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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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Illustration: Norut.
Vacancies

We are looking for a Post Doc candidate in Microwave Radar Instrument Development.

Sentinel-1. Illustration: ESA.
Radar

The Sentinel-1 satellite was today launched into space and Norut is contributing with ocean monitoring software.

Mast foundations during the construction phase. This photo is taken by the surveillance camera that Norut Narvik has placed in the test field.
Energy

A new 500 km long power line between Nordland and Finnmark should be completed within three years, but the challenge of casting the concrete foundations in the cold needs to be solved.

Flag map of Latvia. Illustration: Wikimedia Commons.
Migration

Migration trends from Latvia to Norway show a steep increase in past few years.

Barents Biocentre Lab. Photo: Guro Storskjær/Photoartica.no.
Vacancies

We are looking for a PhD candidate within advanced peptide synthesis and structure elucidation.

Photo: Morguefile.com
Cold Tech

Join us at the International Conference on Cold Climate Technology 26-28 May 2014 in Narvik, Norway.

Map of the Arctic.
Arctic

Roald Amundsen Petroleum Research (RAmP) was launched at the Arctic Frontiers conference this week.

Goliat field layout. Illustration: Eni Norge.
Petro

Norwegian firms are being awarded major supplier contracts for the Goliat field development project. So says a brand new report from Norut Alta commissioned by Eni Norge.

The large increase in summit ski climbs is an important cause of the many avalanche accidents, writes the author of the chronicle. Photo: Yngve Antonsen.
Avalanche

Tromsø scientists want to establish a centre of excellence for avalanche monitoring.

Visiting the drone laboratory at Norut in Tromsø (from left) the Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Liv Signe Navarsete, and the Centre Party’s Member of Parliament from Troms County, Irene Lange Nordahl, Senior Research Scientist Rune
Arctic

The government promises that the NORDSATSING initiative will be continued for a further three years, up to the end of 2016.

Video (time-lapse) from the rising of the monitoring station. Photo: Markus Eckerstorfer.
VIDEO

Last week Norut installed a solifluction monitoring station recording downhill movement of soil at the Nordnes mountain in Troms county. See the building of the station here.

The Barents Sea Region.
Petro

Norut is participating in a major ENI project to map the environmental impact of petroleum extraction in the Barents Sea.

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