Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS


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.

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.

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

From a test of oil recovery equipment under the auspices of the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association in 2010. Photo: 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.

The communication box for AKVA Safe Guard is attached to the edge of the cage. Photo: Andreas Tøllefsen, Norut.

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).

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.

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.