Geographic Information Network of Alaska
Announcing ESRI ArcGIS I: Introduction to GIS,  and ArcGIS II: Tools and Functionality for ArcGIS 10.1 in during the week of August 25 - 29, 2014 here at UAF.  ArcGIS I will be held on Monday and Tuesday (8/25 - 2/26/14), followed by ArcGIS II on Wednesday - Friday (8/27 - 8/29/14).    


Rates are as follows:ArcGIS I: Introduction to GIS = $500/seatArcGIS II: Essential Workflows  = $750/seat

Course descriptions can be found on our website at 

http://gina.alaska.edu/lab/esri-arcgis-training—3

All classes are held in the GINA Remote Sensing Lab on UAF campus in the West Ridge Research Bldg  view close-up map of WRRB (pdf format).  Seating is limited to 14 students in each class.

Contact me at pete@gina.alaska.edu or 907-474-1567
to enroll/reserve seats or with any questions you may have regarding course content.

After enrolling with me, please contact Colleen Morey at colleen@gina.alaska.edu or 907-474-7485 to arrange for payment.  

Please note the enrollment deadline to ensure we have enough time to order enough course materials for all students enrolled.  The enrollment deadline for these courses will be Friday August 15th (8/15/2014).  



Thank you, and hope to see you in class,
- Pete

Announcing ESRI ArcGIS I: Introduction to GIS,  and ArcGIS II: Tools and Functionality for ArcGIS 10.1 in during the week of August 25 - 29, 2014 here at UAF.  ArcGIS I will be held on Monday and Tuesday (8/25 - 2/26/14), followed by ArcGIS II on Wednesday - Friday (8/27 - 8/29/14).    

Rates are as follows:

ArcGIS I: Introduction to GIS = $500/seat

ArcGIS II: Essential Workflows  = $750/seat
Course descriptions can be found on our website at 
All classes are held in the GINA Remote Sensing Lab on UAF campus in the West Ridge Research Bldg  view close-up map of WRRB (pdf format).  Seating is limited to 14 students in each class.
to enroll/reserve seats or with any questions you may have regarding course content.
After enrolling with me, please contact Colleen Morey at colleen@gina.alaska.edu or 907-474-7485 to arrange for payment.  
Please note the enrollment deadline to ensure we have enough time to order enough course materials for all students enrolled.  The enrollment deadline for these courses will be Friday August 15th (8/15/2014).  
Thank you, and hope to see you in class,
- Pete

Committee Room 4 
Meeting started on Wednesday 9 July at 10.39am. Ended at 12.12pm

Arctic
Witnesses
Jane Rumble, Head of Polar Regions Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Henry Burgess, Deputy Head of Polar Regions Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Martin Molloy, Senior Executive Officer, United Nations, OSCE and Arctic Policy, Ministry of Defence; and Debbie Brothers, Deputy Head of Bilateral Relations, NATO and Europe Policy, Ministry of Defence

Devil’s Canyon, AK - LiDAR point cloud texture rendered using high resolution digital ortho-photography, displayed over the same ortho-photography draped over Digital Terrain Model (DTM) data generated from the same LiDAR dataset.  

These images were built using QT Modeler v 8.0… To borrow an expression from Napoleon Dynamite, flippin sweet software!

A quote from Jay Cable about Devil’s Canyon - “Class V+, death water!”

-Pete

"How can we better manage the changes in the Arctic?" ask researchers of new report The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions, co-written with IARC support.

Article giving kudos to Mitch@GINA for excellent support of UAF snow researcher Matthew Sturm this last winter.

Go Mitch!

-dayne

We have received 2m DEMs derived from DigitalGlobe imagery for the EPSCoR Alaska ACE test cases.  Here is one example.  Can you guess where this is located?

We have received 2m DEMs derived from DigitalGlobe imagery for the EPSCoR Alaska ACE test cases.  Here is one example.  Can you guess where this is located?

GINA has dived into the land of Facebook social media.  Time to go like uafgina Facebook page.

We’ve now got http://uafgina.tumblr.com , http://twitter.com/uafgina , and and https://www.facebook.com/uafgina

Enjoy!

GOES-14 SRSOR: severe thunderstorms over the central Plains

From the CIMSS Satellite Blog:

The GOES-14 satellite continued to be in Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R (SRSOR) mode on 11 May 2014, capturing the development of thunderstorms along a dryline that stretched from the Texas Panhandle into far southwestern Kansas. As a southward-moving cold front intersected this dryline, McIDAS images of 1-minute interval GOES-14 0.63 µm visible channel data… read more

Interesting post by our colleagues in Madison, Wisconsin.

-Tom