CIRFA Annual Conference 2017

CIRFA looks forward to welcoming you to its second Annual Conference, at Sommarøy Arctic Hotel, on 18-19 October, 2017. The full programme will be published soon. Register here Preliminary programme: Wednesday 18 October Bus from Tromsø to Sommarøy (10:00 from CIRFA/SIVA Innovasjonssenter Tromsø; 10:15 from Tromsø city centre/Prostneset; 10:30 from Tromsø Airport) Lunch (12:00-13:00) Plenary Read More

Registration for CIRFA Annual Conference 2017

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ASUF and CIRFA seminar 29 June: How remote sensing technologies are advancing communication needs for unmanned systems

ASUF and CIRFA are inviting all intested to attend a guest lecture by Philip McGillivary, The talk is titled «How remote sensing technologies are advancing communication needs for unmanned systems» Date: Thursday 29 June, 14h00 Venue: Teknologibygget Auditorium 1.023 Presented by: Dr. Philip McGillivary, US Coast Guard Pacific Area & Icebreaker Science Liaison Contact: Rune Storvold, rune.storvold@norut.no, Read More

CIRFA seminar 15 June: Sea surface currents retrieval using along-track interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar

Date: Thursday 15 June, 13h00-14h00 Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Presented by: Anis Elyouncha, PhD Student, Earth and Space Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Abstract: Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) has proven to be a very powerful tool for ocean remote sensing. The ability to measure sea surface currents using Along-Track Interferometry technique with SAR (ATI-SAR) Read More

Introduction day for INTPART Arctic field summer school May 16 – open to all.

The INTPART project “Arctic Field Summer School: Norway-USA-Canada collaboration” kicks off on May 16 in Tromsø. The first summer school in a series of three starts with a full day of keynote lectures on the topic of “Arctic Sea Ice and Remote Sensing. The lectures are open to all, welcome! Arctic Sea Ice and Remote Read More

CIRFA seminar 23 Feb: Regional ocean circulation modeling

Date: Thursday 23 February, 12:30 – 13:30 Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Presented by: Kai Christensen, Met.no Regional ocean circulation modeling Abstract: A brief overview of the data assimilative ocean modeling system used at MET Norway is given. This modeling system is built around the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS), which is a community ocean Read More

CIRFA seminar 10 Nov: Research topics in the field of remote sensing at University of Florence

Date: Thursday 10 November, 14:00-15:00 Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Presented by: Fabrizio Argenti Research topics in the field of remote sensing at University of Florence The aim of this seminar is presenting some research activities recently developed at University of Florence in the field of remote sensing. First, the problem of retrieving the Read More

Innovation Days 2016

The 3rd Innovation Days in Tromsø 6-7. December 2016 – Save the date! Date: December 6-7, 2016 Venue: Linken – SIVA Innovasjonssenter, Tromsø, Norway Register here Program: Tuesday 6 December 2016 10:00-10:30 Registration and coffee 10:30-10:35 Opening of the 3rd Innovation Days. Managing director Øyvind Hilmarsen, Tromsø Centre for Remote Sensing Prof. Torbjørn Eltoft, Director Centre Read More

CIRFA seminar 13 Oct: Measurement and modeling of the transport and evolution of oil slicks on open water

Date: Thursday 13 October, 14:00-15:00 Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Presented by: Adjunct Professor Cathleen Jones, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology/UiT Measurement and modeling of the transport and evolution of oil slicks on open water Although radar has long been used for mapping the spatial extent of oil slicks, its capability for characterizing Read More

CIRFA seminar 22 Sep: Fieldwork campaigns during the summer where CIRFA has participated

Date: Thursday 22 September, 14:00-15:00 Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Presented by: Malin Johansson, Stine Skrunes, Martine Espeseth, Anja Rösel/Jean Negrel Fieldwork campaigns during the summer where CIRFA has participated During the summer CIRFA has participated in 4 different fieldwork campaigns. The campaigns has been in cooperation with the Norwegian clean seas association for Read More