A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Topographic Influence on the African Easterly Jet and African Easterly Wave Energetics. H.L. Hamilton et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Infrasound and Gravity Waves Over the Andes Observed by a Pressure Sensor on Board a Stratospheric Balloon. G. Poler et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Exploring the Need for Reliable Decadal Prediction. Workshop report by S. Sandgathe et al. in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
Composite synoptic-scale environments conducive to North American polar–subtropical jet superposition events. By A.C. Winters et al. in the Monthly Weather Review.
Seasonal forecasts of the 20th Century. By A. Weisheimer et al. in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
An Estimate of the Relative Contributions of Sea Surface Temperature Variations in Various Regions to Stratospheric Change. By F. Xie et al. in the Journal of the Climate.
Discussion papers – open for comment:
The effect of interactive ozone chemistry on weak and strong stratospheric polar vortex events. By J. Oehrlein, G. Chiodo, and L.M. Polvani in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.