Andrew Barrett

Professional Research Assistant


University of Manchester, B.Sc Geography and Geology, B.Sc., 1993
University of Manchester, M. Phil. A.B.D Geography


 Land surface hydrology and modeling



Runge, M. C., J. C. Stroeve, A. P. Barrett, and E. McDonald-Madden. 2016. Detecting failure of climate predictions. Nature Climate Change 6(9): 861. doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE3041.

Bensassi, S., J. Stroeve, I.M. Zarsoza and A. Barrett .2016. Melting Ice, Growing Trade. Elementa Science of the Anthropocene 4: 000107. doi:10.12952/journal.elementa.000107.


Serreze, M. C., A. Crawford, and A. P. Barrett. 2015. Extreme daily precipitation events at Spitsbergen, a high Arctic island. International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.4308.


Stroeve, J.C., A. Barret, M. Serreze and A. Schweiger. 2014. Using records from submarine, aircraft and satellite to evaluate climate model simulations of Arctic sea ice thickness. The Cryosphere, 8, doi:10.5194/tc-8-1839-2014.

Stroeve, J.C., T. Markus, L. Boisvert, J. Miller and A. Barrett. 2014. Changes in Arctic melt season and implications for sea ice loss. Geophys. Res. Lett, doi:10.1002/2013GL058951.


Stroeve, J.C., J. Box, Z. Wang, C. Schaaf, and A. Barrett. 2013. Re-Evaluation of MODIS MCD43 Greenland Albedo Accuracy and Trends. Rem. Sens. Environ. 138 (2013) 199–214.

Sheffield, J., A.P. Barrett, B. Colle, and 25 others. 2013. North American Climate in CMIP5 Experiments. Part I: Evaluation of Historical Simulations of Continental and Regional Climatology. J. Clim., 26 (23), 9209-9245.

Slater, A.G., A.P. Barrett, M.P. Clark, J.D. Lundquist and M.S. Raleigh. 2013. Uncertainty in seasonal snow reconstruction: Relative impacts of model forcing and image availability. Adv. Water Resour., 55, 165-177.

Stroeve, J., J.E. Box, Z.S. Wang, C. Schaaf, and A. Barrett. 2013. Re-evaluation of MODIS MCD43 Greenland albedo accuracy and trends. Remote Sens. Environ., 138, 199-214.


Serreze, M.C., A.P. Barrett, and J. Stroeve. 2012. Recent changes in tropospheric water vapor over the Arctic as assessed from radiosondes and atmospheric reanalyses. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D10104, doi:10.1029/2011JD017421.

Stroeve, J.C., V. Kattsov, A. Barrett, M. Serreze, T. Pavlova, M. Holland, and W.N. Meier. 2012. Trends in Arctic sea ice extent from CMIP5, CMIP3 and observations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L16502, doi:10.1029/2012GL052676.


Serreze, M.C., A.P. Barrett, and J.J. Cassano. 2011. Circulation and surface controls on the lower tropospheric air temperature field of the Arctic, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D07104, doi:10.1029/2010JD015127.


Serreze, M.C., A.P. Barrett, A.G. Slater, M. Steele, J. Zhang and K.E. Trenberth. 2007. The large-scale energy budget of the Arctic. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D11122, doi:10.1029/2006JD008230.


Serreze, M.C., A.P. Barrett, A.G. Slater, R.A. Woodgate, K. Aagaard, R.B. Lammers, M. Steele, R. Moritz, M. Meredith, and C.M. Lee. 2006. The large-scale freshwater cycle of the Arctic. J. Geophys. Res., 111, C11010, doi:10.1029/2005JC003424.


Serreze, M.C., A.P. Barrett, and F. Lo. 2005. Northern high latitude precipitation as depicted by atmospheric reanalysis and satellite retrievals. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 3407-3430. doi:10.1175/MWR3047.1.