Dr Daniela Flocco

Senior Research Fellow

Web Pages:

My Research: http://www.cpom.org/people/df/index.htm


Research Interests:

  • Sea ice thermodynamics
  • Sea ice modelling
  • Polar oceanography


Publications


Tsamados M., Feltham, D. Petty, A., Flocco, Processes controlling surface, bottom and lateral melt of Arctic sea ice in a state of the art sea ice model, (Phil. Trans. A., accepted)


Flocco D., Feltham D., Bailey E., Schroeder D., (2015), The refreezing of melt ponds on Arctic sea ice, Journal of Geophys. Res. 120, 647–659, doi:10.1002/2014JC010140. 


Lecomte, O., Fichefet, T., Flocco, D., Schroeder, D., Vancoppenolle, M., (2014), Impacts of wind-blown snow redistribution on melt ponds in a coupled ocean - sea ice model. Ocean Modelling 12/2014; DOI:10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.12.003.


Sandells M., Flocco D., (2014), The physics of the cryosphere, E-book series edited by the Institute of Physics / Morgan Claypool, (ISBN-10: 1627053026).


Schröder D., D. L. Feltham, D. Flocco, M. Tsamados, (2014), September Arctic sea-ice minimum predicted by spring melt-pond fraction. Nature Clim. Change, DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2203.


Tsamados M., D. L. Feltham, D. Schröder, D. Flocco, S. Farrell, N. Kurtz, S. Laxon, and S. Bacon, (2014), Impact of variable atmospheric and oceanic form drag on simulations of Arctic sea ice. J. Phys. Oceanogr. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13- 0215.1.

Flocco, D., D. Schroeder, D. L. Feltham, and E. C. Hunke (2012), Impact of melt ponds on Arctic sea ice simulations from 1990 to 2007, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C09032, doi:10.1029/2012JC008195.


Flocco, D., D. L. Feltham, and A. K. Turner (2010), Incorporation of a physically based melt pond scheme into the sea ice component of a climate model, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C08012, doi:10.1029/2009JC005568.


Flocco, D., and D. L. Feltham (2007), A continuum model of melt pond evolution on Arctic sea ice, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C08016, doi:10.1029/2006JC003836.


Flocco D., Falco P., Wadhams P. Spezie G., 2003, Surface current measurements in Terra Nova Bay by HF radar, Antarctic Science 15 (1), 57,61


Fusco G., Flocco D., Budillon G., Spezie G., Zambianchi E., 2002, Dynamics and variability of Terra Nova Bay polynya, P.S.Z.N.: Marine Ecology, 23, 1, 201-209.


Responsibilities

Improvement and understanding of the physics of melt ponds in the CICE code


Co-supervisor of three PhD students:


Samantha Buzzard - University of Reading - Melt lakes on ice sheets

Naomi Smith - University of Reading - Modelling underice melt ponds

Manuela Sansiviero - University of Naples Parthenope - Modelling the Terra Nova Bay polynya



Recent Publications:

Publications for d.flocco@reading.ac.uk

Jump to: 2017 | 2015 | 2014
Number of items: 7.

2017

Horvat, C., Jones, D. R., Iams, S., Schroeder, D., Flocco, D. and Feltham, D. (2017) The frequency and extent of sub-ice phytoplankton blooms in the Arctic Ocean. Science Advances, 3 (3). e1601191. ISSN 2375-2548 doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1601191

Petty, A. A., Schroeder, D., Stroeve, J. C., Markus, T., Miller, J., Kurtz, N. T., Feltham, D. L. and Flocco, D. (2017) Skillful spring forecasts of September Arctic sea ice extent using passive microwave sea ice observations. Earth's Future, 5 (2). pp. 254-263. ISSN 2328-4277 doi: 10.1002/2016EF000495

2015

Tsamados, M., Feltham, D., Petty, A., Schroeder, D. and Flocco, D. (2015) Processes controlling surface, bottom and lateral melt of Arctic sea ice in a state of the art sea ice model. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 373 (2052). 20140167. ISSN 1364-503X doi: 10.1098/rsta.2014.0167

Flocco, D., Feltham, D. L., Bailey, E. and Schroeder, D. (2015) The refreezing of melt ponds on Arctic sea ice. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120 (2). pp. 647-659. ISSN 2169-9291 doi: 10.1002/2014JC010140

Lecomte, O., Fichefet, T., Flocco, D., Schroeder, D. and Vancoppenolle, M. (2015) Interactions between wind-blown snow redistribution and melt ponds in a coupled ocean–sea ice model. Ocean Modelling, 87. pp. 67-80. ISSN 1463-5003 doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.12.003

2014

Tsamados, M., Feltham, D., Schroeder, D., Flocco, D., Farell, S., Kurtz, N., Laxon, S. and Bacon, S. (2014) Impact of variable atmospheric and oceanic form drag on simulations of Arctic sea ice. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44 (5). pp. 1329-1353. ISSN 0022-3670 doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-13-0215.1

Schröder, D., Feltham, D. L., Flocco, D. and Tsamados, M. (2014) September Arctic sea-ice minimum predicted by spring melt-pond fraction. Nature Climate Change, 4 (5). pp. 353-357. ISSN 1758-6798 doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2203

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