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  • CIRFA Seminar October 1 (Geir Moholdt, NPI)
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-09-08 at 08:53

    The next CIRFA seminar will be given by Geir Moholdt from the Norwegian Polar Institute, who will be talking about Ocean erosion of Svalbard glaciers seen from space. WHEN: Oct 1, 2020 from 14:00-15:00 WHERE: Online in Teams or in the CIRFA corridor. Details will be provided later. Welcome!Thomas, Andrea and Malin

  • Welcome to the CIRFA Annual Conference 2020
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-09-04 at 11:09

    CIRFA has decided to run its annual conference on a digital platform during Oct. 12-14 after lunchtime (kl. 12:15-15:45). Moving the entire meeting online will be a challenge, a new experience, and it is also a chance to try a new format. The goal of this year’s conference is to give a status report of…

  • Successful internship on feature selection using deep spectral clustering for remote sensing applications
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-08-27 at 15:20

    Catherine Taelman is a student from Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, and has spent the first half year of 2020 at CIRFA for her internship. Under the supervision of Andrea Marinoni she has been working on feature selection using deep spectral clustering for remote sensing applications. Catherine summarised her internship project in a talk…

  • CIRFA Seminar on 27 August
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-08-24 at 14:33

    Welcome to the first CIRFA Seminar after the summer break on August 27, kl. 14:00-15:00! Naomi Ochwat will talk about the Break-Up of Hunt Fjord Ice Shelf, Northern Greenland, and Jack Landy will share insights on Exploiting a growing fleet of satellite altimeters to gain new perspectives on the Arctic’s ocean and ice cover. Welcome…

  • Announcement of a PhD position on Remote Sensing of Produced Water
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-08-20 at 13:28

    We announce a vacant position of a 3-year PhD fellow in the area of satellite remote sensing and modelling for detection and characterization of produced water. Click here to see the full announcement, contact information and how to apply! Application deadline is 2 September 2020.

  • CIRFA newsletter spring 2020
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-07-09 at 11:42

    We have summarised the past six months in CIRFA in the spring 2020 newsletter. We wish you a good summer and look forward to meeting you all again soon.

  • 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…