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



Bensassi, S., J. C. Stroeve, I. Martínez-Zarsozo, and A. P. Barrett. 2016. Melting ice, growing trade. Elementa Science of the Anthropocene. doi:10.12952/journal.elementa.000107.

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.

Serreze, M. C, A. D. Crawford, J. C. Stroeve, A. P. Barrett, and R. A. Woodgate. 2016. Variability, trends, and predictability of seasonal sea ice retreat and advance in the Chukchi Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 121(10): 7,308-7,325. doi:10.1002/2016JC011977.

Serreze, M. C., J. Stroeve, A. P. Barrett, and L. N. Boisvert. 2016. Summer atmospheric circulation anomalies over the Arctic Ocean and their influences on September sea ice extent: A cautionary tale. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 121(19): 11,463-11,485. doi:10.1002/2016JD025161.


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. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2013GL058951.


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. Journal of Climate 26(23): 9,209-9,245. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00592.1.

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. Advances in Water Resources 55: 165-177. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.07.006.

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 Sensing of Environment 138: 199-214. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.07.023.


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. Journal of Geophysical Research 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. Geophysical Research Letters 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, Journal of Geophysical Research 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. Journal of Geophysical Research 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. Journal of Geophysical Research 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. Monthly Weather Review 133: 3,407-3,430. doi:10.1175/MWR3047.1.