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Refuge Notebook: Radio, GPS collars help manage moose, caribou on the Kenai

...useful addition has been the inclusion of GPS receivers that log location data at fixed intervals. But a shortcoming of GPS collars is that these data are stored...Wildlife Refuge biologists fitted moose with GPS collars that also have a satellite phone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-11-12/refuge-notebook-radio-gps-collar
Outdoors
Safety for autistic kids shouldn't depend on GPS

...has spurred the U.S. government to fund GPS tracking devices for children with autism...Justice Department agreed to cover the cost of GPS tracking devices for children with autism...long-term federal funding for the devices. GPS might have saved Avonte Oquendo, a Queens...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-02/safety-for-autisitic-kids-shouldn
Opinion
Support makes for successful game warden camp

...6th-graders met and learned about the interesting job of a game warden. This interactive camp included wildlife forensics, GPS/map and compass, archery, fishery and wildlife management techniques, antlers and duck identification, wildlife decoys...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-01/support-makes-for-success
Letters

...translate to non-English-speaking crews. With a single point plotted on a backup GPS unit, he resorted to dead-reckoning his position, using the previous GPS point, his estimated speed and a paper chart to know where he was going."I have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-10-22
Outdoors
Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

...Arctic and not use 1800s technologies - buoys and lighthouses?" he asked."How do we fuse your walrus information with what my GPS says on the bridge of a ship? . That's where we really get to where we have a robust real-time system to make sure we de-conflict...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-07/coast-guard-anticipates-high-tech-fu
News
Walking the Americas: Woman preps for 5-year trek

...previous generations is technology. Google Earth has allowed her to plot her path with reasonable accuracy, while DeLorme's GPS system will keep not only keep her on track but allow a team of volunteers back in the U.S. to monitor her progress.She...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-10-08/walking-the-americas-woman-preps
Outdoors
For some, pheasant season starts at preserve

...Friday morning, Joe Neumann followed the English pointer, Joey, as she ranged through the grass. Neumann carried a whistle, a GPS and a transmitter for the electronic collar he used in training.Eventually, Joey turned up a hen - legal to shoot on the preserve...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-10-08/for-some-pheasant-season-starts-
Outdoors
GIS offers new ways to look at the world

...students in school now are already primed for much of the content that could be taught about GIS. "They are the first generation that has a GPS in their pockets," Lay said. Reach Kelly Sullivan at kelly.sullivan@peninsulaclarion.com

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-04/gis-offers-new-ways-to-look-at-the-w
News

...bleaching than others, and they hope to find organisms that can adapt to warmer waters and remain healthy.The researchers use GPS tags and facial recognition technology to help identify and organize individual reef systems. As part of the project, the survey...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/caleb-jones/2015-08-19
Team: Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...his support team said Monday, citing a GPS tracking device.Lonnie Dupre, of Grand...All OK, Doing Well," through a SPOT GPS messenger device that showed it was sent...doesn't require proof, but that Dupre's GPS device appeared to be working properly and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/team-climber-1st-to-solo-summit-moun
News

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