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…

CIRFA has sucessfully conducted its first research cruise on remote sensing and modelling of oil pollution in the marine environment

RV Helmer Hansen left Tananger 11 June and returned back 14 June after a successful cruise in the North sea at the abandoned Frigg field. During this timeframe CIRFA scientists in collaboration with The Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies (NOFO), German Aerospace Center (DLR) and several international research partners conducted a scientific oil-on-water…

New publication in Scientific Reports !

A new publication, “Winter storms accelerate the demise of sea ice in the Atlantic Sector of the Arctic Ocean” by Robert M. Graham, Polona Itkin, Amelie Meyer, Arild Sundfjord, Gunnar Spreen, Lars H. Smedsrud, Glen E. Liston, Bin Cheng, Lana Cohen, Dmitry Divine, Ilker Fer, Agneta Fransson, Sebastian Gerland, Jari Haapala, Stephen R. Hudson, A.…

New publication in Nature Scientific Reports!

A new publication “A red tide in the pack ice of the Arctic Ocean” by Lasse M. Olsen, Pedro Duarte, Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz, Hanna M. Kauko, A. Malin Johansson, Ilka Peeken, Magdalena Różańska-Pluta, Agnieszka Tatarek, Jozef Wiktor, Mar Fernández-Méndez, Penelope M. Wagner, Alexey K. Pavlov, Haakon Hop, Philipp Assmy has been accepted in Nature Scientific Reports.…

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Extreme Earth project

The Department of Physics and Technology announces a vacant position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the area of multi-sensor and deep learning for applications in large-scale remote sensing sea ice mapping at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Science and Technology. The position is funded by the project From Copernicus Big Data to…

Postdoctoral position at CIRFA – SIDRIFT project

The Department of Physics and technology announces a vacant Postdoctoral position in “Sea Ice Satellite Remote Sensing”. The position is funded by the project “Sea Ice deformation and Snow for an Arctic in Transition (SIDRIFT)” through Research Council of Norway. SIDRIFT will investigate the role of sea ice deformation and snow on ice in the…

CIRFA is having two presentation at ESA Living Planet Symposium in Milan 13-17 May.

Artem Moiseev, Harald Johnsen, Morten Hansen, Johnny Johannessen: Evaluation of Ocean Surface Current from Sentinel-1A IW Doppler Shift Observations using In-situ, and other Remote Sensing Observations of the Norwegian Coastal Current Tuesday 11:10-11:25 Space 4 Floor 0 and Suman Singha, Malin Johansson2, Anthony Doulgeris: Arctic Sea Ice Classification Using ALOS-2 Palsar-2 L-Band SAR Images Tuesday…