Published Research

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2009

Koutsoyiannis, D., A. Montanari, H. F. Lins, and T. A. Cohn. 2009. Climate, Hydrology and Freshwater: Towards an Interactive Incorporation of Hydrological Experience into Climate Research. Hydrological Sciences Journal 54(2): 394-405.

Kwok, R. 2009. Outflow of Arctic Ocean Sea Ice into the Greenland and Barents Seas: 1979-2007. Journal of Climate 22(9): 2438-2457.

Kwok, R., and D. A. Rothrock. 2009. Decline in Arctic Sea Ice Thickness from Submarine and ICESat Records: 1958-2008. Geophysical Research Letters 36(L15501). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009GL039035.

Lalande, C., A. Forest, D.G. Barber, Y. Gratton, and L. Fortier. 2009. Variability in the Annual Cycle of Vertical Particulate Organic Carbon Export on Arctic Shelves: Contrasting the Laptev Sea, Northern Baffin Bay and the Beaufort Sea. Continental Shelf Research 29(17): 2157-2165.

Large, W.G., and S.G. Yeager. 2009. The Global Climatology of an Interannually Varying Air-Sea Flux Data Set. Climate Dynamics 33(2): 341-364.

Lescroël, A, KM Dugger, G Ballard, and DG Ainley. 2009. Effects of Individual Quality, Reproductive Success and Environmental Variability on Survival of a Long-Lived Seabird. Journal of Animal Ecology 78(4): 798-806.

Li, Li, et al. 2009. WindSat Global Soil Moisture Retrieval and Validation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Journal2010 48(5): 2224-2241. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS. 2037749.

Lindsay, R.W., J. Zhang, A. Schweiger, M. Steele, and H. Stern. 2009. Arctic Sea Ice Retreat in 2007 Follows Thinning Trend. Journal of Climate 22(1): 165-176.

Loeb, Norman G., et al. 2009. Toward Optimal Closure of the Earth's Top-of-Atmosphere Radiation Budget. Journal of Climate 22(3): 748-766.

Lukovich, J. V., M. G. Asplin, and D. G. Barber. 2009. Atmospheric Forcing of the Beaufort Sea Ice Gyre: Surface-Stratosphere Coupling. Journal of Geophysical Research 114(C00A03). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008JC004849.

Lukovich, J.V., M.G. Asplin, and D.G. Barber. 2009. Atmospheric Forcing of the Beaufort Sea Ice Gyre: Surface–Stratosphere Coupling. Journal of Geophysical Research 114(C00A03). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008JC004849.

Massom, R.A. 2009. Principal Uses of Remote Sensing in Sea Ice Field Research. In Field Techniques for Sea-Ice Research, edited by H. Eicken, et al. Fairbanks, AK: U. of Alaska Press.

Murase, H. and P. Ensor. 2009. Preliminary Examination of the Effect of Timing of Ice Melting on the Density of Antarctic Minke Whales - A New Environmental Index. IWC Scientific Committee.

Muskett, R R. and V. E. Romanovsky. 2009. Groundwater Storage Changes in Arctic Permafrost Watersheds from GRACE and In Situ Measurements. Environmental Research Letters Journal 4(4). #045009.

Naeimi, V., Z. Bartalis, and W. Wagner. 2009. ASCAT Soil Moisture: An Assessment of the Data Quality and Consistency with the ERS Scatterometer Heritage. Journal of Hydrometeorology 10(2): 555-563.

Nishiwaki, S., et al. 2009. Cruise Report of the Second Phase of the Japanese Whale Research Program under Special Permit in the Antarctic (JARPA II) in 2008/2009. Japanese Whale Research Program.

Nobre, Ana and Sofia Pereira. 2009. Sistema de Informação Geográfica de Meteorlogia e Oceanografia Para Apoio Operacional (Meteorological and Oceanographic Geographic Information System for Operational Support). Instituo Superior de Estatistica e Gestao de Informacao da Universidad Nova de Lisboa Report xvi: 129p ill.

