Live Oftedahl is Senior Executive Officer Communication at Department of Marine Technology
Written by Live Oftedahl
NTNU and The University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to leverage their collective scientific expertise and technology platforms to map and monitor the world’s oceans, lakes and waterways.
The large Norwegian research project “The Nansen Legacy” has studied climate and ecosystem changes in the northern Barents Sea for seven years. Now, the project is soon coming to a close.
The intentional damage of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines and Finland’s pipeline Balticconnector recently in the Baltic Sea highlights that we are in a new geopolitical situation. How do researchers respond to the new risk picture?
The small satellite HYPSO-1, built by more than 80 students and researchers at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics and the Department of Electronic Systems – and other departments, has participated in several research missions already.
NTNU’s first research satellite was launched from Florida at 16:25 Norwegian time this afternoon. The small satellite «HYPSO-1»’s mission is to observe algal blooms in ocean and lakes.
This week NTNU will launch the first research satellite made by a Norwegian university. The small satellite «HYPSO-1» will take off with a Spacex Falcon-9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The mission: to scan ocean and lakes from 500 km above the earth.