Articles | Volume 15, issue 16
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-6429-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-6429-2022
Model description paper
 | 
29 Aug 2022
Model description paper |  | 29 Aug 2022

Modeling the small-scale deposition of snow onto structured Arctic sea ice during a MOSAiC storm using snowBedFoam 1.0.

Océane Hames, Mahdi Jafari, David Nicholas Wagner, Ian Raphael, David Clemens-Sewall, Chris Polashenski, Matthew D. Shupe, Martin Schneebeli, and Michael Lehning

Related authors

Observations of surface energy fluxes and meteorology in the seasonally snow-covered high-elevation East River Watershed during SPLASH, 2021–2023
Christopher J. Cox, Janet M. Intrieri, Brian Butterworth, Gijs de Boer, Michael R. Gallagher, Jonathan Hamilton, Erik Hulm, Tilden Meyers, Sara M. Morris, Jackson Osborn, P. Ola G. Persson, Benjamin Schmatz, Matthew D. Shupe, and James M. Wilczak
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2024-158,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2024-158, 2024
Preprint under review for ESSD
Short summary
Identifying airborne snow metamorphism with stable water isotopes
Sonja Wahl, Benjamin Walter, Franziska Aemisegger, Luca Bianchi, and Michael Lehning
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-745,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-745, 2024
Short summary
Seasonal Snow-Atmosphere Modeling: Let's do it
Dylan Reynolds, Louis Quéno, Michael Lehning, Mahdi Jafari, Justine Berg, Tobias Jonas, Michael Haugeneder, and Rebecca Mott
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-489,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-489, 2024
Short summary
Arctic Surface Snow Interactions with the Atmosphere: Spatio-Temporal Isotopic Variability During the MOSAiC Expedition
Moein Mellat, Amy R. Macfarlane, Camilla F. Brunello, Martin Werner, Martin Schneebeli, Ruzica Dadic, Stefanie Arndt, Kaisa-Riikka Mustonen, Jeffrey M. Welker, and Hanno Meyer
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-719,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-719, 2024
Short summary
Tethered balloon-borne observations of thermal-infrared irradiance and cooling rate profiles in the Arctic atmospheric boundary layer
Michael Lonardi, Elisa F. Akansu, André Ehrlich, Mauro Mazzola, Christian Pilz, Matthew D. Shupe, Holger Siebert, and Manfred Wendisch
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 1961–1978, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-1961-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-1961-2024, 2024
Short summary

Related subject area

Cryosphere
A novel numerical implementation for the surface energy budget of melting snowpacks and glaciers
Kévin Fourteau, Julien Brondex, Fanny Brun, and Marie Dumont
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 1903–1929, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-1903-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-1903-2024, 2024
Short summary
SnowPappus v1.0, a blowing-snow model for large-scale applications of the Crocus snow scheme
Matthieu Baron, Ange Haddjeri, Matthieu Lafaysse, Louis Le Toumelin, Vincent Vionnet, and Mathieu Fructus
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 1297–1326, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-1297-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-1297-2024, 2024
Short summary
A stochastic parameterization of ice sheet surface mass balance for the Stochastic Ice-Sheet and Sea-Level System Model (StISSM v1.0)
Lizz Ultee, Alexander A. Robel, and Stefano Castruccio
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 1041–1057, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-1041-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-1041-2024, 2024
Short summary
Graphics-processing-unit-accelerated ice flow solver for unstructured meshes using the Shallow-Shelf Approximation (FastIceFlo v1.0.1)
Anjali Sandip, Ludovic Räss, and Mathieu Morlighem
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 899–909, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-899-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-899-2024, 2024
Short summary
A finite-element framework to explore the numerical solution of the coupled problem of heat conduction, water vapor diffusion, and settlement in dry snow (IvoriFEM v0.1.0)
Julien Brondex, Kévin Fourteau, Marie Dumont, Pascal Hagenmuller, Neige Calonne, François Tuzet, and Henning Löwe
Geosci. Model Dev., 16, 7075–7106, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-7075-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-7075-2023, 2023
Short summary

Cited articles

Ackley, S. F., Lange, M. A., and Wadhams, P.: Snow cover effects on Antarctic sea ice thickness, in: Sea ice properties and processes: Proceedings of the W.F. Weeks Sea Ice Symposium held December 1988, edited by: Ackley, S. F. and Weeks, W. F., U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, San Francisco, CA, CRREL monograph 90-1, 16–21, https://epic.awi.de/id/eprint/26/ (last access: 19 July 2022), 1990. a
Aksamit, N. O. and Pomeroy, J. W.: Near-surface snow particle dynamics from particle tracking velocimetry and turbulence measurements during alpine blowing snow storms, The Cryosphere, 10, 3043–3062, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-3043-2016, 2016. a, b
Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung: Polar Research and Supply Vessel POLARSTERN Operated by the Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Journal of large-scale research facilities, 3, A119, https://doi.org/10.17815/jlsrf-3-163, 2017. a, b
Anderson, R. S. and Haff, P. K.: Wind modification and bed response during saltation of sand in air, in: Aeolian Grain Transport 1, edited by: Barndorff-Nielsen, O. E. and Willetts, B. B., Acta Mechanica Supplementum, Springer, Vienna, 21–51, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-6706-9_2, 1991. a, b, c
Andreas, E. L. and Claffey, K. J.: Air-ice drag coefficients in the western Weddell Sea: 1. Values deduced from profile measurements, J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 100, 4821–4831, https://doi.org/10.1029/94JC02015, 1995. a, b
Download
Short summary
This paper presents an Eulerian–Lagrangian snow transport model implemented in the fluid dynamics software OpenFOAM, which we call snowBedFoam 1.0. We apply this model to reproduce snow deposition on a piece of ridged Arctic sea ice, which was produced during the MOSAiC expedition through scan measurements. The model appears to successfully reproduce the enhanced snow accumulation and deposition patterns, although some quantitative uncertainties were shown.