Peer reviewed publications:

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Lange, B., Katlein, C. , Castellani, G., Fernández-Méndez, M., Nicolaus, M., Peeken, I., Flores, H. (2017) Characterizing Spatial Variability of Ice Algal Chlorophyll a and Net Primary Production between Sea Ice Habitats Using Horizontal Profiling Platforms, Frontiers in Marine Science – Ocean Observation doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00349

Katlein, C. , Schiller, M., Belter, H.J., Coppolaro, V., Wenslandt, D., Nicolaus, M. (2017) A New Remotely Operated Sensor Platform for Interdisciplinary Observations under Sea Ice, Frontiers in Marine Science – Ocean Observation doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00281

Katlein, C., Hendricks, S., and Key, J. (2017) Brief communication: Antarctic sea ice gain does not compensate for increased solar absorption from Arctic ice loss, The Cryosphere, doi:10.5194/tc-2016-279, accepted for publication

Arndt, S., Meiners, K., Ricker, R., Krumpen, T., Katlein, C. , Nicolaus, M. (2017) Influence of snow depth and surface flooding on light transmission through Antarctic pack ice, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans

Lange, B. A., Katlein, C., Nicolaus, M., Peeken, I., and Flores, H. (2016), Sea ice algae chlorophyll a concentrations derived from under-ice spectral radiation profiling platforms, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, doi:10.1002/2016JC011991

Roca-Martí, M., Puigcorbé, V., Rutgers van der Loeff, M. M., Katlein, C., Fernández-Méndez, M., Peeken, I., and Masqué, P. (2016), Carbon export fluxes and export efficiency in the central Arctic during the record sea-ice minimum in 2012: a joint 234Th/238U and 210Po/210Pb study, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, doi:10.1002/2016JC011816.

Katlein, C. , Perovich, D.K., Nicolaus, M. (2016) Geometric effects of an inhomogeneous sea ice cover on the under ice light field, Frontiers in Earth Science – Cryospheric Sciences 4:6. doi:10.3389/feart.2016.00006

Katlein, C. , Arndt, S., Nicolaus, M., Jakuba, M.V., Elliott, S., Whitcomb, L.L., McFarland, C.J., Suman, S., Perovich, D.K., Gerdes, R., Boetius, A. and German, C.R. (2015) Influence of ice thickness and surface properties on light transmission through Arctic sea ice, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans doi:10.1002/2015JC010914

Lee, Y. J., Matrai, P. A., Friedrichs, M. A. M., Saba, V. S., Antoine, D., Ardyna, M., Asanuma, I., Babin, M., Bélanger, S., Benoît-Gagné, M., Devred, E., Fernández-Méndez, M., Gentili, B., Hirawake, T., Kang, S.-H., Kameda, T., Katlein, C., Lee, S. H., Lee, Z., Mélin, F., Scardi, M., Smyth, T. J., Tang, S., Turpie, K. R., Waters, K. J. and Westberry, T. K. (2015), An assessment of phytoplankton primary productivity in the Arctic Ocean from satellite ocean color/in situ chlorophyll-a-based models, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans doi:10.1002/2015JC011018

Fernandez Mendez, M., Katlein, C. , Rabe, B., Nicolaus, M., Peeken, I., Bakker, K., Flores, H. and Boetius, A. (2015) Photosynthetic production in the Central Arctic during the record sea-ice minimum in 2012, Biogeosciences doi:10.5194/bgd-12-2897-2015

Katlein, C. , Fernandez Mendez, M. , Wenzhöfer, F. and Nicolaus, M. (2014) Distribution of algal aggregates under summer sea ice in the Central Arctic, Polar Biology doi:10.1007/s00300-014-1634-3

Katlein, C. , Nicolaus, M. and Petrich, C. (2014) The anisotropic scattering coefficient of sea ice, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans doi:10.1002/2013JC009502

Assmy, P. , Ehn, K. , Fernandez Mendez, M. , Hop, H. , Katlein, C. , Sundfjord, S. , Bluhm, K. , Daase, M. , Engel, A. , Fransson, A. , Granskog, M. A. , Hudson, S. R. , Kristiansen, S. , Nicolaus, M. , Peeken, I. , Renner, A. H. H. , Spreen, G. , Tatarek, A. and Wiktor, J. (2013)
Floating ice-algal aggregates below melting Arctic sea ice, Plos One, 8 (10), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076599

Nicolaus, M. and Katlein, C. (2013) Mapping radiation transfer through sea ice using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) ,The Cryosphere, 7 , pp. 763-777

Boetius, A. , Albrecht, S. , Bakker, K. , Bienhold, C. , Felden, J. , Fernandez Mendez, M. , Hendricks, S. , Katlein, C. , Lalande, C. , Krumpen, T. , Nicolaus, M. , Peeken, I. , Rabe, B. , Rogacheva, A. , Rybakova, E. , Somavilla Cabrillo, R. and Wenzhöfer, F. , RV Polarstern ARK27-3-Shipboard Science Party (2013)
Export of Algal Biomass from the Melting Arctic Sea Ice., Science, 339 (6126), pp. 1430-1432 .doi:10.1126/science.1231346

Nicolaus, M. , Katlein, C. , Maslanik, J. and Hendricks, S. (2012) Changes in Arctic sea ice result in increasing light transmittance and absorption, Geophysical Research Letters doi:10.1029/2012GL053738


Katlein, C. (2015) Spatial variability of light regimes under Arctic sea ice, PhD Thesis, Jacobs University Bremen hdl:10013/epic.46401

Katlein, C. (2012) ROV basierte Untersuchung der räumlichen Variabilität der Lichttransmission durch arktisches Meereis im Sommer, Diplomarbeit, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen hdl:10013/epic.40496

Other publications (non-reviewed):

Katlein, C. (2009) Thermal stresses on the ice crust of Jupiter’s moon Europa, Project report AT-323 “Thermomechanics of sea ice cover and loads on structures’, University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

Katlein, C. (2009) Physics of Snow drift, Project report AT-301 “Infrastructure in a changing climate’, University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

Katlein, C.,  Hallberg, K. (2009) Foundation of infrastructure in Pyramiden and Longyearbyen – A comparative study of the types of foundation in the two  cities, building damages, and a discussion of reasons for failures, Project report AT-301 “Infrastructure in a changing climate’, University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

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