Angelika Renner

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Arbeider med

Arctic oceanography, upper ocean mixing, sea ice-ocean interactions, sea ice thickness

Curriculum Vitae

Work experience

2014 - now Research Scientist, Institute of Marine Research, Tromsø, Norway

2010 - 2014 Research Scientist, Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø, Norway

2006 - 2009 Marie Curie Fellow, School of Environmental Sciences, UEA, Norwich, UK, and British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK

2005 - 2006 Scientific assistant, Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø, Norway


2010 - PhD, physical oceanography, School of Environmental Sciences, UEA, Norwich, UK, and British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK

2005 - Diplom, marine environmental sciences, Carl-von-Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany

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Peer-reviewed publications:

A. S. Fors, C. Brekke, A. P. Doulgeris, T. Eltoft, A. H. H. Renner , S. Gerland (2015): Late summer sea ice segmentation with multi-polarisation SAR features in C and X-band. The Cryosphere Discussions, 9, 4539-4581, doi:10.5194/tcd-9-4539-2015 (in revision for The Cryosphere).

21. D. V. Divine, M. A. Granskog. S. R. Hudson. C. A. Pedersen, T. I. Karlsen, S. A. Divina, A. H. H. Renner , S. Gerland: Regional melt pond fraction and albedo of thin Arctic first-year drift ice in late summer. The Cryosphere, 9, 255-268, doi:10.5194/tc-9-255-2015.

20. M.-A. N. Moen, S. N. Anfinsen, A. P. Doulgeris, A. H. H. Renner , S. Gerland: Assessing polarimetric SAR sea ice classification using consecutive day images. Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 285-294, doi:10.3189/2015AoG69A802.

19. J. F. Beckers, A. H. H. Renner , G. Spreen, S. Gerland, C. Haas: Sea ice surface roughness estimates from airborne laser scanner and laser altimeter observations in Fram Strait and north of Svalbard. Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 235-244, doi:10.3189/2015AoG69A717.

18. A. H. H. Renner , S. Gerland, C. Haas, G. Spreen, J. F. Beckers, E. Hansen, M. Nicolaus, H. Goodwin (2014): Evidence of Arctic sea ice thinning from direct observations. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2014GL060369. (featured in Science Editor's Choice)

17. A. Randelhoff, A. Sundfjord, A. H. H. Renner (2014): Effects of a shallow pycnocline and surface meltwater on sea ice-ocean drag and turbulent heat flux. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 2176-2190, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-0231.1.

16. M.-A. N. Moen, A. P. Doulgeris, S. N. Anfinsen, A. H. H. Renner , N. Hughes, S. Gerland, T. Eltoft (2013): Comparison of automatic segmentation of full polarimetric SAR sea ice images with manually drawn ice charts. The Cryosphere, 7, 1693-1705, doi:10.5194/tc-7-1693-2013. (OA)

15. P. Assmy, J. K. Ehn, M. Fernandez-Mendez, H. Hop, C. Katlein, A. Sundfjord, K. Bluhm, M. Daase, A. Engel, A. Fransson, M. A. Granskog, S. R. Hudson, S. Kristiansen, M. Nicolaus, I. Peeken; A. H.H. Renner , G. Spreen, A. Tatarek, J. Wiktor (2013): Mass occurrence of floating ice-algal aggregates below melting Arctic sea ice. PLoS ONE, 8(10), e76599, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076599. (OA)

14. E. Hansen, S. Gerland, M. A. Granskog, O. Pavlova, A. H. H. Renner , J. Haapala, T. B. Løyning, M. Tschudi (2013): Thinning of Arctic sea ice observed in Fram Strait: 1990-2011. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(10), 5202-5221, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20393. (OA)

13. S. R. Hudson, M. Granskog, A. Sundfjord, A. Randelhoff, A. H. H. Renner , D. Divine (2013): Energy budget of first-year Arctic sea ice in advanced stages of melt. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(11), 2679-2683, doi:10.1002/grl.50517. (OA)

12. A. H. H. Renner , M. Dumont, J. Beckers, S. Gerland, C. Haas (2013): Improved characterisation of sea ice using simultaneous aerial photography and sea ice thickness measurements. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 92, 37-47, doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2013.03.009.

11. A. Forryan, A. Martin, M. Srokosz, E. Popova, S. Painter, A. H. H. Renner (2013): A new observationally motivated Richardson number based mixing parameterization for oceanic mesoscale flow. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(3), 1405-1419, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20108.

10. A. H. H. Renner , S. Hendricks, S. Gerland, J. Beckers, C. Haas, T. Krumpen (2013): Large-scale ice thickness distribution of first-year sea ice in spring and summer north of Svalbard. Annals of Glaciology, 54(62), 13-18, doi:10.3189/2013AoG62A146.

9. C. Wang, L. Shi, S. Gerland, M. A. Granskog, A. H. H. Renner , Z. Li, E. Hansen, T. Martma (2013): Spring sea ice evolution in Rijpfjorden (80deg N), Svalbard, from in-situ measurements and Ice Mass Balance Buoy (IMB) data. Annals of Glaciology, 54(62), 253-260, doi:10.3189/2013AoG62A135.

8. J. Haapala, M. Lensu, M. Dumont, A. H. H. Renner , M. A. Granskog, S. Gerland (2013): Small scale horizontal variability of snow, sea ice thickness and freeboard in the first year ice region north of Svalbard. Annals of Glaciology, 54(62), 261-266, doi:10.3189/2013AoG62A157.

7. A. H. H. Renner , S. E. Thorpe, K. J. Heywood, E. J. Murphy, J. L. Watkins, M. P. Meredith (2012): Advective pathways near the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula: trends, variability and ecosystem implications. Deep Sea Research, Part I, vol. 63, p. 91-101, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2012.01.009.

6. A. Trasvina, K. J. Heywood, A. H. H. Renner , S. E. Thorpe, A. F. Thompson, L. Zamudio (2011): The impact of high-frequency current variability on dispersion off the eastern Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C11024, doi:10.1029/2011JC007003.

5. A. H. H. Renner , K. J. Heywood, S. E. Thorpe (2009): Validation of three global ocean models in the Weddell Sea. Ocean Modelling, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.05.007.

4. A. F. Thompson, K. J. Heywood, S. E. Thorpe, A. H. H. Renner , A. Trasvina, (2008). Surface circulation at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula from drifters. Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 39, 3-26, doi:10.1175/2008JPO3995.1.

3. S. Gerland, A. H. H. Renner , F. Godtliebsen, D. Divine, T. B. Løyning (2008): Decrease of sea ice thickness at Hopen, Barents Sea, during 1966-2007. Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 35, L06501, doi:10.1029/2007GL032716.

2. S. Gerland, A. H. H. Renner (2007): Sea ice mass balance monitoring in an Arctic fjord. Annals of Glaciology, vol. 46, 435-442.

1. A. H. H. Renner , V. Lytle (2007): Sea ice thickness in the Weddell Sea: a comparison of model and upward looking sonar data. Annals of Glaciology, vol. 46, 419-427.


A. H. H. Renner (2010): Advection and dispersion of modelled drifters in the Weddell and Scotia Seas. PhD thesis, School of  Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.

A. Renner (2005): Interannual and Regional Variability of Arctic Sea Ice. Dipl. Thesis, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany.