SPARC Science update: 15 January – 21 January

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


Highlight articles (office choice):

Towards operational predictions of the near-term climate. By Y. Kushnir et al. in Nature: Climate Change.

Airborne in the era of climate change. By K. Jean and  C. Wymant in Science.
(article on the 2nd  page of the PDF file)


Indian Summer Monsoon as simulated by the regional earth system model RegCM-ES: the role of local air–sea interaction. By F. Di Sante, et al. in Climate Dynamics.

ENSO teleconnections to the Indian Summer Monsoon under changing climate. By I. Roy, R.G. Tedeschi, and M. Collins in the International Journal of Climatology.

Lagrangian simulation of ice particles and resulting dehydration in the polar winter stratosphere. By I. Tritscher et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

What is the Predictability Limit of Midlatitude Weather? By F. Zhang et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.


Discussion papers – open for comment:

Tropopause altitude determination from temperature profiles of reduced altitude resolution. By N. König, P. Braesicke, and T. von Clarmann inAtmospheric Measurement Techniques.