SPARC Science update: 25 July – 01 August

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

Coupled stratosphere-troposphere-Atlantic multidecadal oscillation and its importance for near-future climate projection. By N.-E. Omrani in npj Climate and Atmospheric Science.

Stratospheric ozone trends for 1984–2021 in the SAGE II–OSIRIS–SAGE III/ISS composite dataset. By K. Bognar et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Australian wildfire smoke in the stratosphere: the decay phase in 2020/2021 and impact on ozone depletion. By K. Ohneiser et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

New impact diagnostics for cross-validation of different observation types. By O. Stiller in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Unexpected Repartitioning of Stratospheric Inorganic Chlorine After the 2020 Australian Wildfires. By S.E. Strahan et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.

A renewed rise in global HCFC-141b emissions between 2017–2021. By L.M. Western et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Discussion papers – open for comment:

On the Additivity of Climate Responses to the Volcanic and Solar Forcing in the Early 19th Century. By S.-W. Fang et al. in the EGUsphere