Long-Term and Seasonal Variability of Wind and Wave Extremes in the Arctic Ocean

  title={Long-Term and Seasonal Variability of Wind and Wave Extremes in the Arctic Ocean},
  author={Isabela S. Cabral and Ian R. Young and Alessandro Toffoli},
  journal={Frontiers in Marine Science},
Over recent decades, the Arctic Ocean has experienced dramatic variations due to climate change. By retreating at a rate of 13% per decade, sea ice has opened up significant areas of ocean, enabling wind to blow over larger fetches and potentially enhancing wave climate. Considering the intense seasonality and the rapid changes to the Arctic Ocean, a non-stationary approach is applied to time-varying statistical properties to investigate historical trends of extreme values. The analysis is… 


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