Bas Altena

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Pb. 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Bas Altena is a guest researcher at Dept. of Geosciences, UiO. His main position is PostDoc at the Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Research (IMAU), Utrecht University, Netherlands. Profile presentation.

Academic interests

Earth observation applied to glaciers, icemasses and other cryospheric phenomena.

Background

2018 - 2020 Researcher, UiO, Geomatics and Remote sensing 

2014 - 2018 PhD student, UiO, Geomatics and Remote sensing

2012 - 2014 Research assistant, KU Leuven, Computer vision

2009 - 2012 MSc TU Delft, Geomatikk

2005 - 2009 BSc HU, Geodesi og GIS

Tags: Glaciology, Cryosphere, Geoinformatics, Remote Sensing

Publications

  • Altena, Bas; Kääb, Andreas & Wouters, Bert (2022). Correlation dispersion as a measure to better estimate uncertainty in remotely sensed glacier displacements. The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0416. 16(6), p. 2285–2300. doi: 10.5194/tc-16-2285-2022.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2021). Quantifying river ice movement through a combination of European satellite monitoring services. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. ISSN 1569-8432. 98. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2021.102315. Full text in Research Archive
  • Leclercq, Paul; Kääb, Andreas & Altena, Bas (2021). Brief communication: Detection of glacier surge activity using cloud computing of Sentinel-1 radar data. The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0416. 15(10), p. 4901–4907. doi: 10.5194/tc-15-4901-2021.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2020). Ensemble matching of repeat satellite images applied to measure fast-changing ice flow, verified with mountain climber trajectories on Khumbu icefall, Mount Everest. Journal of Glaciology. ISSN 0022-1430. 66(260), p. 905–915. doi: 10.1017/jog.2020.66. Full text in Research Archive
  • Haga, Odin Næss; McNabb, Robert Whitfield; Nuth, Christopher; Altena, Bas; Schellenberger, Thomas & Kääb, Andreas (2020). From high friction zone to frontal collapse: dynamics of an ongoing tidewater glacier surge, Negribreen, Svalbard. Journal of Glaciology. ISSN 0022-1430. 66(259), p. 742–754. doi: 10.1017/jog.2020.43. Full text in Research Archive
  • Chambers, Christopher; Greve, Ralf; Altena, Bas & Lefeuvre, Pierre-Marie (2020). Possible impacts of a 1000 km long hypothetical subglacial river valley towards Petermann glacier in northern Greenland. The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0416. 14(11), p. 3747–3759. doi: 10.5194/tc-14-3747-2020. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kääb, Andreas; Altena, Bas & Mascaro, Joseph (2019). River-ice and water velocities using the Planet optical cubesat constellation. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. ISSN 1027-5606. 23(10), p. 4233–4247. doi: 10.5194/hess-23-4233-2019. Full text in Research Archive
  • Altena, Bas; Haga, Odin Næss; Nuth, Christopher & Kääb, Andreas (2019). Monitoring sub-weekly evolution of surface velocity and elevation for a high-latitude surging glacier using sentinel-2. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. ISSN 1682-1750. 42(2), p. 1723–1727. doi: 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W13-1723-2019. Full text in Research Archive
  • Altena, Bas; Scambos, Ted A; Fahnestock, M & Kääb, Andreas (2019). Extracting recent short-term glacier velocity evolution over southern Alaska and the Yukon from a large collection of Landsat data. The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0416. 13(3), p. 795–814. doi: 10.5194/tc-13-795-2019. Full text in Research Archive
  • Deschamps-Berger, Cesar; Nuth, Christopher; Van Pelt, Ward; Berthier, Etienne; Kohler, Jack & Altena, Bas (2019). Closing the mass budget of a tidewater glacier: the example of Kronebreen, Svalbard. Journal of Glaciology. ISSN 0022-1430. 65(249), p. 136–148. doi: 10.1017/jog.2018.98. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gong, Yongmei; Zwinger, Thomas; Åström, Jan; Altena, Bas; Schellenberger, Thomas & Gladstone, Rupert [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Simulating the roles of crevasse routing of surface water and basal friction on the surge evolution of Basin 3, Austfonna ice-cap. The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0416. 12, p. 1563–1577. doi: 10.5194/tc-12-1563-2018.
  • Gong, Yongmei; Zwinger, Thomas; Åström, J.; Altena, Bas; Schellenberger, Thomas & Gladstone, Rupert [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Simulating the roles of crevasse routing of surface water and basal friction on the surge evolution of Basin 3, Austfonna ice cap. The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0416. 12(5), p. 1563–1577. doi: 10.5194/tc-12-1563-2018. Full text in Research Archive
  • Altena, Bas; Mousivand, A; Mascaro, J & Kääb, Andreas (2017). Potential and limitations of photometric reconstruction through a flock of dove cubesats. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. ISSN 1682-1750. 42(3), p. 7–11. doi: 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-3-W3-7-2017. Full text in Research Archive
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2017). Weekly glacier flow estimation from dense satellite time series using adapted optical flow technology. Frontiers in Earth Science. ISSN 2296-6463. 5. doi: 10.3389/feart.2017.00053. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kääb, Andreas; Altena, Bas & Mascaro, Joseph (2017). Coseismic displacements of the 14 November 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand, earthquake using the Planet optical cubesat constellation. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. ISSN 1561-8633. 17, p. 627–639. doi: 10.5194/nhess-17-627-2017. Full text in Research Archive
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2017). Elevation change and improved velocity retrieval using orthorectified optical satellite data from different orbits. Remote Sensing. ISSN 2072-4292. 9(3). doi: 10.3390/rs9030300. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kääb, Andreas; Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Altena, Bas; Nuth, Christopher; Nagler, Thomas & Wuite, Jan (2016). Glacier remote sensing using Sentinel-2. Part I: Radiometric and geometric performance, and application to ice velocity. Remote Sensing. ISSN 2072-4292. 8(7). doi: 10.3390/rs8070598. Full text in Research Archive
  • Altena, Bas; Kääb, Andreas & Nuth, Christopher (2015). Robust glacier displacements using knowledge-based image matching, Analysis of multitemporal Remote sensing images (Multi-Temp), 2015 8th International workshop on the.... IEEE Press. ISSN 978-1-4673-7119-3. doi: 10.1109/multi-temp.2015.7245790.
  • Nuth, Christopher; Schuler, Thomas; Kohler, Jack; Altena, Bas & Hagen, Jon Ove Methlie (2012). Estimating the long-term calving flux of Kronebreen, Svalbard, from geodetic elevation changes and mass-balance modelling. Journal of Glaciology. ISSN 0022-1430. 58(207), p. 119–133. doi: 10.3189/2012JoG11J036.

