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Integrated Arctic observation system


iAOS portal with user manual

The demonstrator will develop a web-GIS portal as a component of iAOS. The iAOS portal will provide an intuitive user interface to the search, access and processing services developed in Tasks 5.3-5.5

First implementation: atmosphere-land

First implementation and operational use of the observing systems. Data delivery and report on results of the atmosphere-land system

First implementation and data: Greenland

First implementation and operational use of the observing systems. Data delivery and report on results of the observing systems in Greenland

First implementation: North Svalbard

First implementation and operational use of the observing systems. Data delivery and report on results of the observing systems North Svalbard

First implementation: ocean-sea ice

First implementation and operational use of the observing systems. Data delivery and report on results of the ocean and sea ice system

First implementation: Fram Strait

First implementation and operational use of the observing systems. Data delivery and report on results of the observing systems in Fram Strait

iAOS platform and tools V1

Develop and implement iAOS platform and operation - version 1. The iAOS platform will provide the underlying infrastructure for the Integrated Arctic Observing System and associated tools for IT management and support

Report on present observing capacities: land-cryosphere

Report on present observing capacities and gaps: terrestrial and cryospheric observing system

Report and model fields on ice-ocean state estimation in the Arctic Ocean

Report and model fields from the ocean state estimation results in the Arctic performed by UHAM. Ice-ocean fields from this work will feed to Task 6.3 Activity 4 providing improved 3D time series for the risk assessment platform

Observational gaps revealed by model sensitivity studies

The report will have three parts addressing (1) the OSSE experiment of ocean and sea ice performed by UHAM, (2) similar-OSSE study done in FMI for the atmosphere (Tuomas Naakka supervised by Timo), and the model sensitivity experiment for greenhouse gases done by Mathias Goeckede (MPG) and his group.

Synthesis and recommendation from WP2

Report on synthesis and recommendation from WP2

Survey of existing comunity-based observing programmes

Report from survey of existing community-based observing programs: Results of survey of capabilities, ‘best practices’ and challenges of the existing community-based observing programs across the Arctic undertaken in cooperation with indigenous civil society organizations

Gender an dDiversuty Action Plan

The Gender and Diversity Action Plan will be updated annually

Report on exploitation of existing data: ocean and sea ice

Report on exploitation of existing data on ocean and sea ice provided by INTAROS

Report on exploitation of existing data: land-cryosphere

Report on exploitation of existing data: terrestrial and cryospheric data

Engagement strategy

The engagement strategy document will describe how collaboration will be developed between actors inside and outside the INTAROS consortium. The strategy will be a background document for establishment of the Pan Arctic Observing Forum

Report on exploitation of existing data: atmosphere

Report on exploitation of existing atmospheric data from the project.

Report on the maturity of existing systems

Report on the maturity scores of existing observing systems in the Arctic

Report on present observing capacities: atmosphere

Report on present observing capacities and gaps regarding atmospheric observing systems

Dissemination Plan V1

Dissemination Plan V1.0: Description of objectives, audiences, tools and planning of all communications and outreach activities.

Report on second stakeholder workshop

Report on second stakeholder workshop, including stakeholders review of progress and recommendations for further observation system design

Terms of reference Advisory panels

Terms of References for the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel and the Stakeholder and Innovation Advisory Panel

Data management plan V1

The first version of the data management plan

Initial requirements report

Initial requirements report: Initial description from ongoing work of the societal imperative for sustained Arctic observations, EAVs, and contributing observing networks, providing guidance for other WPs. Include stakeholder requirements from the first stakeholder workshop.

Report on present observing capacities and gaps: ocean and sea ice

The report will review present observing capacities and gaps regarding ocean and sea ice observing systems, both satellite and in situ.

Catalogue of products and services: atmopshere

Catalogue of products and services based on atmospheric data

Catalogue of products: ocean and sea ice

Catalogue of products and services from the project based on ocean and sea ice data

Library with tools for cross-fertilizing knowledge

Library with tools for cross-fertilizing indigenous and local knowledge with scientific knowledge: Catalogue with ‘best practice’ manuals and guidelines for community-based observing in the Arctic. The manuals will include guidelines for data formats, data reporting and flow to recognized databases

OceanObs 2019 contribution

Contribution to OceanObs 2019

Print materials V1

print materials (brochures, fact sheets, etc.) V1.0

Collaboration establishment incluiding Pan Arctic Observing Forum

Collaboration stablishment including Pan Arctic Observing Forum with terms of references and MoU

