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  • CIRFA Seminar Oct. 22 (Robert Ricker, AWI)
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-10-21 at 11:41

    This is a heads up about the next CIRFA seminar where Robert Ricker from AWI will talk about: Evidence for an increasing role of ocean heat in Arctic winter sea ice growth WHEN: Oct 22, 2020 from 14:00-14:30 (Sorry for the short notice) WHERE: Join online with Teams or in the CIRFA corridor. Details below.  Welcome!  Thomas, Andrea and Malin

  • The CIRFA Annual Conference is running!
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-10-14 at 08:23

    The CIRFA Annual Conference is running successfully via Zoom with nearly 50 participants each day. We enjoy presentations and discussions of excellent quality and share happy smiles with participants from near and far.

  • New journal paper accepted: “Machine Learning for Arctic Sea Ice Physical Properties Estimation Using Dual-Polarimetric SAR Data”
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-10-08 at 08:16

    We are happy to announce that a new paper has been accepted. The paper is summarized below. “Machine Learning for Arctic Sea Ice Physical Properties Estimation Using Dual-Polarimetric SAR Data” by Katalin Blix, Martine M. Espeseth and Torbjørn Eltoft, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 22.09.2020 Early access: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9203812 Monitoring the rapidly changing Arctic sea…

  • CIRFA participates in the AI4Arctic workshop during ESA Phi-week
    by Thomas Kræmer on 2020-10-01 at 18:13

    Today, CIRFA presented in two sessions of the side event “Machine Learning for Operational Sea Ice Charting” during ESA Phi-week: “SAR data analysis by DL for automatic sea ice classification”, presented by Habib Ullah “Towards automated ice charts using Copernicus data”, presented by Thomas Kræmer The workshop was a joint ESA Phi-week side-event between the…

  • CIRFA is at the IGARSS conference
    by Andrea Schneider on 2020-09-28 at 15:26

    CIRFA researchers are presenting their work at the 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. The conference runs from September 26 – October 2 on a virtual platform. CIRFA is represented with eight contributions. Katalin Blix: MACHINE LEARNING CLASSIFICATION, FEATURE RANKING AND REGRESSION FOR WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS RETRIEVAL IN VARIOUS OPTICAL WATER TYPES FROM…

  • 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

    This CIRFA Annual Conference 2020 is running digitally during Oct. 12-14 (kl. 12:15-15:45). Moving the entire meeting online is a challenge, a new experience, and it is also a chance to use a new format. The final program of the confrence can be found here. The goal of this year’s conference is to give a…

  • 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.