Announcement of PhD position on iceberg remote sensing and modelling

We have a announced a new PhD position on remote sensing of icebergs, focusing mainly on the Barents Sea.   Click here to see the full announcement!   Application deadline: 26. July, 2020 Further information about the position is available by contacting: Associate professor Anthony Paul Doulgeris, UiT: anthony.p.doulgeris@uit.no Associate Professor Andrea Marinoni, UiT:  andrea.marinoni@uit.no Professor Wolfgang…

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:…

Successful PhD defense by Sindre Fritzner

Friday May 15, Master of Science Sindre Markus Fritzner successfully defended his PhD dissertation «On sea-ice forecasting». Sindre has been working on using data assimilation for improving the quality and resolution of sea ice forecasts. Congratulations, Sindre, from everyone in CIRFA!

Upcoming PhD defense – Sindre Fritzner

Master of Science Sindre M. Fritzner will defend his thesis «On sea-ice forecasting» for the PhD degree in Science on Friday May 15 at 12.15. The event will be live streamed online. The thesis and information about the even can be found here on the UIT website.  

CIRFA seminar May 7 by Thomas Lavergne (Met)

Welcome to a CIRFA seminar on Microwave radiometry for sea-ice monitoring, and the SIRANO project, organized by the Earth observation group at UiT and CIRFA. WHEN: May 7, 2020 from 13:00 to 14:00WHERE: Online Microsoft Teams meeting [link]PRESENTATION: See the presentation on Google Slides Welcome! Microwave radiometry for sea-ice monitoring, and the SIRANO project. Satellite missions with microwave radiometers (aka passive microwave…

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…