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…

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…

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,…

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)…

CIRFA seminar 2 March: Arctic Sea Ice Characterization Using Fully Polarimetric Air-Borne and Space-Borne Synthetic Aperture Radar

Date: Thursday 2 March, 12h30-13h30 Venue: CIRFA, Forskningsparken 3, 3rd floor, Tromsø Presented by: Suman Singha, Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF), German Aerospace Center (DLR), Henrich Focke Str. 4, 28199, Bremen, Germany. Suman.Singha@dlr.de Arctic Sea Ice Characterization Using Fully Polarimetric Air-Borne and Space-Borne Synthetic Aperture Radar Arctic Sea ice monitoring has attracted increasing attention over the last few…

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…

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…

Popular science seminar 10 Nov: CIRFA ongoing research and some emerging results

Torbjørn Eltoft will present some of our on-going research in a faculty lunchseminar. Date: Thursday 10 November, 11:15-12:00 Venue: Lille Aud, Realfagbygget, UiT Sign-up for free lunch! About the event:  This is the third NT-lunchseminar in a serie of three popular science seminars this autumn. The SFI, Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Arctic Operations has…

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…

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…