Research Topics

An overview of topics that are currently worked on is given in the following sections.

Sea ice thickness

Sea ice concentration and type

Sea ice dynamics

  • Changes in sea ice dynamics and implications for the climate system 

Melt ponds and sea ice albedo

  • Melt pond fraction from medium resolution optical sensors
  • Spatial heterogeneity of Arctic surface reflective properties

Snow on sea ice

  • Snow depth from passive microwave observations

Atmospheric parameters

Optimal estimation

  • Optimal estimation of surface and atmospheric parameters using passive microwave data in the Arctic

EM modeling