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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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Arctic Frontiers

Here is an overview of the Norut scientists’ contribution to this year’s Arctic Frontiers.

Norut Alta – Áltá has been allocated funding from the Regional Research Fund for Northern Norway to research how people perceive FeFo’s owner transactions and management.

“If Norway is to succeed, the government must establish a mineral company based on the model of Statoil, preferably based in Narvik,” says Terje Nordvåg of Norut Narvik.

“This goes hand in glove with the national trade and industry policy,” said the Minister of Trade and Industry, Trond Giske, when he opened the Barents BioCentre and new building at the Tromsø Science Park on May 25.

When Norut Narvik and PiteEnergi combine forces to build a solar cell park it will be a win-win situation.

During 24-25th of May 2011, Norut Narvik shall arrange a seminar at Kjeøy Research & Education Center to exchange knowledge on Biohydrometallurgy.

“As we’re thinking the same way, we have agreed to cooperate with Canada on biotechnology,” says Norut CEO Ivan C. Burkow.

Drones from Norut will during a seven-week period map how long range transport of black carbon influences the melting of snow and ice in the Arctic.

NoCry is one of three projects with Norwegian participants leading the way in European regional development – and Norut and Norinnova are participating.

Four research scientists from Norut Narvik are going on an expedition in the Arctic Ocean with the Norwegian Coast Guard.

“We have ambitions to grow further,” says Managing Director Terje Nordvåg. Norut Narvik’s staff has trebled since 2004.

What if sensitive content from your health record is published on an open Wiki? There are several cases from USA and UK of loss of patient data. This could also occur in Norway.

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