Sensitivity of Arctic Sea Ice Thickness to Intermodel Variations in the Surface Energy Budget

  1. Eric T. DeWeaver,
  2. Cecilia M. Bitz and
  3. L.-Bruno Tremblay
  1. Eric T. DeWeaver1,
  2. Elizabeth C. Hunke2 and
  3. Marika M. Holland3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/180GM07

Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications

Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications

How to Cite

DeWeaver, E. T., Hunke, E. C. and Holland, M. M. (2008) Sensitivity of Arctic Sea Ice Thickness to Intermodel Variations in the Surface Energy Budget, in Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications (eds E. T. DeWeaver, C. M. Bitz and L.-B. Tremblay), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.. doi: 10.1029/180GM07

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Climatic Research, University of, Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

  3. 3

    National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904450

Online ISBN: 9781118666470

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Keywords:

  • Sea ice—Arctic regions;
  • Climatic changes—Environmental aspects—Arctic Regions;
  • Environmental impact analysis—Arctic regions;
  • Arctic regions—Climate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theoretical Framework

  • Expected Thickness Spread due to Longwave Flux Errors

  • 20C3M Surface Energy Fluxes and Flux-Derived Thickness

  • Discussion and Conclusions