Data at your fingertips--a tour of three data portals and mapping applications for Alaska

Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events

When: 6 November 2012

Where: Online: 10-11am Local Alaska Time

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Given by Jess Grunblatt, GINA; Rob Boechenk, AOOS; Amy Merten, NOAA, this webinar is part of a series of Alaska Climate webinars given by the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (ACCAP).

A number of data portals and mapping tools provide publicly accessible map-based data about Alaska's environment. Where might one find real-time information on weather and ocean conditions? Download satellite imagery? Or find data useful for spill response? This webinar will provide an introduction to the data resources available through UAF's Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA), the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS), and NOAA's Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA). Each group will provide a brief demo of their portal or tools, helping viewers learn about the similarities and differences of these three systems, and how to find the information they need.

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