A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Distinct Upward Propagation of the Westerly QBO in Winter 2015/16 and Its Relationship With Brewer-Dobson Circulation. By M.-J. Kang, S.-W. Son, and H.-Y. Chun in the Geophysical Research Letters.
The “Polar Vortex” Winter of 2013/2014. By J. Cohen et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphers.
Bayesian assessment of chlorofluorocarbon (CFC), hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and halon banks suggest large reservoirs still present in old equipment. By M. Jeramaz Lickley et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Predictability of European winter 2020/2021: Influence of a mid-winter sudden stratospheric warming. By J.F. Lockwood et al. in the Atmospheric Science Letters.
A Lagrangian View of Seasonal Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange. By M.R. Schoeberl, R. Ueyama, and L. Pfister in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Tropospheric and stratospheric ozone profiles during the 2019 TROpomi vaLIdation eXperiment (TROLIX-19). By J.T. Sullivan et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Gravity Wave Morphology During the 2018 Sudden Stratospheric Warming Simulated by a Whole Neutral Atmosphere General Circulation Model. By S. Watanabe et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
A Case Study of Midlatitude Noctilucent Clouds and Its Relationship to the Secondary-Generation Gravity Waves Over Tropopause Inversion Layer. By J. Miao et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Discussion papers – open for comment:
Ozone pollution in China affected by stratospheric quasi-biennial oscillation. By M. Li et al. in Atmospherc Chemistry and Physics.