SPARC Science update: 04 February – 10 February

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


Estimates of regional source contributions to the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer using a chemical transport model. By T.D. Fairlie et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Convective bursts with gravity waves in tropical cyclones: case study with the Himawari‐8 satellite and idealized numerical study. By T. Horinouchi et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.

QBO modulation of the MJO‐related precipitation in East Asia. By H. Kim, S.-W. Son, and C. Yoo in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Effective resolution in high resolution global atmospheric models for climate studies. By R. Klaver et al. in the Atmospheric Science Letters.

Connections between Stratospheric Ozone Concentrations over the Arctic and Sea Surface Temperatures in the North Pacific. By M. Liu, D. Hu, and F. Zhang in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Trends in northern midlatitude atmospheric wave power from 1950 to 2099. By H.S. Sussman et al. in Climate Dynamics.

The dependence of mountain wave reflection on the abruptness of atmospheric profile variations. By M.A.C. Teixeira and J.L. Argaín in the Qarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Towards a reanalysis of stratospheric ozone for trend studies: Assimilation of the Aura Microwave Limb Sounder and Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite Limb Profiler data. By K. Wargan et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.


Discussion papers – open for comment:

Quantifying CanESM5 and EAMv1 sensitivities to volcanic forcing for the CMIP6 historical experiment. By L.A. Rieger et al. in Geoscientific Model Development.