CIRFA Annual Conference 2019

When: 15-16 October 2019 Where: Sommarøy Arctic Hotel AS Registration: Registration here! PROGRAM Tuesday 15 October Practical information Time: Tuesday 15 October – Wednesday 16 October, 2019 Venue: Sommarøy Arctic Hotel Registration fee: There is no registration fee for the participants, and bus transportation, as well as meals, are provided free of cost. The cost…

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

Where: Sciencepark, Oslo When: 18-19 September 2019 Registration: open 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 to sea…

New Publication!

A new publication by PhD student Katalin Blix has been accepted for publication in Remote Sensing, Special Issue:“Remote Sensing of Atmosphere and Underlying Surface Using OLCI and SLSTR on Board Sentinel-3: Calibration, Algorithms, Geophysical Products and Validation” The title of the publication is “Developing a New Machine Learning Algorithm for Estimating Chlorophyll-a Concentration in Optically…

Exploring the Hazards of Drone Icing

by PhD Student Richard Hann Icing of drones is a severe hazard that significantly limits the usage of autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles. Researchers conducted experiments in an icing wind tunnel to learn more about icing to test an icing protection system. WATCH VIDEO LINK This spring, researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology…

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.…

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…