SPARC Science update: 28 August – 3 September

A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).


A stratospheric pathway linking a colder Siberia to Barents-Kara Sea sea ice loss. By P. Zhang et al. in Science Advances.

Re-examining tropical expansion. By P.W. Staten et al. in Nature Climate Change.

Detection of a climatological short break in the polar night jet in early winter and its relation to cooling over Siberia. By Y. Ando et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Combined influence of the Arctic Oscillation and the Scandinavia pattern on spring surface air temperature variations over Eurasia. By S. Chen et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation and Cloud Clusters inthe MJO and ITCZ over the Indian Ocean. By B.W. Kerns and S.S. Chen in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

The need for an integrated land‐lake‐atmosphere modeling system, exemplified by North America’s Great Lakes region. By A. Sharma et al. in Earth’s Future.

Comparison of Subseasonal‐to‐Seasonal Model Forecasts for Major Stratospheric Sudden Warmings. By M. Taguchi in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

The influences of the Arctic troposphere on the midlatitude climate variability and the recent Eurasian cooling. By K. Ye, T. Jung, and T. Semmler in the Journal of Geophysical research: Atmospheres.


Discussion papers open for comment:

Large-scale transport into the Arctic: the roles of the midlatitude jet and the Hadley Cell. By H. Yang et al. in Atmospheric chemistry and Physics.