Alaska Satellite Facility
Delivering Remote Sensing Data Since 1991

2004 Spring Volume 1:2 Articles:

GhostNet - Searching the Oceans for Dangerous Debris

Last summer a collaboration of Ghost-Net researchers from government, academia, and private industry conducted an aerial survey that reached from Astoria, OR, to Cold Bay, AK.

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The Reflector Array Maintained in Delta Junction, Alaska

ASF has maintained an array of tri-hedral reflectors in the fields at Delta Junction since 1991 to aid in calibration and ground truth evaluation of several international environmental satellites. These reflectors provide a known radiometric return to measure the strength of the satellite signal.

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Software Tool Suite Updated

The Alaska Satellite Facility is updating its downloadable suite of software tools used for SAR data manipulation. New versions of the tools can be accessed using a standard internet browser through an http download.

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ASF Opens New Forum Online

ASF has unveiled a new open forum service. The user community and ASF staff can now interact with each other online about technical topics related to ASF data, ASF software tools, SAR applications and other issues. The forum features two posting areas—Support and Discussion.

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