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List of Publications

Lindsay, R. W. ,and A. Schweiger, 2015: Arctic Sea ice thickness loss determined using subsurface, aircraft, and satellite observations. The Cryosphere, 9, 269–283, doi:10.5194/tc-9-269-2015. pdf_file data_sets

Steele, M., S. Dickinson, J. Zhang, and R. Lindsay, 2015: Seasonal ice loss in the Beaufort Sea: Toward synchrony and prediction, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 1118–1132, doi:10.1002/ 2014JC010247.

Lindsay, R., M. Wensnahan, A. Schweiger, and J. Zhang, 2014: Evaluation of seven different atmospheric reanalysis products in the Arctic. J. Climate, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00014.1. pdf_ file, supplemental material, additional maps

Kurtz, N. T., Farrell, S. L., Studinger, M., Galin, N., Harbeck, J. P., Lindsay, R., Onana, V. D., Panzer, B., and Sonntag, J. G., 2013: Sea ice thickness, freeboard, and snow depth products from Operation IceBridge airborne data, The Cryosphere, 7, 1035-1056, doi:10.5194/tc-7-1035-2013. pdf file

Zhang, J., R. Lindsay, A. Schweiger, and M. Steele, 2013: The impact of an intense summer cyclone on 2012 Arctic sea ice retreat. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 720–726, doi:10.1002/grl.50190. pdf file

Lindsay, R., C. Haas, S. Hendricks, P. Hunkeler, N. Kurtz, J. Paden, B. Panzer, J. Sonntag, J. Yungel, and J. Zhang, 2012: Seasonal forecasts of Arctic sea ice initialized with observations of ice thickness, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L21502, doi:10.1029/2012GL053576. pdf file

Zhang, J., R. Lindsay, A. Schweiger, and I. Rigor, 2012: Recent changes in the dynamic properties of declining Arctic sea ice: A model study. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, 20, doi:10.1029/2012GL053545, pdf file.

Woodgate, R. A., T. J. Weingartner, and R. Lindsay, 2012: Observed increases in Bering Strait oceanic fluxes from the Pacific to the Arctic from 2001 to 2011 and their impacts on the Arctic Ocean water column, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L24603, doi:10.1029/2012GL054092. pdf file

Johnson, M,  A. Proshutinsky, A. Nuyen, R. Lindsay, C. Haas, J. Zhang, N. Diansky, R. Kwok, W. Maslowski, S. Hakkinen, I. Ashik, B. deCuevas, 2012:  Evaluation of Arctic sea ice thickness simulated by AOMIP models. J. Geophys. Res., 117, C00D13, doi:10.1029/2011JC007257. pdf file

Schweiger, A., R. Lindsay, J. Zhang, M. Steele, H. Stern, and R. Kwok. 2011. Uncertainty in Modeled Arctic Sea Ice Volume. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007084 pdf_file

Perovich, D. K., J. A. Richter-Menge, K. F. Jones, B. Light, B. C. Elder, C. Polashenski, D. Laroche, T. Markus, R. Lindsay, 2011: Arctic sea-ice melt in 2008 and the role of solar heatingAnns. Glaciol., 52, 355-359.

Perovich, D.K., K.F. Jones, B. Light, H. Eicken, T. Markus, J. Stroeve, R. Lindsay, 2011: Solar partitioning in a changing Arctic sea-ice cover. Anns. Glaciol., 52, 192–196.

Levermann, A., Bamber, J., Drijfhout, S., Ganopolski, A., Haeberli, W., Harris, N. R. P., Huss, M., Krüger, Kirstin, Lenton, T., Lindsay, R. W., Notz, D., Wadhams, P. and Weber, S., 2010: Potential climatic transitions with profound impact on Europe - Review of the current state of six 'tipping elements of the climate system'Climatic Change . ISSN 0165-0009.

