Scientific Programme

Below is the programme for the three days, with links to the presentation slides and posters. If a link is missing, please contact the author. 

Day 1: Tuesday March 21st, 2023

start stop mins. Title Speaker Affiliation Slides
9:00 9:30 30 Welcome, Introductions, Practicalities Thomas Lavergne Norwegian Meteorological Institute slides
9:30 10:00 30 Towards drift-aware products for sea ice freeboard and thickness, retrieved from satellite altimetry Robert Ricker NORCE slides
10:00 10:30 30 Sea ice thickness and volume evolution over the past 30 years Marion Bocquet LEGOS slides
10:30 11:00 30 Coffee Break - Posters      
11:00 11:30 30 Year-round satellite sea ice thickness for the Arctic and its potential for seasonal forecasting Jack Landy UiT The Arctic University of Norway slides
11:30 12:00 30 Assimilation of ice thickness observations at ECCC Mark Buehner Environment and Climate Change Canada slides
12:00 12:30 30 Improving the Met Office’s Forecast Ocean Assimilation Model (FOAM) with the assimilation of satellite-derived sea-ice thickness data from CryoSat-2 and SMOS in the Arctic Davi Mignac Carneiro Met Office slides
12:30 13:30 60 Lunch      
13:30 14:00 30 A satellite era reanalysis of the Arctic sea ice cover utilising year-round observations of sea ice thickness Nicholas Williams NERSC slides
14:00 14:30 30 Modelling the evolution of Arctic multiyear sea ice over 2000-2018 Heather Regan NERSC slides
14:30 15:00 30 Sea ice assimilation within ECMWF’s next generation ocean and sea ice reanalysis, and beyond Phil Browne ECMWF slides
15:00 15:30 30 Coffee Break - Posters      
15:30 16:00 30 Assimilation of sea-ice remotely-sensed observations for global ocean analysis/Reanalysis ANDREA CIPOLLONE Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) slides
16:00 16:30 30 Deep learning for surrogate modelling of neXtSIM Charlotte Durand CEREA, ENPC slides
16:30 17:00 30 Sensitivity Analysis and Machine Learning of a Sea Ice Melt Pond Parametrisation Simon Driscoll University of Reading slides
17:00 17:30 30 Fusion of satellite SAR and passive microwave radiometer observations for automatic sea ice mapping using convolutional neural networks Tore Wulf DMI slides
17:45 19:45 120 POSTER SESSION 1 - Social Event      

Day 2: Wednesday March 22nd, 2023

start stop mins Title Author Affiliation Slides
9:00 9:30 30 A Sea Ice Age Climate Data Record Anton Korosov NERSC slides
9:30 10:00 30 A Climate Record of Wave-Affected Marginal Ice Zone in the Atlantic Arctic based on CryoSat-2 Shiming Xu Tsinghua University  
10:00 10:30 30 Sea-ice mechanical weakening by ocean currents and winds: Observations and statistics Sascha Willmes University Trier slides
10:30 11:00 30 Coffee Break - Posters      
11:00 11:30 30 Advancements in Ice Products from SAR for Analysis and Model Utilization Sean Helfrich NOAA slides
11:30 12:00 30 Effects of damage on the scaling laws of viscous-plastic sea ice Antoine Savard McGill University zenodo
12:00 12:30 30 A coupled ice-ocean framework to investigate the impact of sea-ice deformation in the winter sea-ice mass balance in the Arctic. Guillaume Boutin NERSC slides
12:30 13:30 60 Lunch      
13:30 14:00 30 A new brittle rheology and numerical framework for large-scale sea-ice models Einar Örn Ólason NERSC slides
14:00 14:30 30 Sea-ice deformation derived from the RADARSAT Constellation Mission and Sentinel-1 SAR Imagery at 24- and 72-hr intervals from 2017 to 2021 Amélie Bouchat McGill University zenodo
14:30 15:00 30 The RADARSAT Constellation Mission data assimilation in ECCC ice prediction system Alexander Komarov Environment and Climate Change Canada slides
15:00 15:30 30 Coffee Break - Posters      
15:30 16:00 30 Resolution Enhanced Sea Ice Concentration from Passive Microwave Jozef Jan Rusin Norwegian Meteorological Institute slides
16:00 16:30 30 Data assimilation of SIC satellite observations in the Barents Sea region Marina Duran Moro Norwegian Meteorological Institute slides
16:30 17:00 30 Impact of coupling complexity within the ECMWF forecast systems Sarah Keeley European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts slides
17:00 19:00 120 POSTER SESSION 2 - Social Event      

