Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice Properties and Processes III

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Donald K Perovich, Thayer School of Engineering,Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States and Chris Polashenski, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States
Primary Conveners:  Chris Polashenski, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States; USACE-CRREL, Ft. Wainwright, AK, United States
Co-conveners:  Andrew R Mahoney, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States and Donald K Perovich, USA CRREL, Hanover, NH, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Andrew R Mahoney, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Antarctic Sea Ice Expansion and The Consequences of Missing Processes in Global Climate Models
Cecilia M Bitz1, Inga Smith2, Judy R Twedt1 and Ana Ordonez1, (1)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (2)University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
10:35 AM
The role of ice-ocean inertia in representing the impact of storms on sea ice in fully coupled Earth System Models
Andrew Roberts1, Wieslaw Maslowski1, Anthony Craig1, Robert Osinski2, Marika M Holland3, John J Cassano4, Alice Duvivier4, Mimi Hughes4, Bart Nijssen5 and Michael Brunke6, (1)Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, United States, (2)The Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot, Poland, (3)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (5)University of Washington, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seattle, WA, United States, (6)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
10:50 AM
Snow distribution on Antarctic sea ice: precipitation, accumulation, and connections to sea ice thickness from in situ and NASA IceBridge observations.
Ted L Maksym1, Clay Kunz1, Ron Kwok2, Katherine Colby Leonard3,4, Hanumant Singh1, Ernesto Trujillo4, Guy Darvall Williams5, Seth White3 and Nander Wever6, (1)WHOI, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (2)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (3)Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, (5)ACE CRC, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, (6)WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos Dorf, Switzerland
11:05 AM
Spatially-resolved mean flow and turbulence help explain observed erosion and deposition patterns of snow over Antarctic sea ice
Ernesto Trujillo1, Marco Giovanni Giometto1, Katherine Colby Leonard1,2, Ted L Maksym3, Charles Vivant Meneveau4, Marc B Parlange1,5 and Michael Lehning1,6, (1)École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lausanne, Switzerland, (2)Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (4)Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Baltimore, MD, United States, (5)University of British Columbia, Civil Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (6)SLF / WSL, Davos Dorf, Switzerland
11:20 AM
Wintertime Cloud Cover as a Contributor towards Inter-Annual Sea Ice Variability.
Aaron Letterly, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States and Jeffrey Robert Key, Center for Satellite Applications and Research, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI, United States
11:35 AM
Hiroyuki Enomoto1,2, Nuerasimuguli Alimasi1,3, Yasuhiro Tanaka3, Kazutaka Tateyama3 and Takao Kameda3, (1)NIPR National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan, (2)SOKENDAI Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Kanagawa, Japan, (3)Kitami Institute of Technology, Department of Civil Engineering, Kitami, Japan
11:50 AM
Sea ice thickness variability in the Canadian Beaufort Sea
Christian Haas and Anne Bublitz, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
12:05 PM
Pore Structure and the Low Frequency Permittivity of Sea Ice
Megan O'Sadnick1, Malcolm Ingham2 and Hajo Eicken1, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)Victoria University of Wellington, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
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