Modelling the future of the arctic sea ice cover

Master thesis English OPEN
Myklebust, Erik Bryhn;
(2017)
  • Publisher: UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • Subject: VDP::Mathematics and natural science: 400::Mathematics: 410::Applied mathematics: 413 | EOM-3901 | VDP::Matematikk og Naturvitenskap: 400::Matematikk: 410::Anvendt matematikk: 413
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

Record lows in sea ice cover have recently sparked new interest in the small ice cap instability. The change in albedo when sea ice becomes open water introduces a nonlinearity called the ice-albedo feedback. Forcing a joint energy- balance and sea ice model can lead to... View more
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