SPARC Science update: 07 March – 13 March

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

Aeolus wind lidar observations of the 2019/2020 Quasi-Biennial Oscillation disruption with comparison to radiosondes and reanalysis. By T.P. Banyard et al. in the EGUsphere.

Usability of climate information: Toward a new scientific framework. By J. Jebeile and J. Roussos in WIREs Climate Change.

South Pole Station ozonesondes: variability and trends in the springtime Antarctic ozone hole 1986–2021. By B.J. Johnson et al. in Atmospheric Composition and Physics.

Indicators of the ozone recovery for selected sites in the Northern Hemisphere mid-latitudes derived from various total column ozone datasets (1980–2020). By J. Krzyścin in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

The influence of solar-modulated regional circulations and galactic cosmic rays on global cloud distribution. By V. Kumar, S.K. Dhaka, M.H. Hitchman, and S. Yoden in the Scientific Reports.

Large Contribution of Ozone-Depleting Substances to Global and Arctic Warming in the Late 20th Century. By M. Sigmond et al. in the the Geophysical Research Letters.

Discussion papers – open for comment:

ESD Ideas: A 6-year oscillation in the whole Earth system? By A. Cazenave, J. Pfeffer, M. Mandea, and V. Dehant in the EGUsphere.