• Arctic sea ice and Eurasian climate: A review 

      Gao, Yongqi; Sun, Jianqi; Li, Fei; He, Shengping; Sandven, Stein; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Lohmann, Katja; Keenlyside, Noel; Furevik, Tore; Suo, Lingling (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-11-28)
      The Arctic plays a fundamental role in the climate system and has shown significant climate change in recent decades, including the Arctic warming and decline of Arctic sea-ice extent and thickness. In contrast to the ...
    • Barents Sea seasonal ice zone features and processes from ERS 1 synthetic aperture radar: Seasonal Ice Zone Experiment 1992 

      Sandven, Stein; Johannessen, Ola M.; Miles, Martin W.; Pettersson, Lasse H.; Kloster, Kjell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1999-07-15)
      Sea ice features and processes in the Barents Sea were studied during the Seasonal Ice Zone Experiment 1992 (SIZEX92), a dedicated ERS 1 satellite synthetic aperture radar (SAR) field campaign carried out in March 1992. ...
    • Climate in Svalbard 2100 

      Adakudlu, Muralidhar; Andresen, J; Bakke, Jostein; Beldring, S.; Benestad, Rasmus; Bilt, Willem van der; Bogen, J.; Borstad, Christopher Paul; Breili, Kristian; Breivik, Øyvind; Børsheim, Knut Yngve; Christiansen, Hanne H; Dobler, Andreas; Engeset, Rune; Frauenfelder, Regula; Gerland, Sebastian; Gjelten, Herdis Motrøen; Gundersen, Jeanette; Isaksen, Ketil; Jaedicke, Christian; Kierulf, Halfdan; Kohler, Jack; Li, H.; Lutz, J.; Melvold, Kjetil; Mezghani, Abdelkader; Nilsen, F.; Nilsen, Irene Brox; Nilsen, Jan Even Øie; Pavlova, O.; Ravndal, Ole; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Saloranta, Tuomo; Sandven, Stein; Schuler, Thomas; Simpson, Matthew James Ross; Skogen, Morten D.; Smedsrud, Lars H.; Sund, Monica; Vikhamar-Schuler, D.; Westermann, Sebastian; Wong, Wai Kwok (Research report, 2019-01)
      This report was commissioned by the Norwegian Environment Agency in order to provide basic information for use in climate change adaptation in Svalbard. It includes descriptions of historical, as well as projections for ...
    • Cover ERS-1/2 SAR monitoring of dangerous ice phenomena along the western part of Northern Sea Route 

      Johannessen, Ola M.; Sandven, Stein; Kloster, Kjell; Pettersson, Lasse H.; Melentyev, V. V.; Bobylev, Leonid P.; Kondratyev, K. Ya. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1997-08-01)
    • Earth science – oceanography 

      Johannessen, Johnny A.; Sandven, Stein; Durand, Dominique (Chapter, 2002)
      Satellite oceanography began with the Gemini XII flight in November 1966. From a Hasselblad camera mounted in the pilot’s window large internal waves in the eastern tropical Atlantic were photographed via sunglitter for ...
    • A Framework for the Development, Design and Implementation of a Sustained Arctic Ocean Observing System 

      Lee, Craig M.; Starkweather, Sandy; Eicken, Hajo; Timmermans, Mary-Louise; Wilkinson, Jeremy; Sandven, Stein; Dukhovskoy, Dmitry; Gerland, Sebastian; Grebmeier, Jacqueline; Intrieri, Janet M.; Kang, Sung-Ho; McCammon, Molly; Nguyen, An T.; Polyakov, Igor; Rabe, Benjamin; Sagen, Hanne; Seeyave, Sophie; Volkov, Denis; Beszczynska-Möller, Agnieszka; Chafik, Léon; Dzieciuch, Matthew; Goni, Gustavo; Hamre, Torill; King, Andrew Luke; Olsen, Are; Raj, Roshin Pappukutty; Rossby, Thomas; Skagseth, Øystein; Søiland, Henrik; Sørensen, Kai (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08-08)
      Rapid Arctic warming drives profound change in the marine environment that have significant socio-economic impacts within the Arctic and beyond, including climate and weather hazards, food security, transportation, ...
    • High-frequency internal wave observations in the marginal ice zone 

      Sandven, Stein; Johannessen, Ola M. (Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans;92(C7), Journal article, 1987-06-30)
    • Microwave Study programs of Air-Ice-Ocean interactive processes in the Seasonal Ice Zone of the Greenland and Barents Seas 

