A complete list of journal articles I have authored or co-authored. Bold items indicate papers I am lead author on. Starred (*) papers have not been fully peer reviewed. Altimetric banner provides estimate of media attention generated. Clink on the hyperlinks (where available) for more information about the specific publication. Please send me an email if you want to see any paper drafts currently in preparation or under review.

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[52] Studinger, M., B. Smith, N. Kurtz, A. Petty, T. Sutterley, R. Tilling (2023), Estimating differential penetration of green (532 nm) laser light over sea ice with NASA’s Airborne Topographic Mapper: observations and models, The Cryosphere Discuss (preprint).



[51] Bushuk et al., (2024), Predicting September Arctic Sea Ice: A Multi-Model Seasonal Skill Comparison, in press at BAMS.


[50*] Meier, W., A. Petty, S. Hendricks, et al., (2023), "Sea Ice", NOAA Arctic Report Card 2023, T. A. Moon, M. L. Druckenmiller, and R. L. Thoman, Eds, doi: 10.25923/f5t4-b865.

[49] Thoman, R., M. L. Druckenmiller, and T. Moon,, Eds., (2023) The Arctic [in “State of the Climate in 2022”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 104 (9), S271–S321, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-23-0079.1

[48] Mchedlishvili, A., C. Lupkes, A. Petty, M. Tsamados, G. Spreen (2023), New estimates of the pan-Arctic sea ice--atmosphere neutral drag coefficients from ICESat-2 elevation data, The Cryosphere, 17, 4103–4131, doi:10.5194/tc-17-4103-2023

[47] Massonnet, F., Barreira, S., Barthélemy, A., Bilbao, R., Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, E., Blockley, E., Bromwich, D. H., Bushuk, M., Dong, X., Goessling, H. F., Hobbs, W., Iovino, D., Lee, W.-S., Li, C., Meier, W. N., Merryfield, W. J., Moreno-Chamarro, E., Morioka, Y., Li, X., Niraula, B., Petty, A., Sanna, A., Scilingo, M., Shu, Q., Sigmond, M., Sun, N., Tietsche, S., Wu, X., Yang, Q., and Yuan, X. (2023), SIPN South: six years of coordinated seasonal Antarctic sea ice predictions, Frontiers in Marine Science, 10, doi: /doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2023.1148899.

[46] Cicero, E., K. Poinar, R. Jones-Ivey, A. A. Petty, J. M. Sperhac, A. Patra, J. P. Briner (2023), Firn aquifer water discharges into crevasses across Southeast Greenland, Journal of Glaciology, 1-14. doi:10.1017/jog.2023.25.

[45] Cabaj, A., P. J. Kushner, A. Petty (2023), Automated Calibration of a Snow-on-Sea-Ice Model, Earth and Space Science, 10, e2022EA002655. doi: 10.1029/2022EA002655.

[44] Petty A. A., N. Keeney, A. Cabaj, P. Kushner, M. Bagnardi (2023), Winter Arctic sea ice thickness from ICESat-2: upgrades to freeboard and snow loading estimates and an assessment of the first three winters of data collection, The Cryosphere, 17, 127–156, doi: 10.5194/tc-17-127-2023.


[43*] Meier, W., A. Petty, S. Hendricks, Perovich, et al., (2022), "Sea Ice", NOAA Arctic Report Card 2022, T. A. Moon, M. L. Druckenmiller, and R. L. Thoman, Eds, doi: 10.25923/xyp2-vz45.

