Robert Korty

Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences

Texas A&M University


Peer-reviewed publications


      Toomey, M. R., R. L. Korty, J. P. Donnelly, P. J. van Hengstum, and W. B. Curry, 2017: Increased hurricane frequency near Florida during Younger Dryas Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation slowdown.  Geology, 45, 1047-1050, doi:10.1130/G39270.1.


      Lunt, D. J., and Coauthors (including R. L. Korty), 2017: DeepMIP experimental design for model simulations of the EECO, PETM, and pre-PETM. Geoscientific Model Development, 10, 889-901, doi:10.5194/gmd-2016-127.


      Korty, R. L., K. A. Emanuel, M. Huber, and R. Zamora, 2017: Downscaled tropical cyclones in simulations with very high carbon dioxide levels.  Journal of Climate, 30, 649-667, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0256.1.


      Boos, W. R., and R. L. Korty, 2016: Regional energy budget control of the intertropical convergence zone and application to mid-Holocene rainfall.  Nature Geosciences, 9, 892-897, doi:10.1038/ngeo2833.


      Yan, Q., T. Wei, R. Korty, J. Kossin, Z. Zhang, and H. Wang, 2016: Enhanced intensity of global tropical cyclones during the mid-Pliocene warm period.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 12963-12967, doi:10.1073/pnas.1608950113.


      Yoo, J., J. Galewsky, S. J. Camargo, R. Korty, and R. Zamora, 2016: Dynamical downscaling of tropical cyclones from CCSM simulations of the Last Glacial Maximum.  Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 8, doi:10.1002/2016MS000685.


      Zamora, R., R. Korty, and M. Huber, 2016: Thermal stratification in simulations of hot climates: A climatology using saturation potential vorticty. Journal of Climate, 29, 5083-5102, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0785.1.


      Yan, Q., R. Korty, and Z. Zhang, 2015: Tropical cyclone genesis factors in a simulation of the last two millennia: Results from Community Earth System Model. Journal of Climate, 28, 7182-7202, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0054.1.


      Thomas, D., R. Korty, M. Huber, J. Schubert, and B. Haines, 2014: Nd isotopic structure of the Pacific Ocean 70-30 Ma and numerical evidence for vigorous ocean circulation and ocean heat transport in a greenhouse world.  Paleoceanography, 29, 454-469, doi:10.1002/2013PA002535.


      Zedler, S., G. Kanschat, I. Hoteit, and R. Korty, 2013: Estimation of the drag coefficient from the upper ocean response to a hurricane: a variational data assimilation approach. Ocean Modelling, 68, 57-71, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2013.04.004.


      Korty, R., 2013: Hurricanes. In Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards, Peter Bobrowsky, Ed., Springer-Verlag, 481-493.


      Korty, R. L., S. J. Camargo, and J. Galewsky, 2012: Variations in tropical cyclone genesis factors in simulations of the Holocene epoch. Journal of Climate, 25, 8196-8211, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00033.1.


      Korty, R. L., S. J. Camargo, and J. Galewsky, 2012: Tropical cyclone genesis factors in simulations of the last glacial maximum.  Journal of Climate, 25, 4348-4365, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00517.1.


      Hague, A. M., D. Thomas, M. Huber, R. Korty, S. C. Woodward, and L. B. Jones, 2012: Convection of North Pacific deep water during the early Cenozoic. Geology, 40, 527-530, doi:10.1130/G32886.1.


      Zedler, S., G. Kanschat, R. Korty, and I. Hoteit, 2012: A new approach for the determination of the drag coefficient from the upper ocean response to a tropical cyclone: a feasibility study.  Journal of Oceanography, 68, 227-241, doi:10.1007/s10872-011-0092-6.


      Pauluis, O., and A. Czaja, and R. Korty, 2010: The global circulation in moist isentropic coordinates. Journal of Climate, 23, 3077-3093, doi:10.1175/2009JCLI2789.1.


      Korty, R. L., and T. Schneider, 2008:  The extent of Hadley circulations in dry atmospheres.  Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L23803, doi:10.1029/2008GL035847.


      Pauluis, O., and A. Czaja, and R. Korty, 2008: The global circulation on moist isentropes.  Science, 321, 1075-1078, doi:10.1126/science.1159649.


      Korty, R. L., K. A. Emanuel, and J. R. Scott, 2008:  Tropical cyclone-induced upper ocean mixing and climate: application to equable climates. Journal of Climate, 21, 638-654, doi:10.1175/2007JCLI1659.1.


      Korty, R. L., and T. Schneider, 2007:  A climatology of the tropospheric thermal stratification using saturation potential vorticity.  Journal of Climate, 20, 5977-5991, doi:10.1175/2007JCLI1788.1.


      Korty, R. L., and K. A. Emanuel, 2007:  The dynamic response of the winter stratosphere to an equable climate surface temperature gradient.  Journal of Climate, 20, 5213-5228, doi:10.1175/2007JCLI1556.1.


      Emanuel, K., C. DesAutels, C. Holloway, and R. Korty, 2004: Environmental control of tropical cyclone intensity.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 61, 843-851, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(2004)061<0843:ECOTCI>2.0.CO;2.