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Igor Ezau

Associate Professor
  • E-mailIgor.Ezau@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Allegt. 70
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN
Academic article
  • Wolf, Tobias; Esau, Igor; Reuder, Joachim. 2017. The large scale circulation during air quality hazards in Bergen, Norway. . Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography.
  • Wolf, Tobias; Esau, Igor; Reuder, Joachim. 2017. Sensitivity of local air quality to the interplay between small and large-scale circulations: a large-eddy simulation study. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 7261-7276.
  • Miles, Victoria; Esau, Igor. 2017. Seasonal and spatial characteristics of Urban Heat Islands (UHIs) in northern West Siberian cities. Remote Sensing. 1-15.
  • Bentamy, A.; Piolle, J.F.; Grouazel, A.; Danielson, Richard; Gulev, Sergej; Paul, F.; Azelmat, H.; Mathieu, P.P.; von Schuckmann, K.; Sathyendranath, S.; Evers-King, H.; Esau, Igor; Johannessen, Johnny Andre; Clayson, C.A.; Pinker, R.T.; Grodsky, S.A.; Bourassa, M.; Smith, S.R.; Haines, K.; Valdivieso, M.; Merchant, C.J.; Chapron, B.; Anderson, A.; Hollmann, R.; Josey, S.A. 2017. Review and assessment of latent and sensible heat flux accuracy over the global oceans. Remote Sensing of Environment. 196-218.
  • Chernokulsky, Alexander; Esau, Igor; Bulygina, Olga N; Davy, Richard; Mokhov, Igor I.; Outten, Stephen; Semenov, Vladimir A. 2017. Climatology and interannual variability of cloudiness in the Atlantic Arctic from surface observations since the late nineteenth century. Journal of Climate. 2103-2120.
  • Esau, Igor; Davy, Richard. 2016. Stably stratified planetary boundary layer effects in northern hemisphere climate. Fundamentalnaya i prikladnaya gidrofizika.
  • Thorne, Peter; Menne, M. J.; Willliams, C.N.; Rennie, J. J.; Lawrimore, J. H.; Vose, R. S.; Peterson, T. C.; Durre, I.; Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor; Klein-Tank, A. M. G.; Merlone, A. 2016. Reassessing changes in Diurnal Temperature Range: A new dataset and characterization of data biases. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres. 5115-5137.
  • Lappalainen, Hanna K.; Kerminen, Veli-Matti; Petäjä, Tuukka; Kurten, Theo; Baklanov, Aleksander; Shvidenko, Anatoly; Bäck, Jaana; Vihma, Timo; Alekseychik, Pavel; Andreae, Meinrat O.; Arnold, Stephen R.; Arshinov, Mikhail; Asmi, Eija; Belan, Boris; Bobylev, Leonid; Chalov, Sergey; Cheng, Yafang; Chubarova, Natalia; De Leeuw, Gerrit; Ding, Aijun; Dobrolyubov, Sergey; Dubtsov, Sergei; Dyukarev, Egor; Elansky, Nikolai; Eleftheriadis, Kostas; Esau, Igor; Filatov, Nikolay; Flint, Mikhail; Fu, Congbin; Glezer, Olga; Gliko, Aleksander; Heimann, Martin; Holtslag, Albert A.M.; Horrak, Urmas; Janhunen, Juha; Juhola, Sirkku; Järvi, Leena; Järvinen, Heikki; Kanukhina, Anna; Konstantinov, Pavel; Kotlyakov, Vladimir; Kieloaho, Antti-Jussi; Komarov, Alexander S.; Kujansuu, Joni; Kukkonen, Ilmo; Duplissy, Ella-Maria; Laaksonen, Ari; Laurila, Tuomas; Lihavainen, Heikki; Lisitzin, Alexander; Mahura, Alexsander; Makshtas, Alexander; Mareev, Evgeny; Mazon, Stephany; Matishov, Dmitry; Melnikov, Vladimir; Mikhailov, Eugene; Moisseev, Dmitri; Nigmatulin, Robert; Noe, Steffen M.; Ojala, Anne; Pihlatie, Mari; Popovicheva, Olga; Pumpanen, Jukka; Regerand, Tatjana; Repina, Irina; Shcherbinin, Aleksei; Shevchenko, Vladimir; Sipilä, Mikko; Skorokhod, Andrey; Spracklen, Dominick V.; Su, Hang; Subetto, Dmitry A.; Sun, Junying; Terzhevik, Arkady Y.; Timofeyev, Yuri; Troitskaya, Yuliya; Tynkkynen, Veli-Pekka; Kharuk, Viacheslav I.; Zaytseva, Nina; Zhang, Jiahua; Viisanen, Yrjo; Vesala, Timo; Hari, Pertti; Christen Hansson, Hans; Matvienko, Gennady G.; Kasimov, Nikolai S.; Guo, Huadong; Bondur, Valery; Zilitinkevich, Sergej; Kulmala, Markku. 2016. Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX): Towards a holistic understanding of the feedbacks and interactions in the land-Atmosphere-ocean-society continuum in the northern Eurasian region. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 14421-14461.
