A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Evidence for wave resonance as a key mechanism for generating high-amplitude quasi-stationary waves in boreal summer. By K. Kornhuber et al. in Climate Dynamics.
A comparison of very short lived halocarbon (VSLS) and DMS aircraft measurements in the tropical west Pacific from CAST, ATTREX and CONTRAST. By S.J. Andrews et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.
Tropospheric ozone change from 1980 to 2010 dominated by equatorward redistribution of emissions. By Y. Zhang et al. in Nature Geoscience.
Stratospheric control of planetary waves. By P. Hitchcock and P.H. Haynes in Geophysical Research Letters.
A Strong Phase Reversal of the Arctic Oscillation in Midwinter 2015/16: Role of the Stratospheric Polar Vortex and Tropospheric Blocking. By H.H.N. Cheung et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Barotropic decelerations of the southern stratospheric polar vortex. By C.A.F. Marques and Castanheira in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.
Remote control on NAO predictability via the stratosphere. By F. Hansen et al. in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.
Low frequency oscillations of the gravity wave energy density in the lower atmosphere at low latitudes revealed by US radiosonde data. By H.Y. Li et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
LALINET: The first Latin American-born regional atmospheric observational network. By J.C. Antunas-Marrero et al. in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
Regional and seasonal radiative forcing by perturbations to aerosol and ozone precursor emissions. By N. Bellouin et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Connecting atmospheric blocking to European temperature extremes in spring. By L. Brunner et al. in the Journal of Climate.
Discussion papers – open for comment
Testing chemistry-climate models’ regulation of tropical lower-stratospheric water vapor. By K.M. Smalley et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
A New Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy Instrument to Study Atmospheric Chemistry from a High-Altitude Unmanned Aircraft. By J. Stutz et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions.