Remote Sensing of Waves, Waves in the Marginal Ice Zone

Johannes Gemmrich

Wave height and wind speed over partially ice-covered Beaufort Sea

Significant wave height (left) and wind speed (right) derived from TerraSAR-X images (see Gemmrich et al. 2015, IGARSS.)


Gemmrich, J., T. Mudge, and J. Thomson, 2021: 'Long-term observations of the group structure of surface waves in ice'. Ocean Dynamics, 71, DOI:10.1007/s10236-020-01424-x

Thomson, J., J. Gemmrich,  W. E. Rogers,C. O. Collins, and F. Ardhuin, 2019: 'Wave groups observed in pancake ice'. J. Geophys. Res.124, DOI 10.1029/2019JC015354 [pdf ]

Gommenginger, C., et al.,  2019: 'SEASTAR: A Mission to Study Ocean Submesoscale Dynamics and Small-Scale Atmosphere-Ocean Processes in Coastal, Shelf and Polar Seas'. Frontiers in Marine Sciences, DOI 10.3389/fmars.2019.00457 [pdf]

Gemmrich, J., W. E. Rogers, J. Thomson,  and S. Lehner, 2018: 'Wave evolution in off-ice wind conditions'. J. Geophys. Res.123, DOI 10.1029/2018JC013793 [pdf ]

SeaState DRI team (Thomson, J., et al.),  2018: 'Overview of the Arctic Sea State and Boundary Layer Physics program'. J. Geophys. Res. 123. DOI; 10.1002/2018JC013766. [pdf]

Gemmrich, J., J. Thomson, W. E. Rogers, A. Pleskachevsky, and S. Lehner, 2016: 'Spatial characteristics of ocean surface waves'. Ocean Dynamics 66, 1025-1035, DOI 10.1007/s10236-016-0967-6 [pdf ]

SeaState DRI team, 2016: 'Emerging trends in the sea state of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas'. Ocean Modelling 105, 1-12, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.02.009 [pdf ]

Gebhardt, C., J.-R. Bidlot, J. Gemmrich, S. Lehner, A. Pleskachevsky, and W. Rosenthal, 2016: 'Wave observation in the marginal ice zone with the TerraSAR-X satellite'. Ocean Dynamics 66, 839-852, DOI 10.1007/s10236-016-0957-8 [pdf ]

Gemmrich, J., A. Pleskachevsky, S. Lehner and E. Rogers, 2015: 'Surface waves in arctic seas, observed from TerraSAR-X'. IGARSS 2015, 3615-3617. [IGARSS 2015 Proceedings ]


Sea State and Boundary Layer Physics of the Emerging Arctic, ONR Departmental Research Initiative  

Spatial wave fields, 14th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting, 2015  

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