SPARC Science update: 15 September – 21 September

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


Reponses of middle atmospheric circulation to the 2009 major sudden stratospheric warming. By SY. Gu et al. in Earth and Planetary Physics.

The Impact on the Ozone Layer of a Potential Fleet of Civil Hypersonic Aircraft. By D. Kinnison et al. in Earth’s Future.

Small-scale variability of stratospheric ozone during the sudden stratospheric warming 2018/2019 observed at Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard. By F. Schranz et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

A baseline for global weather and climate simulations at 1 km resolution. By N.P. Wedi et al. in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.

Robust acceleration of stratospheric moistening and its radiative feedback under greenhouse warming. By Y. Xia, Y. Huang, and Y. Hu in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.


Discussion Papers – open for comment:

Model physics and chemistry causing intermodel disagreement within the VolMIP-Tambora Interactive Stratospheric Aerosol ensemble. By M. Clyne et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.