Volume 30 (2011)

Research/review articles

An inter-comparison of six latent and sensible heat flux products over the Southern Ocean Lejiang Yu, Zhanhai Zhang, Shiyuan Zhong, Mingyu Zhou, Zhiqiu Gao, Huiding Wu, Bo Sun
Coastal erosion dynamics on the permafrost-dominated Bykovsky Peninsula, north Siberia, 1951-2006 Hugues Lantuit, David Atkinson, Pier Paul Overduin, Mikhail Grigoriev, Volker Rachold, Guido Grosse, Hans-Wolfgang Hubberten
UV-B absorbing pigments in spores: biochemical responses to shade in a high-latitude birch forest and implications for sporopollenin-based proxies of past environmental change Wesley T. Fraser, Mark A. Sephton, Jonathan S. Watson, Stephen Self, Barry H. Lomax, David I. James, Charles H. Wellman, Terry V. Callaghan, David J. Beerling
Community vulnerability to climate change in the context of other exposure-sensitivities in Kugluktuk, Nunavut Jason Prno, Ben Bradshaw, Johanna Wandel, Tristan Pearce, Barry Smit, Laura Tozer
Thousand years of winter surface air temperature variations in Svalbard and northern Norway reconstructed from ice core data Dmitry Divine, Elisabeth Isaksson, Tonu Martma, Harro A.J. Meijer, John Moore, Veijo Pohjola, Roderik S.W. van de Wal, Fred Godtliebsen
Response of Eyjafjallajökull, Torfajökull and Tindfjallajökull ice caps in Iceland to regional warming, deduced by remote sensing Sverrir Gudmundsson, Helgi Björnsson, Eyjólfur Magnússon, Etienne Berthier, Finnur Pálsson, Magnús Tumi Gudmundsson, Thórdís Högnadóttir, Jørgen Dall
Phosphate solubilizing ability of two Arctic Aspergillus niger strains Shiv Mohan Singh, Lal Sahab Yadav, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Purnima Singh, Paras Nath Singh, Rasik Ravindra
The oldest plesiosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from Antarctica Alexander Wilhelm Armin Kellner, Tiago Rodrigues Simões, Douglas Riff, Orlando Grillo, Pedro Romano, Helder de Paula, Renato Ramos, Marcelo Carvalho, Juliana Sayão, Gustavo Oliveira, Taissa Rodrigues
Killer whale (Orcinus orca) photo-identification in the eastern Canadian Arctic Brent G. Young, Jeff W. Higdon, Steven H. Ferguson
Variability of nutrient and thermal structure in surface waters between New Zealand and Antarctica, October 2004-January 2005 Alessandra Campanelli, Serena Massolo, Federica Grilli, Mauro Marini, Elio Paschini, Paola Rivaro, Antonio Artegiani, Stanley S. Jacobs
Spatial modelling of wetness for the Antarctic Dry Valleys Glen Stichbury, Lars Brabyn, T.G. Allan Green, Craig Cary
The intraseasonal variability of winter semester surface air temperature in Antarctica Lejiang Yu, Zhanhai Zhang, Mingyu Zhou, Shiyuan Zhong, Bo Sun, Hsiaoming Hsu, Zhiqiu Gao, Huiding Wu, Junmei Ban
Spatio-temporal variability of snowmelt across Svalbard during the period 2000-08 derived from QuikSCAT/SeaWinds scatterometry Gerit Rotschky, Thomas Vikhamar Schuler, Jörg Haarpaintner, Jack Kohler, Elisabeth Isaksson
Spring phytoplankton onset after the ice break-up and sea-ice signature (Adélie Land, East Antarctica) Catherine Riaux-Gobin, Michel Poulin, Gerhard Dieckmann, Céline Labrune, Gilles Vétion
Diversity and physiology of marine lignicolous fungi in Arctic waters: a preliminary account Ka-Lai Pang, Raymond K.K. Chow, Chi-Wong Chan, Lillian L.P. Vrijmoed

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Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) scavenge offal from minke (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) whaling operations in Svalbard (Norway) Lisa-Marie Leclerc, Christian Lydersen, Tore Haug, Kevin A. Glover, Aaron T. Fisk, Kit M. Kovacs

Thematic cluster. Oslo Science Conference, 8-12 June 2010: selected IPY papers

Some like it cold: microbial transformations of mercury in polar regions Tamar Barkay, Niels Kroer, Alexandre J. Poulain
Near-surface eddy dynamics in the Southern Ocean Marilisa Trani, Pierpaolo Falco, Enrico Zambianchi
Implications of meltwater pulse events for soil biology and biogeochemical cycling in a polar desert Becky A. Ball, J. E. Barrett, Mike N. Gooseff, Ross A. Virginia, Diana H. Wall
Global southern limit of flowering plants and moss peat accumulation Peter Convey, David W. Hopkins, Stephen J. Roberts, Andrew N. Tyler
Perspective: Qanuqtuurniq - finding the balance: an IPY television series using community engagement Catherine L. Carry, Kath Clarida, Denise Rideout, Dianne Kinnon, Rhonda M. Johnson
Letter-to-the-Editor: Making science animations: new possibilities for making science accessible to the public Inga May, David Carlson, Mathieu Ardyna, Maxime Geoffroy, Maija Heikkilä

Thematic cluster. Climate drivers of the North: the Laptev Sea System

Validating satellite derived and modelled sea-ice drift in the Laptev Sea with in situ measurements from the winter of 2007/08 Polona Rozman, Jens A. Hölemann, Thomas Krumpen, Rüdiger Gerdes, Cornelia Köberle, Thomas Lavergne, Susanne Adams, Fanny Girard-Ardhuin
Near-bottom water warming in the Laptev Sea in response to atmospheric and sea-ice conditions in 2007 Jens A. Hölemann, Sergey Kirillov, Torben Klagge, Andrey Novikhin, Heidemarie Kassens, Leonid Timokhov
Evaluation of simulated sea-ice concentrations from sea-ice/ ocean models using satellite data and polynya classification methods Susanne Adams, Sascha Willmes, Günther Heinemann, Polona Rozman, Ralph Timmermann, David Schröder
Atmospheric controlled freshwater release at the Laptev Sea continental margin Dorothea Bauch, Matthias Gröger, Igor Dmitrenko, Jens Hölemann, Sergey Kirillov, Andreas Mackensen, Ekatarina Taldenkova, Nils Andersen

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