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

2021

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

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

Melsom A (2021) Edge displacement scores. The Cryosphere Discuss 2021: 1-14. doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-3612

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

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