List of LATICE related publications, organized by year.


Horvath, P., Tang, H., Halvorsen, R., Stordal, F., Tallaksen, L. M., Berntsen, T. K., and Bryn, A. (2021). Improving the representation of high-latitude vegetation distribution in dynamic global vegetation models, Biogeosciences, 18, 95–112, DOI:10.5194/bg-18-95-2021, 2021.


Bryn, A. & Horvath, P. (2020). Kartlegging av NiN naturtyper i målestokk 1:5000 rundt flux-tårnet og på Hansbunuten, Finse (Vestland). NHM Rapport 96, 28 sider. Naturhistorisk museum, Universitetet i Oslo. ISBN: 978-82-7970-122-4


Horvath, P, Halvorsen, R, Stordal, F, Tallaksen, LM, Tang, H, Bryn, A. (2019). Distribution modelling of vegetation types based on area‐frame survey data, Appl Veg Sci, 00: 114, DOI:10.1111/avsc.12451.

Pall, P., L.M. Tallaksen, and F. Stordal (2019). A Climatology of Rain-on-Snow Events for Norway, J. Climate, 32, 6995–7016, DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0529.1.

Aas, K.S., Martin, L., Nitzbon, J., Langer, M., Boike, J., Lee, H., Berntsen, T.K., and Westermann, S. (2019). Thaw processes in ice-rich permafrost landscapes represented with laterally coupled tiles in a land surface model, Cryosphere, 13, 591–609, DOI:10.5194/tc-13-591-2019.

Erlandsen, H. B., Tallaksen, L. M., and Kristiansen, J. (2019). Merits of novel high-resolution estimates and existing long-term estimates of humidity and incident radiation in a complex domain, Earth System Science Data,  11(2), 797- 821, DOI: 10.5194/essd-11-797-2019.

Martin, L. C. P., Nitzbon, J., Aas, K. S., Etzelmüller, B., Kristiansen, H., and Westermann, S. (2019). Stability conditions of peat plateaus and palsas in northern Norway, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 124, 705– 719, DOI:10.1029/2018JF004945.


Bryn, A. & Potthoff, K. (2018). Elevational treeline and forest line dynamics in Norwegian mountain areas – a review, Landscape Ecology 33 (8): 1225-1245, DOI:10.1007/s10980-018-0670-8.

Bryn, A., Strand, G-H., Angeloff, M. & Rekdal, Y. (2018). Land cover in Norway based on an area frame survey of vegetation types, Norwegian Journal of Geography, 72 (3): 131-145, DOI:10.1080/00291951.2018.1468356.

Ullerud, H.A., Bryn, A., Halvorsen, R. & Hemsing, L.Ø. (2018). Consistency of land cover mapping; influence of fieldworkers, spatial scale and classification system, Applied Vegetation Science, 21: 278-288, DOI:10.1111/avsc.12368.

Eriksen, E.L., Ullerud, H.A., Halvorsen, R., Aune, S., Bratli, H., Horvath, P., Volden, I.K., Wollan, A.K. & Bryn, A. (2018). Point of view: error estimation in field assignment of land cover types, Phytocoenologia, 49(2), 135-148, DOI:10.1127/phyto/2018/0293.

Rizzi, J. Nilsen, I.B., Stagge, J.H., Gisnås, K., and Tallaksen, L.M. (2018). Five decades of warming: impacts on snow in Norway, Hydrology Research 49(3), 670-688, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2017.051.

Boike, J., Juszak, I., Lange, S., Chadburn, S., Burke, E., Overduin, P. P., Roth, K., Ippisch, O., Bornemann, N., Stern, L., Gouttevin, I., Hauber, E., Westermann, S. (2018). A 20-year record (1998–2017) of permafrost, active layer and meteorological conditions at a high Arctic permafrost research site (Bayelva, Spitsbergen), Earth System Science Data, 10, 355-390, DOI:10.5194/essd-10-355-2018.

Westergaard-Nielsen, A., Karami, M., Hansen, B., Westermann, S., Elberling, B. (2018). Contrasting temperature trends across the ice-free part of Greenland, Nature Communications, 8, 1586, DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-19992-w. 

Matt, F. N., Burkhart, J. F., and Pietikäinen, J.-P. (2018). Modelling hydrologic impacts of light absorbing aerosol deposition on snow at the catchment scale, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 179-201, DOI:10.5194/hess-22-179-2018.

Aalstad, K., Westermann, S., Schuler, T. V., Boike, J., Bertino, L. (2018). Ensemble-based assimilation of fractional snow-covered area satellite retrievals to estimate the snow distribution at Arctic sites, The Cryosphere, 12, 247-270, DOI:10.5194/tc-2017-109.

Strozzi, T., Antonova, S., Günther, F., Mätzler, E., Vieira, G., Wegmüller, U., Westermann, S., Bartsch, A. (2018). Sentinel-1 SAR Interferometry for Surface Deformation Monitoring in Low-Land Permafrost Areas, Remote Sens., 10(9), 1360; DOI:10.3390/rs10091360.

Kjellman, S., Axelsson, P., Etzelmüller, B., Westermann, S., Sannel, B. (2018). Holocene development of subarctic permafrost peatlands in Finnmark, northern Norway, The Holocene, 28(12), 1855-1869, DOI:10.1177/0959683618798126.

Töpper JP, Meineri E, Olsen SL, Rydgren K, Skarpaas O, Vandvik V. (2018). The devil is in the detail: non-additive and context-dependent plant population responses to increasing temperature and precipitation, Global Change Biology, 24: 46574666, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14336.