Day 3: Thursday March 23rd, 2023

9:30 10:00 30 Assessment of sea ice simulations in an operational model system for the North and Baltic Sea XIN LI German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) slides
10:00 10:00 0 An ensemble prediction system for the ocean state and sea ice cover in the Barents Sea Johannes Röhrs Norwegian Meteorological Institute cancelled
10:00 10:30 30 Progress of the Arctic sea ice forecast at the Danish Meteorological Institute Till Andreas Soya Rasmussen DMI slides
10:30 11:00 30 Coffee Break - Posters      
11:00 11:30 30 A multi-model comparison of September Arctic sea ice seasonal prediction skill Mitch Bushuk NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory slides
11:30 12:00 30 Data Assimilation for Lagrangian Sea Ice Models Christopher K Jones RENCI, University of North Carolina slides
12:00 12:30 30 Predicting Lagrangian trajectories for drifting objects in the Marginal Ice Zone Graig Sutherland Environment and Climate Change Canada slides
12:30 13:30 60 Lunch      
13:30 14:00 30 Deformation forecasts from the Sea Ice Drift Forecast Experiment (SIDFEx) Valentin Ludwig AWI zenodo
14:00 14:30 30 Fully automated navigation support for vessels in the Arctic: An application and validation example of ice type mapping during the CIRFA cruise 2022 Johannes Lohse UiT The Arctic University of Norway zenodo
14:30 15:00 30 Pan-Arctic Sea Ice-Atmosphere Drag Coefficients Derived from ICESat-2 Topography Data Alexander Mchedlishvili Institute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen slides
15:00 15:30 30 Coffee Break - Posters      
15:30 16:00 30 High-resolution winter Arctic sea ice profiling with NASA's ICESat-2 ALEK PETTY University of Maryland/NASA GSFC slides
16:00 16:30 30 The OceanMAPS v4 sea-ice forecast demonstration project mk 2 Stewart Allen Bureau of Meteorology zenodo
16:30 17:00 30 Subseasonal Arctic Sea ice predictions in a UFS-based System YANYUN LIU ERT Inc @ NOAA/NCEP/CPC slides


  Poster ID        


p01 Recent development of the Combined Optimal Interpolation and Nudging method in assimilating the AMSR2 sea ice concentration (SIC) in SHAPS Keguang Wang Norwegian Meteorological Institute zenodo
p02 Observation impact on the multi-variate state and parameter estimation of Maxwell-Elasto-Brittle rheology model Yumeng Chen University of Reading  
p03 Assimilating observations of deformation to improve short-term ensemble forecasts of sea ice features Yue Ying NERSC  
p04 Insights of the coupling between sea ice and atmosphere by assimilation of sea ice thickness from CS2SMOS Jiping Xie NERSC  
p05 NorCPM’s new seasonal prediction skill in regional Arctic sea ice Yiguo Wang NERSC zenodo
p06 Improve short-term sea ice predictability using deformation observations Anton Korosov NERSC  
p07 Improving sea-ice representation through data assimilation in a global NEMO model Aliette Chenal Mercator Ocean  
p08 Reconstruction of Arctic sea ice thickness (2000-2010) based on a hybrid machine learning and data assimilation approach Léo Edel NERSC  
p09 Collecting ground truth observations of the Marginal Ice Zone: recent deployments, data use, and outstanding questions Jean Rabault Norwegian Meteorological Institute  
p10 Linking scales of sea ice surface topography: evaluation of ICESat-2 measurements with coincident helicopter laser scanning during MOSAiC Robert Ricker NORCE  
p11 Quantifying the effect of snow-ice formation on SnowModel-LG product that is used in sea ice altimetry applications Ioanna Merkouriadi FMI  
p12 Machine Learning for Sea Ice Challenge (AutoICE) David Arthurs PolarView  
p13 Extension of CCI sea ice climate time series with historical satellite data Wiebke Margitta Kolbe DTU  
p14 Sea ice thickness from CryoSat2 freeboard assimilation Imke Sievers DMI  
p15 Combining automated sea-ice and iceberg observations Jørgen Buus-Hinkler DMI  
p16 Synoptic variability in satellite radar altimeter-derived sea ice thickness Carmen Nab University College London  
p17 Incorporating sea ice into a nearshore wind wave transformation model (Hornsund, Svalbard) Zuzanna Swirad Department of Polar and Marine Research figshare
p18 Moving the dominant scattering horizon in the Met Office's Forecast Ocean Assimilation Model (FOAM) Carmen Nab University College London  
p19 In-situ sea ice, iceberg and ocean drift observations in the Greenland Sea Catherine Taelman UiT The Arctic University of Norway zenodo
p20 Exploring Arctic Sea Ice Thickness Retrievals from Satellite Altimeters Amy Swiggs University of Leeds  
p21 Methodology for prediction of ice conditions based on SAR images and sea ice drift Anna Telegina UiT The Arctic University of Norway  
p22 Measuring uncertainty in sea ice edge across different observational datasets Bimochan Niraula AWI  
p23 Inter-analyst comparison of ice chart ice edges Matilde Brandt Kreiner DMI figshare
p24 Sea Ice in a Climate Perspective and Monitored with Satellites Signe Aaboe Norwegian Meteorological Institute ResearchGate
p25 Patterns and mechanisms of low-frequency Arctic sea ice variability Jakob Dörr University of Bergen  
p26 Sea ice thickness estimation based on X-band HH-polarized SAR imagery and background information Juha Karvonen FMI  


p27 Rapid Ice Loss Events in the Arctic Massonnet François UCLouvain  
p28 Melt ponds representation in Arctic and their influences on Arctic sea ice Caixin Wang Norwegian Meteorological Institute  
p29 Wave impact on sea ice dynamics in the marginal ice zone using a coupled wave—sea-ice model Guillaume Boutin NERSC  
p30 Deep learning of subgrid-scale parametrisations for sea-ice models Tobias Finn ENPC zenodo
p31 The sea-ice dynamics simulated by the Viscous-Plastic and Maxwell Elasto-Brittle models Mathieu Plante Environment and Climate Change Canada  
p32 Implementation of form drag scheme into NEMO sea ice model SI3 David Schroeder University of Reading  
p33 Assessment of SMRT simulated microwave brightness temperatures over snow and sea ice in Arctic regions Suman Singha DMI  
p34 Antarctic sea ice concentration and area patterns in CMIP5 and CMIP6 Ronald B. Souza INPE  
p35 Ice-Free conditions and Polar Amplification under Paris Agreement thresholds using Climate Models Fernanda Casagrande INPE  
p36 On the impact of sea ice forcing from CFOSAT on wave forecast in polar oceans Aouf Lotfi Meteo France  
p37 SITool (v1.0) – a new evaluation tool for large-scale sea ice simulations: application to CMIP6 OMIP Xia Lin UCLouvain zenodo
p38 Initial Results from SAR-Based Validation of Sea Ice Drift Forecast Models Martin Bathmann DLR  
p39 Intrinsic and practical predictability of sea ice kinematic features estimated from neXtSIM ensemble forecasts Stephanie Leroux IGE  
p40 Navy ESPC Sea Ice Assimilation: Present Capabilities and Planned Enhancements Richard Allard NRL  
p41 The COSI (Calibration of Sea-Ice forecasts) project Cyril Palerme Norwegian Meteorological Institute  
p42 Developing a deep learning forecasting system for short term and high resolution prediction of sea ice concentration Are Frode Kvanum Norwegian Meteorological Institute  
p43 Sub-daily Antarctic sea-ice variability estimates using swath-based retrieval methods Wayne de Jager University of Cape Town  
p44 Seasonal prediction of NorCPM in the regional Antarctic sea ice Xiu YW Sun Yat-sen University  
p45 Polarimetric decomposition for an unsupervised ice separation approach using the CFAR method Muhammad Amjad Iqbal University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest zenodo
p46 Evaluating the sea ice concentration retrievals considering different radiative transfer schemes for correcting the brightness temperatures from atmospheric contribution Fabrizio Baordo DMI  
p47 Investigating the use of Convolutional Neural Networks for Automatic Sea Ice Concentration at MET-Norway Frode Dinessen Norwegian Meteorological Institute