New publication in Remote Sensing.

A new publication by PhD student Johannes Lohse as been published in Remote Sensing. The title of the publication is: “An Optimal Decision-Tree Design Strategy and Its Application to Sea Ice Classification from SAR Imagery” Abstract: We introduce the fully automatic design of a numerically optimized decision-tree algorithm and demonstrate its application to sea ice…

The conference season is still ongoing for CIRFA members

The conference season is still ongoing for CIRFA members Next week there is the IGS Sea ice symposium in Winnipeg, Canada (https://igswpg.com) Oral presentations: Monday 14:50- 15:10 Sea ice and open water classification using historical multi-sensor synthetic aperture radar satellite datasets, applied to two Svalbard fjords:Malin Johansson, Sebastian Gerland, Anca Cristea, Eirik Malnes, Anthony P.…

Thematic workshop with focus on modelling, 18-19 September 2019

Where: Sciencepark, Oslo When: 18-19 September 2019 Registration: not available yet Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Arctic Operations (CIRFA) is pleased to invite to a thematic workshop Sep 18-19 with focus on modelling. The objective is twofold: • Status update on the directions of the research going on in CIRFA with regards…

CIRFA Annual Conference 2019

When: 15-16 October 2019 Where: Sommarøy Arctic Hotel AS Registration: Registration here! PROGRAM Tuesday 15 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 13:00-18:00 Scientific Program 18:15 Poster Session 20:00 Conference dinner 15:00 Session 2 Wednesday 16 October 07:30-08:30 Breakfast 08:30-14:00 Scientific program 14:00-14:45 General…

CIRFA has sucessfully conducted its first research cruise on remote sensing and modelling of oil pollution in the marine environment

RV Helmer Hansen left Tananger 11 June and returned back 14 June after a successful cruise in the North sea at the abandoned Frigg field. During this timeframe CIRFA scientists in collaboration with The Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies (NOFO), German Aerospace Center (DLR) and several international research partners conducted a scientific oil-on-water…

New publication in Scientific Reports !

A new publication, “Winter storms accelerate the demise of sea ice in the Atlantic Sector of the Arctic Ocean” by Robert M. Graham, Polona Itkin, Amelie Meyer, Arild Sundfjord, Gunnar Spreen, Lars H. Smedsrud, Glen E. Liston, Bin Cheng, Lana Cohen, Dmitry Divine, Ilker Fer, Agneta Fransson, Sebastian Gerland, Jari Haapala, Stephen R. Hudson, A.…

New publication in Nature Scientific Reports!

A new publication “A red tide in the pack ice of the Arctic Ocean” by Lasse M. Olsen, Pedro Duarte, Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz, Hanna M. Kauko, A. Malin Johansson, Ilka Peeken, Magdalena Różańska-Pluta, Agnieszka Tatarek, Jozef Wiktor, Mar Fernández-Méndez, Penelope M. Wagner, Alexey K. Pavlov, Haakon Hop, Philipp Assmy has been accepted in Nature Scientific Reports.…