Prediction of Arctic Sea Ice Concentration Using a Fully Data Driven Deep Neural Network
AbstractThe Arctic sea ice is an important indicator of the progress of global warming and climate change. Prediction of Arctic sea ice concentration has been investigated by many disciplines and predictions have been made using a variety of methods. Deep learning (DL) using large training datasets, also known as deep neural network, is a fast-growing area in machine learning that promises improved results when compared to traditional neural network methods. Arctic sea ice data, gathered since 1978 by passive microwave sensors, may be an appropriate input for training DL models. In this study, a large Arctic sea ice dataset was employed to train a deep neural network and this was then used to predict Arctic sea ice concentration, without incorporating any physical data. We compared the results of our methods quantitatively and qualitatively to results obtained using a traditional autoregressive (AR) model, and to a compilation of results from the Sea Ice Prediction Network, collected using a diverse set of approaches. Our DL-based prediction methods outperformed the AR model and yielded results comparable to those obtained with other models. View Full-Text
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Chi, J.; Kim, H.-C. Prediction of Arctic Sea Ice Concentration Using a Fully Data Driven Deep Neural Network. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 1305.
Chi J, Kim H-C. Prediction of Arctic Sea Ice Concentration Using a Fully Data Driven Deep Neural Network. Remote Sensing. 2017; 9(12):1305.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chi, Junhwa; Kim, Hyun-choel. 2017. "Prediction of Arctic Sea Ice Concentration Using a Fully Data Driven Deep Neural Network." Remote Sens. 9, no. 12: 1305.
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