Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

News

Vacant positions at Norut.
New job

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

Christian Petrich (til venstre) og Rolf-Ole Rydeng Jenssen tar prøver av isen i forsøkslaben i Hamburg. Foto: 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.

Breen kalver. Foto: Norut-drone
Arctic

Five research scientists from Norut had outdoor offices at Ny-Ålesund last week. Equipped with ground radar and drones, they were involved with four projects. Read on for a brief overview.

Geir Wiik, manager of the newly established Norut office in Bodø.
Drone

Norut has appointed Geir Wiik (59) as the manager of its newly established office in Bodø. Wiik will lead the development of the research company’s drone activity in the Nordland city.

UAV at Svalbard. Photo: Norut.
Drones

Researchers unite to address the problems that drones and other unmanned vehicles encounter in a harsh Arctic climate.

Rescue operation exercise with Sea King helicopter. Photo: Marius Lauritsen, The Norwegian armed forces.
Arctic

The increased activity in the Arctic demands better search and rescue capacity for the people located in the area. Norut has investigated the current status and proposed a series of improvements.

Radar satellite image from Chile dated 17 September 2015. Copernicus data (2015)/ESA/Norut/PPO.labs - ESA SEOM INSARAP study.
Remote sensing

Just a day after the earthquake in Chile on September 16, geologists worldwide studied satellite images of the quake prepared in Tromsø. How is this possible?

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.

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