Sea Ice Temperature - Field report from the LOMROG III expedition

Published 29-08-2012

Gorm Dybkjær and Rasmus Tonboe from the Centre of Ocean and Ice at the Danish Meteorological Institute measure sea ice temperatures with different sensors at three levels

Temperature of the snow surface and the snow-ice interface are vital parameters to understand the freezing and melting of sea ice. Measurements of these temperatures are not available through traditional observations, but only as proxy measurements from a scarcely distributed Arctic observation network.

Read the field report: