Pictures from satelites give precise maps over the Arctic sea ice

Developing analytic tools that give rapid and exact information about ice conditions in Arctic areas.

Physicist Mari-Ann Moen has been developing new methods that can be used for mapping and characterization of sea ice.  Her research is relevant for climate monitoring.  Precise and updated ice charts are also important for fishing boats, shipping and for rescue operations in the polar seas.  Additionally, these maps are of interest for the oil industry and other installations in the Barents sea.

Read the full post on UiT’s website (English) and on forskning.no (Norwegian)

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