Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

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A new collaboration agreement between the Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) and Norut will be signed this week during the Norwegian Days in Arkhangelsk.

A drone fitted with air particle sampling instruments took off from Andøya Rocket Range on May 28 – just six weeks after the volcanic ash clouds grounded aircraft.

“What Norut is doing is completely in line with the High North strategy,” said Foreign Affairs Minister Jonas Gahr Støre when visiting Norut recently.

Foreign Affairs Minister Jonas Gahr Støre is visiting Norut in Tromsø Thursday April 29. He will become better acquainted with the new opportunities offered by the unmanned aircraft system (UAS).

Drones fitted with on board air particle sampling instruments can provide precise measurements of volcanic ash particle concentrations.

For the first time satellite technology has been incorporated in monitoring of changes in different permafrost landforms.

Strengthened collaboration can provide a golden triangle in Northern Norway between Andøya, Tromsø and Narvik.

The pollen season has started and for hay fever sufferers the greatest challenge comes from birch trees. Remote-sensing can now give better pollen forecasts.

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