Lindsay, R. W., 2010: A new sea ice thickness climate data record, Eos, 44, 405–406. pdf file

Levermann A., J. Bamber, S. Drijfhout, A. Ganopolski, W. Haeberli, N.R.P. Harris, M. Huss, T. M. Lenton, R.W. Lindsay, D. Notz, P. Wadhams, and S. Weber, 2010: Climatic Tipping Elements with potential impact on Europe, The European Topic Centre on Air and Climate Change, (ETC/ACC) Technical Paper 2010/3, July 2010. pdf file

Woodgate, R., T. Winegartner, and R. Lindsay, 2009: The 2007 Bering Strait Oceanic Heat Flux and anomalous Arctic Sea-ice Retreat.  Geophys. Res. Lett.,37, L01602, doi:10.1029/2009GL041621. pdf_file

Stern, H. L. and R. W. Lindsay, 2009:  Spatial Scaling of Arctic Sea Ice Deformation. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C10017, doi:10.1029/2009JC005380. pdf_file

Lindsay, R. W., J. Zhang, A. J. Schweiger, and M. A. Steele, and H. Stern, 2009: Arctic sea ice retreat in 2007 follows thinning trend. J. Clim., 22, 165-176, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2521. pdf file

Lindsay, R. W., R. Kwok, L. de Steur, W. Miere, 2008: Halo of Ice Deformation Observed Over the Maud Rise Seamount. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L15501, doi:10.1029/2008GL034629. pdf file

Schweiger, A. R. Lindsay, S. Vavrus, and J. Francis, 2008: Relationships between Arctic Sea Ice and Clouds during Autumn.  J. Clim. 21, 4799-4810, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2156.1. pdf_file

Stern, H., R. Lindsay, C. Bitz, and P. Hezel, 2008: What is the Trajectory of Arctic Sea Ice? AGU Monograph Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications, DeWeaver, Tremblay, and Bitz, editors,175-185. pdf_file

Schweiger, A. J.,  J. Zhang, R. W. Lindsay, and M. Steele, 2008: Did unusually sunny skies help drive the record sea ice minimum of 2007?. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L10503, doi:10.1029/2008GL033463. pdf_file

Zhang, J., R. Lindsay, M. Steele, and A. Schweiger,  2008:  What drove the dramatic retreat of arctic sea ice during summer 2007?,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  35, L08502, doi:10.1029/2008GL034005. pdf file

Zhang, J., M. Steele, R. Lindsay, A. Schweiger, and J. Morison, 2008: Ensemble 1-Year predictions of Arctic sea ice for the spring and summer of 2008, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L08502, doi:10.1029/2008GL033244. pdf file

Lindsay, R. W., J. Zhang, A. J. Schweiger, and M. A. Steele, 2008: Seasonal predictions of ice extent in the Arctic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C02023, doi:10.1029/2007JC004259. pdf file

Rampal, P., J. Weiss, D. Marsan, R. Lindsay, and H. Stern, 2008: Scaling properties of sea ice deformation from buoy dispersion analysis, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C03002, doi:10.1029/2007JC004143. pdf_file

Lindsay, R. W. and J. Zhang, 2006: Assimilation of ice concentration in an ice-ocean model. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 23, 742-749.  pdf file

Lindsay, R. W. and J. Zhang, 2006: Arctic Ocean ice thickness: modes of variability and the best locations from which to monitor them, J. Physical Ocean.,  36, 496-506.  pdf file

Bitz, C. M., P. R. Gent, R. A. Woodgate, M. M. Holland and R. Lindsay. 2006: The Influence of Sea Ice on Ocean Heat Uptake in Response to Increasing CO2. J. Climate: 19, 2437–2450.    pdf_file correction

Lindsay, R. W. and J. Zhang, 2005: The thinning of arctic sea ice, 1988-2003: have we passed a tipping point?.  J. Climate, 18,  4879–4894.  pdf file

Lindsay, R. W. and H. Stern, 2004: A new Lagrangian model of Arctic sea ice.  J. Phys. Oceanog., 34, 272-283.   pdf file

Lindsay, R. W., D. M. Holland, and R. A. Woodgate, 2004: Halo of low ice concentration observed over the Maud Rise SeamountGeophys. Res. Lett., 31, doi:10.1029/2004GL019831.    pdf file

