Publications Overview

  • Peer-reviewed articles published within the framework of (AC)³ are listed below.
  • Peer-reviewed articles by (AC)³ scientists published before (AC)³ started (i.e. before January 1st, 2016) that are relevant to (AC)³ are listed in “Previous publications” below.
  • Theses by (AC)³ scientists published within the framework of (AC)³ are listed in “Theses” below.


Liu. Y., Roettgers R., Ramírez-Pérez M., Dinter T., Steinmetz F., Noethig E.-M., Hellmann S., Wiegmann S., Bracher A., 2018: Underway spectrophotometry in the Fram Strait (European Arctic Ocean): a highly resolved chlorophyll a data source for complementing satellite ocean color. Submitted 15 Nov 2017 to Optics Express, accepted 22 Jan 2018, in press.
Data supplement:
Liu, Y., Röttgers, R., Ramírez-Pérez, M., Dinter, T., Steinmetz, F., Nöthig, E.-M., Hellmann, S., Wiegmann, S., Bracher, A., 2018: Absorption line height and chl-a during POLARSTERN cruises PS93.2 and PS99.2 from underway spectrophotometry and discrete water samples. PANGAEA,


Scarlat, R. C., C. Melsheimer, and G. Heygster (2017) Retrieval of Total Water Vapour in the Arctic Using Microwave Humidity Sounders. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., (under review for AMT).

Pațilea, C., G. Heygster, M. Huntemann, and G. Spreen, 2017: Combined SMAP/SMOS Thin Sea Ice Thickness Retrieval. The Cryosphere Discuss., (under review for The Cryosphere).

Malinka, A., E. Zege, L. Istomina, G. HeygsterG. Spreen, D. Perovich, and C. Polashenski, 2017: Reflective properties of melt ponds on sea ice. The Cryosphere Discuss., (under review for The Cryosphere).

Itkin, P., G. Spreen, S.M. Hvidegaard, H. Skourup, J. Wilkinson, S. Gerland, and M.A. Granskog, 2017: Contribution of deformation to sea-ice mass balance: a case study from an N-ICE2015 storm. Submitted to Geophys. Res. Lett., in review.

Lu, J., G. Heygster, and G. Spreen, 2017: Atmospheric Correction of Sea Ice Concentration Retrieval for 89 GHz AMR-E Observations. Submitted to IEEE JSTARS. In review.

He, S., Knudsen, E.M., Thompson, D.W.J., and Furevik, T., 2017: Observational evidence for predictive skill from Arctic summer sea-ice extent, Geophys. Res. Lett., submitted

Akperov, A. Rinke, and the Arctic Cordex Team, 2017: Cyclone activity in the Arctic from an ensemble of regional climate models (Arctic CORDEX), J. Geophys. Res., submitted

M. Zahn, M. Akperov, A. Rinke, F. Feser, I.I. Mokhov, 2017: Trends of cyclone characteristics in the Arctic and their patterns from different re-analysis data, J. Geophys. Res., submitted

Kreyling, D., Wohltmann, I., Lehmann, R., and Rex, M.: The Extrapolar SWIFT model (version 1.0): Fast stratospheric ozone chemistry for global climate models, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,, in review, 2017.

Dahlke, S. and Maturilli, M., 2017: Contribution of Atmospheric Advection to the Amplified Winter Warming in the Arctic North Atlantic Region, Adv. Meteorol., doi: 10.1155/2017/4928620,

Küchler, N., S. Kneifel, U. Löhnert, P. Kollias, H. Czekala, and T. Rose, 2017: A W-band radar-radiometer system for accurate and continuous monitoring of clouds and precipitation, J. Atmos.  Oceanic Technol., doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0019.1, in press.

Carlsen, T., Birnbaum, G., Ehrlich, A., Freitag, J., Heygster, G., Istomina, L., Kipfstuhl, S., Orsi, A., Schäfer, M., and Wendisch, M., 2017: Comparison of different methods to retrieve effective snow grain size in central Antarctica, Cryosph. Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-294 accepted, 2017.
Data supplement:
Carlsen, T., Birnbaum, G., Ehrlich, A., Heygster, G., Istomina, L., Schäfer, M., Wendisch, M., 2017: Snow specific surface area (SSA) retrieved from spectral surface albedo (ground-based and airborne) and reflectance (spaceborne) measurements at Kohnen research station, Antarctica, during austral summer 2013/14. PANGAEA,

Leinonen, J., S. Kneifel, and R.J. Hogan, 2017: Evaluation of the Rayleigh–Gans Approximation for Microwave Scattering by Rimed Snowflakes, Q. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1002/qj.3093

Lelli, L. and Vountas, M., 2018: Chapter 5 – Aerosol and Cloud Bottom Altitude Covariations From Multisensor Spaceborne Measurements, In Remote Sensing of Aerosols, Clouds, and Precipitation, edited by Tanvir Islam, Yongxiang Hu, Alexander Kokhanovsky and Jun Wang, Elsevier, Pages 109-127, ISBN 9780128104378, , in press

