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  • Camilla Brekke is the new pro-rector for research at UiT
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-06-15 at 14:34

    Camilla Brekke from CIRFA and the Department of Physics and Technology is the new pro-rector for research at UiT. She will start in August, together with the new rector Dag Rune Olsen and pro-rector for education, Kathrine Tveiterås. Camilla is looking forward to new tasks and challenges to support innovative research at UiT. CIRFA is congratulating! The post Camilla Brekke is the new pro-rector for research at UiT appeared first on CIRFA.

  • Podcast: A village on ice
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-06-14 at 09:39

    Welcome to ‘Behind the Scenes’, the podcast series of the EU Research and Innovation Exhibition, part of the EU Research and Innovation Days 2021. The episode "A village on ice" is connected to the MOSAiC expedition and open questions in Earth climate sciences, but it also talks about Polona Itkins background and what inspired her to become a researcher. The post Podcast: A village on ice appeared first on CIRFA.

  • Towards a National Center for Earth Observation in Tromsø
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-06-11 at 11:08

    UiT, KSAT, and NPI have suggested establishing a national centre for research and innovation for earth observation in Tromsø. The centre will serve as a platform to connect actors based in Tromsø and nationwide. The post Towards a National Center for Earth Observation in Tromsø appeared first on CIRFA.

  • Four internship and study projects are completed successfully
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-06-07 at 17:46

    This spring term, CIRFA and the Earth Observation group at UiT hosted four international students for their internship or study projects. We are proud that they chose to spend their time with us, and we wish them the best on their promising way ahead. The post Four internship and study projects are completed successfully appeared first on CIRFA.

  • Wenkai Guo is preparing for a 1-year research stay abroad
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-05-31 at 12:22

    From July on, Wenkai will work with sea ice experts from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and University of Bremen for one year. The post Wenkai Guo is preparing for a 1-year research stay abroad appeared first on CIRFA.

  • APECS-ARICE webinar: DEARice in MOSAiC – Connecting the world of snow, ice and ecosystem processes on 4 June
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-05-26 at 07:34

    Polona Itkin presents about MOSAiC research in the APECS-ARICE webinar: DEARice in MOSAiC – Connecting the world of snow, ice and ecosystem processes on 4 June. The post APECS-ARICE webinar: DEARice in MOSAiC – Connecting the world of snow, ice and ecosystem processes on 4 June appeared first on CIRFA.

  • A warm welcome to PhD candidate Silje Christine Iversen
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-05-21 at 11:11

    Silje joined the CIRFA team already in 2020 to do her PhD with us. She is located at the Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET) in Oslo and her work focuses on ocean circularion forecasts for the Norwegian coastal and shelf seas. The post A warm welcome to PhD candidate Silje Christine Iversen appeared first on CIRFA.

  • The PhD defense of Artem Moiseev takes place on 20. May
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-05-18 at 11:07

    Artem Moiseev will defend his PhD thesis on “Ocean surface currents derived from Sentinel-1 SAR Doppler shift measurements” on 20. May kl. 15.15. Artem is PhD candidate at NERSC and affiliated with CIRFA. The post The PhD defense of Artem Moiseev takes place on 20. May appeared first on CIRFA.

  • CIRFA Seminar 20. May: The Iceberg seminar
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-05-18 at 09:30

    Join us for the next CIRFA Seminar on 20. May with a special focus on icebergs. The post CIRFA Seminar 20. May: The Iceberg seminar appeared first on CIRFA.

  • ThinTec instrument is hitchhiking on thin ice
    by Andrea Schneider on 2021-05-11 at 11:58

    What is young and thin ice doing, and where is it moving right when it forms? Malin Johansson send her pink drifter called ThinTec for a hitchhike on the ice to watch it grow, track its movements, and send its measurements in real time to Malin`s computer via its GPS antenna. The post ThinTec instrument is hitchhiking on thin ice appeared first on CIRFA.