SPARC Science update: 23 July –29 July

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


On the representation of major stratospheric warmings in reanalyses. By B. Ayarzagüena et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

The biggest unknowns related to decadal prediction: what 50 experts think are the 5 major knowledge gaps. By D. Bojovic et al. in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Stratospheric Gravity-Wave Products from Satellite Infrared Nadir Radiances in the Planning, Execution and Validation of Aircraft Measurements during DEEPWAVE. By S.D. Eckermann et al. in the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology.

What drives the lifecycle of tropical anvil clouds? By B. Gasparini et al. in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.

Decadal global temperature variability increases strongly with climate sensitivity. By F.J.M.M. Niijsse et al. in Nature: Climate Change.

A study on harmonizing total ozone assimilation with multiple sensors. By Y.J. Rochon, M. Sitwell, and Y.-M. Cho in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

The Signal‐to‐Noise Paradox for Interannual Surface Atmospheric Temperature Predictions. By F. Sévellec and S.S. Drijfhout in the Geophysical Research Letters.

Why do Antarctic Ozone recovery trends vary? By S.E. Strahan, A.R. Douglass, and M.R. Damon in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Comparison of ground-based and satellite measurements of water vapour vertical profiles over Ellesmere Island, Nunavut. By D. Weaver et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.