A Height Map of the Ski Slopes

By Johanna Haveri

A Height Map of the Ski Slopes Kvarken Space Discussions is back with a burning topic of this cold winter. This issue of Kvarken Space Conversations discusses the basic principles behind Synthetic Aperture Radar and how interferometry can be used to measure the Lapland fjells. All based on the freely available Sentinel-1 data. Result image…

Happy Holidays!

By Johanna Haveri

Let’s enjoy the days off It is again the time to take a pause for breath, say goodbye to the present year and be ready to welcome the new year. At least here in Vaasa we are only dreaming of a white Christmas, as opposed to the picture that was taken in Koli, eastern Finland…

City lights vs. Neurons

By Johanna Haveri

City lights vs. Neurons Have you ever thought how similar night lights of a city (photographed from the space) and a neuron cell look? Now you can read more of the topic from our Kvarken Space Conversations and from Mega magazine. This is the last chapter of our Kvarken Space Converstions for this year but…

Our partner LTU is hiring!

By Johanna Haveri

LTU is hiring! One of our project partners, Luleå tekniska universitet (LTU) is hiring researchers in rocket propulsion and small satellite jobs. The application deadline for all positions is 10th of January 2021. More information of the positions from here: – Researcher Position in Rocket Propulsion Systems: https://www.ltu.se/ltu/Lediga-jobb?l=en&rmpage=job&rmjob=4275&rmlang=UK – PostDoc Position in Flight Safety Analysis and…

Thank you for attending our Future Talk!

By Johanna Haveri

Thank you for attending our Future Talk! Our Future Talk event on Urban sustainability and satellite-based data was successful thanks to our wide audience, expert panelists and our very talented host Katriina. Our professional panelists – Mikko Strahlendorff, Maria Yeroanni, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Emma Terämä and Paul Hoekman – together with the important theme, locked very…

Urban Fabrics – What are they?

By Johanna Haveri

Conversation of the Urban Fabrics is on The latest Mega magazine is out and our Kvarken Space Discussions of Urban Fabrics has started. The same theme continues on our website. You are welcome to join the discussions and learn more how Urban Fabrics are helping in planning sustainable cities.