CIRFA Seminar April 17 by Polona Itkin (UiT)

Welcome to a CIRFA seminar on MOSAiC winter experience – field work impressions and early results organized by the Earth observation group at UiT and CIRFA. WHEN: April 17, 2020 from 14:00 to 15:00WHERE: Online: https://connect.uninett.no/cirfa-seminar Welcome! MOSAiC winter experience – field work impressions and early results MOSAiC is an international research expedition that stared end of September 2019 from Tromso…

CIRFA Seminar Mar. 12 by Hiroshi Sumata (NPI) – Postponed

Welcome to a CIRFA seminar on sea ice transport in the Fram Strait organized by the Earth observation group at UiT and CIRFA. WHEN: Mar. 12, 2020 from 14:00 to 15:00WHERE: CIRFA, SIVA Innovation Centre (Forskningsparken) Follow the seminar online: https://connect.uninett.no/cirfa-seminar Welcome! Simultaneous Parameter Optimization of an Arctic Sea Ice-Ocean Model We developed an objective parameter optimization system…

Rafael Gonçalves-Araujo

CIRFA Seminar Jan. 23 by Rafael Gonçalves-Araujo (DTU)

Welcome to a CIRFA seminar on optical remote sensing organized by the Earth observation group at UiT and CIRFA. WHEN: Jan. 23, 2020 from 14:00 to 15:00WHERE: CIRFA, SIVA Innovation Centre (Forskningsparken) Follow the seminar online: https://connect.uninett.no/cirfa-seminar Welcome! Light in the dark: retrieving underwater irradiance in shallow eutrophic waters from absorption and beam attenuation spectral measurements…

Camilla Brekke new co-leader for CIRFA

The CIRFA management team has been expanded to include a centre co-leader. Prof. Camilla Brekke takes on the responsibility and will support Prof. Torbjørn Eltoft in managing the centre. Brekke is already a substantial contributor to CIRFA as a leader of WP3 and co-leader of WP6 and we appreciate that she takes on the additional…

CIRFA well represented at the IGARSS2019 conference in Yokohama, Japan

This week CIRFA is at the IEEE International Geoscience And Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) conference in Yokohama, Japan. IGARSS is one of the remote sensing field’s largest events with several thousand people attending, representing research, industry and education. CIRFA is well represented at the event with five oral presentations and two poster presentations. IGARSS is a…

CIRFA seminar 30. August, 14:00 — 15:00

CIRFA welcomes you to a seminar presented by CIRFA PhD student Katalin Blix on the topic: Machine Learning Gaussian Process Regression for Remote Sensing Applications The powerful Gaussian Process Regression (GPR) method has been shown to perform excellently in comparison to other machine learning techniques and parametric approaches. GPR has several advantageous properties besides its…

New associate professor: Dr. Andrea Marinoni

We welcome Dr. Andrea Marinoni who has now officially started his new position at CIRFA and  UiT – the Arctic University of Norway. He has been busy from day one preparing for teaching, supervising students and getting to know the ins and outs of CIRFA. We expect his expertise will be relevant across CIRFAs work packages.…

CIRFA part of ExtremeEarth H2020 project

CIRFA is pleased to announce that the Horizon 2020 project “ExtremeEarth” was accepted. The project, coordinated by Prof. Manolis Koubarakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)  will tackle large scale analysis of remote sensing data to support  Polar use cases and Food security use cases. The project has a strong consortium which also involves our CIRFA partner…

New CIRFA engineer

We are happy to have hired our recently graduated master student Vebjørn Karisari as an engineer for a one year project aiming to produce high quality datasets which will allow better training of models for remote sensing image analysis. In the machine learning world the most tedious and often most difficult task is to acquire…