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…

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…

CIRFA Young Scientist Forum 2020

Last week the CIRFA Young Scientist Forum 2020 was held on February 27th and 28th in Tromsø under the theme “Communication – Cooperation – Career & Care.” This annual event offers seminars and workshops about relevant topics for our Ph.D. students, postdocs, and young scientists, which also represents a good platform to meet up, exchange about current…

2-3 Postdoctoral Research Fellows

The Department of Physics and Technology at UiT The Arctic University of Norway announces 2-3 vacant positions as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in machine/deep learning, multi-sensor processing, and scalable computing in remote sensing for large-scale Arctic applications. The appointments are for a period of three years, with the possibility of up to one year’s extension if…

New publication in Marine Policy.

The article “The Law of the Sea and Current Practices of Marine Scientific Research in the Arctic” by Hilde Woker, Bernhard Schartmüller, Knut Ola Dølven, Katalin Blix has been accepted for publication on Marine Policy (Elsevier). Abstract: The rapid changes in both climate and human activity occurring in the Arctic Ocean demands improved knowledge about…