Journal Articles


Dwyer, J. G. & O'Gorman, P. A.
Moist formulations of the Eliassen-Palm flux and their connection to the surface westerlies
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (submitted)

Stansifer, E. M., O'Gorman, P. A. & Holt, J. I.
Accurate computation of moist available potential energy with the Munkres algorithm
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society doi:10.1002/qj.2921

Byrne, M. P. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2016
Understanding decreases in land relative humidity with global warming: conceptual model and GCM simulations
Journal of Climate doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0351.1

Shaw, T. A., Baldwin, M., Barnes, E. A., Caballero, R., Garfinkel, C.I., Hwang, Y.-T., Li, C., O'Gorman, P.A., Riviere, G., Simpson, I.R., & Voigt, A. 2016
Storm track processes and the opposing influences of climate change
Nature Geoscience doi:10.1038/ngeo2783

Singh, M. S. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2016
Scaling of the entropy budget with surface temperature in radiative-convective equilibrium
Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems doi:10.1002/2016MS000673

Schär, C., Ban, N., Fischer, E. M., Rajczak, J., Schmidli, J., Frei, C., Giorgi, F., Karl, T. R., Kendon, E. J., Klein Tank, A. M. G., O'Gorman, P. A., Sillmann, J., Zhang, X., & Zwiers, F. W. 2016
Percentile indices for assessing changes in heavy precipitation events
Climatic Change 137, 201-216

Donat, M. G., Lowry, A. L., Alexander, L. V., O'Gorman, P. A. & Maher, N. 2016
More extreme precipitation in the world's dry and wet regions
Nature Climate Change 6, 508-513


Pfalh, S., O'Gorman, P. A. & Singh, M. S. 2015
Extratropical cyclones in idealized simulations of changed climates
Journal of Climate 28, 9373-9392

Singh, M. S. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2015
Increases in moist-convective updraught velocities with warming in radiative convective equilibrium
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 141, 2828-2838

Byrne, M. P. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2015
The response of precipitation minus evapotranspiration to climate warming: Why the "wet-get-wetter, dry-get-drier" scaling does not hold over land
Journal of Climate 28, 8078-8092
Supplemental figures

O'Gorman, P. A. 2015
Precipitation extremes under climate change
Current Climate Change Reports 1, 49-59

Booth, J. F., Polvani, L. M., O'Gorman, P. A., & Wang, S. 2015
Effective stability in a moist baroclinic wave
Atmospheric Science Letters 16, 56-62


O'Gorman, P. A. 2014
Contrasting responses of mean and extreme snowfall to climate change
Nature 512, 416-418

Ferreira, D., Marshall, J., O'Gorman, P. A., & Seager, S. 2014
Climate at high obliquity
Icarus 243, 236-248

Singh, M. S. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2014
Influence of microphysics on the scaling of precipitation extremes with temperature
Geophysical Research Letters 41, 6037-6044
Supporting Information


Byrne, M. P. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2013
Link between land-ocean warming contrast and surface relative humidities in simulations with coupled climate models
Geophysical Research Letters 40, 5223-5227
Supporting Information

Singh, M. S. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2013
Influence of entrainment on the thermal stratification in simulations of radiative-convective equilibrium
Geophysical Research Letters 40, 4398-4403
Supporting Information
Matlab script for the zero-buoyancy plume model
(See also AGU Highlight published in EOS)

Byrne, M. P. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2013
Land-ocean warming contrast over a wide range of climates: convective quasi-equilibrium theory and idealized simulations
Journal of Climate 26, 4000-4016

O'Gorman, P. A. & Singh, M. S. 2013
Vertical structure of warming consistent with an upward shift in the middle and upper troposphere
Geophysical Research Letters 40, 1838-1842
Supporting Information


Singh, M. S. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2012
Upward shift of the atmospheric general circulation under global warming: theory and simulations
Journal of Climate 25, 8259-8276

O'Gorman, P. A. 2012
Sensitivity of tropical precipitation extremes to climate change
Nature Geoscience 5, 697-700
Supplementary Information
(See also News and Views )

O'Gorman, P. A., Allan, R. P., Byrne, M. P. & Previdi, M. 2012
Energetic constraints on precipitation under climate change
Surveys in Geophysics 33, 585-608


