A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
A parameterization of gravity waves emitted by fronts and jets. By A. de la Cámara and F. Lott in Geophysical Research Letters.
Northern Hemisphere stratospheric winds in higher midlatitudes: longitudinal distribution and long-term trends. By M. Kozubek et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Measurements of CH3O2NO2 in the upper troposphere. By B.A. Nault et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.
Copernicus stratospheric ozone service, 2009–2012: validation, system intercomparison and roles of input data sets. By K. Lefever et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
A new Dobson Umkehr ozone profile retrieval method optimising information content and resolution. By K. Sonte et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.
Ensemble simulations of the role of the stratosphere in the attribution of northern extratropical tropospheric ozone variability. By P. Hess et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Long-term changes in the relationship between stratospheric circulation and East Asian winter monsoon. By K. Wei et al. in Atmospheric Science Letters.
First quasi-Lagrangian in situ measurements of Antarctic Polar springtime ozone: observed ozone loss rates from the Concordiasi long-duration balloon campaign. By R. Schofield et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
On the Incident Solar Radiation in CMIP5 Models. By L. Zhou et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.
Discussion Papers – open for comment
Global OZone Chemistry And Related Datasets for the Stratosphere (GOZCARDS): methodology and sample results with a focus on HCl, H2O, and O3. By L. Froidevaux et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) from MIPAS in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere 2002–2012. By M. Höpfner et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.