Journal article

An Autonomous Approach to Observing the Seasonal Ice Zone in the Western Arctic

Craig M Lee, Jim Thomson

Oceanography | OCEANOGRAPHY SOC | Published : 2017


Awarded by Office of Naval Research

Funding Acknowledgements

The results presented here are the product of the dedication and hard work of the Marginal Ice Zone and Sea State Science teams. We thank the Office of Naval Research Arctic and Global Prediction Program, and program managers Martin Jeffries and Scott Harper, for their continued support of both Arctic research and the development of new technologies and approaches for collecting the necessary observations. The Korean Polar Research Institute has been an exceptional, and generous, scientific collaborator-we thank Sung-Ho Kang and the Captain and crew of IBRV Araon. We also thank the US National Ice Center for their timely and sustained support through both projects, and the Captains and crews of R/Vs Ukpik, Norseman II, and Sikuliaq. The Office of Naval Research supported preparation of this paper under grant N00014-12-1-0180 (Lee) and N00014-13-10284 (Thomson).