Modulation of Sea Ice Melt Onset and Retreat in the Laptev Sea by the Timing of Snow Retreat in the West Siberian Plain

Alex D Crawford1,2, Julienne Stroeve3, Mark C Serreze1, Balaji Rajagopalan4 and Sean Horvath5, (1)National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)College of Wooster, Geology, Wooster, OH, United States, (3)University College London, London, United Kingdom, (4)Univ Colorado, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering and Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States, (5)University of Colorado at Boulder, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, Boulder, CO, United States