Posts Tagged «2014»

The University of Washington is launching a new initiative to boost research in polar regions and prepare students for a world where melting ice is opening new opportunities — and posing new threats. Read the Seattle Times article to learn more about this new program.

Bandoro, J., S. Solomon, A. Donohoe, D. Thompson, and B. Santer, 2014: Influences of the Antarctic Ozone Hole on Southern Hemispheric Summer Climate Change. J. Climate, 27, 6245–6264.

C.M. Frantz, V.A. Petryshyn, P.J. Marenco, F.A. Corsetti, A. Tripati, W.M. Berelson (2014) “Dramatic local environmental change during the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum detected using high resolution chemical analyses of Green River Formation stromatolites.” Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, V.405:1-15, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.04.001

Dieser, M., E.L.J.E. Broemsen, K.A. Cameron, G.M. King, A. Achberger, K. Choquette, B. Hagedorn, R. Sletten, K. Junge, and B.C. Christner. 2014. Molecular and biogeochemical evidence for methane cycling beneath the western margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet. ISME Journal, 8:2305-2316.

Dietz, R., E.W. Born, R. Stewart, M.P. Heide-Jørgensen, H. Stern, F. Rigét, L. Toudal, C. Lanthier, M. Villum Jensen, and J. Tielmann, 2013, Movements of walruses (Odobenus Rosmarus) between Central West Greenland and Southeast Baffin Island, 2005-2008, North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission (NAMMCO) Scientific Publication Series, Volume 9.

Donohoe, A.D., J. Marshall, D. Ferreira, K. Armour, 2014, The inter-annual variability of tropical precipitation and inter-hemispheric energy transport,  Journal of Climate, 27, 3377–3392. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00499.1

Donohoe, A.D., K. Armour, A.G, Pendergrass and D.S. Battisti, 2014, Shortwave and longwave contributions to global warming under increasing CO2, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. November 10, 2014, doi:10.1073/pnas.141219

Dutrieux P, Rydt JD, Jenkins A, Holland PR, Ha HK, Lee SH, Steig EJ, Ding Q, Abrahamsen EP, Schroder M: Strong sensitivity of Pine Island ice-shelf melting to climatic variability, Science, 343 (6167), 174-178, (2014)

Geilhufe, M., D.B. Percival, and H.L. Stern, 2013, Two-dimensional wavelet variance estimation with application to sea ice SAR images, Computers & Geosciences, 54, 351-360.

Airborne and satellite observations of West Antarctic topography and glacier flow speeds are combined with a computer model simulating ocean-driven glacier melting to show that the ice sheet’s collapse is already underway.

Jackson, J. M., C. Lique, M. Alkire, M. Steele, C. M. Lee, W. M. Smethie, and P. Schlosser, The origin of waters that flow through Nares Strait, Arctic Ocean, from 1991-2010, Cont. Shelf Res., 73, 10.1016/j.csr.2013.11.025, 2014

Laidre, K.L., E.W. Born, P. Heagerty, Ø. Wiig, H. Stern, R. Dietz, J. Aars, and M. Andersen, 2014, Impacts of multi-decadal sea ice loss on habitat selection of female polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in East Greenland, Polar Biology, submitted.

Li, L., A. Miller, J. McClean, I. Eisenman, and M. Hendershott, 2014: Processes driving sea ice variability in the Bering Sea in an eddying ocean/sea ice model: Anomalies from the mean seasonal cycle. Ocean Dynamics, 64, 1693-1717. DOI: 10.1007/s10236-014-0769-7

Li, L., J. McClean, A. Miller, I. Eisenman, M. Hendershott, and C. Papadopoulos, 2014: Processes driving sea ice variability in the Bering Sea in an eddying ocean/sea ice model: Mean seasonal cycle. Ocean Modelling, 84, 51-66. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.09.006

Lindsay, R., M. Wensnahan, A. Schweiger, and J Zhang, 2014, Evaluation of seven different atmospheric reanalysis products in the Arctic, J. Climate, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-0014.1.