[42] Lim, W-I., H-S. Park, A. A. Petty & K-H, Seo, (2022), The role of summer snowstorms on seasonal Arctic sea ice loss, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2021JC018066, doi:10.1029/2021JC018066

[41] Smith, M, M., M. M. Holland, A. A. Petty, B. Light, D. A. Bailey, (2022) Effects of increasing the category resolution of the sea ice thickness distribution in a coupled climate model on Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2022JC019044. doi:10.1029/2022JC019044

[40] Thoman, R., M. L. Druckenmiller, and T. Moon,, Eds., (2022) The Arctic [in “State of the Climate in 2021”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 103 (8), S257–S306, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-22-0082.1


[39*] Meier, W., Perovich, D., S. Farrell, C. Haas, S. Hendricks, A. Petty et al., (2021), "Sea Ice", NOAA Arctic Report Card 2021, T. A. Moon, M. L. Druckenmiller, and R. L. Thoman, Eds., doi:10.25923/y2wd-fn85.

[38] Glissenaar, I. A., J. C. Landy, A. A. Petty, N. T. Kurtz, and J. C. Stroeve (2021), Impacts of snow data and processing methods on the interpretation of long-term changes in Baffin Bay sea ice thickness, The Cryosphere, 15, 4909–4927, doi:10.5194/tc-15-4909-2021.

[37] Druckenmiller, M. L., T. Moon, and R. Thoman, Eds., (2021) The Arctic [in “State of the Climate in 2020”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 102 (8), S263–S315, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0086.1

[36] Fons, S., N. Kurtz, M. Bagnardi, A. Petty, R. Tilling (2021), Assessing CryoSat-2 Antarctic snow freeboard retrievals using data from ICESat-2, Earth and Space Science, 8, e2021EA001728. doi:10.1029/2021EA001728

[35] Bagnardi, M. N. Kurtz, A. Petty, R. Kwok (2021), Sea surface height anomalies of the Arctic Ocean from ICESat-2: a first examination and comparisons with CryoSat-2, Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL093155, doi:10.1029/2021GL093155.

[34] MacGregor, J., L. N. Boisvert, B. Medley, A. A. Petty. et al. (2021), The scientific legacy of NASA’s Operation IceBridge, Reviews of Geophysics, 59, e2020RG000712, doi:10.1029/2020RG000712.

[33] Petty, A. A., M. Bagnardi, N. T. Kurtz, R. Tilling, S. Fons, T. Armitage, C. Horvat, R. Kwok (2021), Assessment of ICESat-2 sea ice surface classification with Sentinel-2 imagery: implications for freeboard and new estimates of lead and floe geometry Earth and Space Science, 8, e2020EA001491. doi:10.1029/2020EA001491.

[32] Kwok, R., A. A. Petty, M. Bagnardi, N. T. Kurtz, G. F. Cunningham, A. Ivanoff (2021), Refining the sea surface identification approach for determining freeboard in the ICESat-2 sea ice products, The Cryosphere, 15, 821–833, doi:10.5194/tc-15-821-2021

[31] Zhou, L., J. Stroeve, S. Xu, A. Petty, R. Tilling, M. Winstrup, P. Rostosky, I. Lawrence, G. E. Liston, A. Ridout, M. Tsamados, V. Nandan, (2021) Inter-comparison of snow depth over Arctic sea ice from reanalysis reconstructions and satellite retrieval, The Cryosphere, 15, 345–367, doi:10.5194/tc-15-345-2021.


[30*] Perovich, D., W. Meier, M. Tschudi, S. Hendricks, A. Petty et al., (2020), "Sea Ice", NOAA Arctic Report Card 2020, R. L. Thoman, J. Richter-Menge, and M. L. Druckenmiller, Eds., doi:10.25923/n170-9h57.

[29] Tilling, R., N. T. Kurtz, M. Bagnardi, A. A. Petty, R. Kwok (2020), Detection of Melt Ponds on Arctic Summer Sea Ice from ICESat-2. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL090644. doi:10.1029/2020GL090644.

[28] Boisvert, L. N., M. A. Webster, A. A. Petty, T. Markus, R. I. Cullather, D. H. Bromwich (2020), Intercomparison of Precipitation Estimates Over the Southern Ocean from Atmospheric Reanalyses. Journal of Climate, 33 (24): 10627–10651, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0044.1.