  • Zilitinkevich, Sergej; Kulmala, Markku; Baklanov, Alexander; Esau, Igor; Tyuryakov, Svjatoslav. 2016. Monitoring and forecasting of personal environment. Fundamentalnaya i prikladnaya gidrofizika. 93-97.
  • Davy, Richard; Chernokulsky, A; Outten, Stephen; Esau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, Sergej. 2016. Diurnal asymmetry to the observed global warming. International Journal of Climatology. 79-93.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2016. Differences in the efficacy of climate forcings explained by variations in atmospheric boundary layer depth. Nature Communications.
  • Outten, Stephen; Esau, Igor. 2016. Bjerknes compensation in the Bergen Climate Model. Climate Dynamics. 2249-2260.
  • Tolstykh, Mikhail A.; Geleyn, Jean-François; Volodin, Evgeny Mikhailovich; Bogoslovskii, Nikolay N.; Vilfand, Roman M.; Kiktev, Dmitry B.; Krasjuk, T.V.; Kostrykin, Sergey V.; Mizyak, V.G.; Fadeev, Rostislav Yu.; Shashkin, Vladimir V.; Shlyaeva, Anna V.; Esau, Igor; Yurova, Alla Yu. 2015. Development of the multiscale version of the SL-AV global atmosphere model. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology. 374-382.
  • Esau, Igor; Chernokulsky, A. 2015. Convective cloud fields in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic: Satellite and ground-based oservations. Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics. 1007-1020.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2014. Surface air temperature variability in global climate models. Atmospheric Science Letters. 13-20.
  • Lappalainen, Hanna K.; Tuukka, P.; Kujansuu, Joni; Kerminen, Veli-Matti; Shvidenko, Anatoly; Bäck, Jaana; Vesala, Timo; Vihma, Timo; de Leeuw, Gerrit; Lauri, Antti; Ruuskanen, Taina; Lapshin, Vladimir B.; Zaitseva, Nina; Glezer, Olga; Arshinov, Mikhail Yu.; Spracklen, Dominick V.; Arnold, Steve R.; Juhola, Sirkku; Lihavainen, Heikki; Viisanen, Yrjö; Chubarova, Natalia; Chalov, Sergey; Filatov, Nikolay; Skorokhod, Andrey; Elansky, Nikolay; Dyukarev, Egor; Esau, Igor; Hari, Pertti; Kotlyakov, Vladimir; Kasimov, Nikolay; Bondur, Valery; Matvienko, Gennady; Baklanov, Alexander; Mareev, Evgeny; Troitskaya, Yuliya; Ding, Aijun; Guo, Huadong; Zilitinkevich, Sergej; Kulmala, Markku. 2014. Pan Eurasian Experiment (PEEX) - A research initiative meeting the grand challenges of the changing environment of the Northern Pan-Eurasian Arctic Boreal Areas. Geography, Environment, Sustainability.
  • Esau, Igor. 2014. Indirect air-sea interactions simulated with a coupled turbulence-resolving model. Ocean Dynamics. 689-705.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2014. Global climate models' bias in surface temperature trends and variability. Environmental Research Letters.
  • Troitskaya, Yuliya; Sergeev, Daniil A.; Druzhinin, Oleg; Kandaurov, Alexander A.; Ermakova, Olga S.; Ezhova, Ekaterina V.; Esau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, Sergej. 2014. Atmospheric boundary layer over steep surface waves. Ocean Dynamics. 8-1121.
  • Wolf, Tobias; Esau, Igor; Reuder, Joachim. 2014. Analysis of the vertical temperature structure in the Bergen valley, Norway, and its connection to pollution episodes, and its connection to pollution episodes. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres. 10,645-10,662.
  • Wolf, Tobias; Esau, Igor. 2014. A proxy for air quality hazards under present and future climate conditions in Bergen, Norway. Urban Climate. 801-814.
  • Esau, Igor; Wolf, Tobias; Miller, Evgeny A.; Repina, Irina A.; Troitskaya, Yuliya I.; Zilitinkevich, Sergej. 2013. The analysis of results of remote sensing monitoring of the temperature profile in lower atmosphere in Bergen (Norway). Russian Meteorology and Hydrology. 715-722.
  • Esau, Igor; Davy, Richard; Outten, Stephen; Tyuryakov, S; Zilitinkevich, Sergej. 2013. Structuring of turbulence and its impact on basic features of Ekman boundary layers. Nonlinear processes in geophysics. 589-604.
  • Outten, Stephen; Esau, Igor. 2013. Extreme winds over Europe in the ENSEMBLES regional climate models. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 5163-5172.
  • Outten, Stephen; Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2013. Eurasian Winter Cooling: Intercomparison of Reanalyses and CMIP5 Data Sets. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters. 324-331.
  • Esau, Igor; Alexeev, Vladimir A.; Repina, Irina; Sorokina, Svetlana. 2013. Contrasting Vertical Structure of Recent Arctic Warming in Different Data Sets. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences. 1-5.
  • Esau, Igor; Wolf, Tobias; Miller, Eugeny; Repina, Irina; Troitskaya, Yulija; Zilitinkevich, Sergej. 2013. Analysis of remote sensing monitoring of the lower atmosphere temperature profile in Bergen, Norway. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology. 93-103.
