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Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry

...seen by the satellites that orbit Earth monitoring for nuclear weapon explosions. Infrasound networks at the UAF Geophysical Institute in Fairbanks and also in Dillingham picked up the low-frequency sound waves from the explosion.From the prevailing...
Unmanned aircraft industry takes off in Alaska

...FAA Modernization and Reform Act, the agency was tasked with choosing six UAV test sites across the country.UAF Geophysical Institute Director Greg Walker is pushing for Alaska to be one of the test sites and has said that given the state's...
Fairbanks flight opens unmanned aircraft test site

...guidelines will likely be implemented in 2015, they will continue to morph as new technologies arise, Huerta said.UAF Geophysical Institute researchers counted Steller sea lions with an infrared camera affixed to a UAS in the Aleutian Islands for the...
Unmanned craft scans Interior landscape

...wildfires. Sound off on the important issues at Logging more than 18 hours of flight time in six flights, the UAF Geophysical Institute's unmanned aircraft completed its first scheduled campaign of the year in the Stewart Creek impact area near...
Seismic data shared for earthquake research

...University of Alaska Fairbanks to better identify seismic hazards in Southcentral Alaska.Seismologists at the UAF Geophysical Institute plan to use the seismic data to model the geologic structure of the shallow crust and better define the interface...
UAF to study glowing clouds

...they've started moving farther south, too," said UAF Geophysical Institute professor Scott Bailey, noting observers have...depends on wind conditions, said Roger Smith, UAF Geophysical Institute director. He said there is no recorded observation...
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...building. Details or to register: 586-8424. Free Science for Alaska lecture by Roger Smith, Director, UAF Geophysical Institute, "Watching the Aurora from Earth and Space," 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 465-6530. Adult...
A Winter of Arts and Entertainment

...Centennial Hall, sponsored by UAF Geophysical Institute. Feb. 14: "The Complete...Ken Dean, professor, UAF Geophysical Institute, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, sponsored by UAF geophysical Institute. Feb. 21: "The Vagina...
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Alaskans remember climber, photographer as a pioneer

...scientific contribution." The Washburns maintained professional and social contact with scientists at the UAF Geophysical Institute. "During one of his visits, he commented on how technology affects our perception of time," Benson said...
This week's auroras seen in unusual places

...expected for the next few days. "November in Juneau," she said. Amy Hartley, information officer at the UAF Geophysical Institute, said this aurora is different because it's being seen by people who have only heard of auroras. "We don't...


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