Published Research

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Kaminski, T., F. Kauker, H. Eicken, and M. Karcher. 2015. Exploring the utility of quantitative network design in evaluating Arctic sea-ice thickness sampling strategies. Cryosphere 9(4): 1721-1733. doi:


Ivanova, Natalia, et al. 2014. Retrieval of Arctic Sea Ice Parameters by Satellite Passive Microwave Sensors: A Comparison of Eleven Sea Ice Concentration Algorithms. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 52(11): 7233-7246. doi:

Stroeve, Julienne, et al. 2014. Predicting September Sea Ice: Ensemble Skill of the SEARCH Sea Ice Outlook 2008–2013. Geophysical Research Letters 41(7): 2411-2418. doi:


2012. The Role of Sea Ice Thickness Distribution in the Arctic Sea Ice Potential Predictability: A Diagnostic Approach with a Coupled GCM. Journal of Climate 25(8): 3025-3038. doi:

Lindsay, R. W., et al. 2012. Seasonal forecasts of Arctic sea ice initialized with observations of ice thickness. Geophysical Research Letters 39(21). Art. #L21502. doi:

Petrich, Chris, et al. 2012. Coastal landfast sea ice decay and breakup in northern Alaska: Key processes and seasonal prediction. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 117(C2). Art. #C02003. doi:

Stroeve, Julienne C., et al. 2012. The Arctic’s rapidly shrinking sea ice cover: a research synthesis. Climnatic change 110(3): 1005-1027. doi:


Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, Edward, et al. 2011. Persistence and Inherent Predictability of Arctic Sea Ice in a GCM Ensemble and Observations . Journal of Climate 24(1): 231–250. doi:


2010. Long-range Forecasting of Arctic Sea Ice. . Art. #ADA524685. Monterey, CA: Naval Postgraduate School. (PDF File,

Döscher, R., et al. 2010. Quantifying Arctic contributions to climate predictability in a regional coupled ocean-ice-atmosphere model. Climate Dynamics 3(7-8): 1157-1176. doi:

Eicken, H, et al.; Reviewers: I. Krupnik, G. C. Ray. 2010. Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook (SIWO). Legacies: 550-554. Anchorage, AK: University of Alaska. (PDF File,

Haas, C., et al. 2010. Synoptic airborne thickness surveys reveal state of Arctic sea ice cover. Geophysical Research Letters 37(9). doi:

Kattsov, Vladimir M., et al. 2010. Arctic sea-ice change: a grand challenge of climate science. Journal of Glaciology 56(200): 1115-1121. doi:

Lee, C. M., et al. 2010. Autonomous platforms in the Arctic Observing Network.

Witze, A. 2010. Melting at the microscale: Studying sea ice close-up may improve climate models. Science News 177(13): 22-25. doi:


Dickson, B. 2009. Securing the legacy of the IPY. Nature Geoscience 2: 374-376. doi:

Overland, James, et al. 2009. International Arctic Sea Ice Monitoring Program Continues Into Second Summer. EOS 90(37): 326. doi:

Perovich, D., et al. 2009. Sea Ice Cover. Arctic Report Card: Update for 2009. . l.n: NOAA.


Hoag, H. 2008. Rapid ice retreat threatens Arctic interior. Nature Reports Climate Change. doi:

Richter-Menge, J., et al. 2008. Sea Ice Cover. Arctic Report Card 2008. . l.n.: NOAA.

Stroeve, Julienne C., et al. 2008. Arctic Sea Ice Extent Plummets in 2007. EOS 89(2): 13-14. doi:

Zhang, J., et al. 2008. Ensemble 1-Year predictions of Arctic sea ice for the spring and summer of 2008. Geophysical Research Letters 35(8). doi: