Publications (CV)

2020

T.W. Cronin, How well do we understand the Planck feedback? Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorolgical Society, submitted.

N. Lutsko and T.W. Cronin, Mean climate and circulation of mock-Walker simulations. Part I: Comparison with observations and analysis of circulation. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, in revision.

T. Abbott and T.W. Cronin, Aerosol invigoration of atmospheric convection through increases in humidity. Science, in revision.

C. Wilka, S. Solomon, T.W. Cronin, D. Kinnison, and R. Garcia, Atmospheric Chemistry Signatures of an Equatorially-Symmetric Matsuno-Gill Circulation Pattern. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, in revision.

T. Abbott, T.W. Cronin, and T. Beucler, 2020, Convective Dynamics and the Response of Precipitation Extremes to Warming in Radiative–Convective Equilibrium. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-19-0197.1.

2019

T. Beucler, T. Abbott, T.W. Cronin, and M. Pritchard, 2019, Comparing Convective Self-Aggregation in Idealized Models to Observed Moist Static Energy Variability near the Equator. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2019GL084130.

D. Koll and T.W. Cronin, 2019, Hot Hydrogen Climates near the inner edge of the Habitable Zone. The Astrophysical Journal, doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab30c4.

N. Lutsko, J. Baldwin, and T.W. Cronin, 2019, The impact of large-scale orography on Northern Hemisphere Winter Synoptic Temperature Variability. Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0129.1.

T.W. Cronin and D. Chavas, 2019, Dry and Semi-Dry Tropical Cyclones. Journal of the atmospheric sciences, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-18-0357.1

2018

T. Beucler and T.W. Cronin, 2018, A budget for the size of convective self-aggregation. The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1002/qj.3468.

N. Lutsko and T.W. Cronin, 2018, Increase in Precipitation Efficiency with Surface Warming in Radiative-Convective Equilibrium. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, doi: 10.1029/2018MS001482.

F. Pithan, G. Svensson, R. Caballero, D. Chechin, T.W. Cronin, A. Ekman, R. Neggers M. Shupe, A. Solomon, M. Tjernstrom, and M. Wendisch, 2018, Role of air-mass transformations in exchange between the Arctic and mid-latitudes. Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/s41561-018-0234-1.

D. Koll and T.W. Cronin, 2018, Earth's outgoing longwave radiation linear due to H2O greenhouse effect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1809868115.

Z. Hu, T.W. Cronin, and E. Tziperman, 2018, Suppression of Cold Weather Events over High Latitude Continents in Warm Climates. Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0129.1.

L. Birch, T.W. Cronin, and E. Tziperman, 2018, The Role of Regional Feedbacks in Glacial Inception on Baffin Island: The Interaction of Ice Flow and Meteorology. Climate of the Past, doi: 10.5194/cp-14-1441-2018.

T. Beucler, T.W. Cronin, and K. Emanuel, 2018, A Linear Response Framework for Radiative-Convective Instability. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, doi: 10.1029/2018MS001280.

2017

T.W. Cronin and A. Wing, 2017, Clouds, Circulation, and Climate Sensitivity in a Radiative-Convective Equilibrium Channel Model, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, doi: 10.1002/2017MS001111.

B. Rose, T.W. Cronin, and C. Bitz, 2017, Ice caps and ice belts: the effects of obliquity on ice-albedo feedback, The Astrophysical Journal, doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/aa8306.

T.W. Cronin, H. Li, and E. Tziperman, 2017, Suppression of Arctic air formation with climate warming: Investigation with a 2-dimensional cloud-resolving model, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0193.1.

L. Birch, T.W. Cronin, and E. Tziperman, 2017, Glacial Inception on Baffin Island: The Role of Insolation, Meteorology, and Topography, Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0576.1.

2016

T. Beucler and T.W. Cronin, 2016, Moisture-Radiative Cooling Instability, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, doi:10.1002/2016MS000763.

A. Wing and T.W. Cronin, 2016, Self-aggregation of convection in long channel geometry, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, doi:10.1002/qj.2628.

T.W. Cronin and M.F. Jansen, 2016, Analytic radiative-advective equilibrium as a model for high-latitude climate, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2015GL067172.

2015

A.E. Payne, M.F. Jansen, and T.W. Cronin, 2015, Conceptual model analysis of the influence of temperature feedbacks on polar amplification, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2015GL065889.

T.W. Cronin and E. Tziperman, 2015, Low clouds suppress arctic air formation and amplify high-latitude continental winter warming, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1510937112.

T.W. Cronin, K. Emanuel, and P. Molnar, 2015, Island precipitation enhancement and the diurnal cycle in radiative-convective equilibrium. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, doi:10.1002/qj.2443.

P. Molnar and T.W. Cronin, 2015, Growth of the maritime continent and its possible contribution to recurring ice ages. Paleoceanography, doi:10.1002/2014PA002752.

2014

T.W. Cronin, 2014, On the choice of average solar zenith angle. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-0392.1. [See also 2017 comment and response.]

2013

T.W. Cronin and K. Emanuel, 2013, The climate time scale in the approach to radiative-convective equilibrium. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, doi:10.1002/jame.20049.

T.W. Cronin, 2013, A sensitivity theory for the equilibrium boundary layer over land. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, doi:10.1002/jame.20048.

2012 and earlier

see my CV for a list of publications from work done at MBL (prior to graduate school at MIT).