  • Zilitinkevich, Sergej; Elperin, Tov; Kleeorin, Nathan; Rogachevskii, Igor; Esau, Igor. 2013. A hierarchy of energy- and flux-budget (EFB) turbulence closure models for stably stratified geophysical flows. Boundary-layer Meteorology. 341-373.
  • Esau, Igor; Repina, Irina. 2012. Wind Climate in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, and Attribution of LeadingWind DrivingMechanisms through Turbulence-Resolving Simulations. Advances in Meteorology. 16 pages.
  • Alexeev, V.A.; Esau, Igor; Polyakov, Igor V; Byam, S.J; Sorokina, Svetlana. 2012. Vertical structure of recent arctic warming from observed data and reanalysis products. Climatic Change. 215-239.
  • Esau, Igor. 2012. Simulation of the Largest Coherent Vortices (Rolls) in the Ekman Boundary Layer. Journal of Vortex Science and Technology. 1-7.
  • Tack, A; Koskinen, Jarkko; Hellsten, Annti; Sievinen, Pauli; Esau, Igor; Praks, Jaan; Kukkonen, Jaakko; Hallikainen, Martti. 2012. Morphological database of Paris for atmospheric modeling purposes. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 1803-1810.
  • Esau, Igor; Bergh, Jon Erik; Davy, Richard; Outten, Stephen; Xu, Yiwen. 2012. Micro-climate on MEGA-computers. META. 13-17.
  • Esau, Igor; Luhunga, Philbert; Djolov, George; Rautenbach, Hannes; Zilitinkevich, Sergej. 2012. Links between observed micro-meteorological variability and land-use patterns in the highveld priority area of South Africa. Meteorology and atmospheric physics (Print). 129-142.
  • Esau, Igor. 2012. Large scale turbulence structures in the Ekmanboundary layer. Geofizika. 5-34.
  • Esau, Igor; Davy, Richard; Outten, Stephen. 2012. Complementary explanation of temperature response in the lower atmosphere. Environmental Research Letters. 7 pages.
  • Repina, Irina; Artamonov, Arseny; Chukharev, Alexander; Esau, Igor; Goryachkin, Yury; Kuzmin, Alexey; Pospelov, Michael; Sadovsky, Ilya; Smirnov, Mikhail. 2012. Air–sea interaction under low and moderate winds in the Black Sea coastal zone. Estonian Journal of Engineering. 89 pages.
  • Outten, Stephen; Esau, Igor. 2012. A link between Arctic sea ice and recent cooling trends over Eurasia. Climatic Change. 1069-1075.
  • Nikola, M; Botha, R.C.; Esau, Igor; Djolov, G.; Combrinck, W.L. 2011. Site Characterisation: Astronomical seeing from a turbulence-resolving model. South African Journal of Geology. 581-584.
  • Sorokina, Svetlana; Esau, Igor. 2011. Meridional Energy Flux in the Arctic from Data of the IGRA Radio Sounding Archive. Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics. 572-583.
  • Smirnov, A.; Korablev, Alexander; Alekseev, G.V.; Esau, Igor. 2010. Temporal and spatial changes in mixed layer properties and atmospheric net heat flux in the Nordic Seas. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES).
  • Zilitinkevich, Sergej; Esau, Igor; Kleeorin, Nathan; Rogachevskii, Igor; Kouznetsov, Rostislav D. 2010. On the velocity gradient in stably stratified sheared flows. Part 1: Asymptotic analysis and applications. Boundary-layer Meteorology. 505-511.
  • Esau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, Sergej. 2010. On the role of the planetary boundary layer depth in the climate system. Advances in Science and Research. 63-69.
  • Esau, Igor. 2010. On Application of Artificial Neural Network Methods in Large-eddy Simulations with Unresolved Urban Surfaces. Modern Applied Science.
  • Baklanov, A.; Lawrence, M.; Pandis, S.; Mahura, A.; Finardi, S.; Moussiopoulos, N.; Beekmann, M.; Laj, P.; Gomes, L.; Jaffrezo, J.-L.; Borbon, A.; Coll, I.; Gros, V.; Sciare, J.; Kukkonen, J.; Galmarini, S.; Giorgi, F.; Grimmond, S; Esau, Igor; Stohl, Andreas; Denby, Bruce; Wagner, T.; Butler, T.; Baltensprenger, U.; Builtjes, P.; van den Hout, D.; van der Gon, H.D.; Collins, B.; Schluenzen, H.; Kulmala, M.; Zilitinkevich, Sergej; Sokhi, R.; Friedrich, R.; Theloke, J.; Kummer, U.; Jalkinen, J.; Halenka, T.; Wiedensholer, A.; Pyle, J.; Rossow, W.B. 2010. MEGAPOLI: concept of multi-scale modelling of megacity impact on air quality and climate. Advances in Science and Research. 115-120.
  • Nickola, -; Esau, Igor; Djolov, G. 2010. Determining astronomical seeing conditions at Matjiesfontein by optical and turbulence methods. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES).
  • Luhunga, P.; Esau, Igor; Djolov, G. 2010. A Study of Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layer over Highveld South Africa. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES).
  • Esau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, Sergej; Djolov, G.; Rautenbach, C. 2010. A Micro-Meteorological Experiment in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in Highveld Region. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES).
