Evaluation, exploitation and enhancement of Arctic observing systems across disciplines
This session aims at bringing together multidisciplinary studies that address the current state of Arctic observing systems, including strategies to improve them in the future. We invite contributions covering atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and terrestrial spheres, or combinations thereof, by use of remote sensing, in situ observation technologies, and modeling. Particular foci are placed on (i) the analysis of strengths, weaknesses, gaps in spatial/temporal coverage, and missing monitoring parameters in existing observation networks and databases, and (ii) studies describing the development and/or deployment of new sensors or observation platforms that extend the existing observing infrastructure with multidisciplinary measurements. This session will be supported by the EU-H2020 project INTAROS, and welcomes contributions from other pan-Arctic networks (e.g. INTERACT, GTN-P, NEON, ICOS, SIOS, IASOA, AOOS), multi-disciplinary campaigns (e.g. ABoVE, NGEE Arctic, Arctic Ocean 2018, RV Polarstern cruises) or databases.
Christina Biasi, Maija E. Marushchak, Carolina Voigt, Johanna Kerttula, Dmitry Kaverin, Aleksey Faguet, Jens Strauss, Guido Grosse, Timo Kumpula, Tiina Kolari, Tarja Silfver, Anna-Maria Virkkala, Tatiana Trubnikova, Tarfala Research Station, Sweden, Staff, CNR Arctic Station “Dirigibile Italia”, Svalbard, Staff, Czech Arctic Research Station of Josef Svoboda (Petuniabukta), Svalbard, Staff, Finse Alpine Research Centre, Norway, Staff, Toolik Field Station, Alaska, USA, Staff, Benjamin W. Abbott, and Pertti J. Martikainen