SPARC Science update: 03 March – 09 March

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


Little influence of Arctic amplification on mid-latitude climate. By A. Dai and M. Song in nature: climate change.

The Structure of Climate Variability Across Scales. By C.L.E. Franzke et al. in the Reviews of Geophysics.

Intensified Investigations of East Asian Aerosols and Climate. By Z. Li in Earth and Space Science News (EOS).

The influence of DACCIWA radiosonde data on the quality of ECMWF analyses and forecasts over southern West Africa. By R. van der Linden et al. in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Mountain waves produced by a stratified boundary layer flow. Part I: Hydrostatic case. By F. Lott, B. Deremble and C. Soufflet in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.

A regime perspective on the North Atlantic eddy-driven jet response to sudden stratospheric warmings. By A.C. Maycock et al. in the Journal of the Climate.

How Useful is a Linear Ozone Parameterization for Global Climate Modeling? By K. Meraner, S. Rast, and H. Schmidt in the Journal in Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.

Scenarios science needed in UNFCCC periodic review. By C.-F Schleussner and C.L. Fyson in nature climate change.

The Global Teleconnection Signature of the Madden‐Julian Oscillation and its Modulation by the Quasi‐Biennial Oscillation. By B.A. Toms et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Comparative assessment of climate engineering scenarios in the presence of parametric uncertainty. By G.T. Tran, A. Oschlies, and D.P. Keller in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.


Discussion papers – open for comments:

Representation of the Equatorial Stratopause Semiannual Oscillation in Global Atmospheric Reanalyses. By Y. Kawatani et al. in Atmospheric Chamistry and Physics.

Integrative and comprehensive Understanding on Polar Environments (iCUPE): the concept and initial results. By T. Petäjä et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

New insights into Rossby wave packet properties in the extratropical UTLS using GNSS radio occultations. By R. Pilch Kedzierski, K. Matthes and K. Bumke in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.