Bas Altena

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
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Bas Altena is a guest researcher at Department 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; 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), s 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), s 795- 814 . doi: 10.5194/tc-13-795-2019 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • 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), s 136- 148 . doi: 10.1017/jog.2018.98 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), s 4233- 4247 . doi: 10.5194/hess-23-4233-2019 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Gong, Yongmei; Zwinger, Thomas; Åström, J.; Altena, Bas; Schellenberger, Thomas; Gladstone, Rupert & Moore, John C. (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), s 1563- 1577 . doi: 10.5194/tc-12-1563-2018 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. Show summary
  • 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.
  • 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), s 7- 11 . doi: 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-3-W3-7-2017 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, s 627- 639 . doi: 10.5194/nhess-17-627-2017 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • 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, In  Analysis of multitemporal Remote sensing images (Multi-Temp), 2015 8th International workshop on the....  IEEE Press.  ISBN 978-1-4673-7119-3.  Unummerert.
  • 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), s 119- 133 . doi: 10.3189/2012JoG11J036

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  • Altena, Bas (2019). Copernicus Sentinels observe vast and fast movements in the Arctic.
  • Altena, Bas (2019). Observing the ice of our planet with daily cubesat imagery, In Martin Rutzinger & Kati Heinrich (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.  ISBN 978-3-7001-8622-9.  Abstracts of the keynote speakers and lecturers.  s 10 - 11
  • Altena, Bas (2019). Sensing surface shifts with high-repeat Sentinel-2 imagery.
  • Altena, Bas; Armstrong, William & Kääb, Andreas (2019). On the origin of ogives.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2019). River ice velocity from Sentinel-twogether and PROBA-VELOCITY. Show summary
  • 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; Schellenberger, Thomas & Kääb, Andreas (2019). Bringing together remote sensing data to produce region-wide glacier velocities. Show summary
  • Altena, Bas; Wouters, Bert; Van den Broeke, Michiel; Kääb, Andreas; Raup, Bruce; Scambos, Ted A & Saunier, Sebastien (2019). Eratosthenes.
  • Altena, Bas (2018). Daily cubesat imagery to observe and assess processes in the cryosphere.
  • Altena, Bas (2018). From satellite snapshots towards snow and ice services.
  • 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, s 14- 23
  • Altena, Bas (2018, 01. september). researching glaciers with satellite imagery. [Internett].  Beryllium newsletter.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). High-resolution surface and upper fjord circulation of Greenland fjords from optical remote sensing. Show summary
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). Doves & displacements.
  • 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 & Kääb, Andreas (2018). Observing change in glacier flow from space. Frontiers for Young Minds.  6, s 1- 9 . doi: 10.3389/frym.2018.00009
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2018). Sensing a moving Arctic from space.
  • Altena, Bas; Kääb, Andreas; Leclercq, Paul Willem & Nuth, Christopher (2018). Observing change in glacier flow by using optical satellites. Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.. 1977. Show summary
  • 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 (2017). Observing processes in the cryosphere through historical and modern optical data.
  • Altena, Bas (2017). small cube-sats and big ice-cubes.
  • Altena, Bas & Dakka, Jumana (2017). Daily river ice monitoring from space.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2017). Glacier ice loss monitored through the Planet cubesat constellation. Show summary
  • Gong, Yongmei; Zwinger, Thomas; Åström, Jan A.; Altena, Bas; Schellenberger, Thomas; Gladstone, Rupert M & Moore, John (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.
  • 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 (2016). Estimating the seasonal glacier flow-field evolution of Kronebreen from the SPOT5-take5 campaign.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Glacier photogrammetry.
  • Altena, Bas; Leclercq, Paul Willem & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Automatic monitoring of the transient snowline on mountain glaciers.
  • Kääb, Andreas & Altena, Bas (2016). An icy Planet.
  • Kääb, Andreas; Treichler, Désirée Silvana; Girod, Luc Maurice Ramuntcho; Lefeuvre, Pierre-Marie; Schellenberger, Thomas; Altena, Bas; Jonassen, Vetle; Nuth, Christopher; McNabb, Robert Whitfield & Gilbert, Adrien (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.
  • 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.
  • Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Kääb, Andreas; Altena, Bas & Nuth, Christopher (2016). Radiometrisk og geometrisk ytelse av Sentinel-2 relatert til brekartlegging.
  • Altena, Bas (2016). Surges of St. Elias glaciers, recent and blasts from the past.
  • Altena, Bas; Dunse, Thorben & Schellenberger, Thomas (2016). Crevasse evolution of Basin-3 during its speed-up.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Exploiting orthorectification offsets in optical satellite data for glacier elevation change and velocity.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2016). Why is my orthophoto distorted?.
  • Kääb, Andreas & Altena, Bas (2016). Microsatellite constellations for monitoring cryospheric processes and related natural hazards.
  • 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.
  • Winsvold, Solveig Havstad; Kääb, Andreas; Altena, Bas & Nuth, Christopher (2016). The potential of Sentinel-2 for investigating glaciers and glacier lakes.
  • 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; Nuth, Christopher & Altena, Bas (2016). Landsat time-series analysis opens new approaches for regional glacier mapping.
  • Altena, Bas & Kääb, Andreas (2015). Increasing information content of multi-spectral imagery for glacier mapping. Show summary
  • Altena, Bas; Kääb, Andreas & Nuth, Christopher (2015). Robust glacier displacements using knowledge-based image matching. Show summary
  • Nuth, Christopher; Kohler, Jack; Köhler, Andreas; Schuler, Thomas; Chapuis, Anne; Altena, Bas & Hagen, Jon Ove Methlie (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.

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