Quantifying seasonal skill in coupled sea ice models using freeboard measurements from spaceborne laser altimeters

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Bench, Kristine N.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
  • Subject: Arctic | climate change | Regional Arctic System Model | altimetry measurements | sea ice | sea ice thickness | freeboard | ICESat | ICESat-2 | climate model | coupled model | Operation IceBridge

Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited Satellites and several specially equipped scientific aircraft provide basin-wide altimetric measurements of sea ice freeboard, from which sea ice thickness can be estimated. Up to now, few methods have been devel... View more
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