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  • Leclercq, Paul Willem; Kääb, Andreas; Altena, Bas & Bazilova, Varvara (2021). Detection of glacier surge activity using cloud computing of Sentinel-1 radar data.
  • Altena, Bas (2019). Observing the ice of our planet with daily cubesat imagery. In Rutzinger, Martin & Heinrich, Kati (Ed.), Close Range Sensing Techniques in Alpine Terrain. Proceedings of the Innsbruck Summer School of Alpine Research 2019, 16.–22.06.2019 in Obergurgl, Austria. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. ISSN 978-3-7001-8622-9. p. 10–11.
  • Altena, Bas (2019). Sensing surface shifts with high-repeat Sentinel-2 imagery.
  • Altena, Bas; Wouters, Bert; Van den Broeke, Michiel; Kääb, Andreas; Raup, Bruce & Scambos, Ted A [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). Eratosthenes.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2019). Shifts in surface, speed, or shadows: What do we measure with different time-of-day overpasses of Sentinel-2.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2019). Techniques to reveal inter-annual glacier flow from optical remote sensing.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2019). River ice velocity from Sentinel-twogether and PROBA-VELOCITY.
  • Altena, Bas; Schellenberger, Thomas & Kääb, Andreas (2019). Bringing together remote sensing data to produce region-wide glacier velocities.
  • Altena, Bas; Armstrong, William & Kääb, Andreas (2019). On the origin of ogives.
  • Altena, Bas; Scambos, Ted A; Fahnestock, M & Kääb, Andreas (2018). Automatic extraction of velocity time-series at mountain range scale from Landsat 8.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). High-resolution surface and upper fjord circulation of Greenland fjords from optical remote sensing .
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). Doves & displacements.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). Sensing a moving Arctic from space.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). ICEFLOW: short-term movements in the cryosphere.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). Kinematics in the Cryosphere from space.
  • Altena, Bas (2018). From satellite snapshots towards snow and ice services.
  • Altena, Bas (2018). researching glaciers with satellite imagery. [Internet]. Beryllium newsletter.
  • Altena, Bas (2018). Knowledge on the ground, through observed ice flow from space.
  • Altena, Bas (2018). Should we send Hans Brinker to the Greenland Ice Sheet? Tvergastein. ISSN 1893-5605. 11, p. 14–23.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). Observing change in glacier flow from space. Frontiers for Young Minds. 6, p. 1–9. doi: 10.3389/frym.2018.00009.
  • Altena, Bas (2018). Daily cubesat imagery to observe and assess processes in the cryosphere.
  • Leclercq, Paul Willem; Aalstad, Kristoffer; Altena, Bas & Elvehøy, Hallgeir (2017). Modelling of glacier surface mass balance with assimilation of glacier mass balance and snow cover observations from remote sensing.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2017). Glacier ice loss monitored through the Planet cubesat constellation.
  • Altena, Bas & Dakka, Jumana (2017). Daily river ice monitoring from space.
  • Altena, Bas (2017). Observing processes in the cryosphere through historical and modern optical data.
  • Altena, Bas (2017). small cube-sats and big ice-cubes.
  • Gong, Yongmei; Zwinger, Thomas; Åström, Jan A.; Altena, Bas; Schellenberger, Thomas & Gladstone, Rupert M [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Basal friction evolution and crevasse distribution during the surge in Basin-3, Austfonna ice-cap - offline coupling between a continuum ice dynamic model and a discrete element model.
  • Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Kääb, Andreas; Nuth, Christopher & Altena, Bas (2016). Landsat time-series analysis opens new approaches for regional glacier mapping.
  • Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Kääb, Andreas; Altena, Bas & Nuth, Christopher (2016). Using a new optical satellite for investigating glaciers and Jøkulhlaups.
  • Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Kääb, Andreas; Nuth, Christopher & Altena, Bas (2016). Fusion of Optical and SAR Time-series for Glacier Mapping Applications .
  • Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Kääb, Andreas; Altena, Bas & Nuth, Christopher (2016). The potential of Sentinel-2 for investigating glaciers and glacier lakes.
  • Altena, Bas (2016). Surges of St. Elias glaciers, recent and blasts from the past.
  • Altena, Bas; Leclercq, Paul Willem & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Automatic monitoring of the transient snowline on mountain glaciers.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Estimating the seasonal glacier flow-field evolution of Kronebreen from the SPOT5-take5 campaign.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Why is my orthophoto distorted?
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Glacier photogrammetry.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Exploiting orthorectification offsets in optical satellite data for glacier elevation change and velocity.
  • Altena, Bas; Dunse, Thorben & Schellenberger, Thomas (2016). Crevasse evolution of Basin-3 during its speed-up.
  • Leclercq, Paul Willem; Aalstad, Kristoffer; Elvehøy, Hallgeir & Altena, Bas (2016). Assimilation of glacier mass balance and snow cover fraction observations in a glacier surface mass balance model.
  • Leclercq, Paul Willem; Aalstad, Kristoffer; Elvehøy, Hallgeir & Altena, Bas (2016). Assimilation of glacier mass balance and snow cover fraction observations in a glacier surface mass balance model.
  • Kääb, Andreas & Altena, Bas (2016). An icy Planet.
  • Kääb, Andreas & Altena, Bas (2016). Microsatellite constellations for monitoring cryospheric processes and related natural hazards.
  • Kääb, Andreas; Treichler, Désirée Silvana; Girod, Luc Maurice Ramuntcho; Lefeuvre, Pierre-Marie; Schellenberger, Thomas & Altena, Bas [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2016). On the Karakoram anomaly.
  • Kääb, Andreas; Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Altena, Bas & Nuth, Christopher (2016). The potential of Sentinel-2 for investigating glaciers, permafrost and related natural hazards.
  • Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Kääb, Andreas; Altena, Bas & Nuth, Christopher (2016). Radiometrisk og geometrisk ytelse av Sentinel-2 relatert til brekartlegging.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2015). Increasing information content of multi-spectral imagery for glacier mapping.
  • Altena, Bas; Kääb, Andreas & Nuth, Christopher (2015). Robust glacier displacements using knowledge-based image matching.
  • Nuth, Christopher; Kohler, Jack; Köhler, Andreas; Schuler, Thomas; Chapuis, Anne & Altena, Bas (2012). Observing the Kronebreen glacier system from the ground, by air and space, and through seismic waves.
  • Kääb, Andreas Max; Altena, Bas; Karstensen, Jonas & Narama, Chiyuki (2009). Spaceborne remote sensing of glacier mass changes and dynamics.
  • Kääb, Andreas Max; Altena, Bas; Karstensen, Jonas; Nuth, Christopher & Narama, Chiyuki (2009). Spaceborne remote sensing of glacier mass changes and dynamics.
  • Altena, Bas; Kääb, Andreas; Leclercq, Paul Willem & Nuth, Christopher (2018). Observing change in glacier flow by using optical satellites. Universitetet i Oslo. ISSN 1501-7710.

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