O'Gorman, P. A., Lamquin, N., Schneider, T. & Singh, M. S. 2011
The relative humidity in an isentropic advection-condensation model: Limited poleward influence and properties of subtropical minima
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 68, 3079-3093

Muller, C. J. & O'Gorman, P. A. 2011
An energetic perspective on the regional response of precipitation to climate change
Nature Climate Change 1, 266-271
Supplementary Information

Muller, C. J., O'Gorman, P. A. & Back, L. E. 2011
Intensification of precipitation extremes with warming in a cloud resolving model
Journal of Climate 24, 2784-2800

O'Gorman, P. A. 2011
The effective static stability experienced by eddies in a moist atmosphere
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 68, 75-90
Description and Matlab script for the effective static stability


O'Gorman, P. A. 2010
Understanding the varied response of the extratropical storm tracks to climate change
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107, 19176-19180
Supporting Information
(See also highlights in Nature Climate Change and PNAS )

Schneider, T., O'Gorman, P. A. & Levine, X. J., 2010
Water vapor and the dynamics of climate changes
Reviews of Geophysics 48, RG3001

Sherwood, S. C., Ingram, W., Tsushima, Y., Satoh, M., Roberts, M., Vidale, P. L. & O'Gorman, P. A., 2010
Relative humidity changes in a warmer climate
Journal of Geophysical Research 115, D09104

O'Gorman, P. A. & Muller, C. J. 2010
How closely do changes in surface and column water vapor follow Clausius-Clapeyron scaling in climate-change simulations?
Environmental Research Letters 5, 025207


Muller, C. J., Back, L. E., O'Gorman, P. A. & Emanuel, K. A., 2009
A model for the relationship between tropical precipitation and column water vapor
Geophysical Research Letters 36, L16804
Editor's Highlight

O'Gorman, P.A. & Schneider, T., 2009
Scaling of precipitation extremes over a wide range of climates simulated with an idealized GCM
Journal of Climate 22, 5676-5685

O'Gorman, P.A. & Schneider, T., 2009
The physical basis for increases in precipitation extremes in simulations of 21st-century climate change
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, 14773-14777
Supporting Information


Schneider, T. & O'Gorman, P.A., 2008
Moist convection and the thermal stratification of the extratropical troposphere
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 65, 3571-3583

O'Gorman, P.A. & Schneider, T., 2008
Energy of midlatitude transient eddies in idealized simulations of changed climates
Journal of Climate 21, 5797-5806

O'Gorman, P.A. & Schneider, T., 2008
The hydrological cycle over a wide range of climates simulated with an idealized GCM
Journal of Climate 21, 3815-3832

O'Gorman, P.A. & Schneider, T., 2008
Weather layer dynamics of baroclinic eddies and multiple jets in an idealized general circulation model
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 65, 524-535


O'Gorman, P.A. & Schneider, T., 2007
Recovery of atmospheric flow statistics in a general circulation model without nonlinear eddy-eddy interactions
Geophysical Research Letters 34, L22801

Schneider, T., Smith, K.L., O'Gorman, P.A., Walker, C.C. 2006
A climatology of zonal-mean moisture fields and fluxes in isentropic coordinates.
Journal of Climate 19, 5918-5933

O'Gorman, P.A. & Schneider, T., 2006
Stochastic models for the kinematics of moisture transport and condensation in homogeneous turbulent flows
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 63, 2992-3005

O'Gorman, P.A. & Pullin, D.I., 2005
Effect of Schmidt number on the velocity-scalar cospectrum in isotropic turbulence with a mean scalar gradient
with electronic supplement
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 532, 111 - 140

O'Gorman, P.A. & Pullin, D.I., 2004
On modal time correlations of turbulent velocity and scalar fields
Journal of Turbulence 5: Art. No. 35

O'Gorman, P.A. & Pullin, D.I., 2003
The velocity-scalar cross spectrum of stretched spiral vortices
Physics of Fluids 15, 280-291
The above article appeared in Physics of Fluids and may be found here. Copyright American Institute of Physics.


Schneider, T. & O'Gorman, P.A. 2007
Precipitation and its extremes in changed climates
in Extreme events Proceedings of the 15th 'Aha Huliko'a Hawaiian Winter Workshop, P. Muller, C. Garrett, and D. Henderson, Eds., 6166.

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