SPARC Science update: 13 November – 19 November

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


The Role of Hadley Circulation and Lapse-Rate Changes for the Future European Summer Climate. By R. Brogli et al. in the Journal of the Climate.

SO2 observations and sources in the western Pacific tropical tropopause region. By A.W. Rollins et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Towards data‐driven weather and climate forecasting: Approximating a simple general circulation model with deep learning. By S. Scher in the Geophysical Research Letters.

Why does deep convection have different sensitivities to temperature perturbations in the lower and upper troposphere? By Y. Tian and Z. Kuang in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.

Initial report on polar mesospheric cloud observations by Himawari-8. By T.T. Tsuda et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.


Discussion papers – open for comment:

Correlated observation error models for assimilating all-sky infrared radiances. By A.J. Geer in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.