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Selected publications

SMOS+SMAP sea ice thickness Schmitt, A.U.; Kaleschke, L. A Consistent Combination of Brightness Temperatures from SMOS and SMAP over Polar Oceans for Sea Ice Applications. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 553. doi:10.3390/rs10040553

Satellite simulator Richter, F., Drusch, M., Kaleschke, L., Maaß, N., Tian-Kunze, X., and Mecklenburg, S.: Arctic sea ice signatures: L-band brightness temperature sensitivity comparison using two radiation transfer models, The Cryosphere, 12, 921-933,, 2018.

CS2SMOS sea ice thickness Ricker, R., S. Hendricks, F. Girard-Ardhuin, L. Kaleschke, C. Lique, X. Tian-Kunze, M. Nicolaus, and T. Krumpen (2017), Satellite-observed drop of Arctic sea ice growth in winter 2015-2016, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 3236-3245, doi:10.1002/2016GL072244.

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

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 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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