A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
On the Interplay Between Convective Aggregation, Surface Temperature Gradients, and Climate Sensitivity. By D. Coppin and S. Bony in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.
Estimating the Frequency of Sudden Stratospheric Warming Events from Surface Observations of the North Atlantic Oscillation. By D.I.V. Domeisen in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Unravelling the microphysics of polar mesospheric cloud formation. By D. Duft, M. Nachbar, and T. Leisner in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Evaluating the relationship between interannual variations in the Antarctic Ozone Hole and Southern Hemisphere surface climate in chemistry-climate models. By Z.E. Gillett et al. in the Journal of the Climate.
On the value of reanalyses prior to 1979 for dynamical studies of stratosphere–troposphere coupling. By P. Hitchcock in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Eurasian Cold Air Outbreaks under Different Arctic Stratospheric Polar Vortex Strength. By J. Huang and W. Tian in the Journal of Atmospheric Sciences.
Indian summer monsoon onset signatures on the tropical tropopause layer. By S. RavindraBabu et al. in the Atmospheric Science Letters.
The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Digital Ozonesonde Record: Reprocessing, Uncertainties, and Dual Launches. By J.C. Witte et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Impacts of tropical tropopause warming on the stratospheric water vapor. By Y. Xia et al. in Climate Dynamics.
Statistical study of atmospheric turbulence by Thorpe analysis. By J. Zhang et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Discussion papers – open for comment:
Quantification of water vapour transport from the Asian monsoon to the stratosphere. By M. Nützel et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.