Catalogue of products and services: land-cryosphere

Catalogue of products and services based on terrestrial and cryospheric data

Dissemination material V1

Dissemination material for use towards decision makers, stakeholders, business and general public

Education material V1

Materials for high-school students and general public: materials for schools in Greenland, two packages for lower and upper secondary level from IGPAN and reports from 3 workshops for teachers

Data integrated from existing repositories into iAOS V1

Integrate data from existing repositories into iAOS - first version

Project website

Project Website, social media accounts and branding materials, to bemaintained and updated during the project

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Understanding spatial variability of methane fluxes in Arctic wetlands through footprint modelling

Author(s): Kassandra Reuss-Schmidt, Peter Levy, Walter Oechel, Craig Tweedie, Cathy Wilson, Donatella Zona
Published in: Environmental Research Letters, Issue 14/12, 2019, Page(s) 125010, ISSN 1748-9326
DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab4d32

A two-dimensional glacier–fjord coupled model applied to estimate submarine melt rates and front position changes of Hansbreen, Svalbard

Published in: Journal of Glaciology, Issue 64/247, 2018, Page(s) 745-758, ISSN 0022-1430
DOI: 10.1017/jog.2018.61

ORCHIDEE-PEAT (revision 4596), a model for northern peatland CO 2 , water, and energy fluxes on daily to annual scales

Author(s): Chunjing Qiu, Dan Zhu, Philippe Ciais, Bertrand Guenet, Gerhard Krinner, Shushi Peng, Mika Aurela, Christian Bernhofer, Christian Brümmer, Syndonia Bret-Harte, Housen Chu, Jiquan Chen, Ankur R. Desai, Jiří Dušek, Eugénie S. Euskirchen, Krzysztof Fortuniak, Lawrence B. Flanagan, Thomas Friborg, Mateusz Grygoruk, Sébastien Gogo, Thomas Grünwald, Birger U. Hansen, David Holl, Elyn Humphreys, M
Published in: Geoscientific Model Development, Issue 11/2, 2018, Page(s) 497-519, ISSN 1991-9603
DOI: 10.5194/gmd-11-497-2018

Spring Arctic Atmospheric Preconditioning: Do Not Rule Out Shortwave Radiation Just Yet

Author(s): Joseph Sedlar
Published in: Journal of Climate, Issue 31/11, 2018, Page(s) 4225-4240, ISSN 0894-8755
DOI: 10.1175/jcli-d-17-0710.1

European In-Situ Snow Measurements: Practices and Purposes

Author(s): Roberta Pirazzini, Leena Leppänen, Ghislain Picard, Juan Ignacio Lopez-Moreno, Christoph Marty, Giovanni Macelloni, Anna Kontu, Annakaisa von Lerber, Cemal Melih Tanis, Martin Schneebeli, Patricia de Rosnay, Ali Nadir Arslan
Published in: Sensors, Issue 18/7, 2018, Page(s) 2016, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s18072016

Ice discharge error estimates using different cross-sectional area approaches: a case study for the Canadian High Arctic, 2016/17

Published in: Journal of Glaciology, Issue 64/246, 2018, Page(s) 595-608, ISSN 0022-1430
DOI: 10.1017/jog.2018.48

Upscaling surface energy fluxes over the North Slope of Alaska using airborne eddy-covariance measurements and environmental response functions

Author(s): Andrei Serafimovich, Stefan Metzger, Jörg Hartmann, Katrin Kohnert, Donatella Zona, Torsten Sachs
Published in: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Issue 18/13, 2018, Page(s) 10007-10023, ISSN 1680-7324
DOI: 10.5194/acp-18-10007-2018

New calibration procedures for airborne turbulence measurements and accuracy of the methane fluxes during the AirMeth campaigns

Author(s): Jörg Hartmann, Martin Gehrmann, Katrin Kohnert, Stefan Metzger, Torsten Sachs
Published in: Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Issue 11/7, 2018, Page(s) 4567-4581, ISSN 1867-8548
DOI: 10.5194/amt-11-4567-2018

Accurate measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide and methane mole fractions at the Siberian coastal site Ambarchik

Author(s): Friedemann Reum, Mathias Göckede, Jost V. Lavric, Olaf Kolle, Sergey Zimov, Nikita Zimov, Martijn Pallandt, Martin Heimann
Published in: Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Issue 12/11, 2019, Page(s) 5717-5740, ISSN 1867-8548
DOI: 10.5194/amt-12-5717-2019

Routine uncertainty propagation for the marine carbon dioxide system

Author(s): James C. Orr, Jean-Marie Epitalon, Andrew G. Dickson, Jean-Pierre Gattuso
Published in: Marine Chemistry, Issue 207, 2018, Page(s) 84-107, ISSN 0304-4203
DOI: 10.1016/j.marchem.2018.10.006

