A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Forcing the East Asian summer monsoon. By H. Jesse Smith in Science.
On the Cause of Recent Variations in Lower Stratospheric Ozone. By M.P. Chipperfield et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.
The Impact of Stratospheric Ozone Feedbacks on Climate Sensitivity Estimates. By P.J. Nowack et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Large-scale tropospheric transport in the Chemistry–Climate Model Initiative (CCMI) simulations. By C. Orbe et al. in Atmospherc Chemistry and Physics.
Convective Hydration of the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere. By M.R. Schoeberl et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
The downward influence of uncertainty in the Northern Hemisphere stratospheric polar vortex response to climate change. By I.R. Simpson et al. in the Journal of Climate.
Effects of Different Stratospheric SO2 Injection Altitudes on Stratospheric Chemistry and Dynamics. By S. Tilmes et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Modulation of the MJO and North Pacific Storm Track Relationship by the QBO. By J. Wang et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Spatial and temporal variability of interhemispheric transport times. By X. Wu et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Discussion papers open for comment:
Northern Hemisphere continental winter warming following the 1991 Mt. Pinatubo eruption: Reconciling models and observations. By L.M. Polvani, A. Banerjee, and A. Schmidt in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.