SPARC Science update: 26 November – 02 December

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


On the impact of future climate change on tropopause folds and tropospheric ozone. By D. Akritidis, A. Pozzer, and P. Zanis in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Viewing Forced Climate Patterns Through an AI Lens. By E.A. Barnes et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.

Assessing the impact of observations in a multi‐year Reanalysis. By F.L.R. Diniz and R. Todling in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Towards a more integrated role for early career researchers in the IPCC process. By C. Gulizia et al. in Climatic Change.

Need for mountain weather stations climbs. By D.S. Hik and S.N. Williamson in Science Letters.

The impact of dropsonde and extra radiosonde observations during NAWDEX in autumn 2016. By M. Schindler et al. in the Monthly Weather Review.


Discussion papers – open for comments:

Influence of Asian Summer Monsoon Anticyclone on the Trace gases and Aerosols over Indian region. By G. Basha et al. in Atmospheric  Chemistry and Physics.

ESMValTool v2.0 – Extended set of large-scale diagnostics for quasi-operational and comprehensive evaluation of Earth system models in CMIP. By V. Eyring et al. in Geoscientific Model Development.

Consistency and structural uncertainty of multi-mission GPS radio occultation records. By A. Steiner et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.

On the interconnections among major climate modes and their common driving factors. By X. Pan et al. in Earth System Dynamics.