Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

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Image contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2015–17), processed by Norut (copyright).
InSAR

An enormous landslide buried part of California’s Highway 1 along the Pacific coastline on May 20. Norut has processed radar images from the Sentinel-1 satellite that show the ground was moving in the two years before the landslide. 

Drone system testing in Ny-Ålesund. Photo: Pål Kvaløy, NTNU.
Drones

Icebergs is a risk to all ships navigating in the high Arctic. Norut has developed a system for real-time detection and monitoring of sea ice, using UAVs.

Vacant positions at Norut.
New job

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

Christian Petrich (left) and Rolf-Ole Rydeng Jenssen is doing ice sampling in the testlab in Hamburg. Photo: 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.

Calving glacier. Photo: 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.

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