A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Dependence of Present and Future European Temperature Extremes on the Location of Atmospheric Blocking. By L. Brunner et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.
Surface impacts of the Quasi Biennial Oscillation. By L.J. Gray et al in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
The Impact of the Madden–Julian Oscillation on High-Latitude Winter Blocking during El Niño–Southern Oscillation Events. By S.A. Henderson and E.D. Maloney in the Journal of Climate.
Preconditioning of Arctic Stratospheric Polar Vortex Shift Events. By J. Huang et al. in the Journal of Climate.
Non-Dissipative and Dissipative Momentum Deposition by Mountain Wave Events in Sheared Environments. By C.G. Kruse and R.B. Smith in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
The South Asian monsoon—Pollution pump and purifier. By J. Lelieveld et al. in Science.
The GEWEX Water Vapor Assessment archive of water vapour products from satellite observations and reanalyses. By M. Schröder et al. in Earth System Science Data.
The vertical structure of annular modes. By A. Sheshadri et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
El Niño Southern Oscillation influence on the Asian summer monsoon anticyclone. By X. Yan et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Discussion papers open for comment:
Ultraviolet Radiation modelling using output from the Chemistry Climate Model Initiative. By K. Lany et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Ideas: a simple proposal to improve the contribution of IPCC WG1 to the assessment and communication of climate change risks. By R.T. Sutton in Earth System Dynamics.