An assessment of regional sea ice predictability in the Arctic ocean

Author(s): Rubén Cruz-García, Virginie Guemas, Matthieu Chevallier, François Massonnet
Published in: Climate Dynamics, Issue 53/1-2, 2019, Page(s) 427-440, ISSN 0930-7575
DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4592-6

Coastal waters freshening and extreme seasonality affect organic matter sources, quality, and transfers in a High Arctic fjord (Young Sound, Greenland)

Author(s): G Bridier, T Meziane, J Grall, L Chauvaud, MK Sejr, S Menneteau, F Olivier
Published in: Marine Ecology Progress Series, Issue 610, 2019, Page(s) 15-31, ISSN 0171-8630
DOI: 10.3354/meps12857

Intra- and inter-annual variability in dynamic discharge from the Academy of Sciences Ice Cap, Severnaya Zemlya, Russian Arctic, and its role in modulating mass balance

Author(s): Pablo Sánchez-Gámez, Francisco J. Navarro, Toby J. Benham, Andrey F. Glazovsky, Robin P. Bassford, Julian A. Dowdeswell
Published in: Journal of Glaciology, Issue 65/253, 2019, Page(s) 780-797, ISSN 0022-1430
DOI: 10.1017/jog.2019.58

Towards an advanced observation system for the marine Arctic in the framework of the Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX)

Author(s): Timo Vihma, Petteri Uotila, Stein Sandven, Dmitry Pozdnyakov, Alexander Makshtas, Alexander Pelyasov, Roberta Pirazzini, Finn Danielsen, Sergey Chalov, Hanna K. Lappalainen, Vladimir Ivanov, Ivan Frolov, Anna Albin, Bin Cheng, Sergey Dobrolyubov, Viktor Arkhipkin, Stanislav Myslenkov, Tuukka Petäjä, Markku Kulmala
Published in: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Issue 19/3, 2019, Page(s) 1941-1970, ISSN 1680-7324
DOI: 10.5194/acp-19-1941-2019

The Role of Winter Rain in the Glacial System on Svalbard

Author(s): Ewa B. Łupikasza, Dariusz Ignatiuk, Mariusz Grabiec, Katarzyna Cielecka-Nowak, Michał Laska, Jacek Jania, Bartłomiej Luks, Aleksander Uszczyk, Tomasz Budzik
Published in: Water, Issue 11/2, 2019, Page(s) 334, ISSN 2073-4441
DOI: 10.3390/w11020334

Correcting atmospheric CO 2 and CH 4 mole fractions obtained with Picarro analyzers for sensitivity of cavity pressure to water vapor

Author(s): Friedemann Reum, Christoph Gerbig, Jost V. Lavric, Chris W. Rella, Mathias Göckede
Published in: Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Issue 12/2, 2019, Page(s) 1013-1027, ISSN 1867-8548
DOI: 10.5194/amt-12-1013-2019

Combined SMAP–SMOS thin sea ice thickness retrieval

Author(s): Cătălin Paţilea, Georg Heygster, Marcus Huntemann, Gunnar Spreen
Published in: The Cryosphere, Issue 13/2, 2019, Page(s) 675-691, ISSN 1994-0424
DOI: 10.5194/tc-13-675-2019

Quantifying the impact of emission outbursts and non-stationary flow on eddy-covariance CH 4 flux measurements using wavelet techniques

Author(s): Mathias Göckede, Fanny Kittler, Carsten Schaller
Published in: Biogeosciences, Issue 16/16, 2019, Page(s) 3113-3131, ISSN 1726-4189
DOI: 10.5194/bg-16-3113-2019

Quality Assessment and Glaciological Applications of Digital Elevation Models Derived from Space-Borne and Aerial Images over Two Tidewater Glaciers of Southern Spitsbergen

Author(s): Małgorzata Błaszczyk, Dariusz Ignatiuk, Mariusz Grabiec, Leszek Kolondra, Michał Laska, Leo Decaux, Jacek Jania, Etienne Berthier, Bartłomiej Luks, Barbara Barzycka, Mateusz Czapla
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 11/9, 2019, Page(s) 1121, ISSN 2072-4292
DOI: 10.3390/rs11091121

Seasonal and spatial patterns of primary production in a high-latitude fjord affected by Greenland Ice Sheet run-off

