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Idar Barstad

Researcher
  • E-mailIdar.Barstad@uib.no
  • Phone+47 900 38 968
  • Visitor Address
    Allegt. 70
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN
Journal articles
  • Barstad, Idar. 2016. Offshore validation of a 3 km ERA-Interim downscaling - WRF model's performance on static stability. Wind Energy. 19: 515-526. doi: 10.1002/we.1848
  • Gutmann, Ethan; Barstad, Idar; Clark, Martyn; Arnold, Jeffrey; Rasmussen, Roy. 2016. The Intermediate Complexity Atmospheric Research model (ICAR). Journal of Hydrometeorology. 17: 957-973. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-15-0155.1
  • Lorenz, Torge; Barstad, Idar. 2016. A dynamical downscaling of ERA-Interim in the North Sea using WRF with a 3 km grid – for wind resource applications. Wind Energy. 19: 1945-1959. doi: 10.1002/we.1961
  • Mayer, Stephanie; Fox Maule, Cathrine; Sobolowski, Stefan Pieter; Christensen, Ole Bøssing; Sørup, Hjalte Jomo Danielsen; Sunyer, Maria Antonia; Arnbjerg-Nielsen, Karsten; Barstad, Idar. 2015. Identifying added value in high-resolution climate simulations over Scandinavia. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. 67: 1-18. Published 2015-02-05. doi: 10.3402/tellusa.v67.24941
  • Barstad, Idar; Caroletti, Giulio Nils. 2013. Orographic precipitation across an island in southern Norway: model evaluation of time-step precipitation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 139: 1555-1565. doi: 10.1002/qj.2067
  • Barstad, Idar; Jenkins, Alastair David. 2012. Challenges in Modelling Offshore Wind – How to Address Them Using Observations. MODERN ENERGY REVIEW. 4. 4 pages.
  • Barstad, Idar; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Mesquita, Michel D Santos. 2012. Present and future offshore wind power potential in northern Europe based on downscaled global climate runs with adjusted SST and sea ice cover. Renewable Energy. 44: 398-405. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2012.02.008
  • Fitch, Anna Camilla; Olson, Joseph B.; Lundquist, Julie K.; Dudhia, Jimy; Gupta, Alok Kumar; Michalakes, John; Barstad, Idar. 2012. Local and mesoscale impacts of wind farms as parameterized in a mesoscale NWP model. Monthly Weather Review. 140: 3017-3038. doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-11-00352.1
  • Adakudlu, Muralidhar; Barstad, Idar. 2011. Impacts of the ice-cover and sea-surface temperature on a polar low over the Nordic seas: a numerical case study. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 137: 1716-1730. doi: 10.1002/qj.856
  • Barstad, Idar; Adakudlu, Muralidhar. 2011. Observation and modelling of gap flow and wake formation on Svalbard. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 137: 1731-1738. doi: 10.1002/qj.782
  • Barstad, Idar; Schüller, Felix. 2011. An Extension of Smith's Linear Theory of Orographic Precipitation: Introduction of Vertical Layers. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences. 68: 2695-2709. doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-10-05016.1
  • Kristjansson, Jon Egill; Barstad, Idar; Aspelien, Trygve; Føre, Ivan; Godøy, Øystein Arne; Hov, Øystein; Irvine, Emma; Iversen, Trond; Kolstad, Erik Wilhelm; Nordeng, Thor Erik; Mc Innes, Harold; Randriamampianina, Roger; Reuder, Joachim; Sætra, Øyvind; Shapiro, Melvyn A.; Spengler, Thomas; Ólafsson, Haraldur. 2011. The Norwegian IPY-THORPEX. Polar Lows and Arctic Fronts during the 2008 Andøya Campaign. Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS). 92: 1443-1466. doi: 10.1175/2011BAMS2901.1
  • Barstad, Idar; Mesquita, Michel D Santos; Fitch, a. 2010. Estimating future energy potential for offshore wind energy in Euroope by the use of dynamical downscaling. Proceedings of the European wind energy conference & exhibition 2010.
  • Caroletti, Giulio Nils; Barstad, Idar. 2010. An assessment of future extreme precipitation in western Norway using a linear model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 14: 2329-2341. doi: 10.5194/hess-14-2329-2010
  • Barstad, Idar; Heikkilä, Ulla Elina; Mesquita, Michel D Santos. 2009. Precipitation downscaling in Western Norway; time-step precipitation intensity. Annalen der Meteorologie. 44: 90-91.
