Gerard Kilroy

Gerard Kilroy



Department of Physics, Meteorological Institute, University of Munich (LMU), Theresienstr. 37, 80333 Munich
Email: gerard.kilroy@lmu.de



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(2) KILROY G, Smith RK, and Wissmeier U. 2014:
    Tropical cyclone convection: the effects of ambient vertical and horizontal vorticity.
   
Quart. J. Roy Meteor. Soc., 140, 1756-1770.

(3) KILROY G, and Smith RK, 2014:
    Tropical-cyclone convection: the effects of a vortex boundary layer wind profile on deep convection.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 141, 714-726.

(4) Smith RK, KILROY G, and Montgomery MT, 2015:
    Why do model tropical cyclones intensify more rapidly at low latitudes?
   
J. Atmos. Sci., 72, Issue 5 (May 2015) pp. 1783-1804.

(5) Smith RK, Montgomery MT, KILROY G, Tang D, and Müller S, 2015:
    Tropical low formation during the Australian monsoon: the events of January 2013.
   
Aust. Meteor. Ocean. Journl., 65, 318-341.

(6) KILROY G, Smith RK and Montgomery MT, 2016:
    Why do model tropical cyclones grow progressively in size and decay in intensity after reaching maturity?
   
J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 487-503.

(7) Črnivec N, Smith RK and KILROY G, 2016:
    Dependence of tropical cyclone intensification rate on sea surface temperature.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 142, 1618-1627.

(8) KILROY G, Smith RK, Montgomery MT, Lynch B and Earl-Spurr C, 2016:
    A case study of a monsoon low that formed over the sea and intensified over land as seen in the ECMWF analyses.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 142, 2244-2255.

(9) KILROY G and Smith RK, 2016:
    A numerical study of deep convection in tropical cyclones.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 142, 3138-3151.

(10) KILROY G, Smith RK and Montgomery MT, 2017:
    A unified view of tropical cyclogenesis and intensification.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 143, 450-462.

(11) KILROY G, Smith RK and Montgomery MT, 2017:
    Tropical low formation and intensification over land as seen in ECMWF analyses.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 143, 772-784.

(12) KILROY G,Montgomery MT and Smith RK, 2017:
    The role of boundary-layer friction on tropical cyclogenesis and intensification.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 143, 2524-2536.

(13) KILROY G and Smith RK MT, 2017:
    The effects of initial vortex size on tropical cyclogenesis and intensification.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 143, 2832–2845.

(14) KILROY G, Smith RK and Montgomery MT, 2018:
    The role of heating and cooling associated with ice processes on tropical cyclogenesis and intensification.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 144, 99-114.

(15) Smith RK, Montgomery MT and KILROY G, 2018:
    The generation of kinetic energy in tropical cyclones revisited.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 144, 2481-2490.

(16) Steenkamp SC, KILROY G, Smith RK, 2019:
    Tropical cyclogenesis at and near the Equator.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 145, 1846-1864.

(17) Raymond D and KILROY G, 2019:
    Control of Convection in High-Resolution Simulations of Tropical Cyclogenesis.
   
J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 11, 1582-1599.

(18) KILROY G, Smith RK and Montgomery MT, 2020:
    An idealized numerical study of tropical cyclogenesis and evolution at the Equator.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 146, 685-699 .

(19) Tang B, Fang J, Bentley A, KILROY G, Nakano M, Park MS, Rajasree VPM, Wang Z, Wing A, Wu L, 2020:
    Recent Advances in Research on Tropical Cyclogenesis.
   
Tropical Cyclone Research and Review, Volume 9, Issue 2, 87-105. .

(20) Montgomery MT, KILROY G, Smith RK, and Črnivec N, 2020:
    Contribution of mean and eddy momentum processes to tropical cyclone intensification.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 146, 3101-3117.

(21) Smith RK, KILROY G, Montgomery MT, 2020:
    Comments on: How much does the upward advection of supergradient component of boundary-layer wind contribute to tropical cyclone intensification and maximum intensity?
   
J. Atmos. Sci. 77(12), 4377-4378..

(22) KILROY G, 2021:
    Evolution of Convective Characteristics During Tropical Cyclogenesis.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. (147) 2103-2123.

(23) Smith RK, KILROY G, and Montgomery MT, 2021:
    Tropical cyclone life cycle in a three-dimensional numerical simulation.
   
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. (early view).


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