Remapping Alaska

The man jumped from a boat upriver of Shageluk. Image from Bing Maps.
A new mapping effort across Alaska has just crossed its half-way point. Image from Bing Maps.

Flying blind. No Alaska pilot wants to, but sometimes it happens. And sometimes it’s not on an established flight corridor. A new terrain mapping effort is underway, and it’s not just aviators who will benefit.

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HOST: Steve Heimel

GUEST:

  • Kevin Gallagher, USGS Core Science Systems
  • Nick Mastrodicasa, Alaska-DOT, project lead
  • Chris Noyles, BLM, Civil Applications Committee, Alaska liaison

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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