Webster Publications

  1. Buckley, E.M., Farrell, S.L., Herzfeld, U., Webster, M., Trantow, T., Baney, O.N., Duncan, K., Han, H., & M. Lawson (accepted), Observing the evolution of summer melt on multiyear sea ice with ICESat-2 and Sentinel-2, The Cryosphere, 17, 3695–3719, doi: 10.5194/tc-17-3695-2023.
  2. Boisvert, L., Webster, M., Parker, C.L., and R.M. Forbes (2023), Rainy days in the Arctic, J. Clim., 36, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-22-0428.1
  3. MacFarlane, A., Schneebeli, M., Dadic, Tavri, A., Immerz, A., Polashenski, C., Krampe, D., Clemens-Sewall, D., Wagner, D., Perovich, D., Henna-Reetta, H., Raphael, I., Matero, I., Regnery, J., Smith, M., Nicolaus, M., Jaggi, M., Oggier, M., Webster, M., Lehning, M., Kolabutin, N., Itkin, P., Naderpour, R., Pirazzini, R., Hammerle, S., Arndt, S., & S. Fons (accepted), A database on snow on sea ice in the central Arctic collected during the MOSAiC expedition, Scientific Data, doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02273-1.
  4. Calmer, R., Boer, G. de, Hamilton, J., Lawrence, D., Webster, M., Wright, N., Shupe, M.D., Cox, C., & J. Cassano (accepted), Relationships between summertime surface albedo and melt pond fraction in the central Arctic Ocean: The aggregate scale of albedo obtained on the MOSAiC floe, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro., https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2023.00001.
  5. Salganik, E., Katlein, C., Lange, B., Matero, I., Lei, R., Fong, A., Fons, S., Divine, D., Oggier, M., Castellani, G., Bozzato, D., Chamberlain, E., Hoppe, C., Müller, O., Gardner, J., Rinke, A., Pereira, P., Ulfsbo, A., Marsay, C., Webster, M., Maus, S., Høyland, V., & M. Granskog (2023), Temporal evolution of under-ice meltwater layers and false bottoms and their impact on summer Arctic sea ice mass balance, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro., doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2022.00035.
  6. Nielhaus, H., Spreen, G., Birnbaum, G., Istomina, L., Jakel, E., Linhardt, F., Neckel, N., Nicolaus, M., Sperzel T., Webster, M., & N. Wright (2023), Sentinel-2 Based Melt Pond Fraction: A Case Study Along the MOSAiC Drift, Geophys. Res. Lett., https://doi.org/10.1029/2022GL102102.
  7. MacFarlane, A., Dadic, R., Smith, M., Light, B., Nicolaus, M., Henna-Reetta, H., Webster, M., Linhardt, F. Hammerle, S., & M. Schneebeli (2023), Evolution of the microstructure and reflectance of the surface scattering layer on melting level Arctic sea ice, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro., https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2022.00103.
  8. Ballinger, T., Bhatt, U., Bieniek, P., Brettschneider, B., Lader, R., Littell, J., Thoman, R., Waigl, C., Walsh, J., & M. Webster (2023), Alaska terrestrial and marine climate trends, 1957-2001: An analysis for NCA5, J. Clim., https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-22-0434.1.
  9. Horvath, S., Boisvert, L., Parker, C., Webster, M., Taylor, P., & R. Boeke (2023), A database for investigating the fate of Arctic sea ice and interaction with the polar atmosphere in a Lagrangian framework, Scientific Data., https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-01987-6.
  10. Itkin, P., Hendricks, S., Webster, M., Albedyll, L.v., Arndt, S., Divine, D., Jaggi, M., Oggier, M., Raphael, I., Ricker, R., Rohde, J., Schneebeli, M., & G. Liston (2023), Sea ice and snow characteristics from year-long transects at the MOSAiC Central Observatory, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro., https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2022.00048.
  11. Thielke, L., Fuchs, N., Spreen, G., Tremblay, B., Birnbaum, G., Huntemann, M., Hutter, N., Itkin, P., Jutila, A., and M. Webster (2023), Preconditioning of summer melt ponds from winter sea ice surface temperature, Geophys. Res. Lett., 50, e2022GL101493. https://doi.org/10.1029/2022GL101493.
  12. Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, E., Webster, M., Boisvert, L., Parker, C., & C. Horvat (2022), Record low SLP Arctic cyclone of January 2022: characteristics, impacts, and predictability, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. doi: 10.1029/2022JD037161.
