Research Interests

Sea ice physics

Transmittance of sea ice
Relation to physical properties
Radiative transfer modeling
Sea ice drift forecasting
Ice thickness from multibeam sonar
Autonomous measurement platforms (buoys)

Interdisciplinary
sea ice research

Primary productivity
Ice algal aggregates
Particle sedimentation
Ice-Ocean interaction

Underice robotics

Remotely operated vehicles (ROV)
Sensor integration and data processing
Low-cost autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV)
for underice missions

Collaborating institutes:

Woodshole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI-NDSF), Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI), University of Svalbard (UNIS), Max-Planck-Institute for Marine Microbiology (MPI-Bremen)