  • Barstad, Idar; Mesquita, Michel D Santos. 2009. Wind Power Research Incentive in Norway. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter. 3: 5-5.
  • Barstad, Idar; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Flatøy, Frode; Déqué, Michel. 2009. Precipitation, temperature and wind in Norway: dynamical downscaling of ERA40. Climate Dynamics. 33: 769-776. doi: 10.1007/s00382-008-0476-5
  • Caroletti, Giulio Nils; Barstad, Idar. 2009. Future extreme precipitation assessment in Western Norway – using a linear model approach. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions. 6: 7539-7579.
  • Jaedicke, C.; Solheim, A.; Blikra, L. H.; Stalsberg, K.; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Aaheim, Asbjørn; Kronholm, K.; Vikhamar-Schuler, D.; Isaksen, K.; Sletten, K.; Kristensen, K.; Barstad, Idar; Melchiorre, C.; Høydal, Ø.A.; Mestl, H. 2008. Spatial and temporal variations of Norwegian geohazards in a changing climate, the GeoExtreme Project. Natural hazards and earth system sciences. 8: 893-904.
  • Schuler, Thomas Vikhamar; Crochet, Philippe; Hock, Regine; Jackson, Miriam; Barstad, Idar; Johannesson, T; Jóhannesson, Tómas. 2008. Distribution of snow accumulation on the Svartisen ice cap, Norway, assessed by a model of orographic precipitation. Hydrological Processes. 22: 3998-4008. doi: 10.1002/hyp.7073
  • Barstad, Idar; Grabowski, Wojciech W.; Smolarkiewicz, Piotr K. 2007. Characteristics of large-scale orographic precipitation: Evaluation of linear model in idealized problems. Journal of Hydrology. 340: 78-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.04.005
  • Crochet, Philippe; Johannesson, T; Jónsson, T.; Sigurdsson, O; Björnsson, Helgi; Palsson, F; Barstad, Idar. 2007. Estimating the spatial distribution of precipitation in Iceland using a linear model of orographic precipitation. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 8: 1285-1306. doi: 10.1175/2007JHM795.1
  • Reuder, Joachim; Fagerlid, Geir Ottar; Barstad, Idar; Sandvik, Anne Dagrun. 2007. Stord Orographic Precipitation Experiment (STOPEX): an overview of phase I. Advances in Geosciences. 10: 17-23.
  • Barstad, Idar; Grønås, Sigbjørn. 2006. Dynamical structures for southwesterly airflow over southern Norway: the role of dissipation. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. 58: 2-18. doi: Se sammendrag
  • Barstad, Idar; Grønås, Sigbjørn. 2005. Southwesterly flows over southern Norway - mesoscale sensitivity to large-scale wind direction and speed. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. 57.
  • Barstad, Idar; Smith, Ronald B. 2005. Evaluation of an Orographic Precipitation Model. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 6: 85-99.
  • Smith, Ronald B.; Barstad, Idar; Bonneau, Laurent. 2005. Orographic Precipitation and Oregon's Climate Transition. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences. 62: 177-191.
  • Barstad, Idar. 2004. A Linear Theory of Orographic Precipitation. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences. 61: 1377-1391.
Reports and theses
  • Barstad, Idar; Jenkins, Alastair David. 2014. NORCOWE reference wind farm — Climatology database overview. Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy, Bergen. 31 pages.
  • Barstad, Idar; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Flatøy, Frode. 2006. Spectral nudging using a streched version of Arpege/IFS. Technical description. GeoExtreme, General technical report, 1/2006.
  • Barstad, Idar. 2002. Southwesterly flows over southern Norway. dr.scient. Report in meteorology and oceanography. 2001: 7. 101 pages.
  • Barstad, Idar. 1998. Testar med sterke koordinatar i klimamodellen ARPEGE. Geofysisk institutt, Universitetet i Bergen. 42 pages.
Book sections
  • Barstad, Idar; Grønås, Sigbjørn. 2002. Southwesterly flows over southern Norway - variation with large-scale wind speed. 2,1-41. In:
    • Barstad, Idar. 2002. Southwesterly flows over southern Norway. Reports in Meteorology and Oceanography. Geofysisk institutt, Universitetet i Bergen.
  • Barstad, Idar; Grønås, Sigbjørn. 2002. Southwesterly flows over southern Norway - variastion with large-scale wind direction. 1,1-33. In:
    • Barstad, Idar. 2002. Soutwesterly flows over southern Norway. Reports in Meteorology and Oceanography. Geofysisk institutt, Universitetet i Bergen.

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