A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
The SPARC water vapour assessment II: profile-to-profile comparisons of stratospheric and lower mesospheric water vapour data sets obtained from satellites. By S. Lossow et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.
The role of the stratospheric polar vortex for the austral jet response to greenhouse gas forcing. By P. Ceppi and T.G. Shepherd in the Geophysical Research Letters.
Model Variable Augmentation (MVA) for Diagnostic Assessment of Sensitivity Analysis Results. By J. Mai and B.A. Tolson in Water Ressources Research.
Age of air from different reanalyses and methods. By F. Ploeger et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
What is the impact of additional tropical observations on a modern data assimilation system? By L.C. Slivinski et al. in the Monthly Weather Review.
Lagrangian simulations of the transport of young air masses to the top of the Asian monsoon anticyclone and into the tropical pipe. By B. Vogel et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Climatology and dynamics of the link between dry intrusions and cold fronts during winter. Part I: global climatology. By J.L. Catto and S. Raveh-Rubin in Climate Dynamics.
Climatology and dynamics of the link between dry intrusions and cold fronts during winter, Part II: Front-centred perspective. By S. Raveh-Rubin and J.L. Catto in Climate Dynamics.
Discussion papers – open for comment:
Revisiting the Agung 1963 volcanic forcing – impact of one or two eruptions. By U. Niemeier, C. Timmreck, and K. Krüger in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.