Dick Moritz

Selected Publications

  • Moritz, R.E. and A.N. Ivakin, Retrieving sea-ice thickness from ULS echoes: methods and data analysis. Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, Institute of Acoustics, St. Albans, U.K., 8pp, 2012.

  • Zhang, J., R Woodgate, and R.Moritz, 2010, Sea Ice response to Atmospheric and Oceanic Forcing in the Bering Sea, J.Phys.Oceanogr., 40(8), 1729-1747.

  • Stern, H.L., R.E. Moritz, E. Lettvin, D. Schatz, and L. Russell (2008), Polar Science Weekend: A University / Science Center Collaboration, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract ED33A-0620.

  • Serreze, M. C., A. P. Barrett, A. J. Slater,  R. A. Woodgate,  K. Aagaard,  R. Lammers, M. Steele,  R. Moritz, M. Meredith,  C. Lee, The large-scale freshwater cycle of the arctic, J. Geophys. Res., 111, C11010, doi:10.1029/2005JC003424, 2006.

  • Bitz, C.M., M.M. Holland, E. Hunke, and R.E. Moritz, “Maintenance of the sea-ice edge“, J. Climate, 18, p 2903-21, 2005.

  • Drucker, R.S., S. Martin and R. E. Moritz. “Ice thickness and frazil ice behavior in the St. Lawrence Island Polynya as observed with satellite, Upward Looking Sonar and salinity/temperature moorings” J. Geophys. Res. 108 (C5), 18-1 – 18-11, 2003

  • Andreas, E.L., P.S. Guest, P.O.G. Persson, C.W. Fairall, T.W. Horst, R.E. Moritz,’ Near-surface water vapor over polar sea ice is always new ice-saturation’, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2000JC000411, 2002.

  • Stern, H.L., and R.E. Moritz. Sea ice kinematics and surface properties from RADARSAT synthetic aperture radar during the SHEBA drift, J. Geophys. Res., 107(C10), doi:10.1029/2000JC000472, 2002

  • Intrieri, J. M., C. W. Fairall, M. D. Shupe, P. O. G. Perrsson, E. L. Andreas, P. L. Guest and R. E. Moritz. An annual cycle of Arctic surface cloud forcing at SHEBA, J. Geophys. Res., 107 (C10), SHE 13-1 – 13-14, 2002.

  • Morison, J. H., K. Aagaard, K. K. Falkner, K, Hatakeyama, R. Moritz, J. E. Overland, D. Perovich, K. Shimada, M. Steele, T. Takizawa, R. Woodgate, Early results from the North Pole Environmental Observatory, EOS Trans., 83(33), pp. 357, 360-361, 2002.

  • Moritz, R.E., C. M. Bitz and E. J. Steig. Dynamics of Recent Climate Change in the Arctic Science, 297 (5586), 1497-1502, 2002.

  • Uttal, T., J. A. Curry, M. G. McPhee, D. K. Perovich, R. E. Moritz, J. A. Maslanik, P. S. Guest, H. L. Stern, J. A. Moore, R. Turenne, A. Heiberg, M. C. Serreze, D. P. Wylie, O. G. Persson, C. A. Paulson, C. Halle, J. H. Morison, P. A. Wheeler, A. Makshtas, H. Welch, M. D. Shupe, J. M Intrieri, K. Stamnes, R. W. Lindsey, R. Pinkel, W. S. Pegau, T. P. Stanton, and T. C. Grenfell, Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81, 255-275. 2002.

  • Perovich, D.K. and R. E. Moritz. Preface: The Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean (SHEBA) J. Geophys. Res., 107 (C10), SHE 1-1 – 1-2. 2002.

  • Moritz, R.E., and H.L. Stern,’ Relationships between geostrophic winds, ice strain rates and the piecewise rigid motions of pack ice’, IUTAM Symposium on Scaling Laws in Ice Mechanics and Ice Dynamics, edited by J.P. Dempsey and H.H. Shen, 335-348, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2001.

  • Blackmon, M., B. Boville, F. Bryan, R. Dickinson, P. Gent, J. Kiehl, R. Moritz, D. Randall, J. Shukla, S. Solomon, G. Bonan, S. Doney, I. Fung, J. Hack, E. Hunke, J. Hurrell, J. Kutzbach, J. Meehl, B. Otto-Bliesner, R. Saravanan, E. K. Schneider, L. Sloan, M. Spall, K. Taylor, J. Tribbia, and W. Washington. The Community Climate System Model. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 82, (11), 2357-2375. 2001.

  • Beesley, J. A. and R. E. Moritz. Toward an Explanation of the Annual Cycle of Cloudiness over the Arctic Ocean. J. Climate, 12, 395-415, 1999.

  • Moritz, R.E. and C.M. Bitz. Northern Hemisphere sea ice extent, Science, 288, 924a. Technical Commentary on Vinnikov et al., 1999, Science, 286, 1934, 2000.

  • Ukita, J. and R. E. Moritz. Geometry and the deformation of pack ice: II. Simulation with a random isotropic model and implication in sea-ice rheology. Annals of Glaciology, 31, 323-326, 2000.

  • Moritz, R. E. and J. Ukita. Geometry and the deformation of pack ice: I. A simple kinematic model. Annals of Glaciology, 31, 313-322, 2000.

  • Perovich, D., E. L. Andreas, J. A. Curry, H. Eiken, C. W. Fairall, T. C. Grenfell, P. S. Guest, J. Intrieri, D. Kadko, R. W. Lindsay, M. G. McPhee, J. Morison, R. E. Moritz, C. A. Paulson, W. S. Pegau, P. O. G. Persson, R. Pinkel, J. A. Richter-Menge, T. Stanton, H. Stern, M. Sturm, W. B. Tucker III, and T. Uttal. “Year on ice gives climate insights.” EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 80 (41), 481-486, 1999.

  • Moritz, R. The Ice Budget of the Greenland Sea. APL-UW TR 8812, 117 pp., Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington (PhD Dissertation, Yale Univ.), 1998.

  • Battisti, D.M., C. M. Bitz and R. E. Moritz. Do general circulation models underestimate the natural variability of arctic climate? J. Climate, 10 (8), 1909-1920, 1999.

  • Ukita, J. and R. E. Moritz. “Yield curves and flow rules of pack ice ” J. Geophys. Res., 100 (C3), 4545-4557, 1996.

  • Bitz, C.M., D. S. Battisti, R. E. Moritz and J. A. Beesley. Low frequency variability in the arctic atmosphere, sea ice, and upper ocean climate system J. Climate, 9 (2), 394-408, 1996.