Nunez-Riboni, I., and E. Fahrbach. 2009. Seasonal Variability of the Antarctic Coastal Current and its Driving Mechanisms in the Weddell Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 56(11): 1927-1941.

Oakley, P. H. H. and W. Cash. 2009. Construction of an Earth Model: Analysis of Exoplanet Light curves and Mapping the Next Earth with the New Worlds Observer. The Astrophysical Journal 700: 1428-1439.

Pickart, Robert S., G. W. K. Moore, Daniel J. Torres, Paula S. Fratantoni, Roger A. Goldsmith, and Jiayan Yang. 2009. Upwelling on the Continental Slope of the Alaskan Beaufort Sea: Storms, Ice, and Oceanographic Response. Journal of Geophysical Research 114(C00A13). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008JC005009.

Prabhu, A., P. Mahajan, R. Khaladkar, and S. Bawiskar. 2009. Connection between Antarctic Sea-Ice Extent and Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall. International Journal of Remote Sensing 30(13): 3485-3494.

Proshutinsky, A., et al. 2009. Beaufort Gyre Freshwater Reservoir: State and Variability from Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research 114(C00A10). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008JC005104.

Putt, D., K. Haines, R. Gurney, and C. Liu. 2009. Land Surface Anomaly Simulations and Predictions with a Climate Model: an El Nino Southern Oscillation Case Study. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 367(1890): 917.

Quincey, D. J. and A. Luckman. 2009. Progress in Satellite Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets. Progress in Physical Geography Journal 33. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309133309346883.

Raymond, B. and G. Hosie. 2009. Network-Based Exploration and Visualisation of Ecological Data. Ecological Modelling 220(5): 673-683.

Raymond, B., et al. 2009. Cumulative Solar Irradiance and Potential Large-Scale Sea Ice Algae Distribution off East Antarctica (30° E - 150° E). Polar Biology 32(3): 443-452.

Raymond, B., et al. 2009. Cumulative Solar Irradiance and Potential Large–Scale Sea Ice Algae Distribution off East Antarctica (30° E – 150° E). Polar Biology 32(3): 443-452.

Renner, Angelika H., Karen J. Heywood, and Sally E. Thorpe. 2009. Validation of Three Global Ocean Models in the Weddell Sea. Ocean Modelling 30(1): p1-15.

Rennermalm, Asa K., et al. 2009. Does Sea Ice Influence Greenland Ice Sheet Surface-Melt?. Environmental Research Letters Journal 4 024011: (6pp).

Rinke, A., C. Melsheimer, K. Dethloff, and G. Heygster. 2009. Arctic Total Water Vapor: Comparison of Regional Climate Simulations with Observations, and Simulated Decadal Trends. Journal of Hydrometeorology 10(1): 113-129.

Rodrigues, J. 2009. The Increase in the Length of the Ice-Free Season in the Arctic. Cold Regions Science and Technology 59(1): 78-101.

Rotella, J.J., et al. 2009. An Evaluation of Density-Dependent and Density-Independent Influences on Population Growth Rates in Weddell Seals. Ecology  90(4): 975-984.

Rysgaard, S., et al.  2009. Increased CO2 Uptake Due to Sea Ice Growth and Decay in the Nordic Seas. Journal of Geophysical Research 114(C09011). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008JC005088.

Savoie, Matthew H., et al. 2009. Atmospheric Corrections for Improved Satellite Passive Microwave Snow Cover Retrievals over the Tibet Plateau. IMS Remote Sensing of Environment Journal 113(12): 2661-2669.

Shaffrey, L. C., et al. 2009. U.K. HiGEM: The New U.K. High-Resolution Global Environment Model -- Model Description and Basic Evaluation. Journal of Climate 22(8): 1861-1896.

Simmonds, I. and K. Keay. 2009. Extraordinary September Arctic Sea Ice Reductions and their Relationships with Storm Behavior over 1979-2008. Geophysical Research Letters 36(L19715). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009GL039810.

