Axel Schweiger

Selected Publications

  • 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-13-0014.1.

  • 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, doi: 10.1002/grl.50190 (accepted manuscript)

  • 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.

  • Schweiger, A., R. Lindsay, J. Zhang, M. Steele, H. Stern, Uncertainty in modeled arctic sea ice volume, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007084, 2011, manuscript.pdf.

  • Zhang, J.L., M. Steele, and A. Schweiger, “Arctic sea ice response to atmospheric forcings with varying levels of anthropogenic warming and climate variability“, Geophys. Res. Lett, 37, L20505, doi: 10.1029/2010gl044988, 2010.

  • Vavrus, S., D. Waliser, A. Schweiger, and J. Francis, “Simulations of 20th and 21st century Arctic cloud amount in the global climate models assessed in the IPCC AR4″, Clim Dynam, 33, 1099-1115, 2009.

  • Lindsay, R.W., J. Zhang, A. Schweiger, M.A. Steele and H. Stern, “Arctic Sea Ice Retreat in 2007 Follows Thinning Trend”, J. Clim., 22, 165-176, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2521., 2009.

  • Zhang J., M. Steele, R. Lindsay, A. Schweiger, J. Morison, “Ensemble 1-Year predictions of Arctic sea ice for the spring and summer of 2008″, Journal of Polar Science,submitted 2008.

  • Zhang, J, R.W Lindsay, M. Steele and A. Schweiger, “What Drove the Dramatic Retreat of Arctic Sea Ice During Summer 2007?”, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2008GL034005.

  • Schweiger, A.J. , J. Zhang, R.W. Lindsay and M. Steele,’ Did unusually sunny skies help drive the sea ice anomaly of 2007′, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 35, L10503, doi:10.1029/2008GL033463, 2008.

  • Schweiger, A.J., Lindsay, R.W., Vavrus, S., Francis, J.A., “Relationships between Arctic Sea Ice and Clouds during Autumn”, Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2156.1, 2008a.

  • Lindsay, R.W., J. Zhang, A. Schweiger and M.A. Steele, “Seasonal predictions of ice extent in the Arctic Ocean”, J. Geophys. Res., 113(C2), 2008.

  • Schweiger, A.J., J. Zhang, R.W. Lindsay, and M. Steele, “Did unusually sunny skies help drive the record sea ice minimum of 2007?”, Geophys. Res. Lett, 35, 10, 6, doi: L10503,10.1029/2008gl033463, 2008b.

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  • Perovich D.K., S.V. Nghiem, T. Markus, A. Schweiger, “Seasonal evolution and interannual variability of the local solar energy absorbed by the Arctic sea ice-ocean system”, J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 112 (C3): Art. No. C03005, 2007.

  • Liu, Y. H., J.R. Key, A. J. Schweiger and J. A Francis, “Characteristics of satellite-derived clear-sky atmospheric temperature inversion strength in the Arctic 1980-96″, J Climate, 19(19), 4902-4913, 2006.

  • Schweiger, A.J., “Changes in seasonal cloud cover over the Arctic seas from satellite and surface observations“, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, 10.1029/2004GL020067, 2004.

  • Schweiger, A. J., R. W. Lindsay, J. A. Francis, J. Key, J. M. Intrieri, and M. D. Shupe, “Validation of TOVS Path-P data during SHEBA“, J. Geophys. Res.,C., 107(10), SHE 17-11 – 17-20, 2002.

  • Francis, J.A., and A.J. Schweiger, “A new window to the Arctic”, Eos Trans. AGU( 81), 77-78, 2000.

  • Schweiger, A.J., R.W. Lindsay, J.R. Key, and J.A. Francis, “Arctic clouds in multiyear satellite data sets“, Geophys. Res. Lett., 26(13), 1845-1848, 1999.

  • Key, J.R., and A.J. Schweiger, “Tools for atmospheric radiative transfer: Streamer and FluxNet”, Comput. Geosci., 24(5), 443-451, 1998.

  • Kwok, R., A. Schweiger, D. A. Rothrock, S. Pang, and C. Kottmeier, “Sea ice motion from satellite passive microwave imagery assessed with ERS SAR and buoy motions“, J.Geophys.Res., 103(C4), 8191-8214, 1998.

  • Key, J. R., A. J. Schweiger, and R. S. Stone, “Expected uncertainty in satellite-derived estimates of the surface radiation budget at high latitudes“, J.Geophys.Res., 102(C7), 15837-15847, 1997.

  • Schweiger, A. J., and J. R. Key (1997), “Estimating surface radiation fluxes in the Arctic from TOVS brightness temperatures”, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 18(4), 955-970.

  • Lindsay, R. W., J. A. Francis, O. G. Persson, D. A. Rothrock, and A. J. Schweiger, “Surface Turbulent Fluxes over Pack Ice Inferred from TOVS observations”, Annals of Glaciology, 33(8), 948-963, 1997.

  • Key, J. R., J. A. Maslanik, T. Papakyriakou, M. C. Serreze, and A. J. Schweiger, “On the Validation of Satellite-Derived Sea-Ice Surface-Temperature”, Arctic, 47(3), 280-287, 1994.

  • Schweiger, A.J., and J.R. Key, “Arctic-Ocean Radiative Fluxes and Cloud Forcing Estimated from the Isccp C2 Cloud Dataset, 1983-1990″, Journal of Applied Meteorology, 33(8), 948-963, 1994.

  • Schweiger, A. J., M. C. Serreze, and J. R. Key, “Arctic Sea Ice Albedo – a Comparison of 2 Satellite-Derived Data Sets“, Geophys. Res. Lett, 20(1), 41-44, 1993.

  • Schweiger, A. J., and J. R. Key, Arctic cloudiness: comparison of ISCCP-C2 and Nimbus-7 satellite- derived cloud products with a surface-based cloud climatology, J Climate, 5(12), 1514-1527, 1992.

  • Steffen, K., and A. Schweiger, “NASA team algorithm for sea ice concentration retrieval from Defense Meteorological Satellite Program special sensor microwave imager: comparison with Landsat satellite imagery“, Journal of Geophysical Research, 96(C12), 21,971-921,987, 1991.

  • Steffen, K., and A.J. Schweiger, “A multisensor approach to sea ice classification for the validation of DMSP-SSM/I passive microwave derived sea ice products”, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 56(1), 75-82, 1990.

  • Schweiger, A.J., and R.G. Barry, “Evaluation of algorithms for mapping snow cover parameters in the Federal Republic of Germany using passive microwave data”, Erdkunde, 43(2), 85-94, 1989.

  • Key, J. R., J. A. Maslanik, and A. J. Schweiger, “Classification of merged AVHRR and SMMR Arctic data with neural networks”, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 55(9), 1331-1338, 1989.

  • Barry, R.G., R.G. Crane, A. Schweiger, and J. Newell, “Arctic cloudiness in spring from satellite imagery: a response”, Journal of Climatology, 8(5), 539-540, 1988.

  • McGuffie, K., R. G. Barry, A. Schweiger, D. A. Robinson, and J. Newell, “Intercomparison of satellite-derived cloud analyses for the Arctic Ocean in spring and summer”, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 9(3), 447-467, 1988.

  • Barry, R.G., R.G. Crane, A. Schweiger, and J. Newell, “Arctic cloudiness in spring from satellite imagery”, Journal of Climatology, 7(5), 423-451, 1987.