Science Update: 15-21 November

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

Transition from geostrophic turbulence to inertia–gravity waves in the atmospheric energy spectrum. By J. Callies et al. in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Modeling the climate impact of Southern Hemisphere ozone depletion: The importance of the ozone dataset. By P.J. Young et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.

Hemispheric distributions and inter-annual variability of NOy produced by Energetic Particle Precipitation in 2002–2012. By B. Funke et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Quantifying the value of redundant measurements at GCOS Reference Upper-Air Network sites. By F. Madonna et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.

Characteristics and sources of gravity waves observed in noctilucent cloud over Norway. By T.D. Demissie et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Antarctic ocean and sea ice response to ozone depletion: a two timescale problem. By D. Ferreira et al. in the Journal of Climate.

Cirrus and water vapour transport in the tropical tropopause layer – Part 2: Roles of ice nucleation and sedimentation, cloud dynamics, and moisture conditions. By T. Dinh et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Is the residual vertical velocity a good proxy for stratosphere-troposphere exchange of ozone? By J. Hsu and M.J. Prather in Geophysical Research Letters.