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…

IEEE JSTARS: Evaluation of feature ranking and regression methods for oceanic chlorophyll-a estimation

Katalin Blix and Torbjørn Eltoft’s paper on “Evaluation of feature ranking and regression methods for oceanic chlorophyll-a estimation” has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. Abstract:  This paper evaluates two alternative regression techniques for oceanic Chlorophyll-a (Chl-a) content estimation. One of the investigated…

Frontiers in Marine Sciences: Algal hot spots in a changing Arctic Ocean: Sea-ice ridges and the snow-ice interface

The article “Algal hot spots in a changing Arctic Ocean: Sea-ice ridges and the snow-ice interface” has been accepted for publishing by Frontiers in Marine Sciences. The authors are Mar Fernández-Méndez (NPI), Lasse M. Olsen (NPI), Hanna M. Kauko (NPI), Amelie Meyer (NPI), Anja Rösel (NPI), Ioanna Merkouriadi (NPI), Christopher J. Mundy (Univ.Manitoba, Canada), Jens…

IEEE TGRS: Arctic Sea Ice Characterization using Spaceborne Fully Polarimetric L-, C- and X-Band SAR with Validation by Airborne Measurements

The article “Arctic Sea Ice Characterization using Spaceborne Fully Polarimetric L-, C- and X-Band SAR with Validation by Airborne Measurements” has been accepted for publishing by IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. The  paper is a result of an ongoing collaboration between CIRFA and DLR researchers, Suman Singha (DLR), A. Malin Johansson (UiT), Nick Hughes (MET.no),…

Remote Sensing: Assessment of RISAT-1 and Radarsat-2 for Sea Ice Observations from a Hybrid-Polarity Perspective (Open Access)

Congratulations to Martine Espeseth, Camilla Brekke and Malin Johansson with the article titled “Assessment of RISAT-1 and Radarsat-2 for Sea Ice Observations from a Hybrid-Polarity Perspective”, published as an Open Access paper in the journal Remote Sensing. Abstract:  Utilizing several Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) missions will provide a data set with higher temporal resolution. It…

IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens.: Iceberg detection in open and ice-infested waters using C-band polarimetric synthetic aperture radar

The paper “Iceberg detection in open and ice-infested waters using C-band polarimetric synthetic aperture radar” by Vahid Akbari and Camilla Brekke is published in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. Abstract:  Icebergs can cause a significant threat to shipping, offshore oil and gas production facilities, and subsea pipelines. Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) is a…

Accepted paper in IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens.: Comparing SAR based short time-lag cross-correlation and Doppler derived sea ice drift velocities

The paper Comparing SAR based short time-lag cross-correlation and Doppler derived sea ice drift velocities, by Thomas Kræmer, Harald Johnsen, Camilla Brekke and Geir Engen has today been accepted for publishing in IEEE Transactions on geoscience and remote sensing. Congratulations to Thomas and the co-authors!

Accepted paper in Remote Sensing of Environment: X-, C-, and L-band SAR signatures of newly formed sea ice in Arctic leads during winter and spring

Congratulations to Malin Johansson, Camilla Brekke, Gunnar Spreen and Jennifer King on getting the paper X-, C-, and L-band SAR signatures of newly formed sea ice in Arctic leads during winter and spring accepted for publication in the high impact journal Remote Sensing of Environment. The paper makes use of an extensive synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data…

Two papers accepted by Annals of Glaciology

Two papers have recently been accepted by Annals of Glaciology: The paper On the potential of hand-held GPS tracking of fjord ice features for remote-sensing validation, by Postdoc Jean Negrel, Sebastian Gerland, Anthony Doulgeris, Tom Rune Lauknes and Line Rouyet.   And the paper Can we extend local sea-ice measurements to satellite scale? An example from the N-ICE2015…