Singh, R. P., R. Kumar, and V. Tare. 2009. Variability of Soil Wetness and its Relation with Floods over the Indian Subcontinent. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 35(1): 85-97.

Stirling, I., and C.L. Parkinson. 2009. Possible Effects of Climate Warming on Selected Populations of Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) in the Canadian Arctic. Arctic  59(3): 261.

Strong, C., G. Magnusdottir, and H. Stern. 2009. Observed Feedback between Winter Sea Ice and the North Atlantic Oscillation. Journal of Climate  22(22): 6021-6032.

Sutherland, David A., and Claudia Cenedese. 2009. Laboratory Experiments on the Interaction of a Buoyant Coastal Current with a Canyon: Application to the East Greenland Current. Journal of Physical Oceanography 39(5): 1258-1271.

Tang, Qiuhong, et al. 2009. Remote Sensing: Hydrology EASE-Grid Progress. in Physical Geography Journal 33(4): 490-509.

Tedesco, M. 2009. Assessment and Development of Snowmelt Retrieval Algorithms over Antarctica from K-band Spaceborne Brightness Temperature (1979–2008). EASE-Grid Remote Sensing of Environment Journal 113: 979-997.

Tedesco, M., and A.J. Monaghan. 2009. An Updated Antarctic Melt Record through 2009 and its Linkages to High-Latitude and Tropical Climate Variability. Geophysicaly Research Letters 36(L18502). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009GL039186.

Tedesco, M., M. Brodzik, R. Armstrong, M. Savoie, and J. Ramage. 2009. Pan Arctic Terrestrial Snowmelt Trends (1979–2008) from Spaceborne Passive Microwave Data and Correlation with the Arctic Oscillation. Geophysical Research Letters 36(L21402). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009GL039672.

Timmermann, R., et al. 2009. Ocean Circulation and Sea Ice Distribution in a Finite Element Global Sea Ice-Ocean Model. Ocean Modelling 27(3-4): 114-129.

Tosh, C. A. 2009. Adult Male Southern Elephant Seals from King George Island Utilize the Weddell Sea. Antarctic Science 21(2): 113-121.

Udagawa, Y., Y. Tachibana, and K. Yamazaki. 2009. Modulation in Interannual Sea Ice Patterns in the Southern Ocean in Association with Large-Scale Atmospheric Mode Shift. Journal of Geophysical Research 114(D21103). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009JD011807.

Uppuluri, A. V., R. J. Jost, C. Luecke, and M. A. White. 2009. Application of Passive Microwave Data in Estimating Freeze-Thaw Dates of a Small Lake. Radar Conference, 2009 IEEE. Pasadena, CA: IEEE.

Vancoppenolle, M, et al. 2009. Simulating the Mass Balance and Salinity of Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice. 1. Model Description and Validation. Ocean Modelling 27(1-2): 33-53.

Walker, D. A., et al. 2009. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Greenness on the Yamal Peninsula, Russia: Interactions of Ecological and Social Factors Affecting the Arctic Normalized Difference Vegetation Index. Environmental Research Letters Journal 4 045004: 16PP. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/4/4/045004.

Wang, J., et al.  2009. Is the Dipole Anomaly a Major Driver to Record Lows in Arctic Summer Sea Ice Extent?. Geophysical Research Letters 36(L05706). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008GL036706.

Warner, Timothy A., et al. 2009. Active and Passive Microwave Systems. In The SAGE Handbook of Remote Sensing. London, UK: SAGE Publications Book: 179-198.

Watanabe, E. and H. Hasumi.  2009. Pacific Water Transport in the Western Arctic Ocean Simulated by an Eddy-Resolving Coupled Sea Ice-Ocean Model. Journal of Physical Oceanography 39(9): 2194-2211.

White, Michael A., et al. 2009. Intercomparison, Interpretation, and Assessment of Spring Phenology in North America Estimated from Remote Sensing for 1982-2006. Global Change Biology 15(10): 2335-2359.

