Selected links

Working Group Sea Ice Remote Sensing Working Group Institute of Oceanography, University of Hamburg

Sea ice data Sea ice data Integrated Climate Data Center, University of Hamburg


Sea Ice Maps Sea Ice Maps University of Bremen

Sea ice news Neven's Arctic sea ice blog Graphs collection Forum

Selected publications

CS2SMOS sea ice thickness R. Ricker, S.Hendricks, F. Girard-Ardhuin, L. Kaleschke, C. Lique, X. Tian-Kunze, M. Nicolaus, T. Krumpen, Satellite-observed drop of Arctic sea-ice growth in winter 2015-2016, Geophys. Res. Lett., accepted

Sea ice leads Wang, Q., S. Danilov, T. Jung, L. Kaleschke, and A. Wernecke (2016), Sea ice leads in the Arctic Ocean: Model assessment, interannual variability and trends, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068696.

SMOS sea ice thickness Kaleschke, L., et al., SMOS sea ice product: Operational application and validation in the Barents Sea marginal ice zone, Remote Sensing of Environment (2015),

SMOS+CS2 sea ice thickness Kaleschke, L. Tian-Kunze, X., Maaß, N., Ricker, R., Hendricks, S., Drusch, M., Improved retrieval of sea ice thickness from SMOS and Cryosat-2, 2015 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Milan, 2015, pp. 5232-5235. doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2015.7327014

SMOS sea ice thickness Tian-Kunze, X., Kaleschke, L., Maaß, N., Mäkynen, M., Serra, N., Drusch, M., and Krumpen, T.: SMOS-derived thin sea ice thickness: algorithm baseline, product specifications and initial verification, The Cryosphere, 8, 997-1018, doi:10.5194/tc-8-997-2014, 2014.

Lead orientation Bröhan, D.; Kaleschke, L. A Nine-Year Climatology of Arctic Sea Ice Lead Orientation and Frequency from AMSR-E. Remote Sens. 2014, 6, 1451-1475.

AMSR2 sea ice concentration Beitsch, A.; Kaleschke, L.; Kern, S. Investigating High-Resolution AMSR2 Sea Ice Concentrations during the February 2013 Fracture Event in the Beaufort Sea. Remote Sens. 2014, 6, 3841-3856.

SMOS snow thickness Maaß, N., Kaleschke, L., Tian-Kunze, X., and Drusch, M.: Snow thickness retrieval over thick Arctic sea ice using SMOS satellite data, The Cryosphere, 7, 1971-1989, doi:10.5194/tc-7-1971-2013, 2013.

SMOS sea ice thickness Kaleschke, L., X. Tian-Kunze, N. Maaß, M. Mäkynen, and M. Drusch (2012), Sea ice thickness retrieval from SMOS brightness temperatures during the Arctic freeze-up period, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2012GL050916

Meltponds Rösel, A., and L. Kaleschke (2012), Exceptional melt pond occurrence in the years 2007 and 2011 on the Arctic sea ice revealed from MODIS satellite data, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C05018, doi:10.1029/2011JC007869.

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