Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS

Remote Sensing, Satellites and UAS


“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.

The snow satellite CoReH2O is competing to be the European Space Agency's next Earth Explorer satellite. Norut Tromsø has been involved in the satellite's design.

Norut's unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is back in the air to map the ice around the South Pole.