EUSAR 2018

EUSAR, the European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, is the world leading international conference dedicated to SAR techniques, Technology and applications.http://conference.vde.com/eusar/2018/Pages/default.aspx Torbjørn was invited to chair the session Polarimetry III, and Marianne Myrnes and Katalin Blix both gave a presentation. The title of their presentations was: Marianne Myrnes: «Polarimetric analysis of oil contaminated laboratory grown saltwater ice…

New intern

Jean-Claude Koumi is visiting CIRFA as an intern for three months and is continuing the work of one of our recently graduated master students on custom focusing of synthetic aperture radar data for object detection.

Trial lecture and public defense – Master of Science Jakob Grahn

Master of Science Jakob Grahn will give his trial lecture for his Ph.D degree Friday 8th of June at 10:15 – 11:00, Aud. 1.022 Technology building https://sa.uit.no/tavla/artikkel/578071/proveforelesning_-_jakob_grahn The title of the lecture is: “Potential of polarimetric multi-frequency radar for snow monitoring over land” The trial lecture will be followed by the public defense Friday 8th…

Shanghai FORUM 2018

Torbjørn Eltoft was invited to organize a session on “New Technologies for Arctic Operations” at the Shanghai Forum 2018. Shanghai Forum, launched in 2005, is known as one of the most famous international forums held in Shanghai. It is co-hosted by Fudan University and Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies. The Forum is a non-governmental and…

New publication!

The article “Machine Learning Automatic Model Selection Algorithm for Oceanic Chlorophyll-a Content Retrieval” by Katalin Blix and Torbjørn Eltoft has been published in Remote Sensing as part of the Special Issue Remote Sensing of Ocean Colour. Abstract: Ocean Color remote sensing has a great importance in monitoring of aquatic environments. The number of optical imaging sensors onboard satellites…

New Publication!

The article “Effect of Wind Direction and Incidence Angle on Polarimetric SAR Observations of Slicked and Unslicked Sea Surfaces” has been accepted for publication in Remote Sensing of Environment. The authors are Stine Skrunes (UiT), Camilla Brekke (UiT), Cathleen E. Jones (JPL), Martine M. Espeseth (UiT), and Benjamin Holt (JPL). Abstract: The objective of this…

CIRFA seminar 26 april, 14:00-15:00

CIRFA welcomes you to a seminar where Line Steinbakk from Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) presents the KSAT oil spill detection service. Speakers Line Steinbakk – Director Programs Jon Christian Richards – Quality Manager -TEOS Ole Morten Karlsen – Remote Sensing Specialist KSAT provides near real time oil spill detection services to clients worldwide. The service…