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    • Reconstructing the time history of the air-sea CO2 disequilibrium and its rate of change in the eastern subpolar North Atlantic, 1972–1989 

      Omar, Abdirahman M.; Olsen, Are (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2006-02-18)
      This study determines the temporal changes of wintertime surface ocean partial pressure of CO2 (pCO2 SW) in the eastern subpolar North Atlantic (esNA) (50–64ºN; 32–10ºW) by using data of carbon-system parameters and ...
    • Reconstruction of Glacier Mass Balance and Sensitivity Tests to Climate Change: A case study of Ålfotbreen and Nigardsbreen 

      Wangdui, Wangdui (Master thesis, 2011-11-30)
      A physically-based one dimensional CROCUS snow model was applied to simulate the surface mass balances of Ålfotbreen (1964-2009) and Nigardsbreen (1962-2009) in southern Norway. The required hourly meteorological input ...
    • The red-sky enigma over Svalbard in December 2002 

      Sigernes, Fred; Lloyd, N.; Lorentzen, Dag Arne; Neuber, R.; Hoppe, U.-P.; Degenstein, D.; Shumilov, N.; Moen, Jøran Idar; Gjessing, Yngvar; Havnes, Ove; Skartveit, Arvid; Raustein, Elmer; Ørbæk, J.B.; Deehr, CS (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2005)
      On 6 December 2002, during winter darkness, an extraordinary event occurred in the sky, as viewed from Longyearbyen (78° N, 15° E), Svalbard, Norway. At 07:30 UT the southeast sky was surprisingly lit up in a deep red ...
    • Regional climate models' performance in representing precipitation and temperature over selected Mediterranean areas 

      Deidda, Roberto; Marrocu, Marino; Caroletti, Giulio Nils; Pusceddu, Gabriella; Langousis, Andreas; Lucarini, Valerio; Puliga, Michele; Speranza, Antonio (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-12-12)
      This paper discusses the relative performance of several climate models in providing reliable forcing for hydrological modeling in six representative catchments in the Mediterranean region. We consider 14 Regional Climate ...
    • Regional, seasonal, and predictable Arctic sea ice change 

      Onarheim, Ingrid Husøy (Doctoral thesis, 2017-12-07)
      The loss of Arctic sea ice is one of the most prominent and best quantified indicators of ongoing global climate change. Satellite passive microwave observations since 1979 indicate significant negative sea ice extent ...
    • Relation between the wind stress curl in the North Atlantic and the Atlantic inflow to the Nordic Seas 

      Sandø, Anne Britt; Furevik, Tore (Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, Journal article, 2008-06-27)
      In this study an isopycnic coordinate ocean model has been used to investigate the relationships between the North Atlantic wind stress curl (WSC) and the inflow of Atlantic water to the Nordic Seas. For the period 1995–2001, ...
    • Resolving the controls of water vapour isotopes in the Atlantic sector 

      Bonne, Jean-Louis; Behrens, Melanie K.; Meyer, Hanno; Kipfstuhl, Sepp; Rabe, Benjamin; Schonicke, Lutz; Steen-Larsen, Hans Christian; Werner, Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-09)
      Stable water isotopes are employed as hydrological tracers to quantify the diverse implications of atmospheric moisture for climate. They are widely used as proxies for studying past climate changes, e.g., in isotope records ...
    • Resolving the upper-ocean warm layer improves the simulation of the Madden-Julian oscillation 

      Tseng, Wan-Ling; Tsuang, Ben-Jei; Keenlyside, Noel; Hsu, Huang-Hsiung; Tu, Chia-Ying (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09)
      Here we show that coupling a high-resolution one-column ocean model to an atmospheric general circulation model dramatically improves simulation of the Madden–Julian oscillation (MJO) to have realistic strength, period, ...
    • Response of Arctic Ocean stratification to changing river runoff in a column model 

      Nummelin, Aleksi; Li, Camille; Smedsrud, Lars Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04-07)
      A one-dimensional model of the atmosphere-ice-ocean column is used to study the effects of changing river runoff to the Arctic Ocean. River runoff is the largest contributor of freshwater to the Arctic and is expected to ...
    • Retention of Coastal Cod Eggs in a Fjord Caused by Interactions between Egg Buoyancy and Circulation Pattern 

      Myksvoll, Mari Skuggedal; Sundby, Svein; Ådlandsvik, Bjørn; Vikebø, Frode B. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-08-01)
      Norwegian coastal cod form a stationary population of Atlantic cod Gadus morhua consisting of several genetically separated subpopulations. A small-scale differentiation in marine populations with pelagic eggs and larvae ...
    • Retrieval of snow properties from the Sentinel-3 Ocean and Land Colour Instrument 

