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Peter Lynch, University College, Dublin.

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Peter is currently Professor of Meteorology and Director of the Meteorology & Climate Centre at University College Dublin and formerly Deputy Director of Met Éireann. His main scientific interests are dynamic meteorology, numerical weather prediction, climate modelling and Hamiltonian mechanics.


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Research Interests

Dynamic meteorology - numerical weather prediction (NWP) - climate modelling - Hamiltonian mechanics - history of NWP.



Selected Publications

Lynch, P. and Bustamante, M. S. (2009) Precession and Recession of the Rock'n'roller, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 42, 425203.

Lynch, P. (2009) On Resonant Rossby-Haurwitz triads, Tellus, 61A, 438-445.

Verkley, W. and Lynch, P. (2009) Energy and enstrophy spectra of geostrophic turbulent flows derived from a maximum entropy principle, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 66, 2216-2236.

Caballero, R. and Lynch, P. (2009) Climate modelling and deep-time climate change, In: Hodkinson, T., Jones, M., Parnell, J. and Waldren, S. (eds.), Climate Change, Ecology and Systematics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lynch, P. and De Moor, G. (2008) Les origines de la prévision numérique du temps et de la modélisation climatique, La Météorologie, 63, 14-24.

Wang, S., McGrath, R., Hanafin, J., Lynch, P., Semmler, T. and Nolan, P. (2008) The impact of climate change on storm surges over Irish waters, Ocean Modelling, 25, 83-94.

McGrath, R. and Lynch, P. (eds.) (2008) Ireland in a Warmer World: Scientific Predictions of the Irish Climate in the Twenty-First Century. Report of the C4I Project. Dublin: Met Éireann.

Steele-Dunne, S., Lynch, P., McGrath, R., Semmler, T., Wang, S., Hanafin, J. and Nolan, P. (2008) The impacts of climate change on hydrology in Ireland, Journal of Hydrology, 356, 28-45.