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Boksen som flyteknikerne fra Bromma Air Maintenance monterer under flykroppen på Dornieren inneholder utstyr du vanligvis finner i fjernmålingssatellitter. Foto: Rannveig H. Stiberg.
Air&Space

A regular scheduled passenger aircraft will for the first time fly with equipment and high-resolution imaging systems normally used on satellites. Scientists believe this is the start of a new era for collecting environmental data and that the aircraft will also increase safety and emergency response in the Arctic.

Pilot Andrè Kjellstrup with the drone, Kraken, in the air over Andøya on 17 April this year. Photo: Markus Eckerstorfer.
Snow

The radar onboard the drone Kraken can measure snow depth, image snow layers and see objects under the snow. Earlier in the spring, Norut demonstrated how drones can contribute to emergency preparedness involving avalanches.

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Litt av strandsøppelet fra Svalbard som ble gransket. Foto: Eirik Mikkelsen.
Marin plastic pollution

Can knowledge from a container of beach waste contribute to reducing marine waste?

Photo: NN-norden.org
Biosmart

The different sectors of the Norwegian bioeconomy show a large variation in value added, between the sectors, over time, in the composition of value added, and not least between the bioeconomy of the Norwegian counties.

Photo copyright: Norut.
New job

Norut is looking for new staff. We have two permanent positions for Research Scientists in Analytical Chemistry and Synthetic Organic Chemistry. 

Image contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2015–17), processed by Norut (copyright).
InSAR

An enormous landslide buried part of California’s Highway 1 along the Pacific coastline on May 20. Norut has processed radar images from the Sentinel-1 satellite that show the ground was moving in the two years before the landslide. 

The photo shows an oil spill response exercise in Narvik in 2016, which was monitored by drones and streamed live to the exercise leadership. Photo: Norut.
Oil

For the first time, the resources for oil spill contingency and response in Northern Norway will be mapped. 

Drone system testing in Ny-Ålesund. Photo: Pål Kvaløy, NTNU.
Drones

Icebergs is a risk to all ships navigating in the high Arctic. Norut has developed a system for real-time detection and monitoring of sea ice, using UAVs.

Vacant positions at Norut.
New job

Norut is searching for new staff! A Research Director and Senior Research Scientists in social science disciplines, a PhD position on oil-in-ice and an engineer specialising in unmanned aircraft systems are all on Norut’s wish list.

Christian Petrich (left) and Rolf-Ole Rydeng Jenssen is doing ice sampling in the testlab in Hamburg. Photo: Giuliani von Giese.
Oil

The Norut companies in Narvik and Tromsø don’t meet halfway when they conduct joint experiments, but rather in Hamburg. Using a large tank designed for ship testing, they are combining their expertise in oil behaviour in ice with remote sensing and drone technology. The goal is to map oil spills in sea ice-covered waters.

Photo: MAREANO/Institute of Marine Research.
Arctic Ocean

Using expert opinion to assess socio-economic effects of ocean acidification on cold-water corals.

Entrepreneurs in Sami areas will offer nature- and culture-based experiences and Norut is performing research together with them. Photo: Ørjan Bertelsen / www.nordnorge.com / Kautokeino
Business

Researchers will use a completely new dialogue-based research method to find out what creates, hinders or reduces manoeuvring space for entrepreneurs in Sami areas.

When seniors stretch to reach an apple on the screen, they get more movement in their arms. This 91-year-old enjoys exercising. Photo: Ellen Brox.
Exergames

Game technology can prevent seniors from falling and improve their balance, strength and coordination. But the games must be designed completely differently than those for young people, a new study shows.

At the open ail exhibition in Tromsø 1 October 2016 the student’s diving club cleaned the harbour. This is just a part of what they collected. Photo: Jannike Falk-Andersson.
Marine plastic

The kick off meeting for the MARP project was held at Svalbard in September, and an open air exhibition in October gave the public a touch and smell of what marine plastic pollution is really about.

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