SPARC Science update: 18 September – 24 September

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


Revisiting ozone measurements as an indicator of tropical width. By S.M. Davis, B. Hassler, and K.H. Rosenlof in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science.

Evidence for Radiative‐Convective Bistability in Tropical Atmospheres. By M. Dewey, C. Goldblatt in the Geophysical Research Letters.

A Parameterization of Turbulent‐Scale and Mesoscale Orographic Drag in a Global Atmospheric Model. By M-S. Koo, H.-J. Choi, and J.-Y. Han in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Striking stationarity of large-scale climate model bias patterns under strong climate change. By G. Krinner and M.G. Flanner in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

The Global Historical Climatology Network Monthly Temperature Dataset, Version 4. By M.J. Menne et al. in the Journal of the Climate.

Role of Finite-Amplitude Eddies and Mixing in the Life Cycle of Stratospheric Sudden Warmings. By S.L. Lubis, C.S.Y. Huang, and N. Nakamura in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.

Recent Southern Ocean warming and freshening driven by greenhouse gas emissions and ozone depletion. By N.C. Swart et al. in Nature Geoscience.

The Influences of the Arctic Troposphere on the Midlatitude Climate Variability and the Recent Eurasian Cooling. By K. Ye, T. Jung, and T. Semmler in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Subseasonal prediction of wintertime East Asian temperature based on atmospheric teleconnections. By C. Yoo et al. in the Journal of the Climate.