Articles | Volume 13, issue 2
The Cryosphere, 13, 521–543, 2019
The Cryosphere, 13, 521–543, 2019
Research article
14 Feb 2019
Research article | 14 Feb 2019

On the timescales and length scales of the Arctic sea ice thickness anomalies: a study based on 14 reanalyses

Leandro Ponsoni et al.

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The Arctic is a main component of the Earth's climate system. It is fundamental to understand the behavior of Arctic sea ice coverage over time and in space due to many factors, e.g., shipping lanes, the travel and tourism industry, hunting and fishing activities, mineral resource extraction, and the potential impact on the weather in midlatitude regions. In this work we use observations and results from models to understand how variations in the sea ice thickness change over time and in space.