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Pilot Andrè Kjellstrup med dronen kraken i lufta over Andøya 17. april i år. Foto: 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.

PERFECT: Colleague and supervisor Chris Petrich drag the rubber boat (as a safety precaution) out to the buoy in Beisfjord to download measurements from the probe and collect ice cores. Photo: Megan O'Sadnick.
Ice

Many people have wondered who they are and what they are up to, these people who regularly wander across the ice wearing a wetsuit and pulling a small rubber boat.

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Copyright Copernicus data (2014)/ESA/Norut–SEOM Insarap study.
Sentinel

Unstable slopes in Kåfjord in Troms County moved about 1 cm in 24 days, radar satellite images processed at Norut show.

In ASUF's new hangar in Ny-Ålesund (from left): Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen, Director of Lufttransport Geir-Arne Sørensen, Norut CEO Ivan C. Burkow, Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker, principal of UiT Anne Husebekk and Di
ASUF

The Arctic Centre for Unmanned Aircraft was opened at Svalbard 14th April.

Happy research scientists in Narvik, (from left) Christian Petrich, Gabriel Sas and Bård Arntsen. Photo: Fritz Hansen.
New contracts

Norut has been granted funding by the Research Council of Norway for three projects totalling NOK 40 million.

Photo: Kjell-Sture Johansen.
ASUF

The Arctic Centre for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, which is a partnership between Norut, UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Lufttransport, was officially opened today.

The new Centre for Research-based Innovation draws a smile from CEO Ivan C. Burkow and Research Director Kjell Arild Høgda at Norut. (Photo: Skjalg Fjellheim)
SFI

“The end of last week was absolutely fantastic for Norut’s future,” says CEO Ivan C. Burkow.

Cultural and social development initiatives in municipalities in West Finnmark supported by Eni Norge, provide spin-off effects. (Photo: Sissel Svenning)
New report

Eni Norge’s support enhances existing cultural events in Finnmark while promoting new and better ones, according to a new report from Norut.

Luis Fernandez Luque presented his PhD thesis at UiT The Arctic University of Norway on October 24, 2014.
PhD

Good tips for better health are only a few keystrokes away, but much of the health information available on the internet is harmful or downright dangerous. How does one distinguish between sound and good information and information that makes the pain worse?

Illustrasjon: Norut.
Drones

The Norwegian Board of Technology’s expert group recommends that Norway contributes to opening the airspace over the Arctic.

View from Noruts stand at the AAL Conference in Bucuresti. Photo: Gunn Evertsen, Norut.
Exergame

FarmUp is a new Kinect exergame for senior citizens developed in Tromsø. The game generated considerable interest when Norut research scientists recently presented it to a European audience.

Illustrasjon: Reform Studio
Oil & Gas

Norut is sending a delegation to Europe’s largest oil exhibition in Stavanger.

Morten Hald. Photo: Torbein Kvil Gamst.
Leadership

The Norut Group now has a new Board of Directors with Morten Hald as Chair of the Board.

From Barents Biocentre Lab. Photo: Guro Storskjær/Photoartica.no.
New enterprise

Had it not been for the Arctic climate and Barents Biocentre Lab, Barentzymes would not exist. Twelve employees from Norway and Denmark are today attending the opening of the head office in Tromsø.

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