[27] Kwok, R., G. F. Cunningham, S. Kacimi, M. A. Webster, N. T. Kurtz, A. A. Petty (2020), Decay of the snow cover over Arctic sea ice from ICESat-2 acquisitions during summer melt in 2019. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL088209. doi: 10.1029/2020GL088209.

[26] Horvat, C., E. Blanchard‐Wrigglesworth, & A. Petty (2020), Observing waves in sea ice with ICESat‐2. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL087629. doi: 10.1029/2020GL087629.

[25] Notz, D., J. Dorr, D. A. Bailey, E. Blockley, M. Bushuk, J. B. Debernard, et al. (inc. A. A. Petty) (2020), Arctic Sea Ice in CMIP6. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2019GL086749. doi:10.1029/2019GL086749.

[24] Landy, J. C., A. A. Petty, M. Tsamados & J. C. Stroeve (2020), Sea ice roughness overlooked as a key source of uncertainty in CryoSat‐2 ice freeboard retrievals. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC015820, doi:10.1029/2019JC015820

[23] Petty, A. A., N. T. Kurtz, R. Kwok, T. Markus, T. A. Neumann (2020), Winter Arctic sea ice thickness from ICESat‐2 freeboards, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC015764. doi:10.1029/2019JC015764

[22] Kwok, R., S. Kacimi, M. A. Webster, N. T. Kurtz, & A. A. Petty (2020). Arctic snow depth and sea ice thickness from ICESat‐2 and CryoSat‐2 freeboards: A first examination. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC016008. doi: 10.1029/2019JC016008.

[21] Armitage, T. W. K, G. E. Manucharyan and A. A. Petty, R. Kwok, A. F. Thompson (2020), Enhanced eddy activity in the Beaufort Gyre in response to sea ice loss, Nature Communications, 11. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-14449-z.

[20] Cabaj, A., P. J. Kushner, C. G. Fletcher, S. Howell, A. Petty (2020), Constraining reanalysis snowfall over the Arctic Ocean using CloudSat observations, Geophysical Research Letters, 47, doi:10.1029/2019GL086426.


[19] Kwok, R., T. Markus, N. T. Kurtz, A. A. Petty, T. A. Neumann, S. L. Farrell, et al (2019). Surface height and sea ice freeboard of the Arctic Ocean from ICESat‐2: Characteristics and early results. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 124. doi:10.1029/2019JC015486.

[18] Frew, R., D. L. Feltham, P. R. Holland, A. A. Petty (2019), Sea Ice - Ocean Feedbacks in the Antarctic Shelf Seas, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 0, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-18-0229.1.


[17] Petty, A. A., M. Webster, L. N. Boisvert, T. Markus (2018), The NASA Eulerian Snow on Sea Ice Model (NESOSIM) v1.0: Initial model development and analysis, Geosci. Model Dev., doi: 10.5194/gmd-11-4577-2018.

[16] Petty, A. A., M. M. Holland, D. A. Bailey, N. T. Kurtz (2018), Warm Arctic, increased winter sea‐ice growth?, Geophysical Research Letters, 45, doi:10.1029/2018GL079223.

[15] Boisvert, L. N., M. A. Webster, A. A. Petty, T. Markus, D. H. Bromwich, R. I. Cullather (2018), Intercomparison of precipitation estimates over the Arctic Ocean and its peripheral seas from reanalyses, J. Climate, 31(20), 8441–8462, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0125.1.

[14*] Petty, A. A., (2018) A possible link between winter Arctic sea ice decline and a collapse of the Beaufort High?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, doi: 10.1002/2018GL077704.

[13] Petty, A. A., J. C. Stroeve, P. R. Holland, L. N. Boisvert, A. C. Bliss, N. Kimura, W. N. Meier (2018), The Arctic sea ice cover of 2016: A year of record-low highs and higher-than-expected lows, The Cryosphere, 12, 433-452, doi:10.5194/tc-12-433-2018.