  13. Parker, C., Mooney, P., Webster, M., & L. Boisvert (2022), The influence of climate change on Arctic cyclones: recent and future, Nat. Comms. doi:10.1038/s41467-022-34126-7.
  14. Webster, M., & S.G. Warren (2022), Regional geoengineering using tiny glass bubbles would accelerate the loss of Arctic sea ice, Earth’s Future, 10, e2022EF002815, doi:10.1029/2022EF002815.
  15. Light, B., Smith, M.M., Perovich, D.K., Webster, M., Holland, M., Linhardt, F., Raphael, I.A., Clemens-Sewall, D., MacFarlane, A., Anhaus, P., & D. Bailey (2022), Arctic sea ice albedo: spectral composition, spatial heterogeneity, and temporal evolution observed during the MOSAiC drift, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro., 10(1) doi:10.1525/elementa.2021.000103.
  16. Smith, M.M., Albedyll, L.v., Raphael, I., Lange, B., Matero, I., Salganik, E., Webster, M., Granskog, M.A., Fong, A., Lei, R., & B. Light (2022), Quantifying false bottoms and under-ice meltwater layers beneath Arctic summer sea ice with fine-scale observations, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro. 10(1) doi:10.1525/elementa.2021.000116.
  17. Huang, Y., Taylor, P.C., Rose, F.G., Rutan, D.A., Shupe, M.A., Webster M., & M. Smith (2022), Towards a more realistic representation of surface albedo in NASA CERES satellite products: a comparison with the MOSAiC field campaign, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro., 10, doi:10.1525/elementa.2022.00013.
  18. Webster, M., Holland, M., Wright, N.C., Hendricks, S., Hutter, N., Itkin, P., Light, B., Linhardt, F., Perovich, D.K., Raphael, I.A., Smith, M.M., Albedyll, L.v., & J. Zhang (2022), Spatiotemporal evolution of melt ponds on Arctic sea ice: MOSAiC observations and model results, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro. 10, doi:10.1525/elementa.2021.000072.
  19. Albedyll, L.v., Hendricks, S., Grodofzig, R., Krumpen, T., Arndt, S., Belter, H.J., Birnbaum, G., Cheng, B., Hoppmann, M., Hutchings, J., Itkin, P., Lei, R., Nicolaus, M., Ricker, R., Rohde, J., Suhrhoff, M., Timofeeva, A., Watkins, D., Webster, M., & C. Haas (2022), Thermodynamic and dynamic contributions to seasonal Arctic sea ice thickness distributions from airborne observations, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro. 10, doi:10.1525/elementa.2021.00074.
  20. Webster, M., Rigor, I., & N. Wright (2022), Observing Arctic sea ice, Oceanography. 35, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2022.115.
  21. Kay, J.E., DeRepentigny, P., Holland, M.M., Bailey, D.A., DuVivier, A.K., Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, E., Deser, C., Jahn, A., Singh, H.A., Smith, M.M., Webster, M., Edwards, J., Lee, S., Rodgers, K., & N.A. Rosenbloom (2022), Less surface sea ice melt in the CESM2 improves Arctic sea ice simulation with minimal non-polar climate impacts, J. of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 14, doi:10.1029/2021MS002679.
  22. Nicolaus, M., et al. (2022), Overview of the MOSAiC expedition – snow and sea ice, Elementa: Sci. of the Anthro. 10, doi:10.1525/elementa.2021.000046.
  23. Holland, M.M., Clemens-Sewall, D., Landrum, D., Light, B., Perovich, D., Polashenski, C., Smith, M., & M. Webster (2021), The influence of snow on sea ice as assessed from simulations of CESM2, The Cryosphere, doi:10.5194/tc-2021-174.
  24. Perovich, D., Smith, M., Light B., & M. Webster (2021), Meltwater sources and sinks for multiyear Arctic sea ice in summer, The Cryosphere. doi:10.5194/tc-2021-114.
  25. Belter, J., Krumpen, T., von Albedyll, L., Alekseeva, T., Frolov, S., Hendricks, S., Herber, A., Polyakov, I., Raphael, I., Ricker, R., Serovetnikov, S., Webster, M., & C. Haas (2021), Interannual variability in Transpolar Drift summer sea ice thickness and potential impact of Atlantification, The Cryosphere. doi:10.5194/tc-15-2575-2021.
  26. Webster, M., DuVivier, A.K., Holland, M.M. & D.A. Bailey (2021), Snow on Arctic sea ice in a warming climate as simulated in CESM, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. 125, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016308.