Marsan, D., H. Stern, R. Lindsay, and J. Weiss, 2004:  Scale dependence and localization of the deformation of arctic sea ice, Phys. Rev. Lett., 17,  doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett93.178501.     pdf file

J. Zhang, M. Steele, D. A. Rothrock, and R. W. Lindsay, 2004: Increasing exchanges at Greenland‐Scotland Ridge and their links with the North Atlantic Oscillation and Arctic Sea Ice, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L09307, doi:10.1029/2003GL019304. pdf file

Lindsay, R. W. and H. Stern, 2003: The RadarSat Geophysical Processor System:  Quality of Sea Ice Trajectory and Deformation Estimates, J. Atmos. and Ocean Tech.,  20, 1333-1347. pdf file

Lindsay, R.W., J. Zhang, and D.A. Rothrock, 2003: Sea ice deformation rates from measurements and in a model, Atmosphere-Oceans, 40, 35-47.   pdf file

Zhang, J., D. Thomas, D. A. Rothrock, R. W. Lindsay, Y. Yu, and R. Kwok, 2003: Assimilation of ice motion observations and comparisons with submarine ice thickness data. J. Geophys. Res.,  108 (C6), 3170, doi:10.1029/2001JC001041.   pdf file

Lindsay, R. W., 2003: Changes in the modeled ice thickness distribution near the SHEBA drifting ice camp. J. Geophys. Res., 108, NO. C6, 3194, doi:10.1029/2001JC000805. pdf_file

Yu, Y and R. W. Lindsay, 2003: Comparisons of thin ice fractions estimated from RGPS and AVHRR. J. Geophys. Res., 108(C12), 3387, doi:10.1029/2002JC001319. pdf file 

Lindsay, R. W. and A. P. Makshtas, 2003: Air-sea interaction in the presence of Arctic pack ice.  Chapter 4 in Arctic Environment Variability in the Context of Global Change, L. P. Bobylev, K. Y. Kondratyev, and O. M. Johannessen eds. Springer-Praxis Books in Environmental Science, Berlin, 203-236.

Lindsay, R. W., 2002: Ice deformation near SHEBA. J. Geophys. Res., 107(C10), doi:10.1029/2000JC000445. pdf file

Schweiger, A. J., R. W. Lindsay, J. A. Francis, J. Key, J. M. Intrieri, and M. D. Shupe,  2002: Validation of TOVS Path-P data during SHEBA, J. Geophys. Res., 107(C10), 8041, doi:10.1029/2000JC000453.

Lindsay, R., 2001:  Arctic sea ice albedo derived from RGPS-based ice thickness estimates, Ann. Glac., 31, 225-229. pdf file

Lindsay, R. W., 2001: Assimilation of ice thickness information into a sea ice model. Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 15-20 January 1999, San Diego CA, 219-222.     pdf file

Schweiger, A. J., R. W. Lindsay, J. R. Key, and J. A. Francis, 1999: Arctic clouds in multiyear satellite data sets, Geophys. Res. Let., 26, 1845-1848.

Perovich, D. K.  and many others including Lindsay,  1999: Year on ice gives climate insights.  EOS, 80, 481-486.

Lindsay, R. W. and H. L. Stern, 1999: Aircraft-based estimates of thin-ice fraction near SHEBA. Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 15-20 January 1999, Dallas TX, 118-123.   pdf file

Catherine A. Russell, C. W. Fairall, O. P. G. Persson, E. A. Andreas, P. S. Guest, R. Lindsay, H. Eide, and T. Horst, 1999:  Intercomparison of downward longwave flux measurements during the first two months of SHEBA.  Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 15-20 January 1999, Dallas TX, 314-318.

Lindsay, R. W., 1998: Temporal variability of the energy balance of thick Arctic pack ice.  J. Climate, 11, 313-331. pdf file

Lindsay,  R. W. , J. A. Francis, P. O. G. Persson,  D. A. Rothrock, and A. J. Schweiger, 1996, Surface Turbulent Fluxes Over Pack Ice Inferred from TOVS Observations, Annals of Glaciology, 25, 393-399.

