A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Highlight papers (office choice):
The role of the stratosphere in subseasonal to seasonal prediction Part I: Predictability of the stratosphere. By D.I.V. Domeisen et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
The role of the stratosphere in subseasonal to seasonal prediction Part II: Predictability arising from stratosphere ‐ troposphere coupling. By D.I.V. Domeisen et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
A statistical analysis of the propagating quasi 16‐day waves at high latitudes and their response to sudden stratospheric warmings from 2005 to 2018. By Y. Gong et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Which orographic scales matter most for medium‐range forecast skill in the Northern Hemisphere winter? By T. Kanehama et al. in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.
Does the Arctic stratospheric polar vortex exhibit signs of preconditioning prior to sudden stratospheric warmings? By Z.D. Lawrence and G.L. Manney in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Unusual trapped mountain lee waves with deep vertical penetration and significant stratospheric amplitude. By J.J. Metz, D.R. Durran, and P.N. Blossey in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Predictability of extratropical upper tropospheric circulation in the Southern Hemisphere by its main modes of variability. By M. Osman and C.S. Vera in the Journal of the Climate.
Realistic quasi‐biennial oscillation variability in historical and decadal hindcast simulations using CMIP6 forcing. By H. Pohlmann et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.
The Elbrus (Caucasus, Russia) ice core record – Part 1: reconstruction of past anthropogenic sulfur emissions in south-eastern Europe. By S. Preunkert et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
The Emerging Technological Revolution in Earth Observations. By G. Stephens et al. in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
Impact of the QBO on Prediction and Predictability of the MJO Convection. By S. Wang et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Is the recovery of stratospheric O3 speeding up in the Southern Hemisphere? An evaluation from the first IASI decadal record (2008–2017). By C. Wespes et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.