      Kokhanovsky, Alexander; Lamare, Maxim; Danne, Olaf; Brockmann, Carsten; Dumont, Marie; Picard, Ghislain; Arnaud, Laurent; Favier, Vincent; Jourdain, Bruno; Le Meur, Emmanuel; Di Mauro, Biagio; Aoki, Teruo; Niwano, Masashi; Rozanov, Vladimir; Korkin, Sergey; Kipfstuhl, Sepp; Freitag, Johannes; Hoerhold, Maria; Zuhr, Alexandra; Vladimirova, Diana; Faber, Anne-Katrine; Steen-Larsen, Hans Christian; Wahl, Sonja; Andersen, Jonas K.; Vandecrux, Baptiste; van As, Dirk; Mankoff, Kenneth D.; Kern, Michael; Zege, Eleonora; Box, Jason E. (Journal article, 2019)
      The Sentinel Application Platform (SNAP) architecture facilitates Earth Observation data processing. In this work, we present results from a new Snow Processor for SNAP. We also describe physical principles behind the ...
    • A review of air-ice chemical and physical interactions (AICI): Liquids, quasi-liquids, and solids in snow 

      Bartels-Rausch, Thorsten; Jacobi, Hans-Werner; Kahan, Tara F.; Thomas, Jennie L.; Thomson, Erik S.; Abbatt, Jonathan P.D.; Ammann, Markus; Blackford, Jane R.; Bluhm, Hendrik; Boxe, Christopher S.; Dominé, Florent; Frey, Markus M.; Gladich, Ivan; Guzmán, Marcelo I.; Heger, Dominik; Huthwelker, Thomas; Klán, Petr; Kuhs, Werner F.; Kuo, Min H.; Maus, Sønke; Moussa, Samar G.; McNeill, V. Faye; Newberg, John T.; Pettersson, Jan B.C.; Roeselovà, Martina; Sodeau, John R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02-12)
      Snow in the environment acts as a host to rich chemistry and provides a matrix for physical exchange of contaminants within the ecosystem. The goal of this review is to summarise the current state of knowledge of physical ...
    • A revised ocean glider concept to realize Stommel's vision and supplement Argo floats 

      Bruvik, Erik Magnus; Fer, Ilker; Våge, Kjetil; Haugan, Peter M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02)
      This paper revisits Stommel's vision for a global glider network and the Argo design specification. A concept of floats with wings, so-called slow underwater gliders, is explored. An analysis of the energy or power consumption ...
    • The Role of Atlantic Heat Transport in Future Arctic Winter Sea Ice Loss 

      Årthun, Marius; Eldevik, Tor; Smedsrud, Lars H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-05-14)
      During recent decades Arctic sea ice variability and retreat during winter have largely been a result of variable ocean heat transport (OHT). Here we use the Community Earth System Model (CESM) large ensemble simulation ...
    • Role of atmosphere-ocean interactions in supermodeling the tropical Pacific climate 

      Shen, Mao-Lin; Keenlyside, Noel; Bhatt, Bhuwan Chandra; Duane, Gregory (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-12-29)
      The supermodel strategy interactively combines several models to outperform the individual models comprising it. A key advantage of the approach is that nonlinear improvements can be achieved, in contrast to the linear ...
    • The role of land and ocean evaporation on the variability of precipitation in the Yangtze River valley 

      Fremme, Astrid Kristine; Sodemann, Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06-04)
      The Yangtze River valley (YRV) experiences large intraseasonal and interannual precipitation variability, which is mainly due to East Asian monsoon influence. The East Asian monsoon is caused by interaction of many processes ...
    • The role of the Southern Ocean in past global biogeochemical cycling 

      Morée, Anne (Doctoral thesis, 2020-04-27)
      This thesis describes several recent advances on the role of the Southern Ocean in past global biogeochemical cycling. We focus on the ocean of the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) and the Pleistocene epoch and apply proxies of ...
    • Role of volcanic forcing on future global carbon cycle 

      Tjiputra, Jerry; Otterå, Odd Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-06-16)
      Using a fully coupled global climate-carbon cycle model, we assess the potential role of volcanic eruptions on future projection of climate change and its associated carbon cycle feedback. The volcanic-like forcings are ...
    • Role of wind stress in driving SST biases in the tropical Atlantic 

      Voldoire, Aurore; Exarchou, Eleftheria; Sánchez-Gómez, Emilia; Demissie, Teferi Dejene; Deppenmeier, Anna-Lena; Frauen, Claudia; Goubanova, Katarina; Hazeleger, Wilco; Keenlyside, Noel; Koseki, Shunya; Prodhomme, Chloé; Shonk, Jonathan; Toniazzo, Thomas; Traoré, Abdoul-Khadre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-13)
      Coupled climate models used for long-term future climate projections and seasonal or decadal predictions share a systematic and persistent warm sea surface temperature (SST) bias in the tropical Atlantic. This study attempts ...