Essays about: "air-snow interface"

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  1. 1. Snow and sea ice temperature profiles from satellite data and ice mass balance buoys

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Isabella Grönfeldt; [2016]
    Keywords : IMB; ice mass balance buoys; snow-ice interface; air-snow interface; temperature profile; snow; sea ice; Fram Strait; Greenland; Arctic Ocean; climate change; climate; physical geography and ecosystem analysis; remote sensing; satellite; sensor; SMOS; AMSR-2; TIR; numerical weather prediction; multiple regression analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The sea ice covers approximately 5% of the Earth’s surface at any given time and it plays an important role in the polar climate system affecting the heat, mass and momentum exchange between the atmosphere and the ocean. The snow cover on top of the sea ice affects its insulating and reflective properties and thus key figures in the climate system feedback loop. READ MORE