12. Microwave Remote Sensing of the Southern Ocean Ice Cover

  1. Frank D. Carsey
  1. Josefino C. Comiso1,
  2. Thomas C. Grenfell2,
  3. Manfred Lange3,
  4. Alan W. Lohanick4,
  5. Richard K. Moore5 and
  6. Peter Wadhams6

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM068p0243

Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice

Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice

How to Cite

Comiso, J. C., Grenfell, T. C., Lange, M., Lohanick, A. W., Moore, R. K. and Wadhams, P. (1992) Microwave Remote Sensing of the Southern Ocean Ice Cover, in Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice (ed F. D. Carsey), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM068p0243

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes, Goddard Space Flight Centergreenbelt, Maryland 20771

  2. 2

    Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195

  3. 3

    Director, the Arctic Centre, University of Laplandp. O. Box 122, Sf-96101 Rovaniemi, Finland

  4. 4

    Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory72 Lyme Road, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755-1290

  5. 5

    Radar Systems and Remote Sensing Laboratory, University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.2291 Irving Hill Drive, Campus West, Lawrence, Kansas 66045

  6. 6

    Director, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridgelensfield Road, Cambridge, Cb2 1Er, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900339

Online ISBN: 9781118663950



  • Sea ice—Remote sensing;
  • Microwave remote sensing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Ice Regimes—Outer and Inner Zones

  • Physical and Electrical Characteristics of Antarctic Sea Ice

  • Radiative and Backscatter Properties

  • Derwed Geophysicalp Arameters

  • Discussion and Conclusions