Lique, C., J. Guthrie, M. Steele, A. Proshutinsky, J. H. Morison, and R. Krishfield, Diffusive vertical heat flux in the Canada Basin of the Arctic Ocean inferred from moored instruments, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 10.1002/2013JC009346, 2014

Liu, Z., A. Schweiger, and R. Lindsay (2015), Observations and Modeling of Atmospheric Profiles in the Arctic Seasonal Ice Zone, Monthly Weather Review, 143(1), 39-53.

Orellana, M.V. and C. Leck. 2014. Marine gels. In Hansel, D.A. & Carlson, C.A. Biogeochemistry of Dissolved Organic Carbon. 2nd Edition. Academic Press.

Peralta-Ferriz, C., J.  H. Morison, J. M. Wallace, J. Bonin and J. Zhang (2014), Arctic Ocean circulation patterns revealed by GRACE, J. Climate, 27, 1445–1468, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00013.1.

Rode, K. D., Regehr, E. V., Douglas, D. C., Durner, G., Derocher, A. E., Thiemann, G. W. and Budge, S. M. (2014), Variation in the response of an Arctic top predator experiencing habitat loss: feeding and reproductive ecology of two polar bear populations. Glob Change Biol, 20: 76–88. doi:10.1111/gcb.12339

Seattle’s Most Influential People of 2014 includes Ian Joughin from the Polar Science Center. Read the section called Ice Breaker for more.

Stroeve, J., A. Barrett, M. Serreze, and A. Schweiger (2014), Using records from submarine, aircraft and satellites to evaluate climate model simulations of Arctic sea ice thickness, Cryosphere, 8(5), 1839-1854.

Timmermans, M.-L., I. Ashik, I. Frolov, H. K. Ha, R. Ingvaldsen, T. Kikuchi, T. W. Kim, R. Krishfield, H. Loeng, S. Nishino, R. Pickart, I. Polyakov, B. Rabe, U. Schauer, P. Schlosser, W. M. Smethie, V. Sokolov, M. Steele, J. Toole, W. Williams, R. Woodgate, and S. Zimmermann, The Arctic, g. Ocean temperature and salinity [in “State of the Climate 2013”], Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95(7), S128-132, 2014

Tjernström, M., C. Lec, C. E. Birch, J. W. Bottenheim, B. J. Brooks, I. M. Brooks, L. Bäcklin, R.Y.-W. Chang, G. de Leeuw, L. Di Liberto, S. de la Rosa, E. Granath, M. Graus, A. Hanse, J. Heintzenberg, A. Held, A. Hind, P. Johnsto, J. Knulst, M. Martin, P. A. Matrai, T. Mauritsen, M. Müller, S. J. Norris, M.V. Orellana, D. A. Orsini, J. Paatero, P. O. G. Persson, Q. Gao, C. Rauschenberg, Z. Ristovsk, J. Sedlar, M. D. Shupe, B. Sierau, A. Sirevaag, S. Sjogren, O. Stetzer, E. Swietlicki, M. Szczodrak, P. Vaattovaara, N. Wahlberg, M. Westberg, and C.…

Toner, J. D., Catling, D. C., Light, B., Soluble salts at the Phoenix Lander site, Mars: A reanalysis of the Wet Chemistry Laboratory data, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.03.030, 2014, in press.

Toner, J. D., D. C. Catling, and B. Light (2014), The formation of supercooled brines, viscous liquids, and low-temperature perchlorate glasses in aqueous solutions relevant to Mars, Icarus, 233, 36–47, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.01.018.

Wilson, R. R., J. S. Horne, K. D. Rode, E. V. Regehr, and G. M. Durner. 2014. Identifying polar bear resource selection patterns to inform offshore development in a dynamic and changing Arctic. Ecosphere 5(10):136.

Mónica V. Orellana is included in The Oceanography Society’s publication of “Women in Oceanography: A Decade Later.” This supplementary issue of Oceanography includes more that 200 autobiographical sketches that provide a broad view or the types of research oceanographers conduct.

Yu, Y., H. Stern, C. Fowler, F. Fetterer, J. Maslanik, 2014, Interannual Variability of Arctic Landfast Ice between 1976 and 2007, J. Climate, 27, pp. 227-243, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00178.1.