[12] Cole, S. T., J. M. Toole, R. Lele, M.-L. Timmermans, S. G. Gallaher, T. P. Stanton, W. J. Shaw, B. Hwang, T. Maksym, J. P. Wilkinson, M. Ortiz, H. Graber, L. Rainville, A. A. Petty, S. L. Farrell, J. A. Richter- Menge, and C. Haas (2017), Ice and ocean velocity in the Arctic marginal ice zone, Ice roughness and momentum transfer, Elem Sci Anth, 5: 55, doi:10.1525/elementa.241.

[11*] Petty, A. A., T. Markus, N. Kurtz (2017), Improving our understanding of Antarctic sea ice with NASA's Operation IceBridge and the upcoming ICESat-2 mission, US CLIVAR Variations, 15, 3.

[10] Petty, A. A., M. C. Tsamados, N. T. Kurtz (2017), Atmospheric form drag over Arctic sea ice using remotely sensed ice topography observations, J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 122, doi:10.1002/2017JF004209.

[9] Armitage, T. W. K., S. Bacon, A. L. Ridout, A. A. Petty, S. Wolbach, M. C. Tsamados (2017), Arctic Ocean geostrophic circulation 2003-2014, The Cryosphere, doi:10.5194/tc-2017-22.

[8] Graham, R. M., L. Cohen, A. A. Petty, L. N. Boisvert, M. A. Granskog, A. Rinke, S. R. Hudson, M. Nicolaus (2017), Increasing frequency and duration of Arctic winter warming events, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 6974–6983, doi:10.1002/2017GL073395.

[7] Petty, A. A., D. Schroeder, J. C. Stroeve, T. Markus, J. Miller, N. T. Kurtz, D. L. Feltham, D. Flocco (2017), Skillful spring forecasts of September Arctic sea ice extent using passive microwave sea ice observations, Earth's Future, 5: 254–263, doi:10.1002/2016EF000495.


[6] Boisvert, L. N., A. A. Petty, J. C. Stroeve (2016), The Impact of the Extreme Winter 2015/2016 Arctic Cyclone on the Barents-Kara Seas, Mon. Wea. Rev., 4279, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0234.1.

[5] Petty, A. A., M. C. Tsamados, N. T. Kurtz, S. L. Farrell, T. Newman, J. P. Harbeck, D. L. Feltham, and J. A. Richter-Menge (2016), Characterizing Arctic sea ice topography using high-resolution IceBridge data, The Cryosphere, 10(3), 1161–1179, doi:10.5194/tc-10-1161-2016.

[4] Petty, A. A., J. K. Hutchings, J. A. Richter-Menge, and M. A. Tschudi (2016), Sea ice circulation around the Beaufort Gyre: The changing role of wind forcing and the sea ice state, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(5), 3278–3296, doi:10.1002/2015JC010903.


[3] Tsamados M. C., D. L. Feltham , A. A. Petty, D. Schroeder, D. Flocco (2015) Processes controlling surface, bottom and lateral melt of Arctic sea ice in a state of the art sea ice model, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 373, 20140167, doi:10.1098/rsta.2014.0167.


[2] Petty, A. A., P. R. Holland, and D. L. Feltham (2014), Sea ice and the ocean mixed layer over the Antarctic shelf seas, The Cryosphere, 8(2), 761–783, doi:10.5194/tc-8-761-2014.


[1] Petty, A. A., D. L. Feltham, and P. R. Holland (2013), Impact of Atmospheric Forcing on Antarctic Continental Shelf Water Masses, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43(5), 920–940, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-12-0172.1.


2016 Sea Ice Prediction Network, Sea Ice Outlook post-season report, (contributing author, action team member).

2015 Sea Ice Prediction Network, Sea Ice Outlook post-season report, (contributing author, action team member).

Petty, A. A. (2013), Impact of Atmospheric Forcing on Antarctic Continental Shelf Water Masses, PhD Thesis, University College London, UK.