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Northern forests wane, while tundra grows greener

...two studies reached similar conclusions about tundra growth using different tools: One spied on a continent with weather satellites, while the other intercepted sunlight a few feet above the ground in the hills northeast of Nome. Both techniques...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091605/sta_20050916009.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...observatory had already issued advisories saying the volcano was showing increased activity based on heat readings by weather satellites and earthquake signals from sensors on the mountain. Killed Fort Wainwright soldiers identified FORT WAINWRIGHT...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081707/sta_20070817033.shtml
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This Day in History

...II. In 1946, tidal waves struck the Hawaiian islands, resulting in more than 170 deaths. In 1960, the first weather satellite, TIROS 1, was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. In 1963, most of New York City's daily newspapers resumed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040107/sta_20070401028.shtml
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Outside editorials: Anti-satellite weapon a threat to the heavens

...critical for the military's precision-guided weapons. The Chinese anti-satellite vehicle tracked an old Chinese weather satellite and destroyed it by impact - an impressive display of technological sophistication. The Soviet Union and the United...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013107/opi_20070131009.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...salary. In 1946, tidal waves struck the Hawaiian islands, resulting in more than 170 deaths. In 1960, the first weather satellite, TIROS I, was launched from Cape Canaveral. In 1963, the daytime drama "General Hospital" premiered on ABC...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040103/loc_history.shtml
News
NOAA unveils new satellite monitoring facility

...facility to take over the operation of 11 antenna dishes that control and collect weather information from orbiting weather satellites. Along with a similar facility in Virginia, the Fairbanks operation is a critical link between satellites that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-08-25/noaa-unveils-new-satellite-monitoring-f
State
Space junk littering orbit; might need cleaning up

...space that everything changed, the report said. The widely criticized Chinese test used a missile to smash an aging weather satellite into 150,000 pieces of debris larger than four-tenths of an inch and 3,118 pieces can be tracked by radar on...

http://juneauempire.com/seth-borenstein/2011-09-02/space-junk-littering-orbit-mi
Murkowski claims credit for blocking ocean planning funding

...Spatial Planning restrictions in the bill, but publicly praised other parts of it, including funding for NOAA weather satellites.? Contact reporter Pat Forgey at 523-2250 or at patrick.forgey@juneauempire.com.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-02/murkowski-claims-credit-blocking-ocean-
Local
This Day in History

...deaths. In 1958, President Eisenhower signed a $1.85 billion emergency housing measure. In 1960, the first weather satellite, TIROS-1, was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. In 1963, most of New York City's daily newspapers resumed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040108/sta_263940553.shtml
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