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CIRFA organizes annual conferences, workshops, seminars, and PhD forums with skills courses.

 

Latest events:

CIRFA Annual Conference 2017

CIRFA looks forward to welcoming you to its second Annual Conference, at Sommarøy Arctic Hotel, on 18-19 October, 2017. Register here Programme: (subject to changes) Wednesday 18 October 10:00 Bus from SIVA Innovasjonssenter 10:15 Bus from Prostneset/city centre 10:30 Bus from Tromsø Airport 12:00 – 12:45 Lunch 12:45 – 14:25 Session 1 12:45-13:10 Welcome address Torbjørn Eltoft, UiT The Arctic Read MoreRead More »

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 Read MoreRead More »

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 Read MoreRead More »

Registration for CIRFA Annual Conference 2017

If you cannot see this form, please click here: https://skjema.uio.no/84903 The online registration form can only be visualized if your browser supports iframes. The form can also be accessed hereRead More »

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 MoreRead 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 MoreRead 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 MoreRead 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 MoreRead 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 MoreRead 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 MoreRead 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 MoreRead 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 MoreRead More »

CIRFA Annual Conference

The registration to the first CIRFA Annual Conference, 13-14 September 2016, is now open. Please register by 23 August if you require a hotel room. Click here to register The CIRFA Annual Conference will serve as an important arena for CIRFA’s partners to exchange ideas. The primary focus of the conference will be to present Read MoreRead More »

CIRFA seminar Thursday 26 May

CIRFA welcomes you to seminar on: Date: Thursday 26 May, 14:30-15:30 (NB! changed time!) Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Introductions by Stine Skrunes and Xu Xu Abstracts: The effect of imaging geometry on multipolarization SAR for oil spill observation Stine Skrunes (Postdoc, UiT CIRFA) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is a well-established tool for remote Read MoreRead More »

CIRFA seminar 29 April

CIRFA seminar Friday 29 April, 13:00-14:00, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor Introductions by Malin Johansson, Vahid Akbari and Laurent Ferro-Famil All welcome!Read More »

Workshop – WP7 Pilot Service demonstration

Date: 02.03.16 Time: 09-16 Location: KSAT Registration Originally WP7 was supposed to put together and demonstrate pilot services based on results from the other work packages. Since the start-up of CIRFA issues regarding infrastructure, processing line(s), data sharing/searching, integration of data from different sensors etc. have been identified. The intention of this workshop is to Read MoreRead More »

PhD course in "Radar remote sensing"

Radar remote sensing  About the course:  FYS8810 “Radar remote sensing” (PhD level, but also appropriate for MSc-students, 10 ECTs for registered) The course will give the theoretical foundations of  important aspects of radar remote sensing, and provide new students in the field  a sufficient introductory understanding  to explore specific applications in more detail. Free course Read MoreRead More »

CIRFA OPENING

  The official grand and long awaited opening of CIRFA took place on Friday 13th, November 2015 at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway. On the agenda were tapas, musical entries, presentations, and cake. Several partners of CIRFA had taken the long hike up north to participate in this opening. Local partners were also Read MoreRead More »

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