Author(s): Johnna M. Holding, Stiig Markager, Thomas Juul-Pedersen, Maria L. Paulsen, Eva F. Møller, Lorenz Meire, Mikael K. Sejr
Published in: Biogeosciences, Issue 16/19, 2019, Page(s) 3777-3792, ISSN 1726-4189
DOI: 10.5194/bg-16-3777-2019

Silicic acid limitation drives bloom termination and potential carbon sequestration in an Arctic bloom

Author(s): Jeffrey W. Krause, Isabelle K. Schulz, Katherine A. Rowe, William Dobbins, Mie H. S. Winding, Mikael K. Sejr, Carlos M. Duarte, Susana Agustí
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-44587-4

Greenland Ice Sheet solid ice discharge from 1986 through 2017

Author(s): Kenneth D. Mankoff, William Colgan, Anne Solgaard, Nanna B. Karlsson, Andreas P. Ahlstrøm, Dirk van As, Jason E. Box, Shfaqat Abbas Khan, Kristian K. Kjeldsen, Jeremie Mouginot, Robert S. Fausto
Published in: Earth System Science Data, Issue 11/2, 2019, Page(s) 769-786, ISSN 1866-3516
DOI: 10.5194/essd-11-769-2019

Negative feedback processes following drainage slow down permafrost degradation

Author(s): Mathias Göckede, Min Jung Kwon, Fanny Kittler, Martin Heimann, Nikita Zimov, Sergey Zimov
Published in: Global Change Biology, Issue 25/10, 2019, Page(s) 3254-3266, ISSN 1354-1013
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14744

The Impact of Radiosounding Observations on Numerical Weather Prediction Analyses in the Arctic

Author(s): T. Naakka, T. Nygård, M. Tjernström, T. Vihma, R. Pirazzini, I. M. Brooks
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, Issue 46/14, 2019, Page(s) 8527-8535, ISSN 0094-8276
DOI: 10.1029/2019gl083332

A Process-Based Climatological Evaluation of AIRS Level 3 Tropospheric Thermodynamics over the High-Latitude Arctic

Author(s): Joseph Sedlar, Michael Tjernström
Published in: Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Issue 58/8, 2019, Page(s) 1867-1886, ISSN 1558-8424
DOI: 10.1175/jamc-d-18-0306.1

A Framework for the Development, Design and Implementation of a Sustained Arctic Ocean Observing System

Author(s): Craig M. Lee, Sandy Starkweather, Hajo Eicken, Mary-Louise Timmermans, Jeremy Wilkinson, Stein Sandven, Dmitry Dukhovskoy, Sebastian Gerland, Jacqueline Grebmeier, Janet M. Intrieri, Sung-Ho Kang, Molly McCammon, An T. Nguyen, Igor Polyakov, Benjamin Rabe, Hanne Sagen, Sophie Seeyave, Denis Volkov, Agnieszka Beszczynska-Möller, Léon Chafik, Matthew Dzieciuch, Gustavo Goni, Torill Hamre, Andrew L
Published in: Frontiers in Marine Science, Issue 6, 2019, ISSN 2296-7745
DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00451

Seasonality of aerosol optical properties in the Arctic

Author(s): Lauren Schmeisser, John Backman, John A. Ogren, Elisabeth Andrews, Eija Asmi, Sandra Starkweather, Taneil Uttal, Markus Fiebig, Sangeeta Sharma, Kostas Eleftheriadis, Stergios Vratolis, Michael Bergin, Peter Tunved, Anne Jefferson
Published in: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Issue 18/16, 2018, Page(s) 11599-11622, ISSN 1680-7324
DOI: 10.5194/acp-18-11599-2018

Time to look forward to adapt to ocean warming

Author(s): Geir Ottersen, Jess Melbourne-Thomas
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Issue 116/37, 2019, Page(s) 18157-18158, ISSN 0027-8424
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1912639116

Contrasting effects of rising temperatures on trophic interactions in marine ecosystems

Author(s): Joël M. Durant, Juan-Carlos Molinero, Geir Ottersen, Gabriel Reygondeau, Leif Christian Stige, Øystein Langangen
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-51607-w

Impact of Ocean and Sea Ice Initialisation On Seasonal Prediction Skill in the Arctic

Author(s): M. Kimmritz, F. Counillon, L. H. Smedsrud, I. Bethke, N. Keenlyside, F. Ogawa, Y. Wang
Published in: Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, Issue 11/12, 2019, Page(s) 4147-4166, ISSN 1942-2466
DOI: 10.1029/2019ms001825

Borealization of Arctic zooplankton—smaller and less fat zooplankton species in Disko Bay, Western Greenland