Lindsay, R. W., D. B. Percival, and D. A. Rothrock, 1996: The Discrete Wavelet Transform and the Scale Analysis of the Surface Properties of Sea Ice, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 34, 771-787. pdf file

Lindsay, R. W. and D. A. Rothrock, 1995: Arctic sea ice leads from Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer images,  J. Geophys. Res., 100(C3), 4533-4544. pdf file

Yu, Y., D.A. Rothrock, and R.W. Lindsay, 1995:  Accuracy of sea ice temperature derived from the advanced very high resolution radiometer. J. Geophys. Res., 100(C3), 4525-4532.

Lindsay, R.W., A.T. Jessup, J.A. Francis, 1995:  Surface temperature and lead heat fluxes from aircraft surveys during LEADEX,  Proc. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 4th Conf. on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, January 1995, Dallas, TX.

Lindsay, R.W., and D.A. Rothrock, 1994:  Arctic sea ice albedo from AVHRR, J. Climate, 7, 1737-1749. pdf file

Lindsay, R.W., and D.A. Rothrock, 1994:  Arctic sea ice surface temperature from AVHRR, J. Climate, 7, 174-183. pdf file

Lindsay, R.W., 1994:  Heat flux from leads in pack ice from a Landsat TM image. OCEANS 94, Brest, France, September 1994, Proc. IEEE Conf., 3, 606-611.

Lindsay, R.W. and D.A. Rothrock, 1993:  The calculation of surface temperature and albedo of arctic pack ice, Annals of Glaciology, 17, 391-397.

Lindsay, R. and D. Rothrock, 1992:  The spatial structure of the surface temperature field of arctic pack ice determined from AVHRR,  Proc. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 3rd Conf. on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography,  Portland, OR,76-79.

Lindsay, R. W., J. L. Richardson, W. L. Chameides, 1989:  Ozone trends in Atlanta, Georgia:  Have emission controls been effective?  J. Air Poll. Cntrl., 39, 40-43.

Chameides, W.L., R.W. Lindsay, J. Richardson, C.S. Kiang, 1988:  The role of biogenic hydrocarbons in urban smog:  Atlanta as a case study,  Science, 241 (no. 4872), 1473-1475.

Lindsay, R.W., 1988:  Surface meteorology during ocean storms field program,  UW Applied Physics Laboratory, APL-UW TR8823, October.

Lindsay, R.W. and W.C. Chameides, 1987:  High ozone events in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1983 and 1984,  Env. Sci. Tech., 22, 426-431.

Macklin, S.A., R.L. Brown, J. Gray and R.W. Lindsay, 1984:  METLIB II-A program library for calculating and plotting atmospheric and oceanic fields,  NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL PMEL-54.

Wilson, J.G., A.L. Comiskey, R.W. Lindsay and V.L. Long, 1984:  Regional meteorology of the Bering Sea during MIZEX-WEST, February and March 1983,  NOAA Tech. Memo., PMEL Contribution 729.

Lindsay, R.W. and A. Comiskey, 1982:  Surface and upper-air observations in the Eastern Bering Sea, February and March 1981,  NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL PMEL-35.

Salo, S.A., C.H. Pease and R.W. Lindsay, 1980:  Physical environment of the Eastern Bering Sea,  NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL PMEL-21.

Macklin, S.A., R.W. Lindsay and R.M. Reynolds, 1980:  Observations of mesoscale winds in an orographically dominated estuary:  Cook Inlet, Alaska.  Preprint volume:  Second Conference on Coastal Meteorology, 1980, Los Angeles, California.  Published by the American Meteorological Society, 176-180..

Andreas, E .L., C. A. Paulson, R. M. Williams, R. W. Lindsay and J. A. Businger, 1979:  Turbulent heat fluxes from arctic leads,  Boundary Layer Met., 17, pp. 57-91.