Published Research

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Auger-Méthé, Marie, Mark A. Lewis, and Andrew E. Derocher. 2016. Home ranges in moving habitats: polar bears and sea ice. 39(1): 26-35. doi:

Cao, Yungfen, et al. 2016. Evaluation of Four Reanalysis Surface Albedo Data Sets in Arctic Using a Satellite Product. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 13(3): 384-388. doi:

Chevallier, Matthieu, et al. 2016. Intercomparison of the Arctic sea ice cover in global ocean–sea ice reanalyses from the ORA-IP project. Climate Dynamics. doi:

Gao, Huilin, et al. 2016. Interannual Variation of the Surface Temperature of Tropical Forests from Satellite Observations. Advances in Meteorology Vol. 2016. Art. #4741390. doi:

King, Martin, and Javier García-Serrano. 2016. Potential oceanatmosphere preconditioning of late autumn Barents-Kara sea ice concentration anomaly. Tellus Series A-Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanobraphy 68. Art. #28580. doi:

Kolassa, J., et al. 2016. Soil moisture retrieval from AMSR-E and ASCAT microwave observation synergy. Part 1: Satellite data analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment 173: 1-14. doi:

Krumpen, T., et al. 2016. Recent summer sea ice thickness surveys in Fram Strait and associated ice volume fluxes. The Cryosphere 10(2): 523-534. doi:

Letterly, Aaron, Jeffrey Kay and Yinghui Liu. 2016. The influence of winter cloud on summer sea ice in the Arctic, 1983–2013. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 121(5): 2178-2187. doi:

Long, David G., and Mary Jo Brodzik. 2016. Optimum Image Formation for Spaceborne Microwave Radiometer Products. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 54(5): 2763-2779. doi:

Lynch, Amanda H., et al. 2016. Linkages between Arctic summer circulation regimes and regional sea ice anomalies. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 121(13): 7868–7880. doi:

Petty, Alek A., et al. 2016. Sea ice circulation around the Beaufort Gyre: The changing role of wind forcing and the sea ice state. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 121(5): 3278–3296. doi:

Prigent, C., C. Jimenez, and F. Aires. 2016. Toward “all weather,” long record, and real-time land surface temperature retrievals from microwave satellite observations. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 121(10): 5699–5717. doi:

Ray, G. Carleton, et al. 2016. Decadal Bering Sea seascape change: consequences for Pacific walruses and indigenous hunters. Ecological Applications 26(1): 24-41. doi:

Sugimoto, Fuko, et al. 2016. Interannual variability in sea-ice thickness in the pack-ice zone off Lützow–Holm Bay, East Antarctica. Polar Science 10(1): 43-51. doi:

Tiwari, Sarita, Sarat C. Kar, and R. Bhatla. 2016. Interannual Variability of Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) over Western Himalayas. Pure and Applied Geophysics 173: 1317–1335. doi:

Wang, Jun, Yang Wang, and Shiji Wang. 2016. Biophysical and socioeconomic drivers of the dynamics in snow hazard impacts across scales and over heterogeneous landscape in Northern Tibet. Natural Hazards 81(3): 1499-1514. doi:

Wu, Renguang, and Shangfeng Chen. 2016. Regional change in snow water equivalent–surface air temperature relationship over Eurasia during boreal spring. Climate Dynamics. doi:

Xu, Xiaocong, et al. 2016. Global snow cover estimation with Microwave Brightness Temperature measurements and one-class in situ observations. Remote Sensing of Environment 182: 227-251. doi:


André, C. , et al. 2015. Land surface temperature retrieval over circumpolar Arctic using SSM/I–SSMIS and MODIS data. Remote Sensing of Environment 162: 1-10. doi:

Bai, Xuezhi, et al. 2015. Responses of surface heat flux, sea ice and ocean dynamics in the Chukchi–Beaufort sea to storm passages during winter 2006/2007: A numerical study. Remote Sensing of Environment 102: 101-117. doi:

Barth, Alexander, et al. 2015. Assimilation of sea surface temperature, sea ice concentration and sea ice drift in a model of the Southern Ocean. Ocean Modelling 93: 22-39. doi:

