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Arctic sea ice maximum may reach record low in satellite era

...National Snow and Ice Data Center.Using satellite measurements, the center based at the...any other year's winter maximum since satellite measurements began in 1979, the Alaska...health of the ice," he said.Winter satellite measurements are not as significant as...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/arctic-sea-ice-maximum-may-reach-record
State
A big night in the arts

...night would easily be bright enough to be seen by passing satellites in space.The Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities...Western Civilization.In November, Colberg helped set up a satellite program for the Palmer-based college in Talkeetna, about...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/big-night-arts
Art
Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska

Satellite data has confirmed that the amount of freshwater released into the Gulf...Institute at UAF and has studied data from a NASA mission that features two satellites orbiting Earth about 300 miles above our heads.Those instruments measure...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/alaska-science-forum-yearly-flood-gu
Outdoors
My Turn Alaska needs Aerospace Corp. more than ever

...is still only one of four satellite launch sites in the U.S...more than rockets launching satellites into space. It is unmanned...data downloaded from NASA satellites. It is space-based tracking...of the four primary U.S. satellite launch sites, AAC and its...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-25/my-turn-alaska-needs-aerospace-corp-m
Opinion
On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

...an 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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/two-fronts-iraqi-forces-battle-islami
Not For Web

...There will be a new HBO Now channel on Apple TV. It will be possible to get it on iPhones and iPads, too. No cable or satellite subscription necessary.? Cost: $14.99 a month. Available in early April - just in time for the season premiere of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10
Not For Web
Empire Editorial: The price of a windfall

Saving $3.25 billion can be a bad thing.A few years ago, Dish Network - the satellite TV provider - bid $7.8 billion for the rights to bits of the wireless spectrum. (Wonder how radio stations keep from broadcasting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-27/price-windfall
Opinion
Fireside Chat to feature the ocean's trash

...Alaskan beaches every year."He'll speak on scientist's efforts to solve the problem of floating trash, and how both satellites and the average person can track trash drifting across the Pacific Ocean. He'll also talk about how debris from the 2011...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/fireside-chat-feature-oceans-trash
Outdoors
My Turn: Launching fiction from Kodiak

...corporation created by the state legislature in 1991. It was supposed to create jobs and generate revenue primarily from commercial satellites launched at KLC. No one was interested. KLC was finally built thanks to the late Sen. Ted Stevens. He earmarked missile...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-02/column-launching-fiction-kodiak
Opinion
Finding subtlety in a dramatic environment

...expressed in this show through a range of subjects, from dilapidated satellite dishes to figure studies to street scenes."I'm drawn to this human detritus, like the satellite dishes - they are kind of symbols of our attempts to live in the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-13
Art

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