Edward Blanchard Wrigglesworth

Research Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Sciences

Edward Blanchard Wrigglesworth
Areas of Expertise
  • Atmosphere-sea ice-ocean interactions
  • Arctic Sea ice predictability
  • Snow in the Arctic climate system
  • Mountain snow in the North Cascades
  • ATM S 123
  • ATM S 234
  • ATM S 456
  • WCRP Open Science Conference poster award, Oct 2011
  • Top Scholar award, The Graduate School, 2007 (University of Washington)
  • Girton College Emily Davies Scholarship, 2003 (University of Cambridge)
  • Girton College Janet Chamberlain Dissertation Prize, 2003 (University of Cambridge)
  • Cambridge University William Vaughan Lewis Dissertation Prize, 2003
  • Alan Tammadge mathematics scholarship, 1997-1999 (Seveonoaks School)
  • American Meteorological Society, Polar Meteorology and Oceanography committee vice-chair (Jan 2015 to present)
  • Sea Ice Prediction Network, Leadership team member (Oct 2013 to present)
  • CMOS-AMS annual meeting, Instructor for short course: `A practical guide to using the Community Earth System Model and Regional Arctic System Model for polar climate research’, June 2015
  • Reviewer for: Nature Geoscience, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Climate, Climate Dynamics, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, Deep Sea Research Part I, Environmental Research Letters, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Monthly Weather Review
  • Session convener for Polar Climate Predictability and Prediction, EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, AT
  • Lead organizer for Sea Ice Prediction Network Workshop, Boulder, CO, April 2014.
Selected publications
  • Ding, Q., Schweiger, A., L’Hereux, M., Battisti, D., Po-Chedley, S, Johnson, N., Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, E., Harnos, K, Zhang, Q., Eastman, R, and Steig, E (2017) In uence of high-latitude atmospheric circulation change on summertime Arctic sea ice, Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/nclimate3241

  • Cheng, W., E. Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, C. M. Bitz, C. Ladd, and P. J. Stabeno (2016), Diagnostic sea ice predictability in the pan-Arctic and U.S. Arctic regional seas, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070735.

  • Blanchard-Wrigglesworth E, A. Barthelemy M. Chevallier R. Cullather N. Fuckar F. Massonnet P. Posey W. Wang J. Zhang C. Ardilouze C. M. Bitz G. Vernieres A. Wallcraft M. Wang, (2016) Multi-model seasonal forecast of Arctic sea-ice: forecast uncertainty at pan-Arctic and regional scales, Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3388-9

  • Blanchard-Wrigglesworth E, Farrell S, Newman, T, and Bitz, C. M., (2015) Snow cover on Arctic Sea ice in observations and an Earth System Model, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL066049

  • Blanchard-Wrigglesworth E, Cullather, R, Wanqiu, W, Zhang, J, and Bitz, C. M., (2015) Model skill and sensitivity to initial conditions in a sea-ice prediction system, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL065860

  • Dukhovskoy D, Ubnoske J, Blanchard-Wrigglesworth E, Heister H, and Proshutinsky A Y (2015) Skill metrics for evaluation and comparison of sea ice models, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi:10.1002/2015JC010989

  • Stroeve, J, Blanchard-Wrigglesworth E, Guemas, V. Howell, S. Massonnet, F, and Tietsche, S (2015) Improving predictions of Arctic sea ice extent, EOS, 96, doi:10.1029/2015EO031431