Content - SPARC Science Update: 25 August-1 September

  • 01 September 2017

SPARC Science Update: 25 August-1 September

A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).


Large wind shears and their implications for diffusion in regions with enhanced static stability: the mesopause and the tropopause. By H.-L. Liu in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

The strength of the meridional overturning circulation of the stratosphere. By M. Linz et al. in Nature Geoscience.

CCl4 distribution derived from MIPAS ESA v7 data: intercomparisons, trend, and lifetime estimation. By M. Valeri et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Intercomparison of NOx emission inventories over East Asia. By J. Ding et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Small-scale wind fluctuations in the tropical tropopause layer from aircraft measurements: occurrence, nature and impact on vertical mixing. By A. Podglajen et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.

Variability of Stratospheric Reactive Nitrogen and Ozone Related to the QBO. By M. Park et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

 

Discussion papers - open for comment

Characterization and Correction of OMPS Nadir Mapper Measurements for Ozone Profile Retrievals. By J. Bak et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions.

Tomographic retrievals of ozone with the OMPS Limb Profiler: algorithm description and preliminary results. By D.J. Zawada et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions.