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Rune Storvold. Foto: Norut.
New job

Rune Storvold has been appointed as Research Director for Norut’s activity associated with drones.

Illustration: Norwegian Public Roads Administration.
Emergency

Prototypes for the smart road technology of tomorrow may be tested out on North Norwegian roads. Norut wants to provide the emergency services with a better understanding of situations before they arrive.

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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.

Petro

“This is a red-letter day for the region, the application group and Norut,” says CEO Ivan C. Burkow when summing up the establishment of a national centre for petroleum research in the Arctic.

Solar Energy Days are back. Come visit Narvik University College Thursdag May 2.

Around 80 mobile phones clapped in rhythm using new technology for motion on the web.

Petro

Norut is about to map the possibilities for an LNG plant in Narvik.

Trains transporting iron ore to Narvik operate 365 days a year. The interim storage of the iron ore outdoors during winter can lead to logistical challenges.

What are the links between gender and innovation? New book with contributions from Norut.

The future is bright: Many Nordic regions have potentials for exploiting solar energy matching that of the solar giant Germany.

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