Rebecca Barthelmie: Publications


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  • Pryor, S.C., Barthelmie, R.J. and Shepherd, T. 2020: 20% of US electricity from wind: Impacts on system efficiency and regional climate, Nature Scientific Reports, 10, 541.
  • Letson, F., Barthelmie, R.J. and Pryor, S.C. 2020: RADAR-Derived Precipitation Climatology for Wind Turbine Blade Leading Edge Erosion, Wind Energy Science, 5, 331–347,
  • Barthelmie, R.J. and Pryor, S.C. 2019: Automated wind turbine wake characterization in complex terrain, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 12(6), 3463-3484.
  • Letson, F., Hu, W., Barthelmie, R.J., Brown, L.D. and Pryor, S.C. 2019: Wind Gust Quantification using Seismic Measurements, Natural Hazards, 99, 355-377. doi  10.1007/s11069-019-03744-8
  • Hu, W., Barthelmie, R.J., Letson, F. and Pryor, S.C. 2019: Seismic noise induced by wind turbine operation and wind gusts, Seismological Research Letters, 91(1), 427–437. https: //
  • Letson, F., Barthelmie, R.J., Hu, W. and Pryor, S.C. 2019: Characterizing Wind Gusts in Complex Terrain, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 3797–3819. 
  • Pryor, S.C., Barthelmie, R.J. and Shepherd, T. 2018: Inter-annual variability of wind climates and wind turbine annual energy production, Wind Energy Science, 3, 651-665.
  • Barthelmie, R.J. and Pryor, S.C. 2018: The impact of wind direction yaw angle on cliff flows, Wind Energy, 21, 1254–1265
  • Pryor, S.C., Barthelmie, R.J. and Shepherd, T. 2018: The influence of real-world wind turbine deployments on regional climate, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 123(11), 5804-5826.
  • Hu, W., Letson, F., Barthelmie, R.J. and Pryor, S.C. 2018: Wind gust characterization at wind turbine relevant heights in moderately complex terrain, Journal of Meteorology and Applied Climatology, 57(7), 1459-1475.
  • Willis, D.J., Niezrecki, C., Kuchma, D., Hines, E., Arwade, S., Barthelmie, R.J., DiPaola, M., Drane, P.J., Hansen, M.J., Inalpolat, M., Mack, J., Myers, A.T., Rotea, M. 2018: Wind Energy Research: State-of-the-Art and Future Research Directions. Renewable Energy, 125, 133-154.
  • Hu, W., Pryor, S.C., Letson, F., Tytell, J. and Barthelmie, R.J. 2017: Investigation of gust-seismic relationships and applications to gust detection, Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, 140-151, 10.1002/2016JD025858.
  • Doubrawa, P., Barthelmie, R.J., Wang, H., Pryor, S.C. and Churchfield, M. 2016: Wind Turbine Wake Characterization from Temporally Disjunct 3-D Measurements, Remote Sensing, 8, 939-956; doi:10.3390/rs8110939
  • Sovacool, B, Enevoldsen, P, Koch, C. and Barthelmie, R.J. 2016: Cost Performance and Risk in the Construction of Offshore and Onshore Wind Farms, Wind Energy, 20(5), 891-908 doi: 10.1002/we.2069.
  • Doubrawa, P., Barthelmie, R.J. and Churchfield, M. 2016: A stochastic wake model based on new metrics for wake characterization, Wind Energy, 20(3), 449–463 doi: 10.1002/we.2015.
  • Wang, H., Barthelmie, R.J., Doubrawa, P. and Pryor, S.C. 2016: Errors in radial velocity variance from Doppler wind lidar, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 9, 4123-4139. doi:10.5194/amt-9-4123-2016
  • Barthelmie, R.J., Doubrawa, P. Wang, H., Giroux, G., Pryor, S.C. 2016: Effects of an escarpment on flow parameters of relevance to wind turbines, Wind Energy, 19, 2271–2286. doi: 10.1002/we.1980.
  • Wang, H., Barthelmie, R.J., Pryor, S.C. and Brown, G. 2016: Lidar arc scan uncertainty reduction through scanning geometry optimization, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 9, 1653–1669, 2016.
  • Wang, H., Barthelmie R.J., Clifton, A. and Pryor S.C. 2015: Wind Measurements from Arc Scans With Doppler Wind Lidar, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 32, 2024-2040.
  • Doubrawa, P., Barthelmie, R.J. Hasager, C.B., Badger, M., Karagali, I. and Pryor, S.C. 2015: Satellite Winds as a Tool for Offshore Wind Energy Resource Assessment: The Great Lakes Wind Atlas, Remote Sensing of the Environment, 168, 349-359.
  • Pryor  S.C., Conrick R., Miller C.A., Tytell J. and Barthelmie R.J. 2014: Analyses of intense and extreme wind speeds over the eastern United States. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 53(11), 2417-2429.
  • Barthelmie, R.J., Crippa, P., Wang, H., Smith, C.M., Krishnamurthy, R., Choukulkar, A., Calhoun, R., Valyou, D., Marzocca, P., Matthiesen, D., Brown, G. and Pryor, S.C. 2014: 3D wind and turbulence characteristics of the atmospheric boundary-layer. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95, 743–756
  • Barthelmie R.J. and Pryor S.C. 2014: The potential contribution of wind energy to climate change mitigation. Nature Climate Change, 4, 684-688,  DOI: 10.1038/ NCLIMATE2269.