Workshop on “Sea Ice Remote Sensing”.

Workshop, 3-4 September 2018 at Radisson Blue Airport Hotel, Gardemoen. CIRFA will organize a thematic workshop at Radisson Blue Airport Hotel, Gardemoen, 3-4 September 2018. The main focus will be on: Sea Ice Remote Sensing. Details of the program will be provided later. Contact: Torbjørn Eltoft, Centre Leader CIRFA, tel: +47 776 45 184, torbjorn.eltoft@uit.no Lise…

PhD Position in the area of Scalable Computing and Deployment for Earth Observation Applications

The Department of Physics and Technology announces a vacant PhD position in the area of Scalable Computing and Deployment for Earth Observation Applications at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Physics and Technology. The position is affiliated to Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Arctic Operations…

ESA training course 2018

CIRFA staff attending the “ESA cryosphere remote sensing training course” at the Univeristy Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) in Longyearbyen. The picture shows course participants listening to Camilla Brekkes presentation on “Applications of full-polarimetric SAR to monitoring sea ice, leads and oil spills”.

CIRFA Annual Conference 2018

CIRFA Annual Conference 2018 17-18 October 2018 in Sommarøy Arctic Hotel, Troms.   More detailed information will be provided. Please keep the date. We look forward to seeing you in October! Photo: Online image. flickr,  August 2017 Contact: Torbjørn Eltoft, Centre Leader CIRFA, tel: +47 776 45 184, torbjorn.eltoft@uit.no Lise Nordgård, Project Coordinator, tel: +47 776 23…

Successful PhD defense for Jakob Grahn

Congratulations to Dr. Jakob Grahn for successfully defending his dissertation entitled “Multi-frequency radar remote sensing of sea ice”. We expect to continue to collaborate with Jakob as he has now started his new position with our CIRFA partner Norut.

Two PhD Fellowships in Integrated Remote Sensing for Earth Observation Applications at CIRFA

The Department of Physics and Technology announces two vacant PhD Candidate positions in the area of Arctic Remote Sensing. The research themes are: “Multi-Sensor, Multi-Scale Integrated Remote Sensing for Arctic Sea Ice monitoring” and “Remote Sensing of Extreme Ocean Events (Polar Lows)”. The positions are affiliated to the Department of Physics and Technology, Faculty of…

PhD position in Optical Remote Sensing for Water Quality Parameter Retrieval

PhD Candidate in Optical Remote Sensing for Water Quality Parameter Retrieval The Department of Physics and Technology announces a vacant PhD Candidate position in the area of optical remote sensing for water quality parameter retrieval at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Science and Technology. This position is associated with the Earth Observation group…

EUSAR 2018

EUSAR, the European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, is the world leading international conference dedicated to SAR techniques, Technology and applications.http://conference.vde.com/eusar/2018/Pages/default.aspx Torbjørn was invited to chair the session Polarimetry III, and Marianne Myrnes and Katalin Blix both gave a presentation. The title of their presentations was: Marianne Myrnes: «Polarimetric analysis of oil contaminated laboratory grown saltwater ice…

Trial lecture and public defense – Master of Science Jakob Grahn

Master of Science Jakob Grahn will give his trial lecture for his Ph.D degree Friday 8th of June at 10:15 – 11:00, Aud. 1.022 Technology building https://sa.uit.no/tavla/artikkel/578071/proveforelesning_-_jakob_grahn The title of the lecture is: “Potential of polarimetric multi-frequency radar for snow monitoring over land” The trial lecture will be followed by the public defense Friday 8th…