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Elperin, T.; Kleeorin, N.; Rogachevskii, I.; Esau, Igor; Mauritsen, T.; Miles, M.W. 2008. Turbulence energetics in stably stratified geophysical flows: Strong and weak mixing regimes. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 793-799.
  • Canuto, Vittorio M.; Cheng, Yun; Howard, Armendo M.; Esau, Igor. 2008. Stably stratified flows: A model with no Ri(cr). Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 2437-2447.
  • Byrkjedal, Øyvind; Esau, Igor; Kvamstø, Nils Gunnar. 2008. Sensitivity of simulated wintertime Arctic atmosphere to vertical resolution in the ARPEGE/IFS model. Climate Dynamics. 687-701.
  • Esau, Igor; Grachev, A. 2007. Turbulent Prandtl Number in Stably Stratified Atmospheric Boundary Layer: Intercomparison between LES and SHEBA Data. e-WINDENG. 1-17.
  • Zilitinkevich, Sergej S.; Esau, Igor. 2007. Similarity theory and calculation of turbulent fluxes at the surface for the stably stratified atmospheric boundary layer. Boundary-layer Meteorology. 193-205.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Esau, Igor; Baklanov, A. 2007. Further comments on the equilibrium height of neutral and stable planetary boundary layers. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 265-271.
  • Esau, Igor; Byrkjedal, Øyvind. 2007. Application of a large-eddy simulation database to optimisation of first-order closures for neutral and stably stratified boundary layers. Boundary-layer Meteorology. 207-225.
  • Mauritsen, Thorsten; Svensson, Gunilla; Zilitinkevich, Sergej S.; Esau, Igor; Enger, Leif; Grisogono, Branko. 2007. A total turbulent energy closure model for neutral and stably stratified atmospheric boundary layers. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 4113-4126.
  • Ezau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, S.S. 2006. Universal dependences between turbulent and mean flow parameters in stably and neutrally stratified Planetary Boundary Layers. Nonlinear processes in geophysics. 135-144.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Hunt, J.C.R.; Ezau, Igor; Grachev, A.A.; Lalas, D.P.; Akylas, E.; Tombrou, M.; Fairall, C.W.; Fernando, H.J.S.; Baklanov, A.; Joffre, S.M. 2006. The influence of large convective eddies on the surface-layer turbulence. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 1423-1456.
  • Beare, Robert J.; Macvean, Malcolm K.; Holtslag, Albert A.M.; Cuxart, Joan; Ezau, Igor; Golaz, Jean-Christophe; Jimenez, Maria A.; Khairoutdinov, Marat; Kosovic, Branko; Lewellen, David; Lund, Thomas S.; Lindquist, Julie K.; McCabe, Anne; Moene, Arnold F.; Noh, Ying; Raasch, Siegfried; Sullivan, Peter. 2006. An intercomparison of large-eddy simulations of the stable boundary layer. Boundary-layer Meteorology. 247-272.
  • Zilitinkevich, SS; Ezau, Igor. 2005. Resistance and heat-transfer laws for stable and neutral planetary boundary layers: Old theory advanced and re-evaluated. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 1863-1892.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Ezau, Igor; Baklanov, A. 2005. Atmospheric boundary layers in storms: advanced theory and modelling applications. Advances in Geosciences. 47-49.
  • Ezau, Igor. 2004. Simulation of Ekman boundary layers by large ddy model with dynamic mixed subfilter closure. Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 273-303.
  • Ezau, Igor. 2004. Non-local effects of large eddies in surface layer. Computational Technology (Russian). 71-85.
  • Ezau, Igor. 2004. An improved parameterization of turbulent exchange coefficient accounting for the non-local effect of large eddies. Annales Geophysicae. 3353-3361.
Academic lecture
  • Miles, Victoria; Esau, Igor. 2019. Warmer Climate of Arctic Cities.
  • Esau, Igor; Outten, Stephen. 2019. Towards an Energy – Flux-Balance Scheme in the Single-Column Model MUSC.
  • Esau, Igor; Miles, Victoria. 2019. Studies of Urban Climates and Climate Change Refugia with High-Resolution Remote-Sensing and Modeling .
  • Law, K.S.; Konstantinov, Pavel; Baklanov, Alexander Anatolievich; Varentsov, Mikhail; Esau, Igor. 2019. Northern Urbanization under global- and climate change: challenges and strategies with respect to weather and pollution for sustainable development.
  • Konstantinov, Pavel; Varentsov, Mikhail; Esau, Igor. 2019. Investigation of boundary layer inversions and human thermal comfort trends in big cities of Eastern Arctic: first results.
  • Varentsov, Mikhail; Konstantinov, Pavel; Esau, Igor. 2019. Intensive Urban Heat Island Research Campaign in the Arctic: the first results and application for model verification.
  • Elguernaoui, Omar; Reuder, Joachim; Esau, Igor; Wolf, Tobias; Maronga, Bjørn. 2019. Height dependence of turbulence decay during the evening transition of the convective boundary layer.
  • Chernokulsky, Alexander; Esau, Igor. 2019. Cloud cover and cloud types in the Eurasian Arctic in 1936–2012.
  • Narizhnaya, A.; Chernokulsky, Alexander; Esau, Igor. 2019. Climatology of cold-air outbreaks and their impact on convective cloudiness and precipitation in the Barents and Kara Seas.
  • Konstantinov, Pavel; Varentsov, Mikhail; Esau, Igor. 2019. Boundary layer inversions and human thermal comfort in Arctic cities (based on UHIARC measurements).
  • Esau, Igor; Outten, Stephen; Otterå, Odd Helge. 2019. Bjerknes Oscillation in very long runs of the CMIP5 climate models.
  • Esau, Igor. 2019. An integrated approach for high-resolution environmental impact assessment.
  • Miles, Victoria; Esau, Igor. 2018. Urban heat island effects in the northern high latitudes as revealed by remote-sensing data .
  • Konstantinov, Pavel; Varentsov, Mikhail; Esau, Igor. 2018. Urban Heat Island Arctic Research Campaign (UHIARC) as a tool for investigation of urban climates in Arctic.
  • Esau, Igor. 2018. TRAKT-2018 project results' overview.
  • Elguernaoui, Omar; Reuder, Joachim; Esau, Igor; Wolf, Tobias; Maronga, Björn. 2018. Revisiting the scaling for the afternoon/evening transition of the convective boundary layer.
  • Esau, Igor; Wolf, Tobias; Pettersson, Lasse H. 2018. Long-term predictability of local air quality hazards and periods of reduced turbulent mixing in Scandinavia.
  • Esau, Igor; Miles, Victoria. 2018. Environmental changes in the urbanized and industrialized sub-Arctic.
  • Chernokulsky, Alexander; Esau, Igor. 2018. Cloud cover and cloud types in the Russian and Norwegian Arctic 1936–2013.
  • Esau, Igor; Miles, Victoria. 2017. Urban Arctic: changes, processes and effects.
  • Esau, Igor; Miles, Victoria. 2017. Surface urban heat island in northern west Siberian cities.
  • Esau, Igor; Baklanov, Alexander. 2017. PEEX Modelling Platform for Seamless Environmental Prediction.
  • Esau, Igor; Miles, Victoria; Davy, Richard. 2017. Land surface temperature for urban heat island studies in the Arctic.
  • Chernokulsky, Alexander; Esau, Igor. 2017. Interannual variability of cloudiness in the Norwegian, Barents and Kara Seas from the late 19th century.
  • Miles, Victoria; Esau, Igor. 2017. Day-Night and Summer-Winter Urban Heart Island in Northern West Siberia.
  • Esau, Igor; Outten, Stephen; Cheng, Linling. 2017. Bjerknes compensation mechanism: Prospects for multi-decadal climate prediction in northern high latitudes.
  • Miles, Victoria; Esau, Igor. 2017. Arctic and sib-arctic urban heat island depends on the surrounding temperature.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2016. The role of boundary-layer dynamics in the transition to a blue Arctic.
  • Esau, Igor; Davy, Richard. 2016. Strong sensitivity of the surface air temperature to atmospheric boundary layer depth in polar climates.
  • Esau, Igor. 2016. Stably stratified planatary boundary layers in the Earth’s climate system.
  • Wolf, Tobias; Pettersson, Lasse H; Esau, Igor. 2016. High resolutions simulations of air pollution in Bergen city.
  • Esau, Igor; Davy, Richard. 2016. Atmospheric boundary layer in climate models.
  • Esau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, Sergej; Baklanov, Alexander. 2016. A modeling perspective on the personalized climate service.
  • Esau, Igor. 2015. Trends in the normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) associated with urban development in arctic and subarctic.
  • Esau, Igor. 2015. Paradox of the surface air cooling in response to the global warming: A role of the stably stratified PBL and free atmosphere temperature inversions.
  • Chernokulsky, A.; Esau, Igor; Bulygina, O.; Mokhov, I.; Semenov, V. 2015. Interannual variability of cloudiness from the end of the 19th century in the Atlantic Arctic.
  • Esau, Igor; Davy, Richard. 2014. Planetary boundary layer depth as an essential climate variable.
  • Esau, Igor; Davy, Richard. 2014. Planetary boundary layer dept as an essential climate variable, Atmosphere-hydrosphere interaction in the Baltic Basin and Arctic Seas.
  • Esau, Igor; Varentsov, Mikhail. 2014. Fine-resolution mapping of micro-meteorological features in regions with heterogeneous landscapes.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2014. Climate models' bias in surface temperature trends and variability due to treatment of boundary layer.
  • Esau, Igor. 2014. Climate factors of the high-latitude planetary boundary layer.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2014. Biases in the surface climatology from Global Climate Models due to the representation of the Planetary Boundary Layer.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2014. Biases in Global Climate Models due to PBL Parameterization.
  • Esau, Igor. 2013. Wind regime of Svalbard fjords.
  • Esau, Igor. 2013. Turbulence self-organization in the Ekman Boundary layer.
  • Chernokulsky, A; Esau, Igor; Mokhov, I. 2013. Total cloudiness over the Arctic in winter: an intercomparison of different climatologies, an assessment of inter-annual variability and connection with surface air temperature.
  • Alexeev, V. A.; Tachibana, Y.; Cohen, J.E.; Esau, Igor. 2013. Is warming Arctic causing colder winters in Siberia?
