Welcome to the CIRFA Annual Conference 2020

CIRFA has decided to run its annual conference on a digital platform during Oct. 12-14 after lunchtime (kl. 12:15-15:45). Moving the entire meeting online will be a challenge, a new experience, and it is also a chance to try a new format. The goal of this year’s conference is to give a status report of…

CIRFA Seminar on 27 August

Welcome to the first CIRFA Seminar after the summer break on August 27, kl. 14:00-15:00! Naomi Ochwat will talk about the Break-Up of Hunt Fjord Ice Shelf, Northern Greenland, and Jack Landy will share insights on Exploiting a growing fleet of satellite altimeters to gain new perspectives on the Arctic’s ocean and ice cover. Welcome…

New publication: Mapping sea-ice types from Sentinel-1 considering the surface-type dependent effect of incidence angle

An article by Johannes Lohse, Anthony P. Doulgeris and Wolfgang Dierking has been accepted for publication in Annals of Glaciology. The title of the publication is “Mapping sea-ice types from Sentinel-1 considering the surface-type dependent effect of incidence angle”. In this study, we demonstrate a novel approach on how to incorporate per-class incidence angle effects…

Successful PhD defense on 1 July – Richard Hann

CIRFA-associated PhD candidate Richard Hann has submitted his thesis entitled “Atmospheric Ice Accretions, Aerodynamic Icing Penalties, and Ice Protection Systems on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics of NTNU in Trondheim, Norway. The thesis defense took place on 1 July 2020, kl. 15:00-22:00 in Teams. The trial lecture focused on the topic:…