Announcement of ECR awards: SIOS Online Conference 2020

Five presentations held by Early Career Researchers (ECR) during the online conference on remote sensing in Svalbard 4-5 June 2020 have been selected for awards. here are the winners!

The review panel was consisting of five judges from the editorial board of SIOS’s special issue. Each presentation has been evaluated by at least two judges. Based on the final scores, the following five presentations from five different countries have been selected for ECR awards;

  1. Samuel Tuttle, Post-doc/Researcher, Mount Holyoke College, USA. Evaluation of satellite-derived estimates of lake ice cover timing on Linnévatnet, Kapp Linné, Svalbard using in-situ data.
  2. Daniela Walch, Masters student, University of Potsdam, Germany and University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Norway. Satellite remote sensing estimation of suspended particulate matter in the coastal waters of Svalbard.
  3. Igor Kozlov, Post-doc/Researcher, Marine Hydrophysical Institute, Russia. Ocean eddies around Svalbard from multi-mission SAR observations.
  4. Line Rouyet, PhD Student, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS, Norway. Mapping the timing of seasonal thaw subsidence and frost heave in central-western Spitsbergen using InSAR.
  5. Sagar Wankhede, PhD student, Manipal Institute of Technology, India. Use of Multiple Information Extraction Techniques for Mapping Facies on Svalbard and Himalayas Glaciers.

All the five presenters will be invited to submit the full manuscript to SIOS’s special issue. As an ECR award, article processing charges (APC) will be covered by SIOS. Congratulations!

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