Lelli, L., V. V. Rozanov, M. Vountas, J. P. Burrows, 2017: Polarized radiative transfer through terrestrial atmosphere accounting for rotational Raman scattering, J. Quant. Spect. Rad. Trans., Vol 200, Pages 70-89, ISSN 0022-4073,

Korolev, A., G. McFarquhar; P. Field; C. Franklin; P. Lawson; Z. Wang; E. Williams; S. Abel; D. Axisa; S. Borrmann; J. Crosier; J. Fugal; M. Krämer; U. Lohmann; O. Schlenczek, M. Wendisch, 2017: Mixed-Phase clouds: Progress and Challenges. Baumgardner, D., McFarquhar, G., and Heymsfield, A. (Eds.). Chapter 5: Mixed-Phase Clouds: Progress and Challenges. AMS Meteorological Monographs. 58, pp. 5.1-5.50, doi:10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-17-0001.1,

Kayser, M., Maturilli, M., Graham, R.M., Hudson, S.R., Rinke, A., Cohen, L., Kim, J.-H., Park, S.j., Moon, W., and Granskog, M.A., 2017: Vertical thermodynamic structure of the troposphere during the Norwegian young sea ICE expedition (N-ICE2015), J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 1-19, doi:10.1002/2016JD02089.

Taquet, N., Meza Hernández, I. Stremme, W., Bezanilla, A., Grutter, M., Campoin, R., Palm, M., and Boulestreix, T., 2017: Contiunous measurements of SiF4 and So2 by thermal emissions spectroscopy: Insight from a 6-month survy at the Popocatépetl volcano, J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res., 341, 255-268, doi:10.1016/j.volgeores.2017.05.009

Ehrlich, A., Bierwirth, E., Istomina, L., and Wendisch, M., 2017: Comined retrieval of Arctic liquid water cloud and surface snow properties using airborne spectral solar remote sensing, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3215-3230, doi:10.5194/amt-10-3215-2017.
Data supplement:
Ehrlich, A., Bierwirth, E., Istomina, L., Wendisch, M., 2017: Cloud optical thickness, cloud particle effective radius, and effective snow grain size retrieved from airborne spectral reflectivity measurements during VERDI 2012 over the Beaufort Sea. PANGAEA, (DOI registration in progress)

Gryanik, V.M. and Lüpkes, C., 2017: An efficient non-iterative bulk parametrization of surface fluxes for stable atmospheric conditions over polar sea ice, Bound.-Lay. Meteorol., 166:301-325, doi: 10.1007/s10546-017-0302-x

Losa S., Soppa M. A., Dinter T., Wolanin A., Brewin R. J. W., Bricaud A., Oelker J., Peeken I., Gentili B., Rozanov. V. V., Bracher A., 2017: Synergistic exploitation of hyper- and multispectral precursor Sentinel measurements to determine Phytoplankton Functional Types at best spatial and temporal resolution (SynSenPFT), Front. Mar. Sci., 4: 203; doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00203.

Rinke, A., M. Maturilli, R.M. Graham, H. Matthes, D. Handorf, L. Cohen, S.R. Hudson, and J.C. Moore, 2017: Extreme cyclone events in the Arctic: Wintertime variability and trends, Envir. Res. Lett., doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7def

Graham, R. M., L. Cohen, A. A. Petty, L. N. Boisvert, A. Rinke, S. R. Hudson, M. Nicolaus, and M. A. Granskog, 2017: Increasing frequency and duration of Arctic winter warming events, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 6974–6983, doi:10.1002/2017GL073395

Cziczo, D. J., Ladino, L., Boose, Y., Kanji, Z. A., Kupiszewski, P., Lance, S., Mertes, S., Wex., H., 2017: Measurements of Ice Nucleating Particles and Ice Residuals, Baumgardner, D., McFarquhar, G., and Heymsfield, A. (Eds.), Chapter 8. AMS Meteorological Monographs. 10.1-10.21, doi:10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-16-0008.1,

Bühl, J., Alexander, S., Crewell, S., Heymesfield, A., Kalesse, H., Khain, A., Maahn, M., van Tricht, K., Wendisch, M., 2017: Ice Formation and Evolution in Clouds and Precipitation: Measurement and Modeling Challenges, Baumgardner, D., McFarquhar, G., and Heymsfield, A. (Eds.), Chapter 10: Remote Sensing. AMS Meteorological Monographs. 10.1-10.21, doi:10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-16-0015.1,

Rozanov V.V., T. Dinter, A.V. Rozanov, A. Wolanin, A. Bracher, Burrows J.P., 2017: Radiative transfer modeling through terrestrial atmosphere and ocean accounting for inelastic scattering processes: Software package SCIATRAN. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer, 194: doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.03.009.

