Brief communication: Pancake ice floe size distribution during the winter expansion of the Antarctic marginal ice zone
Alberto Alberello, Miguel Onorato, Luke Bennetts, Marcello Vichi, Clare Eayrs, Keith MacHutchon, Alessandro Toffoli
The Cryosphere | COPERNICUS GESELLSCHAFT MBH | Published : 2019
Awarded by Australian Antarctic Science Program
Awarded by "Departments of Excellence 2018-2022" grant - Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)
Awarded by NYUAD Center for the Global Sea Level Change project
The cruise was funded by the South African National Antarctic Programme through the National Research Foundation. This work was motivated by the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) and partially funded by the ACE Foundation and Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Support from the Australian Antarctic Science Program (project 4434) is acknowledged. Miguel Onorato was supported by the "Departments of Excellence 2018-2022" grant awarded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) (L.232/2016). Clare Eayrs was supported under NYUAD Center for the Global Sea Level Change project G1204. The authors thank Lotfi Aouf at Meteo France for providing reanalysis data and the editor, Ted Maksym, for useful comments. Alberto Alberello and Alessandro Toffoli acknowledge support from the Air-Sea-Ice Lab Project. Miguel Onorato acknowledges Barbara GiuliNico for interesting discussions. Alberto Alberello, Alessandro Toffoli and Miguel Onorato thank Le Fascette for technical support during the cruise.