Willmes, S., C. Haas, M. Nicolaus, and J. Bareiss. 2009. Satellite Microwave Observations of the Interannual Variability of Snowmelt on Sea Ice in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research 114(C03006). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008JC004919.

Wu, B., K. Yang, and R. Zhang. 2009. Eurasian Snow Cover Variability and its Association with Summer Rainfall in China. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 26(1): 31-44.

Yang, Daqing, et al.  2009. Yukon River Streamflow Response to Seasonal Snow Cover Changes. EASE-Grid Hydrological Processes Journal 23: 109-121.

Yeager, S.G. and M. Jochum. 2009. The Connection between Labrador Sea Buoyancy Loss, Deep Western Boundary Current Strength, and Gulf Stream Path in an Ocean Circulation Model. Ocean Modelling 30(2-3): 207-224.

Zhou, Y., et al.  2009. An Improved Tropospheric NO2 Retrieval for OMI Observations in the Vicinity of Mountainous Terrain. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Journal 2: 401-416.

2008

Brodzik, M. J. and R. L. Armstrong. 2008. Near–Real–Time DMSP SSM/I Pathfinder Daily EASE–Grid Brightness Temperatures. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Comiso, J.C., and F. Nishio, 2008. Trends in the Sea Ice Cover Using Enhanced and Compatible AMSR-E, SSM/I, and SMMR Data. Journal of Geophysical Research 113(2). Art. #C02S07. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007JC004257.

Comiso, J.C., and F. Nishio, 2008. Trends in the Sea Ice Cover Using Enhanced and Compatible AMSR-E, SSM/I, and SMMR Data. Journal of Geophysical Research 113(2). Art. #C02S07. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007JC004257.

Njoku, Eni. 2008. AMSR–E/Aqua Daily L3 Surface Soil Moisture, Interpretive Parameters, & QC EASE-Grids V002. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Sahoo, Alok et al. 2008. Evaluation of AMSR-E Soil Moisture Results Using In-Situ Data over the Little River Experimental Watershed Georgia. Remote Sensing of Environment Journal 112(6). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2008.03.007.

Shalina, Elena V. and Ola M. Johannessen. 2008. Multi Year Sea Ice Concentration Mapping Using Passive and Active Microwave Satellite Data. Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment, 2008. MICRORAD Book . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MICRAD.2008.4579513.

2007

Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute. 2007. Sea ice charts of the Russian Arctic in gridded format, 1933-2006. Edited and compiled by V. Smolyanitsky, V. Borodachev, A. Mahoney, F. Fetterer, and R. Barry.. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center; Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute.

Brodzik, M. J., R. L. Armstrong, and M. Savoie. 2007. Global EASE–Grid 8–day Blended SSM/I and MODIS Snow Cover. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Fowler, C. 2007. Polar Pathfinder Daily 25 km EASE–Grid Sea Ice Motion Vectors. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Fowler, Chuck, James Maslanik, Terry Haran, Ted Scambos, Jeffrey Key, and William Emery. 2007. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Twice–Daily 5 km EASE–Grid Composites V003. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2007. MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night V005. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2006

Knowles, K. W., M. H. Savoie, R. L. Armstrong, and M. J. Brodzik. 2006. AMSR–E/Aqua daily EASE–Grid Brightness Temperatures. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2005

Armstrong, R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 2005. Northern Hemisphere EASE–Grid Weekly Snow Cover and Sea Ice Extent Version 3. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Armstrong, R. L., M. J. Brodzik, K. Knowles, and M. Savoie. 2005. Global Monthly EASE–Grid Snow Water Equivalent Climatology. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Kelly, Richard E. J. and J. L. Foster. 2005. The AMSR–E Snow Water Equivalent Product: Status and Future Development. . Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California USA. 5-9 December 2005.