  • Chernokulsky, A; Esau, Igor; Bulygina, Olga N.; Mokhov, I. 2013. Interannual variations of wintertime cloudiness over Kara, Brents and Norwegian seas using visual data from island meteorological stations.
  • Outten, Stephen; Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor. 2013. Eurasian Winter Cooling: Intercomparison of Reanalyses and CMIP5 data sets.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor; Outten, Stephen. 2013. Asymmetry of the surface air temperature response on climatologic heat imbalance due to differences in the planetary boundary layer height.
  • Esau, Igor; Chernokulsky, A; Mokhov, I. 2013. Arctic winter cloudiness: climatology inter-annual variability and influence on surface temperature.
  • Esau, Igor. 2012. Turbulence self-organization forced by the planet rotation.
  • Esau, Igor. 2012. Turbulence Structure of Planetary Boundary Layers Capped with Strong Temperature Inversion: Simulations, Theory and Climatology.
  • Smedsrud, Lars Henrik; Ingvaldsen, Randi; Esau, Igor; Omar, Abdirahman; Lien, V.; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Semenov, V.; Sandø, Anne Britt; Haugan, Peter M.; Olsen, Are ; Eldevik, Tor; Otterå, Odd Helge; Li, Camille. 2012. The role of the Barents Sea in the climate system.
  • Esau, Igor; Alexeev, V. A.; Gorbatenko, V.; Outten, Stephen; Sorokina, Svetlana. 2012. The Recent Siberian Cooling.
  • Ólafsson, H.; Grov, Ole Edvard; Olseth, Jan Asle; Berentsen, Ø; Rögnvaldsson, O.; Augustsson, H.; Valved, A.; Reuder, Joachim; Esau, Igor. 2012. Progress in Fine-scale Observations and Simulations of the Atmosphere over the complex terrain of the Bergen region in Western-Norway.
  • Xu, Yiwen; Esau, Igor; Bethke, Ingo. 2012. Estimates of Construction-Related Parameters and Extremes in Bergen-Hardanger Region. Climate change detection, assessment of trends, variability and extremes.
  • Xu, Yiwen; Esau, Igor; Bethke, Ingo. 2012. Estimates of Construction-Related Climate Parameters and Extremes in Bergen-Hardanger Region.
  • Chernokulsky, A; Esau, Igor. 2012. Cloudiness in the Arctic in wintertime: Intra-annual variations and impact on temperature.
  • Chernokulsky, A; Esau, Igor; Mohov, I.I. 2012. Cloudiness in the Arctic in wintertime: Climatology, intra-annual variations and impact on temperature regime.
  • Chernokulsky, A; Esau, Igor; Mohov, I.I. 2012. Cloudiness in Arctic in wintertime: Inter-annual variations and their impact on temperature regime.
  • Esau, Igor. 2012. A case of extreme air quality hazard in Bergen: Observations and simulations. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, EGU2012-1504.
  • Abe, L.; Epchtein, N; Esau, Igor; and, Co-authors. 2012. A European vision for a Polar Large Telescope project, and beyond.
  • Esau, Igor. 2011. Turbulence numerical model as a research tool.
  • Epchtein, N.W.; Ansorge, W.; Abe, L.; Langlois, M.; Vauglin, I.; Le Roux, B.; Carbillet, M.; Argentini, S.; Genthon, C.; Lemrani, R.; Le Bertre, T.; Marchiori, G.; Montnacher, J.; David, C.; Esau, Igor; Ruch, E.; Bryson, I.; Dalton, G.; Ashley, M. C. B.; Storey, J.; Lawrence, J. 2011. The polar large telescope a synoptic survey of the Southern sky in the infrared.
  • Epchtein, N.W.; Ansorge, W.; Abe, L.; Langlois, M.; Vauglin, I.; Le Roux, B.; Carbillet, M.; Argentini, S.; Genthon, C.; Lemrani, R.; Le Bertre, T.; Marchiori, G; Montnacher, J.; David, C.; Esau, Igor; Ruch, E.; Bryson, I.; Dalton, G.; Ashley, M. C. B.; Storey, J.; Lawrence, J. 2011. The polar large telescope a synoptic survey of the Southern sky in the infrared.
  • Esau, Igor. 2011. Self-organisation of the Ekman boundary layer turbulence.
  • Xu, Y; Esau, Igor; Bethke, Ingo. 2011. Obtain high resolution climate information by regional climate simulation for Bergen-Hardanger region.
  • Esau, Igor; Repina, Irina. 2011. Observations and fine‐resolution large‐eddy simulations of the katabatic wind over Kongsvegen glacier, Kongsfjorden and Ny Ålesund.
  • Esau, Igor. 2011. Large-eddy simulation for the central Paris area.
  • Artamonov, S. Y.; Shokurov, M. V.; Esau, Igor. 2011. Large eddy simulation of neutrallz stratified planetary boundary layer.
  • Esau, Igor; Alexeev, V. A.; Repina, I.; Sorokina, S. 2011. Decoupling of the Arctic planetary boundary layer.
  • Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Li, Camille; Andersson, Carin ; Birks, Hilary H; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Esau, Igor; Jansen, Eystein; Jenks, Cathy; Kleiven, Helga Flesche; langebroek, petra; Ninnemann, Ulysses S; Nisancioglu, Kerim Hestnes; Smedsrud, Lars Henrik; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2011. DYNAWARM: Dynamics of Past Warm Climates.
  • Alexeev, V. A.; Esau, Igor; Polyakov, I.V.; Byam, S.J.; Sorokina, S. 2010. Vertical structure of recent Arctic warming from observed data and reanalysis products.
  • Esau, Igor. 2010. Variability of temperature and cloudiness in the Arctic planetary boundary layer.
  • Esau, Igor. 2010. Turbulence self-organization on a rotated sphere and its role in the mixing on the Earth.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.; Elperin, T; Kleeorin, N.; Rogachevskii, I; Esau, Igor; Kouznetsov, R. 2010. Energy- and flux-budget turbulence closure model for stably stratified geophysical flows.
  • Esau, Igor. 2010. Earth system models: research tools or expert opinions?
  • Esau, Igor. 2010. Dynamics and climatology of the planetary boundary layer in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic.
  • Esau, Igor; Sorokina, S. 2009. Vertical structure of the Arctic warming: The effect of the Arctic planetary boundary layer decoupling.
  • Esau, Igor. 2009. Vertical structure of the Arctic warming: The effect of the Arctic planetary boundary layer decoupling.
  • Alexeev, V.A.; Esau, Igor; Polyakov, I.V.; Byam, S.J; Sorokina, S. 2009. Vertical structure of recent Arctic warming from observed data and reanalysis products.
  • Alexeev, V.A.; Esau, Igor; Polyakov, I.V.; Byam, S.J; Sorokina, S. 2009. Vertical structure of recent Arctic warming from observed data and reanalysis products.
  • Esau, Igor. 2009. Recent sea ice retreat: A test of the ice-albedo feedback hypothesis.
  • Esau, Igor. 2009. Planetary Boundary Layers and Climate Change: History and Challenges.
  • Esau, Igor. 2009. Physical mechanism and quantitative assessment of the planetary boundary layer feedback in the climate system.
  • Esau, Igor. 2009. Large-eddy simulation experiments with nudging to observed mean meteorological profiles.
  • Esau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, S.S. 2009. Atmospheric planetary boundary layer feedback in climate system and triggering of climate change at high latitudes.
  • Sorokina, S.; Esau, Igor. 2009. Atmospheric energy flux across 70�N from the International Global Radiosonde Archive.
  • Nikola, M; Esau, Igor. 2009. Astronomical seeing and free atmospheric turbulence.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Elperin, T.; Kleeorin, N.; Rogachevskii, I.; Esau, Igor. 2009. An energetically balanced turbulence closure for stably and very stably stratified flows.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Esau, Igor. 2008. Similarity theory and parameterization of the stably stratified atmospheric boundary layers, O4.6.
  • Esau, Igor. 2008. Planetary Boundary Layer Feedback and Its Role in Climate Change.
  • Esau, Igor. 2008. Climate sensitivity and feedbacks.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Esau, Igor. 2008. Atmospheric planetary boundary layer feedback in climate system and triggering of climate change at high latitudes.
  • Rimshans, J.; Esau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Guseynov, S. 2008. Analytical-Numerical Solutions for the One Dimensional PBL, P1.4.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Turbulent Mixing Enhancement over Heterogeneous Surfaces: Polar Ocean Leads.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Turbulence-resolving simulations of marine atmospheric and ocean mixed boundary layers.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Total Turbulence Energy: Theory, Parameterization and Prospects for Climate Simulations.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Polar Amplification and Convective Adjustment.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Methods and Measurement Tools in PBL: On Relations between “ATMOSFERA” and Hydrodynamic Turbulence-Resolving Modeling.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Major achievements and challenges in turbulence-resolving simulations for the atmosphere and ocean.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Large-eddy simulation of PBLs.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Atmospheric turbulence in climate and climate change.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Elperin, T.; Kleorin, N.; Rogachevskii, I; Ezau, Igor; Mauritsen, T. 2006. Turbulent energes and Richardson numbers in stably stratified shear flows.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Elperin, T.; Kleeorin, N.; Rogachevskii, I.; Esau, Igor; Mauritsen, T. 2006. On turbulence closure problem for geophysical stably stratified flows.
  • Byrkjedal, Øyvind; Kvamstø, Nils Gunnar; Ezau, Igor. 2006. On the Importance of the Arctic Boundary Layer in Climate Simulations.
  • Byrkjedal, Øyvind; Ezau, Igor; Kvamstø, Nils Gunnar. 2006. On the Importance of the Arctic Boundary Layer in Climate Simulations.
  • Ezau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, S.S. 2006. Integral features of atmospheric stable boundary layers: theory and large-eddy simulation.
  • Mauritsen, T.; Svensson, G.; Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Ezau, Igor; Enger, L.; Grisogono, B. 2006. Energy-similarity - a new turbulence closure model for stably stratified atmospheric boundary layers.
  • Kvamstø, Nils Gunnar; Byrkjedal, Øyvind; Ezau, Igor; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2006. Arctic climate change – observations and simulations.