Behrendt, A., W. Dierking, and H. Witte. 2015. Thermodynamic sea ice growth in the central Weddell Sea, observed in upward-looking sonar data. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 120(3): 2270-2286. doi:

Boori, Mukesh, and Ralph Ferraro. 2015. Global Land Cover Classification Based on Microwave Polarization and Gradient Ratio (MPGR). Geoinformatics for Intelligent Transportation. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing, 17-37. doi:

Collier, E., et al. 2015. Impact of debris cover on glacier ablation and atmosphere–glacier feedbacks in the Karakoram. The Cryosphere 9(4): 1617-1632. doi:

Crawford, Alex, and Mark Serreze. 2015. A New Look at the Summer Arctic Frontal Zone. Journal of Climate 28(2): 737-754. doi:

Creed, I. F., et al. 2015. Climate warming causes intensification of the hydrological cycle, resulting in changes to the vernal and autumnal windows in a northern temperate forest. Hydrological Processes. doi:

Dupont, F., et al. 2015. A high-resolution ocean and sea-ice modelling system for the Arctic and North Atlantic oceans. Geoscientific Model Development 8: 1577-1594. doi:

Fluet-Chouinard, Etienne, et al. 2015. Development of a global inundation map at high spatial resolution from topographic downscaling of coarse-scale remote sensing data. Remote Sensing of Environment 158: 348-361. doi:

Frappart, Frédéric, et al. 2015. Surface Freshwater Storage Variations in the Orinoco Floodplains Using Multi-Satellite Observations. Remote Sensing 7(1): 89-110. doi:

Gabrielski, A., G. Badin, and L. Kaleschke. 2015. Anomalous dispersion of sea ice in the Fram Strait region. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 120(3): 1809-1824. doi:

Grant, Glenn E., and David W. Gallaher. 2015. A Novel Technique for Time-Centric Analysis of Massive Remotely-Sensed Datasets. Remote Sensing 7(4): 3986-4001. doi:

Hansen, E., et al. 2015. Time variability in the annual cycle of sea ice thickness in the Transpolar Drift. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 120(12): 8135-8150. doi:

Jin, Rui, et al. 2015. Mapping Surface Soil Freeze-Thaw Cycles in China Based on SMMR and SSM/I Brightness Temperatures from 1978 to 2008. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 47(2): 213-229. doi:

Kim, Miae, et al. 2015. Landfast sea ice monitoring using multisensor fusion in the Antarctic. GIScience & Remote Sensing 52(2): 239-256. doi:

Kim, Youngwook, et al. 2015. New satellite climate data records indicate strong coupling between recent frozen season changes and snow cover over high northern latitudes. Environmental Research Letters 10(8). Art. # 084004. doi:

L'Ecuyer, Tristan S., et al. 2015. The Observed State of the Energy Budget in the Early Twenty-First Century. Journal of Climate 28(21): 8319-8346. doi:

Li, C. J., et al. 2015. A 2680-year record of sea ice extent in the Ross Sea and the associated atmospheric circulation derived from the DT401 East Antarctic ice core . Science China-Earth Sciences 58(11): 2090-2102. doi:

Mahoney, Andrew R., et al. 2015. Taking a look at both sides of the ice: comparison of ice thickness and drift speed as observed from moored, airborne and shore-based instruments near Barrow, Alaska. Annals of Glaciology 56(69): 363-372. doi:

Makynen, M., et al. 2015. Thin Ice Detection in the Barents and Kara Seas With AMSR-E and SSMIS Radiometer Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 53(9): 5036-5053. doi:

MioduszewskiJ. R., et al. 2015. Controls on Spatial and Temporal Variability in Northern Hemisphere Terrestrial Snow Melt Timing, 1979–2012. Journal of Climate 28(6): 2136–2153. doi:

Onodera, J., et al. 2015. Diatom flux reflects water-mass conditions on the southern Northwind Abyssal Plain, Arctic Ocean. Biogeosciences 12: 1373-1385. doi:

Park, Doo-Sun R., Sukyoung Lee, and Steven B. Feldstein. 2015. Attribution of the Recent Winter Sea Ice Decline over the Atlantic Sector of the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Climate 28(10): 4027–4033. doi:

Roy, François, et al. 2015. Arctic sea ice and freshwater sensitivity to the treatment of the atmosphere-ice-ocean surface layer. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 120(6): 4392-4417. doi:

Shang, Haolu, Li Jia, and Massimo Menenti. 2015. Analyzing the Inundation Pattern of the Poyang Lake Floodplain by Passive Microwave Data. Journal of Hydrometeorology 16(2): 652-667. doi:

Sumata, Hiroshi, et al. 2015. Empirical error functions for monthly mean Arctic sea-ice drift. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 120(11): 7450-7475. doi:

Sumata, Hiroshi, et al. 2015. Uncertainty of Arctic summer ice drift assessed by high-resolution SAR data. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 120(8): 5285-5301. doi:

Tiwari, Sarita, Sarat C. Kar, and R. Bhatla. 2015. Examination of snowmelt over Western Himalayas using remote sensing data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. Art. #1506. doi:

Wang, Tao, et al. 2015. Spring snow cover deficit controlled by intraseasonal variability of the surface energy fluxes. Environmental Research Letters 10(2). Art. #024018. doi:

Ye, Kunhui, Renguang Wu, and Yong Liu. 2015. Interdecadal change of Eurasian snow, surface temperature, and atmospheric circulation in the late 1980s. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 120(7): 2738-2753. doi:


Aires, Filipe, et al. 2014. Characterization and Space-Time Downscaling of the Inundation Extent over the Inner Niger Delta Using GIEMS and MODIS Data. Journal of Hydrometeorology 15(1): 171-192. doi:

Barrett, Brian W., and George P. Petropoulos. 2014. Satellite Remote Sensing of Surface Soil Moisture. IN: Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content edited by George P. Petropoulos: 85-120. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Boisier, J. P., N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, and P. Ciais. 2014. Historical land-use-induced evapotranspiration changes estimated from present-day observations and reconstructed land-cover maps. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18: 3571-3590. doi:

Byun, Kyuhyun, and and Minha Choi 2014. Characterization and Space–Time Downscaling of the Inundation Extent over the Inner Niger Delta Using GIEMS and MODIS Data. Hydrological Processes 28(7): 3173–3184. doi:

Chen, Zhang, Renguang Wu, and Wen Chen. 2014. Impacts of Autumn Arctic Sea Ice Concentration Changes on the East Asian Winter Monsoon Variability. Journal of Cilmate 27(14): 5433-5450. doi:

Chen, Zhang, Renguang Wu, and Wen Chen. 2014. Distinguishing Interannual Variations of the Northern and Southern Modes of the East Asian Winter Monsoon. Journal of Cilmate 27(2): 835-851. doi:

Deb, Pranab, Mihir Kumar Dasha, and Prem Chand Pandeyb. 2014. Effect of Pacific warm and cold events on the sea ice behavior in the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part I - Oceanographic Research Papers 84: 59-72. doi:

Hansen, E., et al. 2014. Variability in categories of Arctic sea ice in Fram Strait. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119(10): 7175-7189. doi:

Hirahara, Shoji, Masayoshi Ishii, and Yoshikazu Fukuda. 2014. Centennial-Scale Sea Surface Temperature Analysis and Its Uncertainty. Journal of Climate 27(1): 57-75. doi:

Krishfield, R. A., et al. 2014. Deterioration of Perennial Sea Ice in the Beaufort Gyre from 2003 to 2012 and Its Impact on the Oceanic Freshwater Cycle. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119(2): 1271-1305. doi: 10.1002/2013JC008999.