Kelly, Richard E. J., J. L. Foster and Dorothy K. Hall. 2005. The AMSR–E Snow Water Equivalent Product: Algorithm Development and Progress in Product Validation. . Poster presented at the Proceedings of the 28th General Assembly of the Union of International Radio Science, New Delhi, India, 23-29 October 2005.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. 2005. EASE–Grid Version of BU–MODIS Land Cover Characterization. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Zhang, T., and R. Armstrong. 2005. Arctic Soil Freeze/Thaw Status from SMMR and SSM/I, Version 2. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2004

Kelly, R. E. J., Alfred T. C. Chang, James L. Foster, and Marco Tedesco. 2004. AMSR–E/Aqua 5–day 3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE–Grids V002. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Kelly, Richard E. J., Alfred T. C. Chang, James L. Foster, and Marco Tedesco. 2004. AMSR–E/Aqua Daily L3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE–Grids V002. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Knowles, K. 2004. EASE–Grid Land Cover Data Resampled from Boston University Version of Global 1 km Land Cover from MODIS 2001, Version 4. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

McDonald, Kyle C., John S. Kimball, Eni Njoku, Reiner Zimmermann, and Maosheng Zhao. 2004. Variability in Springtime Thaw in the Terrestrial High Latitudes: Monitoring a Major Control on the Biospheric Assimilation of Atmospheric CO2 with Spaceborne Microwave Remote Sensing. Earth Interactions 8(20): p 1-23.

2003

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2003. MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent and IST Daily L3 Global 4km EASE-Grid Day V004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2003. MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent and IST Daily L3 Global 4km EASE-Grid Day V004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2002

Armstrong , R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 2002. Northern Hemisphere EASE-Grid weekly snow cover and sea ice extent, Version 2. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Armstrong, R. L. and M. J. Brodzik. 2002. Hemispheric-scale comparison and evaluation of passive-microwave snow algorithms. Annals of Glaciology 34: 38-44.

Fowler, C., J. Maslanik, T. Haran, T. Scambos, J. Key, and W. Emery. 2002. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder twice-daily 25 km EASE-Grid composites. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Knowles, Kenneth W., Ein G. Njoku, Richard L. Armstrong, and Mary Jo Brodzik. 2002. Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Scambos, T., T. Haran, C. Fowler, J. Maslanik, J. Key, and W. Emery. 2002. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder twice-daily 1.25 km EASE-Grid composites. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Stroeve, Julienne C. 2002. Assessment of Greenland Albedo Variability from the AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Data Set. Journal of Geophysical Research 106(D24): 33,989-34,005.

2001

Armstrong, R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 2001. Recent Northern Hemisphere Snow Extent: A Comparison of Data Derived from Visible and Microwave Satellite Sensors. Geophysical Research Letters 28 (19): 3673-6.

Armstrong, R. L., and M. M. Brodzik. 2001. Validation of Passive Microwave Snow Algorithms. Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000 267: 87-92.

Drobot, S. and M. Anderson. 2001. Snow Melt Onset Over Arctic Sea Ice from SMMR and SSM/I Brightness Temperatures. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

Drobot, S. and M. Anderson. 2001. Comparison of Interannual Snowmelt Onset Dates with Atmospheric Conditions. Annals of Glaciology 33: 79-84.

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2001. MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day V004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2001. MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day V004, December 2003 to March 2004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2000

Schweiger, A. J., R. W. Lindsay, J. A. Francis, J. R. Key, J. Intrieri, M. Shupe. 2000. Validation of TOVS Path-P data during SHEBA. Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research, May 2000.

1999

Armstrong, R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 1999. A Twenty Year Record of Global Snow Cover Fluctuations Derived From Passive Microwave Remote Sensing Data. American Meteorological Society: 5th Conference on Polar Meteorology.

Cavalieri, D., P. Gloerson, and J. Zwally. 1999. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures. Edited by J. Maslanik and J. Stroeve. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

Comiso, J.  1999. Bootstrap Sea Ice Concentrations from NIMBUS-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

Francis, J. A., and A. J. Schweiger. 1999. The NASA/NOAA TOVS Polar Pathfinder: 18 years of arctic Data. Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, Dallas, Texas USA. Jan 10-15, 1999.

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