A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Influence of the QBO on the MJO during coupled model multiweek forecasts. By S. Abhik and H.H. Hendon in the Geophysical Research Letters.
Water vapor in the Asian summer monsoon anticyclone: Comparison of balloon‐borne measurements and ECMWF data. By S. Brunamonti et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Role of latent heating vertical distribution in the formation of the tropical cold trap. By K.-W. Chang and T.S. L’Ecuyer in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
A high-resolution 1983-2016 Tmax climate data record based on InfraRed Temperatures and Stations by the Climate Hazard Center. By C. Funk et al. in the Journal of the Climate.
Meridional Structure and Future Changes of Tropopause Height and Temperature. By S. Hu and G.K. Vallis in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal meteorological Society.
Banned CFC Emissions Tracked to Eastern China. By M.C. Morton in Earth and Space Science news (EOS).
Influence of quasi‐biennial oscillation on the boreal winter extratropical stratosphere in QBOi experiments. By H. Naoe and K. Yoshida in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal meteorological Society.
Modulation of the Northern Winter Stratospheric El Niño–Southern Oscillation Teleconnection by the PDO. By J. Rao, C.I. Garfinkel, and R. Ren in the Journal of the Climate.
The Effects of a 1998 Observing System Change on MERRA‐2‐based Ozone Profile Simulations. By R.M. Stauffer et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Discussion papers – open for comment:
Surface temperature response to the major volcanic eruptions in multiple reanalysis data sets. By M. Fujiwara, P. Martineau and J.S. Wright in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.