SPARC Science update: 20 August –26 August

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


Predictability of Northern Hemisphere final stratospheric warmings and their surface impacts. By A. Butler et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.

Observational Evidence for Two Modes of Coupling Between Sea Surface Temperatures, Tropospheric Temperature Profile, and Shortwave Cloud Radiative Effect in the Tropics. By S. Fueglistaler in the Geophysical Research Letters.

Impact of vertical wind shear on gravity wave propagation in the land-sea breeze circulation at the equator. By Y. Du, R. Rotunno, and F. Zhang in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.

Modelled and observed volcanic aerosol control on stratospheric NOy and Cly. By B. Zambri et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.


Discussion papers – open for comments:

The Global Methane Budget 2000–2017. By M. Saunois et al. in Earth System Science Data.