Lindau, Ralf, and Clemens Simmer. 2014. A Statistical Retrieval Algorithm for Root Zone Soil Moisture. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 118: 675-694. doi:

Liu, Ge, et al. 2014. The Summer Snow Cover Anomaly over the Tibetan Plateau and Its Association with Simultaneous Precipitation over the Mei-yu–Baiu region. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 31(4): 755-764. doi:

Liu, Yinghui, and Jeffrey R. Key. 2014. Less Winter Cloud Aids Summer 2013 Arctic Sea Ice Return from 2012 Minimum. Environmental Research Letters 9(4). Art. #044002. doi:

Liu, Yuyun, et al. 2014. Three Eurasian teleconnection patterns: spatial structures, temporal variability, and associated winter climate anomalies. Climate Dynamics 42(11-12): 2817-2839. doi:

Mortin, Jonas 2014. On the Arctic seasonal cycle. . Ph. D. Stockholm University.

Nievinski, Felipe G., and Kristine M. Larson. 2014. Inverse Modeling of GPS Multipath for Snow Depth Estimation—Part I: Formulation and Simulations. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 52(10): 6555-6563. doi:

Platonov, N. G., et al. 2014. Evaluation of Polar Bear Movement Patterns in Relation to Sea Ice Drift. Doklady Biological Science 456: 191-194.

Räisänen, P., et al. 2014. Evaluation of North Eurasian snow-off dates in the ECHAM5.4 atmospheric general circulation model. Geoscientific Model Development 7: 3037-3057. doi:

Richardson, Mark, Ian Davenport, and Robert Gurney. 2014. Global Snow Mass Measurements and the Effect of Stratigraphic Detail on Inversion of Microwave Brightness Temperatures. Surveys in Geophysics 35: 785–812. doi:

Saenz, Benjamin T., and Kevin R. Arrigo. 2014. Annual primary production in Antarctic sea ice during 2005–2006 from a sea ice state estimate. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119(6): 3645-3678. doi:

Semmens, Kathryn, and Joan Ramage. 2014. Melt Patterns and Dynamics in Alaska and Patagonia Derived from Passive Microwave Brightness Temperatures; DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures, Version 2. Remote Sensing 6(1): 603-620. doi:

Sumata, H., et al. 2014. An intercomparison of Arctic ice drift products to deduce uncertainty estimates. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119(8): 4887-4921. doi:

Terzago, Silvia, et al. 2014. Snowpack Changes in the Hindu Kush–Karakoram–Himalaya from CMIP5 Global Climate Models. Journal of Hydrometeorology 15(6):: 2293-2313. doi:

Timmermans, M.-L., et al. 2014. Mechanisms of Pacific Summer Water variability in the Arctic's Central Canada Basin. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119(11): 7523--7548. doi:

Tsamados, Michel, et al. 2014. Impact of Variable Atmospheric and Oceanic Form Drag on Simulations of Arctic Sea Ice. Journal of Physical Oceanography 44(5): 1329-1353. doi:

Wettstein, Justin J., and Clara Deser. 2014. Internal Variability in Projections of Twenty-First-Century Arctic Sea Ice Loss: Role of the Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation. Journal of Climate 27(2): 527-550. doi:

Wu, Renguang, Ge Liu, and Zhao Ping. 2014. Contrasting Eurasian spring and summer climate anomalies associated with western and eastern Eurasian spring snow cover changes. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 119(12): 7410-7424. doi:

Zhang, Jinlun, et al. 2014. The great 2012 Arctic Ocean summer cyclone enhanced biological productivity on the shelves. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119(1): 297-312. doi:

Zhang, Ruonan, Renhe Zhang, and Zhiyan Zuo. 2014. Characteristics and Differences of Multi-Snow Data in Winter over China. Climatic and Environmental Research 19(5):: 572-586.

Zhao, M., et al. 2014. Recent ice cap snowmelt in Russian High Arctic and anti-correlation with late summer sea ice extent. Environmental Research Letters 9(4). Art. #045009. doi:

Zhong, Wenli, and Jinping Zhao. 2014. Deepening of the Atlantic Water Core in the Canada Basin in 2003–11. Journal of Physical Oceanography 44(9): 2353-2369. doi:


Aires, Filipe, Fabrice Papa, and Catherine Prigent. 2013. A Long-Term, High-Resolution Wetland Dataset over the Amazon Basin, Downscaled from a Multiwavelength Retrieval Using Sar Data. Journal of Hydrometeorology 14(2): 594-607. doi:

Asplin, Matthew Grant. 2013. Cyclone Forcing of Coupled Dynamic and Thermodynamic Processes In Arctic Sea Ice, and Across the Ocean-Sea Ice-Atmosphere Interface. Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Manitoba. University of Manitoba.

