CIRFA seminar 21 March, 11h00-11h45

CIRFA welcomes you to a seminar where Richard Hall from Statoil will talk about “The role of satellite imagery in the information toolbox” Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018 at 11h00-11h45 Venue: CIRFA, SIVA Innovation Centre (Forskningsparken), Tromsø Online: https://connect.uninett.no/cirfa-seminar/  

New administrative coordinater for CIRFA

We welcome Lise Nordgård as our new administrative coordinator at CIRFA. Lise has a background in microbiology and antimicrobial resistance, but is reinventing herself as a project manager. She will take over responsibilities from Ellen Ingeborg Hætta who has been sharing her time between CIRFA and the ARCEx projects. Ellen is now moving on to work…

Trodde du?/Did you think?

From March 8, the the exhibition ‘Trodde Du’ in Tromsø town shows 15 women, among them Prof. Camilla Brekke, and their professions at UiT. The exhibition is part of the UiT 50 year anniversary and will be extended to 50 women in the fall. https://uit.no/50/trodde-du Utstilling Trodde Du?Idé: Kathrin H. Hopmann. Design: Torger Grytå. Foto:…

CIRFA seminar 8 March: Edmond Hansen and Signe Aaboe

CIRFA welcomes you to a seminar where Edmond Hansen from Multiconsult in Tromsø will talk about innovation and application of remote sensing products, and Signe Aaboe from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute will talk about satellite-based sea ice products. Date: Thursday 8 March 2018 at 14h00-15h00 Venue: CIRFA, SIVA Innovation Centre (Forskningsparken), Tromsø [map] Online: https://connect.uninett.no/cirfa-seminar/ Innovation…

IEEE JSTARS: Evaluation of feature ranking and regression methods for oceanic chlorophyll-a estimation

Katalin Blix and Torbjørn Eltoft’s paper on “Evaluation of feature ranking and regression methods for oceanic chlorophyll-a estimation” has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. Abstract:  This paper evaluates two alternative regression techniques for oceanic Chlorophyll-a (Chl-a) content estimation. One of the investigated…

Frontiers in Marine Sciences: Algal hot spots in a changing Arctic Ocean: Sea-ice ridges and the snow-ice interface

The article “Algal hot spots in a changing Arctic Ocean: Sea-ice ridges and the snow-ice interface” has been accepted for publishing by Frontiers in Marine Sciences. The authors are Mar Fernández-Méndez (NPI), Lasse M. Olsen (NPI), Hanna M. Kauko (NPI), Amelie Meyer (NPI), Anja Rösel (NPI), Ioanna Merkouriadi (NPI), Christopher J. Mundy (Univ.Manitoba, Canada), Jens…

IEEE TGRS: Arctic Sea Ice Characterization using Spaceborne Fully Polarimetric L-, C- and X-Band SAR with Validation by Airborne Measurements

The article “Arctic Sea Ice Characterization using Spaceborne Fully Polarimetric L-, C- and X-Band SAR with Validation by Airborne Measurements” has been accepted for publishing by IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. The  paper is a result of an ongoing collaboration between CIRFA and DLR researchers, Suman Singha (DLR), A. Malin Johansson (UiT), Nick Hughes (MET.no),…

New PETROMAKS2 project: “Oil spill and newly formed sea ice detection, characterization, and mapping in the Barents Sea using remote sensing by SAR”

A new project has been granted through the Research Council of Norway’s PETROMAKS2 programme: “Oil spill and newly formed sea ice detection, characterization, and mapping in the Barents Sea using remote sensing by SAR”, grant number 280616. The project abstract: This project is a joint effort between UiT The Arctic University of Norway and P. P.…

CIRFA seminar 22 Feb: Andreas Reigber, DLR, and Leif Eriksson, Chalmers University

CIRFA welcomes you to a seminar where Andreas Reigber from the German Aerospace Center (DLR), and Leif Eriksson (Chalmers) will give talks. Date: Thursday 22 February 2018 at 14h00-15h00 [add to calendar] Venue: CIRFA, SIVA Innovation Centre (Forskningsparken), Tromsø [map] Online: https://connect.uninett.no/cirfa-seminar/ Modern 3D SAR Imaging Options Prof. Dr. Andreas Reigber, Department of SAR Technology, DLR SAR…