Short- and Long-Term Temporal Behavior of Polar Sea Ice Covers from Satellite Passive-Microwave Observations

  1. O. M. Johannessen,
  2. R. D. Muench and
  3. J. E. Overland
  1. William J. Campbell1,
  2. Per Gloersen2 and
  3. H. Jay Zwally2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM085p0505

The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment

The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment

How to Cite

Campbell, W. J., Gloersen, P. and Zwally, H. J. (2013) Short- and Long-Term Temporal Behavior of Polar Sea Ice Covers from Satellite Passive-Microwave Observations, in The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment (eds O. M. Johannessen, R. D. Muench and J. E. Overland), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM085p0505

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ice And Climate Project, Us. Geological Survey, University Of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington

  2. 2

    Laboratory For Hydrospheric Process, Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900421

Online ISBN: 9781118663882

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Keywords:

  • Arctic Ocean—Congresses;
  • Antarctic Ocean—Congresses;
  • Climate changes—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Esmr, Smmr, and Ssmi and Their Sea Ice Algorithms

  • Long-Term Behavior of the Polar Sea Ice Covers

  • Regions of Persistent Low Ice Concentrations in the Arctic

  • Concluding Remarks