Edgar L Andreas
Senior Research Scientist
NorthWest Research Associates, Inc.
Lebanon, New Hampshire

It is with regret that we inform you that Ed Andreas passed away on 30 September 2015. We will miss him for his original and careful scientific thinking. He was a kind person and a classic gentlemen in all regards. If you need to contact someone at NWRA, please email Joan Oltman-Shay, President of NWRA at j.oltman.shay@nwra.com or call 425 556 9055 x0.

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Some of Ed’s Key Recent Publications

On Air-Sea Interaction and Sea Spray

Andreas, E. L, 2005: Approximation formulas for the microphysical properties of saline droplets. Atmospheric Research, 75, 323-345. (Approx_Formu.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2010: Spray-mediated enthalpy flux to the atmosphere and salt flux to the ocean in high winds. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 40, 608–619. (JPO_March-2010.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, and K. A. Emanuel, 2001: Effects of sea spray on tropical cyclone intensity. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 58, 3741-3751. (Andreas-Emanuel.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, P. O. G. Persson, and J. E. Hare, 2008: A bulk turbulent air-sea flux algorithm for high-wind, spray conditions. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38, 1581-1596. (JPO_2008_Spray.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2011: Fallacies of the enthalpy transfer coefficient over the ocean in high winds. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68, 1435-1445. (JAS_2011_Enthalpy.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, L. Mahrt, and D. Vickers, 2012: A new dragrelation for aerodynamically rough flow over the ocean. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 69, 2520-2537. (Andreas_JAS_2012.pdf)

On Air-Sea-Ice Interaction

Andreas, E. L, 2002: Parameterizing scalar transfer over snow and ice: A review. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 3, 417-432. (Snow_Ice_Rev.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2011: A relationship between the aerodynamic and physical roughness of winter sea ice. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorlogical Society, 137, 1581-1588. (QJRMS_Sea_Ice_Roughness.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2011: The fallacy of drifting snow. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 141, 333-347. (Fallacy_of_Drifting_Snow.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, R. E. Jordan, and A. P. Makshtas, 2004: Simulations of snow, ice, and near-surface atmospheric processes on Ice Station Weddell. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 5, 611-624. (ISW_Simul.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, T. W. Horst, A. A. Grachev, P. O. G. Persson, C. W. Fairall, P. S. Guest, and R. E. Jordan, 2010: Parameterising turbulent exchange over summer sea ice and the marginal ice zone. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 136, 927–943. (Andreas_etal_QJRMS_2010.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, P. O. G. Persson, R. E. Jordan, T. W. Horst, P. S. Guest, A. A. Grachev, and C. W. Fairall, 2010: Parameterizing turbulent exchange over sea ice in winter. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 11, 87–104. (Andreas_JHM_Feb-2010.pdf)

On Boundary-Layer Turbulence

Andreas, E. L, K. J. Claffey, R. E. Jordan, C. W. Fairall, P. S. Guest, P. O. G. Persson, and A. A. Grachev, 2006: Evaluations of the von Kármán constant in the atmospheric surface layer. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 559, 117-149. (JFM_von_K.pdf)

Andreas, E. L. C. A. Geiger, G. Treviño, and K. J. Claffey, 2008: Identifying nonstationarity in turbulence series. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 127, 37-56. (2008BLM.Andreas.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2012: Two experiments on using a scintillometer to infer the surface fluxes of momentum and sensible heat. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 51, 1685-1701. (Andreas_JAMC_2012.pdf)

Grachev, A. A., E. L Andreas, C. W. Fairall, P. S. Guest, and P. O. G. Persson, 2007: SHEBA flux-profile relationships in the stable atmospheric boundary layer. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 124, 315-333. (Grachev et al 2007 BLM v124(3))

Treviño, G., and E. L Andreas, 2000: Averaging intervals for spectral analysis of nonstationary turbulence. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 95, 231-247. (BLM_Trev&And.pdf)

Oldies But Goodies

Andreas, E. L, 1987: A theory for the scalar roughness and the scalar transfer coefficients over snow and sea ice. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 38, 159-184. (BLM_1987.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 1989: Thermal and size evolution of sea spray droplets. CRREL Report 89-11, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH, 37 p. (CR_89_11.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 1988: Estimating over snow and sea ice from meteorological data. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 5, 481-495. (JOSA_1988.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 1989: Two-wavelength method of measuring path-averaged turbulent surface heat fluxes. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 6, 280-292. (Two Wavelength.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, Editor, 1990: Selected Papers on Turbulence in a Refractive Medium. SPIE Milestone Series, vol. 25, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, WA, 693 pp. (http://spie.org/x648.xml?product_id=4003)

Andreas, E. L, 1998: A new sea spray generation function for wind speeds up to 32 m/s. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 28, 2175-2184. (Gen_Func_32.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, and S. F. Ackley, 1982: On the differences in ablation seasons of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 39, 440-447. (Sea Ice Ablation.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, and B. Murphy, 1986: Bulk transfer coefficients for heat and momentum over leads and polynyas. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 16, 1875-1883. (Andreas-Murphy_Leads.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, J. B. Edson, E. C. Monahan, M. P. Rouault, and S. D. Smith, 1995: The spray contribution to net evaporation from the sea: A review of recent progress. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 72, 3-52. (BLM_1995.pdf)

Other Neat Stuff

Andreas, E. L, 2002: Book review: Wind Stress over the Ocean. Atmospheric Research, 62, 171-173. (Book_Review_Atm_Res.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2007: New estimates for the sublimation rate for ice on the Moon. Icarus, 186, 24-30. (Icarus_Moon.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2005: Handbook of physical constants and functions for use in atmospheric boundary layer studies. ERDC/CRREL Monograph M-05-1, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH, 42 pp. (M05-1.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2007: A new world record. the Exchange, 14 (2), 8. (Newsletter of STC's Scientific Communication community.) (Shen_et_al_only.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2009: Book review: Ocean Waves Breaking and Marine Aerosol Fluxes. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90, 391–393. (BAMS_Book_Review.pdf)

Andreas, E. L, 2012: Book review:Time Series Analysis in Meteorology and Climatology: An Introduction. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93 1417-1419. (BAMS_Review_TSA.pdf)

Sad News

Andreas, E. L, 2013: George Treviño, 1942-2013. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 148, 437. (George_BLM.pdf)