SPARC Science update: 3 September –9 September

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

Influence of instrumentation on long temperature time series. By F. Acquaotta et al. in Climatic Change.

How accurate are modern climate reanalyses for the data-sparse Tibetan Plateau region? By X. Bao and F. Zhang in the Journal of the Climate.

Gap filling of monthly temperature data and its effect on climatic variability and trends. By S. Beguería, M. Tomas-Burguera, and R. Serrano-Notivoli in the Journal of the Climate.

Improved tropospheric and stratospheric sulfur cycle in the aerosol–chemistry–climate model SOCOL-AERv2. By A. Feinberg et al. in Geoscientific Model Development.

How marine emissions of bromoform impact the remote atmosphere. Ba Y. Jia et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Building an Accessible, Integrated Earth Observing and Information System: The International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project as a Pathfinder. By W.B. Rossow and J.J. Bates in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Technical Note: Intermittent reduction of the stratospheric ozone over Northern Europe caused by a storm in Atlantic Ocean. By M. Sofieva et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.


Discussion papers – open for comments:

Detecting breakpoints in global temperature. By J. Duan et al. in Earth System Dynamics.

On the forcings of the unusual QBO structure in February 2016. By H. Li, R. Pilch Kedzierski and K. Matthes in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.