Arctic Climate Change

The ACSYS Decade and Beyond

  • Peter Lemke
  • Hans-Werner Jacobi

Part of the Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library book series (ATSL, volume 43)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Victor Savtchenko
    Pages 1-8
  3. Observations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. James E. Overland, Mark C. Serreze
      Pages 11-26
    3. Humfrey Melling
      Pages 27-115
    4. Bert Rudels, Leif Anderson, Patrick Eriksson, Eberhard Fahrbach, Martin Jakobsson, E. Peter Jones et al.
      Pages 117-198
    5. Hermann Mächel, Bruno Rudolf, Thomas Maurer, Stefan Hagemann, Reinhard Hagenbrock, Lev Kitaev et al.
      Pages 199-246
    6. T. A. McClimans, G. V. Alekseev, O. M. Johannessen, M. W. Miles
      Pages 247-275
  4. Modelling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-277
    2. Christof Lüpkes, Timo Vihma, Gerit Birnbaum, Silke Dierer, Thomas Garbrecht, Vladimir M. Gryanik et al.
      Pages 279-324
    3. K. Dethloff, A. Rinke, A. Lynch, W. Dorn, S. Saha, D. Handorf
      Pages 325-356
    4. Rüdiger Gerdes, Peter Lemke
      Pages 381-403
    5. Cecilia M. Bitz, Jeff K. Ridley, Marika Holland, Howard Cattle
      Pages 405-436
    6. Konrad Steffen, Daqing Yang, Vladimir Ryabinin, Ghassem Asrar
      Pages 437-459
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 461-464

About this book


The Arctic is now experiencing some of the most rapid and severe climate change on earth. Over the next 100 years, climate change is expected to accelerate, contributing to major physical, ecological, social, and economic changes, many of which have already begun. Changes in arctic climate will also affect the rest of the world through increased global warming and rising sea levels.

The volume addresses the following major topics:

- Research results in observing aspects of the Arctic climate system and its processes across a range of time and space scales

- Representation of cryospheric, atmospheric, and oceanic processes in models, including simulation of their interaction with coupled models

- Our understanding of the role of the Arctic in the global climate system, its response to large-scale climate variations, and the processes involved.


ACSYS Arctic Atmosphere Climate Change Hydrology Ocean Sea Ice

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Lemke
    • 1
  • Hans-Werner Jacobi
    • 2
  1. 1.Polar- und MeeresforschungAlfred-Wegener-Institut fürBremerhavenGermany
  2. 2.Alfred Wegener InstituteBremerhavenGermany

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