A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community(a SPARC Office choice).
A two-channel, tunable diode laser-based hygrometer for measurement of water vapor and cirrus cloud ice water content in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere. By T.D. Thornberry et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.
Observations of volcanic SO2 from MLS on Aura. By H.C. Pumphrey et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.
Seasonality in Future Tropical Lower Stratospheric Temperature Trends. By L. Wang and D.W. Waugh in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Contributions of Equatorial Wave Modes and Parameterized Gravity Waves to the Tropical QBO in HadGEM2. By Y.-H. Kim and H.-Y. Chun in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Retrieval of three-dimensional small-scale structures in upper-tropospheric/lower-stratospheric composition as measured by GLORIA. By M. Kaufmann et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.
A global non-hydrostatic model study of a downward coupling through the tropical tropopause layer during a stratospheric sudden warming. By N. Eguchi et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Extending the long-term record of volcanic SO2 emissions with the Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) Nadir Mapper. By S.A. Carn et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.
Lidar observations of Nabro volcano aerosol layers in the stratosphere over Gwangju, Korea. By D. Shin et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
The impact of overshooting deep convection on local transport and mixing in the tropical upper troposphere/lower stratosphere (UTLS). By W. Frey et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.