SPARC Science update: 15 October –21 October

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


Temperatures across Europe: evidence of time trends. By L.A. Gil-Alana and L. Sauci in Climatic Change.

Water vapour adjustments and responses differ between climate drivers. By Ø. Hodnebrog et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Characteristic time scales of decadal to centennial changes in global surface temperatures over the past 150 years. By J.L. Le Mouël, F. Lopes, V. Courtillot in Earth and Space Science.

Climatology explains intermodel spread in tropical upper tropospheric cloud and relative humidity response to greenhouse warming. By S. Po-Chedley et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.

Is the net cloud radiative effect constrained to be uniform over the tropical warm pools? By C.J. Wall, D.L. Hartmann, and J.R. Norris in the Geophysical Research Letters.


Discussion papers – open for comment:

Asian Summer Monsoon Anticyclone: Trends and Variability. By G. Basha, M.V. Ratnam, and P. Kishore in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.