SPARC Science update: 16 April –22 April

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


Simulating the atmospheric response to the 11-year solar cycle forcing with the UM-UKCA model: the role of detection method and natural variability. By E.M. Bednarz et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Deriving stratospheric age of air spectra using an idealized set of chemically active trace gases. By M. Hauck et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Foresight must guide geoengineering research and development. By A. Lenton et al. in Nature Climate Change.

Time of steady climate change. By M. Lickley, B.B. Cael, and S. Solomon in the Geophysical Research Letters.

A new method to study inhomogeneities in climate records: Brownian Motion or Random Deviations? By R. Lindau and V. Venema in the International Journal of Climatology.

Is interactive ozone chemistry important to represent polar cap stratospheric temperature variability in Earth-System Models? By H.E. Rieder et al. in the Environmental Research Letters.

Precursory signals of East Asian winter cold anomalies in stratospheric planetary wave pattern. By L. Song and R. Wu in Climate Dynamics.

New climate models forecast a warming surge. By P. Voosen in Science.