  • Ezau, Igor. 2006. Amplification of Turbulent Exchange due to Surface Thermal Heterogeneity: Study of Polar Ocean Leads.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Hunt, J.C.R.; Grachev, A.A.; Ezau, Igor; Lalas, D.P.; Akylas, E.; Tombrou, M.; Fairall, C.W.; Fernando, H.J.S.; Baklanov, A; Joffre, S.M. 2005. The effect of large eddies on the convective heat/mass transfer over complex terrain: Advanced thory and its validation against experimental and LES data.
  • Ezau, Igor. 2005. Surface Atmospheric Temperature as Indicator of Climate Change in the Arctic.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Ezau, Igor. 2005. Scaling analyses and heat/mass transfer laws for turbulent regimes over openings in the ice covered arctic ocean.
  • Ezau, Igor. 2005. Scales and Aggregated Effects of the Most Energetic Turbulence Eddies in Planetary Boundary Layer.
  • Ezau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, S.S. 2005. Parameter Phase Space of Idealized Shear-Driven Planetary Boundary Layer.
  • Ezau, Igor. 2005. Non-linear response og turbulent fluxes on openings in ice cover of the arctic ocean.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Ezau, Igor. 2005. Heat and Mass Transfer Laws for Turbulent Laws for Turbulent Convective Flows in the Atmosphere over Leads in Ice Covered Oceans.
  • Ezau, Igor; Zilitinkevich, S.S. 2005. Heat and Mass Transfer Laws for Turbulent Convective FLows in the Atmosphere over Leads in ice Covered Oceans.
  • Zilitinkevich, S.S.; Hunt, J.C.R.; Grachev, A.A.; Ezau, Igor; Lalas, I; Akylas, E.; Tombrou, M.; Fairall, C.W.; Fernando, H.J.S. 2005. Convective heat/mass transfer over complex terrain: advanced theory and its validation against experimental and LES data.
  • Ezau, Igor. 2005. Arctic warming and the atmospheric boundary layer.
Abstract
  • Esau, Igor; Miles, Victoria. 2017. SURFACE URBAN HEAT ISLAND IN NORTHERN WEST SIBERIAN CITIES. Report Series in Aerosol Science. 100-106.
  • Miles, Victoria; Esau, Igor. 2017. ARCTIC AND SUB-ARCTIC URBAN HEAT ISLAND DEPENDS ON THE SURROUNDING TEMPERATURE. Report Series in Aerosol Science. 344-350.
  • Spengler, Thomas; Renfrew, Ian A.; Terpstra, Annick; Tjernström, Michael; Screen, James; Brooks, Ian M.; Carleton, Andrew; Chechin, Dmitry G.; Chen, Linling; Doyle, James; Esau, Igor; Hezel, Paul; Jung, Thomas; Kohyama, Tsubasa; Lüpkes, Christof; McCusker, Kelly E.; Nygård, Tiina; Sergeev, Denis; Shupe, Matthew D.; Sodemann, Harald; Vihma, Timo Pekka. 2016. High-latitude dynamics of atmosphere-ice-ocean interactions. Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS). ES179-ES182.
  • Chernokulsky, A; Esau, Igor; Mokhov, I. 2013. Total cloudiness over the Arctic in winter: an intercomparison of different climatologies, an assessment of inter-annual variability and connection with surface air temperature. Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • Davy, Richard; Esau, Igor; Outten, Stephen. 2013. Asymmetry of the surface air temperature response on climatologic heat imbalance due to differences in the planetary boundary layer height. Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • Esau, Igor. 2010. Self-organization of the Ekman boundary layer turbulence forced by the horizontal component of the Coriolis force. Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • Shokurov, M. V.; Artamonov, S. Y.; Esau, Igor. 2010. Numerical atmospheric modeling in Kaceveli area for field experiment planning and interpretation. Proceedings of the Marine Hydrophysical Institute. 239-251.
  • Esau, Igor. 2010. Large-eddy simulation of the urban boundary layer in the MEGAPOLI Paris Plume experiment. Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Turbulence-resolving simulations of circulations near ice edge. Geophysical Research Abstracts. 1 pages.
  • Zilitinkevich, Sergej S.; Esau, Igor. 2007. Similarity theory and calculation of turbulent fluxes at the surface for the stably stratified atmospheric boundary layers. EMS7/ECAM8 Abstracts.
  • Sempreviva, A.M.; Esau, Igor; ModObs TEAM, (Including Esau, I.). 2007. ModObs: "Atmospheric modelling for wind energy, climate and environment applications : exploring added value from new observation technique". EMS7/ECAM8 Abstracts.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Intercomparisons of turbulence statistics derived from large-eddy simulation and field databases. Geophysical Research Abstracts. 1 pages.
  • Esau, Igor. 2007. Enhancement of turbulent mixing over thermally heterogeneous surfaces. Geophysical Research Abstracts. 1 pages.
Academic literature review
  • Smedsrud, Lars Henrik; Esau, Igor; Ingvaldsen, Randi; Eldevik, Tor; Haugan, Peter M.; Li, Camille; Lien, Vidar Surén; Olsen, Are ; Omar, Abdirahman; Otterå, Odd Helge; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Sandø, Anne Britt; Semenov, Vladimir A.; Sorokina, Svetlana. 2013. The role of the Barents Sea in the arctic climate system. 415-449.

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