Jacobi, Ch., T. Ermakova, D. Mewes, and A.I. Pogoreltsev, 2017: El Niño influence on the mesosphere/lower thermosphere circulation at midlatitudes as seen by a VHF meteor radar at Collm (51.3°N, 13°E), Adv. Radio Sci., 15, 1-8, doi:10.5194/ars-15-1-2017.

She, L., Mei, L., Xue, Y. Che, Y., and Guang, J., 2017: SAHARA: A Simplified AtmospHeric Correction AlgoRithm for Chinese gAofen Data: 1. Aerosol Algorithm, Remote Sens., 9(3), doi:10.3390/rs9030253.

Barthlott, S., Schneider, M., Hase, F., Blumenstock, T., Kiel, M., Dubravica, D., García, O. E., Sepúlveda, E., Mengistu Tsidu, G., Takele Kenea, S., Grutter, M., Plaza-Medina, E. F., Stremme, W., Strong, K., Weaver, D., Palm, M., Warneke, T., Notholt, J., Mahieu, E., Servais, C., Jones, N., Griffith, D. W. T., Smale, D., and Robinson, J., 2017: Tropospheric water vapour isotopologue data (H216O, H218O, and HD16O) as obtained from NDACC/FTIR solar absorption spectra, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 15-29, doi:10.5194/essd-9-15-2017.

Wendisch, M., M. Brückner, J. P. Burrows, S. Crewell, K. Dethloff, K. Ebell, Ch. Lüpkes, A. Macke, J. Notholt, J. Quaas, A. Rinke, and I. Tegen, 2017: Understanding causes and effects of rapid warming in the Arctic. Eos, 98, doi:10.1029/2017EO064803. Published on 17 January 2017.

Ebell, K., U. Löhnert, E. Päschke, E. Orlandi, J. H. Schween, and S. Crewell, 2017: A 1-D variational retrieval of temperature, humidity, and liquid cloud properties: performance under idealized and real conditions, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD025945.

Schäfer, M., Bierwirth, E., Ehrlich, A., Jäkel, E., Werner, F., and Wendisch, M., 2017: Directional, Horizontal Inhomogeneities of Cloud Optical Thickness Fields Retrieved from Ground-Based and Airborne Spectral Imaging, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2359-2372, 2017, doi:10.5194/acp-17-2359-2017.
Data supplement:
Schäfer, M., Bierwirth, E., Ehrlich, A., Jäkel, E., Werner, F., Wendisch, M., 2017: Cloud optical thickness retrieved from horizontal fields of reflected solar spectral radiance measured with AisaEAGLE during VERDI campaign 2012. PANGAEA,

Salzmann, M. 2017: The polar amplification asymmetry: Role of antarctic surface height, Earth Syst. Dynam., doi:10.5194/esd-8-323-2017


Mei, L., V. Rozanov, M. Vountas, J. P. Burrows, R. C. Levy, W. Lotz, Retrieval of aerosol optical properties using MERIS observations: Algorithm and some first results, Rem. Sens. Environ., Available online 10 December 2016, ISSN 0034-4257, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2016.11.015.

Mei, L., M. Vountas, L. Gómez-Chova, V. Rozanov, M. Jäger, W. Lotz, J. P. Burrows, R. Hollmann, A Cloud masking algorithm for the XBAER aerosol retrieval using MERIS data, Rem. Sens. Environ., Available online 15 December 2016, ISSN 0034-4257, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2016.11.016.

Graham, R.M., A. Rinke, L. Cohen, S.R. Hudson, V.P. Walden, M.A. Granskog, W. Dorn, M. Kayser, M. Maturilli, 2016: A comparison of the two Arctic atmospheric winter states observed during N‐ICE2015 and SHEBA,  J. Geophys. Res. Atm., doi: 10.1002/2016JD025475

Schönhardt, A., Richter, A., Theys, N., and Burrows, J. P., 2016: Space based observation of volcanic iodine monoxide, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 2016, doi:10.5194/acp-2016-619, in review.

Overland, J., Dethloff, K., Francis, J., Hall, R., Hanna, E., Kim, S.-J., Screen, J., Shepherd, T., and Vihma, T., 2016: Nonlinear Response of Mid-latitude Weather to the Changing Arctic, Nature Clim. Change, 2016, doi:10.1038/nclimate3121.

Chechin, D. G. and Lüpkes, C., 2016: Boundary-layer development and low-level baroclonicity during high-latitude clod-air outbreaks: A simple model, Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 2016, 1-26, doi:10.1007/s10546-016-0193-2.

Blechschmidt, A.-M., Richter, A.,Burrows, J. P., Kaleschke, L., Strong, K., Theys, N., Weber, M., Zhao, X., and Zien, A., 2016: An exemplary case of a bromine explosion event linked to cyclone development in the Arctic, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,16, 1773-1788, doi:10.5194/acp-16-1773-2016