Science Update: 7-13 March

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

Upper-troposphere and lower-stratosphere water vapor retrievals from the 1400 and 1900 nm water vapor bands. By B.C. Kindel et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.

Simulating the impact of emissions of brominated very short-lived substances on past stratospheric ozone trends. By B.-M. Sinnhuber and S. Meul in Geophysical Research Letters.

Vertical Evolution of Potential Energy Density and Vertical Wavenumber Spectrum of Antarctic Gravity Waves from 35 to 105 km at McMurdo (77.8°S, 166.7°E). By X. Lu et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Two decades of water vapor measurements with the FISH fluorescence hygrometer: a review. By J. Meyer et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Extraordinary halocarbon emissions initiated by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. By T. Saito et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.

Discussion Papers – open for comment

Trapping, chemistry and export of trace gases in the South Asian summer monsoon observed during CARIBIC flights in 2008. By A. Rauthe-Schöch et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.