Beck, Pieter S. A., et al. 2013. A Large-Scale Coherent Signal of Canopy Status in Maximum Latewood Density of Tree Rings at Arctic Treeline in North America. Global and Planetary Change 100: 109-118. doi:

Boisier, J. P., N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, and P. Ciais. 2013. Inferring Past Land Use-Induced Changes in Surface Albedo from Satellite Observaitons: A Useful Tool to Evaluate Model Simulations. Biogeosciences 10(3): 1501-1516. doi:

Brown, R. D. and C. Derksen. 2013. Is Eurasian October Snow Cover Extent Increasing?. Environmental Research Letters 8. Art. #024006. doi:

Chokmani, Karem, Monique Bernier, and Alain Royer. 2013. A Merging Algorithm for Regional Snow Mapping over Eastern Canada from AVHRR and SSM/I Data. Remote Sensing 5(11): 5463-5487. doi:

Diffenbaugh, Noah S., Martin Scherer, and Moetasim Ashfaq. 2013. Response of Snow-Dependent Hydrologic Extremes to Continued Global Warming. Nature Climate Change. doi:

Fan, Ke, Zhiqing Xu, and Baoqiang Tian 2013. Has the Intensity of the Interannual Variability in Summer Rainfall over South China Remarkably Increased?. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics. doi:

Galligani, V. S., et al. 2013. The Impact Of The Melting Layer on the Passive Microwave Cloud Scattering Signal Observed from Satellites: A Study Using TRMM Microwave Passive and Active Measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 118(11): 5667-5678. doi:

Gan, T. Y., et al. 2013. Changes in North American Snowpacks for 1979-2007 Detected from the Snow Water Equivalent Data of SMMR And SSM/I Passive Microwave and Related Climatic Factors. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 118(14): 7682-7697. doi:

Gessner, Ursula, et al. 2013. The Relationship between Precipitation Anomalies and Satellite-Derived Vegetation Activity in Central Asia. Global and Planetary Change 110: pt.A: 74-87. doi:

Han, Lijan, et al. 2013. Spatial Variations in Snow Cover and Seasonally Frozen Ground over Northern China and Mongolia, 1988-2010. Global and Planetary Change 116: 139-148. doi:

Hansen, E., et al. 2013. Thinning of Arctic Sea Ice Observed in Fram Strait: 1990-2011. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 118(10): 5202-5221. doi:

He, Quanjun. 2013. Night-Time Cloud Detection for FY-3A/VIRR Using Multispectral Thresholds. International Journal of Remote Sensing 34(8): 2876-2887. doi:

Hilboll , Andreas, Andreas Richter, and John P. Burrows. 2013. Remote Sensing and Modelling of Atmospheric Chemistry and Sea Ice Parameters. Earth System Science: Bridging the Gaps Between Disciplines edited by Gerrit Lohmann, et al. Heidelberg ; New York : Springer: p 9-56. doi:

Hill, Victoria J., et al. 2013. Synthesis of Integrated Primary Production in the Arctic Ocean: II. In Situ and Remotely Sensed Estimates. Progress in Oceanography 110: 107-125. doi:

Huntington, Henry P., et al. 2013. The Influence of Wind and Ice on Spring Walrus Hunting Success on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Deep-Sea Research Part II - Topical Studies in Oceanography 94: 312-322. doi:

Ji, Zhenming, and Shichang Kang. 2013. Projection of Snow Cover Changes over China under RCP Scenarios. Climate Dynamics 41(3-4): 589-600. doi:

Jiménez, C., et al. 2013. A Joint Analysis of Modeled Soil Moisture Fields and Satellite Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 118(12): 6771-6782. doi:

Jiuliang, Liu and Li Zhen. 2013. Temporal Series Analysis of Snow Water Equivalent of Satellite Passive Microwave Data in Northern Seasonal Snow Classes (1978-2010). 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS): 3606-3609. doi: