A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Second-order retrieval of UTH. By K. Gierens and K. Elefheratos in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
The importance of interactive chemistry for stratosphere–troposphere coupling. By S. Haase and K. Matthes in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Stratospheric Trailing Gravity Waves from New Zealand. By Q. Jiang et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheres.
Influence of the QBO on MJO prediction skill in the subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction models. By Y. Lim et al. in Climate Dynamics.
Meteorological source variability in atmospheric gravity wave parameters derived from a tropical infrasound station. By G.J. Marlton et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Water Vapor, Clouds, and Saturation in the Tropical Tropopause Layer. By M.R. Schoeberl et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Madden-Julian Oscillations Seen in the Upper–Tropopshere Vorticity Field: Interactions with Rossby-Wave Trains. By D. Wang, J-I. Yano, and Y. Lin in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Characterising the seasonal and geographical variability in tropospheric ozone, stratospheric influence and recent changes. By R.S. Williams et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Discussion papers – open for comment:
On the representation of major stratospheric warmings in reanalyses. By B. Ayarzagüena et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Stratospheric ozone trends for 1985–2018: sensitivity to recent large variability. By W. Ball et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
The effect of atmospheric nudging on the stratospheric residual circulation in chemistry-climate models. By A. Chrysanthou et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Increased water vapour lifetime due to global warming. By Ø. Hodnebrog et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.