Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

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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.

Illustration: This satellite-based picture shows subsidence at Oslo S, the main railway station in Bjørvika, Oslo. Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2014–16) / ESA SEOM INSARAP study / InSAR Norway project / NGU / Norut / PPO.labs, CC BY-SA 3.0.
InSAR

KSAT, Norut, and PPO.labs have entered a strategic partnership to establish operational services of spaceborne radar technology to provide ground motion monitoring services.

Illustration: GRIFF.
Drone

Four Norwegian technology companies are collaborating to use unmanned helicopters to carry cargo between offshore vessels and offshore installations.

Fra en test av oljevernutstyr i regi av Norsk olje og gass i 2010. Foto: Norsk oljevernforening for operatørselskap (NOFO).
Oil spill

Norut senior research scientists Trond Nilsen and Stig Karlstad have published a new report on innovations and framework conditions in oil recovery preparedness in Northern Norway.

Arctic Frontiers

The upcoming conference Arctic Frontiers 2018 in Tromsø - Connecting the Arctic - gives several opportunities to get a taste of the ongoing research taking place at Norut. Get the overview here.

Rune Storvold. Foto: Norut.
New job

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

Kommunikasjonsboksen til AKVA Safe Guard festes på kanten av merden. Foto: Andreas Tøllefsen, Norut.
Ocean

This small yellow suitcase on the edge of the cage can increase safety in the aquaculture industry.

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. 

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