A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Impact of geographic variations of the convective and dehydration center on stratospheric water vapor over the Asian monsoon region. By K. Zhang et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Reconciling the Observed and Modeled Southern Hemisphere Circulation Response to Volcanic Eruptions. By M.C. McGraw et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.
The response of high-impact blocking weather systems to climate change. By D. Kennedy et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.
Emergence of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer. By S. Solomon et al. in Science.
Persistence of upper stratospheric wintertime tracer variability into the Arctic spring and summer. By D.E. Siskind et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Discussion papers – open for comment
Multi-model dynamic climate emulator for solar geoengineering. By D.G. MacMartin and B. Kravitz in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
Multidecadal Variations of the Effects of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation on the Climate System. By S. Brönnimann et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
Decadal changes in global surface NOx emissions from multi-constituent satellite data assimilation. By K. Miyazaki et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
The Nonequilbrium Thermodynamics of Atmospheric Blocking. By A. Jensen in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
A long term study of polar ozone loss derived from data assimilation of Odin/SMR observations. By K. Sagi and D. Murtagh in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.