Author(s): Eva Friis Møller, Torkel Gissel Nielsen
Published in: Limnology and Oceanography, 2019, ISSN 0024-3590
DOI: 10.1002/lno.11380

Global distribution of photosynthetically available radiation on the seafloor

Author(s): Jean-Pierre Gattuso, Bernard Gentili, David Antoine, David Doxaran
Published in: Earth System Science Data, Issue 12/3, 2020, Page(s) 1697-1709, ISSN 1866-3516
DOI: 10.5194/essd-12-1697-2020

Improved water vapour retrieval from AMSU-B and MHS in the Arctic

Author(s): Arantxa M. Triana-Gómez, Georg Heygster, Christian Melsheimer, Gunnar Spreen, Monia Negusini, Boyan H. Petkov
Published in: Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Issue 13/7, 2020, Page(s) 3697-3715, ISSN 1867-8548
DOI: 10.5194/amt-13-3697-2020

INTAROS synthesis of gap analysis of the existing Arctic observing systems

Author(s): Pirazzini, R.; Tjernström, M.; Sandven, S.; Sagen, H.; Hamre, T.; Ludwigsen, C.; Beszczynska-Moeller, A.; Gustafson, D.; Heygster, G.; Sejr, M.; Ahlström, A.; Navarro, F.; Goeckede, M.; Zona, D.; Buch, E.; Sorensen, M.; Soltwedel, Thomas
Published in: Issue 4, 2020

Linking PEEX with Russian Arctic Observations and Datasets

Author(s): Mahura A., Petäjä T., Lappalainen H.K., Oblogov G., Vasiliev A., Borisova A., Bashmakova I., Altimir N., Chalov S., Konstantinov Pavel., Back J., Järvi L., Ojala A., Pumpanen J., Noe S.M., Duplissy E-M., Pankratov F., Shevchenko V., Varentsov M., Baklanov A., Ezau I., Zilitinkevich S., Kulmala M.
Published in: Arctic Science Workshop 2019, Issue 2019-01-23, 2019

Estimating the frontal ablation of tidewater glaciers and its partitioning between iceberg calving and submarine melting

Author(s): F. J. Navarro, J. Otero, P. Sánchez, E. de Andrés, J. Lapazaran, R. Rodríguez, D. Mensah, C. Recio, F. Machío, M.C. Molina
Published in: IX Simposio de Estudios Polares, Issue 208-09-05, 2018

Dynamic discharge and mass balance of the Academy of Sciences Ice Cap, Severnaya Zemlya, Russian Arctic

Author(s): P. Sánchez-Gámez, F. Navarro, T.J. Benham, A. F. Glazovsky, R.P. Bassford y J.A. Dowdeswell
Published in: IASC Workshop on the dynamics and mass budget of Arctic glaciers & proglacial marine ecosystems, Issue 2019-01-23, 2019

Enhancement of in situ observing systems in the Arctic under the H2020 INTAROS project

Author(s): Beszczynska-Möller A., Voss P., Sandven S., Sagen H., Ahlstrøm A., Johannessen T., Soltwedel T., and Göckede M.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Issue 2019-04-12, 2019


Author(s): Mahura, A., T. Petaja, H.K. Lappalainen, N. Altimir, I. Bashmakova, A. Borisova, S.M. Noe, E-M. Duplissy, P. Haapanala, J. B¨ack, L. J¨arvi, A. Ojala, J. Pumpanen, G. Oblogov, A. Vasiliev, F. Pankratov, V. Shevchenko, P.; Konstantinov, M. Varentsov, S. Chalov, A. Baklanov, I. Ezau, S. Zilitinkevich, M. Kulmala
Published in: Proceedings of the Center of Excellence in Atmospheric Sciences, Issue 226, 2019

Temperature Response of Respiration Across the Heterogeneous Landscape of the Alaskan Arctic Tundra

Author(s): Eric Wilkman, Donatella Zona, Yanfei Tang, Beniamino Gioli, David A. Lipson, Walter Oechel
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, Issue 123/7, 2018, Page(s) 2287-2302, ISSN 2169-8953
DOI: 10.1029/2017jg004227

Improved Water Vapour retrieval from AMSU-B/MHS in polar regions2019-253

Author(s): Arantxa M. Triana-Gómez, Georg Heygster, Christian Melsheimer, Gunnar Spreen
Published in: Atmospheric Measurement techniques Disquss, 2019, ISSN 1867-8610
DOI: 10.5194/amt-2019-253

Dynamique de l'apport d'eau Atlantique vers l'Arctique a partir de drones sous-marins

Author(s): Roland, P.
Published in: Master thesis, Issue 2018-09-03, 2018