Team leaders

Publications ‘Physical drivers’

Arild Sundfjord
RF1 leader
Norwegian Polar Institute
arild.sundfjord@npolar.no

Camille Li
RF1 co-leader
University of Bergen
camille@uib.no

2022

Koenig Z, Meyer A, Provost C, Sennéchael N, Sundfjord A, Gascard J-C Atlantic Water circulation and properties northwest of Svalbard during anomalous southerly winds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans n/a: e2021JC018357. doi.org/10.1029/2021JC018357

Kolås EH, Mo-Bjørkelund T, Fer I(2022) Technical note: Turbulence measurements from a light autonomous underwater vehicle. Ocean Science 18: 389-400. doi.org/10.5194/os-18-389-2022

Mohamed B, Nilsen F, Skogseth R (2022) Marine heatwaves characteristics in the Barents Sea based on high resolution satellite data (1982–2020). Frontiers in Marine Science 9. doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.821646

Müller M, Kelder T, Palerme C (2022) Decline of sea-ice in the Greenland Sea intensifies extreme precipitation over Svalbard. Weather and Climate Extremes 36: 100437. doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2022.100437

Petit T, Hamre B, Sandven H, Röttgers R, Kowalczuk P, Zablocka M, Granskog MA (2022) Inherent optical properties of dissolved and particulate matter in an Arctic fjord (Storfjorden, Svalbard) in early summer. Ocean Science 18: 455-468. doi.org/10.5194/os-18-455-2022

Pieńkowski AJ, Husum K, Furze MFA, Missana AFJM, Irvalı N, Divine DV, Eilertsen VT (2022) Revised ΔR values for the Barents Sea and its archipelagos as a pre-requisite for accurate and robust marine-based 14C chronologies. Quaternary Geochronology: 101244. doi.org/10.1016/j.quageo.2021.101244

Rabault J, Nose T, Hope G, Müller M, Breivik Ø, Voermans J, Hole LR, Bohlinger P, Waseda T, Kodaira T, Katsuno T, Johnson M, Sutherland G, Johanson M, Christensen KH, Garbo A, Jensen A, Gundersen O, Marchenko A, Babanin A (2022) OpenMetBuoy-v2021: An easy-to-build, affordable, customizable, open-source instrument for oceanographic measurements of drift and waves in sea ice and the open ocean. Geosciences 12: 110. doi.org/10.3390/geosciences12030110

Smedsrud LH, Muilwijk M, Brakstad A, Madonna E, Lauvset SK, Spensberger C, Born A, Eldevik T, Drange H, Jeansson E, Li C, Olsen A, Skagseth Ø, Slater DA, Straneo F, Våge K, Årthun M (2022) Nordic Seas heat loss, Atlantic inflow, and Arctic sea ice cover over the last century. Reviews of Geophysics 60: e2020RG000725. doi.org/10.1029/2020RG000725

2021

Aaboe S, Lind S, Hendricks S, Down E, Lavergne T,  Ricker R (2021) Ch. 4.1 Sea-ice and ocean conditions surprisingly normal in the Svalbard-Barents Sea region after large sea-ice inflows in 2019. In von Schuckmann K, Le Traon PY, Smith N, Pascual A, Djavidnia S, Gattuso JP, Grégoire M (Eds.), Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Issue 5. Journal of Operational Oceanography 14(sup1), 1-185. doi.org/10.1080/1755876X.2021.1946240

Dunn-Sigouin E, Li C, Kushner PJ (2021) Limited influence of localized tropical sea-surface temperatures on moisture transport into the Arctic. Geophysical Research Letters n/a. doi.org/10.1029/2020GL091540

Koenig Z, Kolås EH, Fer I (2021) Structure and drivers of ocean mixing north of Svalbard in summer and fall 2018. Ocean Science 17: 365-381. doi.org/10.5194/os-17-365-2021

Li J, Li F, He S, Wang H, Orsolini YJ (2021) The Atlantic multidecadal variability phase dependence of teleconnection between the North Atlantic Oscillation in February and the Tibetan Plateau in March. Journal of Climate 34: 4227-4242. doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0157.1

Lundesgaard Ø, Sundfjord A, Renner AHH (2021) Drivers of interannual sea ice concentration variability in the Atlantic Water inflow region north of Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans n/a: e2020JC016522. doi.org/10.1029/2020JC016522

Løken TK, Rabault J, Jensen A, Sutherland G, Christensen KH, Müller M (2021) Wave measurements from ship mounted sensors in the Arctic marginal ice zone. Cold Regions Science and Technology 182: 103207. doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2020.103207

Madonna E, Battisti DS, Li C, White RH (2021) Reconstructing winter climate anomalies in the Euro-Atlantic sector using circulation patterns. Weather Clim Dynam 2: 777-794. doi.org/10.5194/wcd-2-777-2021

Madonna E, Sandø AB (2021) Understanding differences in North Atlantic poleward ocean heat transport and its variability in global climate models. Geophysical Research Letters n/a: e2021GL096683. doi.org/10.1029/2021GL096683

Melsom A (2021) Edge displacement scores. The Cryosphere 15: 3785-3796. doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-3785-2021

Nilsen F, Ersdal EA, Skogseth R (2021) Wind-driven variability in the Spitsbergen Polar Current and the Svalbard branch across the Yermak Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 126: e2020JC016734. doi.org/10.1029/2020JC016734

