A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
An unexpected disruption of the atmospheric quasi-biennial oscillation. By S.M. Osprey et al. in Science.
Early growth dynamical implications for the steerability of stratospheric solar radiation management via sulfur aerosol particles. By F. Benduhn et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.
Aerosol and Monsoon Climate Interactions over Asia. By Z. Li et al. in Reviews of Geophysics.
Diabatic heating and jet stream shifts: A case study of the 2010 negative NAO winter. By T. Woollings et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.
The Stratospheric Pathway of La Niña. By M. Iza et al. in the Journal of Climate.
Artificial bias typically neglected in comparisons of uncertain atmospheric data. By M.R.A. Pitkänen et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.
Case studies of the impact of orbital sampling on stratospheric trend detection and derivation of tropical vertical velocities: solar occultation vs. limb emission sounding. By L.F. Milan et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Zonally-resolved impact of ENSO on the stratospheric circulation and water vapor entry values. By P. Konopka et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Understanding the varied influence of mid-latitude jet position on clouds and cloud-radiative effects in observations and global climate models. By K.M. Grise and B. Medeiros in the Journal of Climate.
The Quasi-Biennial Oscillation of 2015-16: Hiccup or Death Spiral? By T.J. Dunkerton in Geophysical Research Letters.
Chemical and Dynamical Impacts of Stratospheric Sudden Warmings on Arctic Ozone Variability. By S.E. Strahan et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Influence of the solar cycle on the Polar-night Jet Oscillation in the Southern Hemisphere. By Y. Kuroda and M. Deushi in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Are Sudden Stratospheric Warmings Generic? Insights from an idealized GCM. By M. Jucker in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Discussion papers – open for comment
Oceanic emissions unlikely to account for the missing source of atmospheric carbonyl sulfide. By S.T. Lennartz et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
Accuracy, precision, and temperature dependence of Pandora total ozone measurements estimated from a comparison with the Brewer triad in Toronto. By X. Zhao et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions.
Improvement of OMI ozone profile retrievals by simultaneously fitting polar mesospheric clouds. By J. Bak et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions.
Global carbonyl sulfide (OCS) measured by MIPAS/Envisat during 2002–2012. By N. Glatthor et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
New-generation NASA Aura Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) volcanic SO2 dataset: Algorithm description, initial results, and continuation with the Suomi-NPP Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS). By C. Li et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions.
Impact of a moderate volcanic eruption on chemistry in the lower stratosphere: balloon-borne observations and model calculations. By G. Berthet et al. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.