SPARC Science update: 02 August – – 08 August

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

High-resolution aircraft observations of turbulence and waves in the free atmosphere and comparison with global model predictions. By A. Dörnbrack, P. Brechtold, and U. Schumann in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Errors in simple climate model emulations of past and future global temperature change. By L.S. Jackson et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.

The role of atmospheric dynamics and large-scale topography in driving heatwaves. By B. Jiménez-Esteve and D.I.V. Domeisen

How can Brewer–Dobson circulation trends be estimated from changes in stratospheric water vapour and methane? By L. Poshyvailo-Strube et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Discussion papers – open for comment:

Monitoring sudden stratospheric warmings under climate change based on reanalysis data verified by radio occultation. By Y. Li et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Interactive Stratospheric Aerosol models response to different amount and altitude of SO2 injections during the 1991 Pinatubo eruption. By I. Quaglia et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.