CIRFA seminar Nov. 9th at 14:00 – Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz and Johannes Lohse

CIRFA welcomes you to a seminar where visiting scientist Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz will talk about her work using data from the GRACE satellite and CIRFA PhD student Johannes Lohse will talk about his work on feature selection for ice classification. Date: Thursday 9 November  at 14h00-15h00 [add to calendar] Venue: CIRFA, SIVA Innovation Centre (Forskningsparken), Tromsø [map]…

CIRFA seminar 12 October: Xu and Grahn – Analysis of scattering from sea ice, and interpreting sea ice SAR data

CIRFA welcomes you to a seminar where PhD students Xu Xu and Jakob Grahn will give you talks about analysis of scattering from sea ice and interpreting sea ice SAR data. Date: Thursday 12 October, 14h00-15h00 [add to calendar] Venue: CIRFA, SIVA Innovation Centre (Forskningsparken), Tromsø [map]   Analysis of Scattering from Sea Ice based on…

CIRFA Annual Conference 2017

CIRFA looks forward to welcoming you to its second Annual Conference, at Sommarøy Arctic Hotel, on 18-19 October, 2017. List of participants Programme: Wednesday 18 October 10:00 Bus from SIVA Innovasjonssenter [map] 10:15 Bus from Prostneset/city centre [map] 10:30 Bus from Tromsø Airport 12:00 – 12:45 Lunch 12:45 – 14:05 Session 1 12:45-13:10 Welcome address Torbjørn Eltoft, UiT The Arctic University of…

CIRFA seminar 21 September: Observation of the Taylor Energy Oil Slick in the Gulf of Mexico using NASA’s UAVSAR L-band Airborne SAR Instrument

Date: Thursday 21 September, 13:30-14:30 – NB! New time! Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Observation of the Taylor Energy Oil Slick in the Gulf of Mexico using NASA’s UAVSAR L-band Airborne SAR Instrument Cathleen E. Jones NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology & UiT The Arctic University of Norway Abstract: Although radar has…

CIRFA seminar 31 August: Iceberg detection and sea ice classification

CIRFA welcomes you to a seminar on the topics of iceberg detection and sea ice classification. Date: Thursday 31 August, 14h30-15h30 Venue: CIRFA, SIVA Innovation Centre (Forskningsparken), Tromsø [map] Presentations by Vahid Akbari and Cornelius Quigley.   Iceberg Detection in Open Water and Sea Ice using C-Band Radar Polarimetry. Vahid Akbari, Postdoctoral researcher, UiT the Arctic…

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,…

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)…

CIRFA seminar 2 March: Arctic Sea Ice Characterization Using Fully Polarimetric Air-Borne and Space-Borne Synthetic Aperture Radar

Date: Thursday 2 March, 12h30-13h30 Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Presented by: Suman Singha, Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF), German Aerospace Center (DLR), Henrich Focke Str. 4, 28199, Bremen, Germany. Suman.Singha@dlr.de Arctic Sea Ice Characterization Using Fully Polarimetric Air-Borne and Space-Borne Synthetic Aperture Radar Arctic Sea ice monitoring has attracted increasing attention over the last few…