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  • Announcement of PhD position on iceberg remote sensing and modelling
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-07-06 at 07:57

    We have a announced a new PhD position on remote sensing of icebergs, focusing mainly on the Barents Sea.   Click here to see the full announcement!   Application deadline: 26. July, 2020 Further information about the position is available by contacting: Associate professor Anthony Paul Doulgeris, UiT: anthony.p.doulgeris@uit.no Associate Professor Andrea Marinoni, UiT:  andrea.marinoni@uit.no Professor Wolfgang…

  • Successful PhD defense on 1 July – Richard Hann
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-07-02 at 11:31

    CIRFA-associated PhD candidate Richard Hann has submitted his thesis entitled “Atmospheric Ice Accretions, Aerodynamic Icing Penalties, and Ice Protection Systems on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics of NTNU in Trondheim, Norway. The thesis defense took place on 1 July 2020, kl. 15:00-22:00 in Teams. The trial lecture focused on the topic:…

  • The CIRFA 2019 annual report is available
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-07-02 at 10:44

    CIRFA`s annual report for 2019 is now available. Read about the research and innovation highlights and a summary of the activities here.

  • New publication: Mapping sea-ice types from Sentinel-1 considering the surface-type dependent effect of incidence angle
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-06-24 at 16:37

    An article by Johannes Lohse, Anthony P. Doulgeris and Wolfgang Dierking has been accepted for publication in Annals of Glaciology. The title of the publication is “Mapping sea-ice types from Sentinel-1 considering the surface-type dependent effect of incidence angle”. In this study, we demonstrate a novel approach on how to incorporate per-class incidence angle effects…

  • Announcement of PhD position in sea ice remote sensing (Oslo/Tromsø)
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-05-25 at 10:31

    The Norwegian Meteorological Institute in Oslo is announcing a vacant position for a 3-year PhD fellow in the field of remote sensing of sea ice. The position is available for commencement from 1 September 2020.   The PhD position is part of an effort to upgrade the present state of satellite monitoring of sea ice in the…

  • Successful PhD defense by Sindre Fritzner
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-05-15 at 15:32

    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
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-05-08 at 10:10

    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)
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-04-22 at 05:51

    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)
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-04-15 at 10:28

    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
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-03-05 at 08:22

    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…