SPARC Science update: 08 November – 14 November

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

Climate models fail to capture strengthening wintertime North Atlantic jet and impacts on Europe. By R. Blackport and J.C. Fyfe in Science Advances.

Stratospheric water vapour and ozone response to the quasi-biennial oscillation disruptions in 2016 and 2020. By M.A. Diallo et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

On the additivity of climate responses to the volcanic and solar forcing in the early 19th century. By S.-W. Fang et al. in Earth System Dynamics.

Change in Tropospheric Ozone in the Recent Decades and its Contribution to Global Total Ozone. By J. Liu et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Evaluation of the N2O Rate of Change to Understand the Stratospheric Brewer-Dobson Circulation in a Chemistry-Climate Model. By D. Minganti et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Reseach: Atmospheres.

Increasing temperature extremes in New Zealand and their connection to synoptic circulation features. By A. Thomas et al. in the International Journal of Climatology.

Two main temperature periodicities related to planetary and solar activity oscillations. By A. Ollila and M. Timonen in the International Journal of Climatology.

Sub-seasonal predictability of onset, duration, and intensity of European heat extremes. By M. Pyrina and D.I.V. Domeisen in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Discussion papers – open for comments:

On the magnitude and sensitivity of the QBO response to a tropical volcanic eruption. By F. Brown et al. in the EGUsphere.

Montreal Protocol’s impact on the ozone layer and climate. By T. Egorova et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Stratospheric Temperature Measurements from NanoSatellite Observations of Stellar Occultation Bending. By D.L. McGuffin et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.