Bryn, A. & Potthoff, K. (2017): 20th century Betula pubescens subsp. czerepanovii tree- and forest lines in Norway. Biodiversity Data Journal 5: e22093.

Rydsaa, J.H., Stordal, F., Bryn, A. & Tallaksen, L.M. (2017): Effects of shrub and tree cover increase on the near-surface atmosphere in northern Fennoscandia. Biogeosciences 14: 4209-2017. 

Rizzi, J. Nilsen, I.B., Stagge, J.H., Gisnås, K., and Tallaksen, L.M. (2017): Five decades of warming: impacts on snow in Norway. Hydrology research. DOI: 10.2166/nh.2017.051.

D'Amboise, C. J. L., Müller, K., Oxarango, L., Morin, S., and Schuler, T. V. (2017). Implementation of a physically based water percolation routine in the Crocus/SURFEX (V7.3) snowpack model, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 3547-3566, doi:10.5194/gmd-10-3547-2017.

Østby, T. I., Schuler, T. V., Hagen, J. O., Hock, R., Kohler, J. and Reijmer, C. H. (2017). Diagnosing the decline in climatic mass balance of glaciers in Svalbard over 1957-2014, The Cryosphere, 11, 191-215, doi:10.5194/tc-11-191-2017.

Aalstad, K., Westermann, S., Schuler, T. V., Boike, J., Bertino, L.: Ensemble-based assimilation of fractional snow covered area satellite retrievals to estimate snow distribution at a high Arctic site, The Cryosphere,, accepted, 2017.

Chadburn, S., Krinner, G., Porada, P., Bartsch, A., Beer, C., Belelli Marchesini, L., Boike, J., Elberling, B., Friborg, T., Hugelius, G., Johansson, M., Kuhry, P., Kutzbach, L., Langer, M., Lund, M., Parmentier, F.-J., Peng, S., Van Huissteden, K., Wang, T., Westermann, S., Zhu, D., Burke, E.: Carbon stocks and fluxes in the high latitudes: Using site-level data to evaluate Earth system models, Biogeosciences, 14, 5143-5169,, 2017.

Kępski, D., Luks, B., Migała, K., Wawrzyniak, T., Westermann, S., Wojtuń, B.: Terrestrial Remote Sensing of Snowmelt in a Diverse High-Arctic Tundra Environment Using Time-Lapse Imagery, Remote Sensing, 9 (7), 733, doi:10.3390/rs9070733, 2017.

Westermann, S., Peter, M., Langer, M., Schwamborn, G., Schirrmeister, L., Etzelmüller, B., Boike, J.: Transient modeling of the ground thermal conditions using satellite data in the Lena River Delta, Siberia, The Cryosphere, 11, 1441-1463, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1441-2017, 2017.

Trofaier, A., Westermann, S., Bartsch, A.: Progress in space-borne studies of permafrost for climate science: Towards a multi-ECV approach, Remote Sensing of Environment, in press. Doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.05.021

Chadburn, S., Burke, E., Cox, P., Friedlingstein, P., Hugelius, G., Westermann, S.: An observation-based constraint on permafrost loss as a function of global warming, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate3262, 2017.

Borge, A., Westermann, S., Solheim, I., & B., Etzelmüller. 2017: Strong degradation of palsas and peat plateaus in northern Norway during the last 60 years. The Cryosphere, 11, 1-16, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1-2017.

Erlandsen, H., I. Haddeland, L. Tallaksen, and J. Kristiansen, 2017: The Sensitivity of the Terrestrial Surface Energy and Water Balance Estimates in the WRF Model to Lower Surface Boundary Representations: A South Norway Case Study. J. Hydrometeor. 18, 265–284, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-15-0146.1.

Schanke Aas, K., Gisnås, K., Westermann, S., & T., Berntsen. 2017: A tiling approach to represent sub-grid snow variability in coupled land-surface-atmosphere model. Journal of Hydrometeorology, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-16-0026.1.


Gisnås, K., Etzelmüller, B., Lussana, C., Hjort, J., Sannel, B., Isaksen, K., Westermann, S., Kuhry, P., Christiansen, H.H., Frampton, A., & J., Åkerman. 2016: Permafrost map for Norway. Sweden and Finland, Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, doi:10.1002/ppp.1922.

Gisnås, K., Westermann, S., Schuler, T. V., Melvold, K., and B., Etzelmüller. 2016: Small-scale variation of snow in a regional permafrost model. The Cryosphere, 10, 1201-1215.

Langer, M., Westermann, S., Boike, J., Kirillin, G., Grosse, G., Peng, S., G., Krinner: Rapid degradation of permafrost underneath waterbodies in tundra landscapes - Toward a representation of thermokarst in land surface models. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, accepted.

Steiger, C., Etzelmüller, B., Westermann, S., Myhra, K.: Modelling the permafrost distribution in steep rock walls in Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology/Norsk Geologisk Forening, 96 (4), 1-13, 2016.

Westermann, S., Langer, M., Boike, J., Heikenfeld, M., Peter, M., Etzelmüller, B., G., Krinner. 2016: Simulating the thermal regime and thaw processes of ice-rich permafrost ground with the land-surface model CryoGrid 3. Geoscientific Model Development, 9, 523-546, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-523-2016, 2016.


Rydsaa, J.H., Stordal, F. and L.M., Tallaksen, L.M., 2015: Sensitivity of the regional European boreal climate to changes in surface properties resulting from structural vegetation changes. Biogeosciences, 12, 3071-3087. doi:10.5194/bg-12-3071-2015.

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