Ólason E, Rampal P, Dansereau V (2021) On the statistical properties of sea-ice lead fraction and
heat fluxes in the Arctic. The Cryosphere 15: 1053-1064. doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-1053-2021

Pieńkowski AJ, Husum K, Belt ST, Ninnemann U, Köseoğlu D, Divine DV, Smik L, Knies J, Hogan K, Noormets R (2021) Seasonal sea ice persisted through the Holocene Thermal Maximum at 80°N. Communications Earth & Environment 2: 124. doi.org/10.1038/s43247-021-00191-x

Rösel A, Farrell SL, Nandan V, Richter-Menge J, Spreen G, Divine DV, Steer A, Gallet JC, Gerland S (2021) Implications of surface flooding on airborne estimates of snow depth on sea ice. The Cryosphere 15: 2819-2833. doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-2819-2021

Siew PYF, Li C, Ting M, Sobolowski SP, Wu Y, Chen X (2021) North Atlantic Oscillation in winter is largely insensitive to autumn Barents-Kara sea ice variability. Science Advances 7: eabg4893. doi:10.1126/sciadv.abg4893

Thomas EE, Müller M, Bohlinger P, Batrak Y, Szapiro N (2021) A kilometer-scale coupled atmosphere-wave forecasting system for the European Arctic. Weather and Forecasting. doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10506320.1

2020

Asbjørnsen H, Årthun M, Skagseth Ø, Eldevik T (2020) Mechanisms underlying recent arctic Atlantification. Geophysical Research Letters 47: e2020GL088036.
doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088036 

Duarte P, Sundfjord A, Meyer A, Hudson SR, Spreen G, Smedsrud LH (2020) Warm Atlantic Water explains observed sea ice melt rates north of Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
125: e2019JC015662. doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015662

Fer I, Koenig Z, Kozlov IE, Ostrowski M, Rippeth TP, Padman L, Bosse A, Kolås E (2020) Tidally forced lee waves drive turbulent mixing along the Arctic Ocean margins. Geophysical Research Letters 47: e2020GL088083. doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088083

Koenig Z, Fer I, Kolås E, Fossum TO, Norgren P, Ludvigsen M (2020) Observations of turbulence
at a near-surface temperature front in the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
125: e2019JC015526. doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015526

Kolås EH, Koenig Z, Fer I, Nilsen F, Marnela M (2020) Structure and transport of Atlantic Water north of Svalbard from observations in summer and fall 2018. Journal of Geophysical Research:
Oceans 125: e2020JC016174. doi.org/10.1029/2020JC016174

Madonna E, Hes G, Li C, Michel C, Siew PYF (2020) Control of Barents Sea wintertime cyclone
variability by large-scale atmospheric flow. Geophysical Research Letters 47: e2020GL090322.
doi.org/10.1029/2020GL090322

Park H, Watanabe E, Kim Y, Polyakov I, Oshima K, Zhang X, Kimball JS, Yang D (2020) Increasing riverine heat influx triggers arctic sea ice decline and oceanic and atmospheric warming. Science Advances 6: eabc4699. doi.org/ 10.1126/sciadv.abc4699

Polyakov IV, Alkire MB, Bluhm BA, Brown KA, Carmack EC, Chierici M, Danielson SL, Ellingsen I, Ershova EA, Gårdfeldt K, Ingvaldsen RB, Pnyushkov AV, Slagstad D, Wassmann P (2020)
Borealization of the Arctic Ocean in response to anomalous advection from sub-Arctic Seas.
Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 491. doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00491

Rabault J, Sutherland G, Gundersen O, Jensen A, Marchenko A, Breivik Ø (2020) An open source,
versatile, affordable waves in ice instrument for scientific measurements in the Polar Regions. Cold Regions Science and Technology 170: 102955. doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2019.102955

Shen H, Li F, He S, Orsolini YJ, Li J (2020) Impact of late spring Siberian snow on summer rainfall in
South-Central China. Climate Dynamics 54: 3803-3818. doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05206-54

Siew PYF, Li C, Sobolowski SP, King MP (2020) Intermittency of Arctic–mid-latitude
teleconnections: stratospheric pathway between autumn sea ice and the winter North Atlantic Oscillation. Weather Climate Dynamics 1: 261-275. doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-261-2020

Skagseth Ø, Eldevik T, Årthun M, Asbjørnsen H, Lien VS, Smedsrud LH (2020) Reduced efficiency of the Barents Sea cooling machine. Nature Climate Change 10: 661-666.
doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0772-6

2019

Crews L, Sundfjord A, Hattermann T (2019) How the Yermak Pass Branch regulates Atlantic Water inflow to the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 124: 267-280.
doi.org/10.1029/2018JC014476

Melsom A, Palerme C, Müller M (2019) Validation metrics for ice edge position forecasts. Ocean
Sceince 15: 615-630. doi.org/10.5194/os-15-615-2019

Palerme C, Müller M, Melsom A (2019) An intercomparison of verification scores for evaluating the sea ice edge position in seasonal forecasts. Geophysical Research Letters 46: 4757-4763.
doi.org/10.1029/2019GL0824825

2018

Renner AHH, Sundfjord A, Janout MA, Ingvaldsen RB, Beszczynska-Möller A, Pickart RS, Pérez-Hernández MD (2018) Variability and redistribution of heat in the Atlantic Water Boundary
Current north of Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 123: 6373-6391.
doi.org/10.1029/2018JC013814