Pure and Applied Geophysics

, Volume 170, Issue 12, pp 2273–2282 | Cite as

Sea Ice Dynamics Induced by External Stochastic Fluctuations

  • Dmitri V. AlexandrovEmail author
  • Irina A. Bashkirtseva
  • Alexey P. Malygin
  • Lev B. Ryashko


The influence of stochastic fluctuations in the atmosphere and in the ocean caused by different occasional phenomena (noises) on dynamic processes of sea ice growth with a mushy layer is studied. It is shown that atmospheric temperature variances substantially increase the sea ice thickness, whereas dispersion variations of turbulent flows in the ocean to a great extent decrease the ice content produced by false bottom evolution.


Sea ice mushy layer false bottom stochastic fluctuations nonlinear dynamics 



We are grateful for partial support from the Federal Target Program “Scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel of innovative Russia” in 2009–2013 and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (Project No. 11-01-00137).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dmitri V. Alexandrov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Irina A. Bashkirtseva
    • 1
  • Alexey P. Malygin
    • 1
  • Lev B. Ryashko
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical PhysicsUral Federal UniversityEkaterinburgRussian Federation

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