Announcement of Opportunity (AO) in Airborne Remote Sensing

SIOS invites project proposals from the SIOS research community for acquiring aerial imagery and hyperspectral data using SIOS’s airborne remote sensing platforms to conduct scientific projects.

This activity highlights the SIOS’s mission of reducing environmental footprints of scientific observations.

Timeline of the call

  • Opening of call: 20 March 2020
  • Deadline to submit proposal: 20 April 2020
  • Decision: Expected by Mid-May
  • Image/data acquisition period: 20 May - 15 September (Spring-Summer)

Special note: SIOS-KC is monitoring the situation of COVID-2019 outbreak and accordingly the flight and drone operations would be conducted in coming months.

Available funding

Total funds of approximately 1 MNOK are available, which translates to approximate 25 flight hours using the Dornier aircraft (40 KNOK per hour) or approximate 50 flight hours using drones.

More information

Call text

Application form

Airborne platforms available for this call

Contact: Shridhar Jawak, SIOS Remote Sensing Officer: https://sios-svalbard.org/Staff#RSSOfficer


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