# Theoretical framework for the emergent floe size distribution: the case for log-normality

@inproceedings{Montiel2022TheoreticalFF, title={Theoretical framework for the emergent floe size distribution: the case for log-normality}, author={Fabien Montiel and Nicolas Guillaume Alexandre Mokus}, year={2022} }

Sea ice is not continuous and homogeneous on large scales. Its mor-phology is inherently discrete and made of individual ﬂoes. In recent years, sea ice models have incorporated this horizontal heterogeneity. The modelling framework considers an evolution equation for the probability density function of the ﬂoe size distribution (FSD) with forcing terms that represent the eﬀects of several physical processes. Despite the modelling eﬀort, a key question remains: what is the FSD emerging from the…

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