 buildings in Tikrit have been affected...
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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...
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...
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...
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

...the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have...from inside Ukraine."Another satellite image depicted in the memo shows...Moreover, the memo included a satellite image that it called evidence of self-propelled...
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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...


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