  27. Boisvert, L., Webster, M., Petty, A., Markus, T., Cullather, R., & D. Bromwich (2020), Intercomparison of precipitation estimates over the Southern Ocean from atmospheric reanalyses, J. Clim., doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0044.1
  28. Kwok, R., Cunningham, G., Kacimi, S., Webster, M., Kurtz, N., & A. Petty (2020), Decay of the snow cover over Arctic sea ice from ICESat-2 acquisitions during summer melt in 2019, Geophys. Res. Lett. doi:10.1029/2020GL088209.
  29. Kwok, R., Kacimi, S., Webster, M., Markus, T., Kurtz, N., & A. Petty (2020), Snow depth and sea ice thickness from ICESat-2 and CryoSat-2 freeboards: A first examination, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. doi:10.1029/2019JC016008.
  30. DuVivier, A., DeRepentigny, P., Holland, M., Webster, M., Kay, J., & D. Perovich (2020), Going with the floe: tracking CESM Large Ensemble sea ice in the Arctic provides context for ship-based observations, The Cryosphere, doi:10.5194/tc-14-1259-2020.
  31. Webster, M., Parker, C., Boisvert, L., & R. Kwok (2019), The role of cyclones in snow accumulation on Arctic sea ice, Nat. Comms. 10, 5285, doi:10.1038/s41467-019-13299-8.
  32. Zhang, J., Schweiger, A., Webster, M., Light, B., Steele, M., Ashjian, C., Campbell, R., & Y. Spitz (2018), Melt pond conditions on declining Arctic sea ice over 1979–2016: Model development, validation, and results, J. Geophys. Res., Oceans., 123 (11), doi:10.1029/2018JC014298.
  33. Petty, A., Webster, M., Boisvert, L., & T. Markus (2018), The NASA Eulerian Snow on Sea Ice Model (NESOSIM) v1.0: initial model development and analysis, Geosci. Model Dev. 11, 4577-4602, doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-4577-2018.
  34. Webster, M., Gerland, S., Holland, M., Hunke, E., Kwok, R., Lecomte, O., Massom, R., Perovich, D., & M. Sturm (2018) Snow in the changing sea-ice systems, Nat. Clim. Change, 8, doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0286-7.
  35. Boisvert, L., Webster, M., Petty, A., Markus, T., Bromwich, D., & R. Cullather (2018), Intercomparison of precipitation estimates over the Arctic Ocean and its peripheral seas from reanalyses, J. Clim., 31(20), 8441–8462, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0125.1.
  36. Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, E., Webster, M., Farrell, S. L., & C. Bitz (2018), Reconstruction of snow on Arctic sea ice, J. Geophys. Res., 123 (5): 3588-3602, doi:10.1002/2017jcc013364
  37. Contributing author of the Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) assessment, Ch. 6.2: “Changes in sea ice thermodynamics, age and dynamic processes” (2017).
  38. Kwok, R., Kurtz, N. T., Brucker, L., Ivanoff, A., Newman, T., Farrell, S. L., King, J., Howell, S., Webster, M., Paden, J., Leuschen, C., MacGregor, J.A., Richter-Menge, J., Harbeck, J., & M. Tschudi (2017). Intercomparison of snow depth retrievals over Arctic sea ice from radar data acquired by Operation IceBridge. The Cryosphere, 11(6), 2571–2593. doi:10.5194/tc-11-2571-2017.
  39. Light, B., Perovich, D.K., Webster, M., Polashenski, C.M., & R. Dadic (2015), Optical properties of melting first-year Arctic sea ice, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi:10.1029/2015JC011163.
  40. Webster, M., Rigor, I.G., Perovich, D.K., Richter-Menge, J.A., Polashenski, C.M., & B. Light (2015), Seasonal evolution of melt ponds on Arctic sea ice, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi:10.1029/2015JC011030.
  41. Polashenski, C.M., Perovich, D.K., Frey, K.E., Cooper, L.W., Logvinova, C.I., Dadic, R., Light, B., Kelly, H.P., Trusel, L.D., & M. Webster (2015), Physical and morphological properties of sea ice in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas during the 2010 and 2011 NASA ICESCAPE missions, Deep Sea Res. Part II: Topical Studies in Ocean., doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.04.006.
  42. Webster, M., Rigor, I.G., Nghiem, S.V., Kurtz, N.T., Farrell, S.L., Perovich, D.K., & M. Sturm (2014), Interdecadal changes in snow depth on Arctic sea ice, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 5395–5406, doi:10.1002/2014JC009985.