SPARC Science update: 09 June – – 15 June

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


Future trends in stratosphere-to-troposphere transport in CCMI models. By M. Abalos et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Long-term (1999–2019) variability of stratospheric aerosol over Mauna Loa, Hawaii, as seen by two co-located lidars and satellite measurements. By F. Chouza et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Shear‐Parallel Tropical Convective Systems: Importance of Cold Pools and Wind Shear. By L.D. Grant et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.

Quantifying uncertainties of climate signals in chemistry climate models related to the 11-year solar cycle – Part 1: Annual mean response in heating rates, temperature, and ozone. By M. Kunze et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Deterministic prediction of stratospheric sudden warming events in the Global/Regional Integrated Model system (GRIMs). By K. Song, S.-W. Son, and A. Charlton-Perez in Climate Dynamics.

Seasonal stratospheric ozone trends over 2000–2018 derived from several merged data sets. By M.E. Szelag et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Quasi‐6‐day waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere region and their possible coupling with the QBO and solar 27‐day rotation. By JY. Wang et al. in Earth and Planetary Physics.

Impacts of Subgrid Orographic Drag on the Summer Monsoon Circulation and Precipitation in East Asia. By R. Zhang, X. Xu, and Y. Wang in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.


Discussion papers – open for comment:

Stratospheric gravity-waves over the mountainous island of South Georgia: testing a high-resolution dynamical model with 3-D satellite observations and radiosondes. By N.P. Hindley et al. in Atmoapheric Chemistry and Physics.