      Johannessen, Ola M.; Campbell, William J.; Shuchman, Robert A.; Sandven, Stein; Gloersen, Per; Johannessen, Johnny A.; Josberger, Edward G.; Haugan, Peter Mosby (Geophysical Monograph 68, Chapter, 1992)
      Describes the use of satellite ice data into a working technology for the satellite data sets of the recent past and immediate future. Chapters cover basic observations, modeling, geophysical interpretation, and using data ...
    • Multisensor approach to automated classification of sea ice image data 

      Bogdanov, Andrey V.; Alexandrov, Vitaly Y.; Sandven, Stein; Johannessen, Ola M.; Bobylev, Leonid P. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005-07)
      A multisensor data fusion algorithm based on a multilayer neural network is presented for sea ice classification in the winter period. The algorithm uses European Remote Sensing (ERS), RADARSAT synthetic aperture radar ...
    • Observation and Simulation of Ice Tongues and Vortex Pairs in the Marginal Ice Zone 

      Johannessen, Ola M.; Sandven, Stein; Budgell, W. Paul; Johannessen, Johnny A.; Shuchman, Robert A. (Geophysical Monograph 85, Chapter, 1994)
      Recognizes the major advancements of the past decade in understanding the interactions among the polar oceans and global atmospheric and oceanic systems. This volume addresses the following topics: Polar Ocean Circulation ...
    • Open-source feature-tracking algorithm for sea ice drift retrieval from Sentinel-1 SAR imagery 

      Muckenhuber, Stefan; Korosov, Anton Andreevich; Sandven, Stein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-04-26)
      A computationally efficient, open-source feature-tracking algorithm, called ORB, is adopted and tuned for sea ice drift retrieval from Sentinel-1 SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) images. The most suitable setting and parameter ...
    • Open-source sea ice drift algorithm for Sentinel-1 SAR imagery using a combination of feature tracking and pattern matching 

      Muckenhuber, Stefan; Sandven, Stein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08-07)
      An open-source sea ice drift algorithm for Sentinel-1 SAR imagery is introduced based on the combination of feature tracking and pattern matching. Feature tracking produces an initial drift estimate and limits the search ...
    • Operational algorithm for ice–water classification on dual-polarized RADARSAT-2 images 

      Zakhvatkina, Natalia; Korosov, Anton; Muckenhuber, Stefan; Sandven, Stein; Babiker, Mohamed (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-01-11)
      Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data from RADARSAT-2 (RS2) in dual-polarization mode provide additional information for discriminating sea ice and open water compared to single-polarization data. We have developed an automatic ...
    • Recent wind driven high sea ice area export in the Fram Strait contributes to Arctic sea ice decline 

      Smedsrud, Lars Henrik; Sirevaag, Anders; Kloster, Kjell; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Sandven, Stein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-10-14)
      Arctic sea ice area has been decreasing for the past two decades. Apart from melting, the southward drift through Fram Strait is the main ice loss mechanism. We present high resolution sea ice drift data across 79° N from ...
    • Remote sensing of sea ice 

      Breivik, Lars-Anders; Carrieres, Tom; Eastwood, Steinar; Fleming, Andrew; Girard-Ardhuin, Fanny; Karvonen, Juha; Kwok, Ron; Meier, Walter N.; Mäkynen, Marko; Pedersen, Leif Toudal; Sandven, Stein; Similä, Markku; Tonboe, Rasmus (OceanObs’09 Community White Paper, Conference object, 2009-09)
    • Sea ice cover in Isfjorden and Hornsund, Svalbard (2000–2014) from remote sensing data 

      Muckenhuber, Stefan; Nilsen, Frank; Korosov, Anton; Sandven, Stein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-01-19)
      A satellite database including 16 555 satellite images and ice charts displaying the area of Isfjorden, Hornsund, and the Svalbard region has been established with focus on the time period 2000–2014. 3319 manual interpretations ...
    • Sea ice investigations in the Laptev Sea area in late summer using SAR data 

      Sandven, Stein; Dalen, Ø.; Lundhaug, M.; Kloster, Kjell; Alexandrov, Vitaly Y.; Zaitsev, L. V. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2001-10)
      The Laptev Sea area, including the Vilkitsky Strait, is an important part of the Northern Sea Route where the presence of sea ice makes navigation difficult even in the summer season. The objective of this study was therefore ...
    • Sea Ice Monitoring by Remote Sensing 

      Sandven, Stein; Johannessen, Ola M. (, Chapter, 2006)
    • Waveform classification of airborne synthetic aperture radar altimeter over Arctic sea ice 

      Zygmuntowska, Marta; Khvorostovsky, Kirill; Helm, Veith; Sandven, Stein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-08-19)
      Sea ice thickness is one of the most sensitive variables in the Arctic climate system. In order to quantify changes in sea ice thickness, CryoSat-2 was launched in 2010 carrying a Ku-band radar altimeter (SIRAL) designed ...