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  • New publication in Remote Sensing.
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-08-16 at 12:07

    A new publication by PhD student Johannes Lohse as been published in Remote Sensing. The title of the publication is: “An Optimal Decision-Tree Design Strategy and Its Application to Sea Ice Classification from SAR Imagery” Abstract: We introduce the fully automatic design of a numerically optimized decision-tree algorithm and demonstrate its application to sea ic […]

  • The conference season is still ongoing for CIRFA members
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-08-16 at 07:17

    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
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2019-07-30 at 06:30

    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 […]

  • Registration for the Thematic Workshop on Modelling 18-19 September 2019
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-07-12 at 07:38

    The registration for the Thematic workshop on modelling 2019 is now open. We look forward to welcoming all participants to the workshop i September! </p> […]

  • Registration for the CIRFA Annual Conference 2019
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-07-05 at 09:33

    The registration for the CIRFA Annual Conference 2019 is now open. We look forward to welcoming all participants to Sommarøy in October! </p> […]

  • CIRFA has sucessfully conducted its first research cruise on remote sensing and modelling of oil pollution in the marine environment
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-06-28 at 10:41

    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 […]

  • How studies of Norwegian fjord ice can help create a safer future for the arctic
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-06-24 at 10:37

    published in ScienceNord by PhD Fellow Megan O`Sadnick. During winter, a thick layer of ice can form on the surface of the northern Norwegian fjords. The knowledge of the varying conditions of this ice can be applied to understand to protect and aid the Arctic in the future. During winter, a thick layer of ic […]

  • New publication in Scientific Reports !
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-06-19 at 10:10

    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. […]

  • Thematic workshop with focus on modelling, 18-19 September 2019
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-06-05 at 10:40

    Where: Sciencepark, Oslo When: 18-19 September 2019 Registration: not available yet Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Arctic Operations (CIRFA) is pleased to invite to a thematic workshop Sep 18-19 with focus on modelling. The objective is twofold: • Status update on the directions of the research going on in CIRFA with regards […]

  • CIRFA Annual Conference 2019
    by Lise Nordgård on 2019-05-09 at 21:13

    When: 15-16 October 2019 Where: Sommarøy Arctic Hotel AS Registration: Registration here! PROGRAM Tuesday 15 October 10:00 Bus From SIVA Innovasjonssenter 10:15 Bus From Prostneset/City Centre 10:30 Bus from Tromsø airport 12:00-12:45 Lunch 13:00-18:00 Scientific Program 18:15 Poster Session 20:00 Conference dinner 15:00 Session 2 Wednesday 16 October 07:30-08:30 Breakfast 08:30-14:00 Scientific program 14:00-14:45 Genera […]