A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Observational evidence of the downstream impact on tropical rainfall from stratospheric Kelvin waves. By L. Zhang et al. in Climate Dynamics.
Assessment of NOAA NUCAPS Upper Air Temperature Profiles Using COSMIC GPS Radio Occultation and ARM Radiosondes. By M.L. Feltz et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Assessment of COSMIC radio occultation and AIRS hyperspectral IR sounder temperature products in the stratosphere using observed radiances. By M.L. Feltz et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Dynamics and Predictability of Downward Propagating Stratospheric Planetary Waves Observed in March 2007. By H. Mukougawa et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Discussion papers – open for comment
Sensitivity of the radiative forcing by stratospheric sulfur geoengineering to the amount and strategy of the SO2 injection studied with the LMDZ-S3A model. By C. Kleinschmitt et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
Accuracy and precision of lower stratospheric polar reanalysis temperatures evaluated from A-train CALIOP and MLS, COSMIC GPS RO, and the equilibrium thermodynamics of supercooled ternary solutions and ice clouds. By A. Lambert and M.L. Santee in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
Intercomparison of AIRS and HIRDLS stratospheric gravity wave observations. By C.I. Meyer et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions.