Successful PhD defense for Jakob Grahn

Congratulations to Dr. Jakob Grahn for successfully defending his dissertation entitled “Multi-frequency radar remote sensing of sea ice”. We expect to continue to collaborate with Jakob as he has now started his new position with our CIRFA partner Norut.

Two PhD Fellowships in Integrated Remote Sensing for Earth Observation Applications at CIRFA

The Department of Physics and Technology announces two vacant PhD Candidate positions in the area of Arctic Remote Sensing. The research themes are: “Multi-Sensor, Multi-Scale Integrated Remote Sensing for Arctic Sea Ice monitoring” and “Remote Sensing of Extreme Ocean Events (Polar Lows)”. The positions are affiliated to the Department of Physics and Technology, Faculty of…

PhD position in Optical Remote Sensing for Water Quality Parameter Retrieval

PhD Candidate in Optical Remote Sensing for Water Quality Parameter Retrieval The Department of Physics and Technology announces a vacant PhD Candidate position in the area of optical remote sensing for water quality parameter retrieval at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Science and Technology. This position is associated with the Earth Observation group…

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…