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Near-surface water vapor over polar sea ice is always near ice Edgar L Andreas
 

Summary: Near-surface water vapor over polar sea ice is always near ice
saturation
Edgar L Andreas
U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Peter S. Guest
Department of Meteorology, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA
P. Ola G. Persson
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Christopher W. Fairall
NOAA Environmental Technology Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Thomas W. Horst
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Richard E. Moritz
Polar Science Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Steven R. Semmer
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Received 2 May 2000; revised 22 January 2001; accepted 12 September 2001; published 30 August 2002.
[1] During our yearlong participation in the Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean
experiment (SHEBA), we found the measured relative humidity, figured for saturation with
respect to ice, to almost always be near 100%. Often, multiple humidity sensors even

  

Source: Andreas, Edgar L - Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, USACE Engineer Research and Development Center

 

Collections: Geosciences