CIRFA is hiring!

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic PhD fellow with interest in Drift Modelling and Remote Sensing for Coastal Environmental Monitoring! Applications until March 24 will be prioritized.

Fieldwork training in Ramfjorden

When sea ice forms locally near Tromsø, this creates a perfect opportunity to train, prepare and also test equipment before going into more remote locations. In early February 2021, cold and low snowfall conditions led to 40 cm thick sea ice forming in Ramfjorden. A group of 11 UiT and NPI researchers and students, from…

CIRFA Seminar 18 February: Hiroshi Sumata (NPI)

The next CIRFA seminar will be presented by our colleague Hiroshi Sumata from the Norwegian Polar Institute. TITLE: Unprecedented decline of sea ice thickness and ice export through Fram Strait in 2018 WHEN: 18 February 2021, 14:00-15:00. WHERE: Click here to join the meeting Abstract Fram Strait is the major gateway connecting the Arctic Ocean…

Time for Arctic Frontiers!

This week the Arctic Frontiers conference is online from Tromsø. CIRFA has contributed to two talks this week, and we encourage everyone who has the possibility to come and listen. The trouble maker – time series of sea ice deformation during MOSAiC presented by Luisa von Albedyll from Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany and where…