A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Predictability of Weather and Climate. By V. Krishnamurthy in Earth and Space Science.
Optimization of Gravity Wave Source Parameters for Improved Seasonal Prediction of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation. By C.A. Barton et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Using Project Loon super‐pressure balloon observations to investigate the inertial peak in the intrinsic wind spectrum in the mid‐latitude stratosphere. By J.P. Conway et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
China plans CFC-monitoring network to investigate rogue emissions. News article by D. Cyranoski in Nature.
ESD Reviews: Climate feedbacks in the Earth system and prospects for their evaluation. By C. Heinze et al. in Earth System Dynamics.
Interannual variations in Lower Stratospheric Ozone during the period 1984–2016. By J. Lu et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Quantification of water vapour transport from the Asian monsoon to the stratosphere. By M. Nützel et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Observational Evidence of Horizontal Transport‐Driven Dehydration in the TTL. By L.L. Pan et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.
Blocking statistics in a varying climate: lessons from a ‘traffic jam’ model with pseudostochastic forcing. By A. Paradise et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Trends of vertically integrated water vapor over the Arctic during 1979-2016: Consistent moistening all over? By A. Rinke et al. in the Journal of the Climate.
Impact of El Niño–Southern Oscillation on the interannual variability of methane and tropospheric ozone. By M.J. Rowlinson et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Effects of the tropospheric large‐scale circulation on European winter temperatures during the period of amplified Arctic warming. By T. Vihma et al. in the International Journal of Climatology.
The tropopause inversion layer interaction with the inertial gravity wave activities and its latitudinal variability. By Y. Zhang et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.