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Warming Arctic could uncover Native artifacts

...melt soonest and picking patches that seem like humans could have climbed onto," she said.A mapping program, satellite images and other tools are helping Tedesche and other researchers pinpoint where warming is most likely to reveal artifacts...
Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...air base near the coastal city of Latakia. IHS Jane's, a leading defense research group, said last week that satellite images of the base showed 28 jets, including Su-30 multirole fighters, Su-25 ground attack jets, Su-24 bombers...
Nation and World
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...
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...
Nation and World
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...
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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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...


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