Andrew Barrett

Senior Associate Scientist

About Andrew

Andy Barrett is a senior associate scientist at NSIDC. His research focuses on the Arctic climate system, in particular on sea ice and terrestrial snow cover. He has an interest in applying machine learning methods to studying these components of the cryosphere. He has also studied mid-latitude glaciers and their role in river basins, using model output, satellite imagery, and surface meteorological observations for this research. Barrett is an advocate of open science, working to make the products of research accessible, understandable and reproducible.


Sea ice, snow cover dynamics, glacier hydrology, scientific software development, open science


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