Content - SPARC Science Update: 5-11 December

  • 11 December 2015

SPARC Science Update: 5-11 December

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


Absorbing and reflecting sudden stratospheric warming events and their relationship with tropospheric circulation. By K. Kodera et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

 

Effects of the Mt. Pinatubo eruption on decadal climate prediction skill of Pacific sea surface temperatures. By G.A. Meehl et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.

 

Global temperature response to the major volcanic eruptions in multiple reanalysis data sets. By M. Fujiwara et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

 

Wintertime Northern Hemisphere response in the Stratosphere to the Pacific Decadal Oscillation using the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model. By A.C. Kren et al. in the Journal of Climate.

 

Stationary wave interference, and its relation to tropical convection and Arctic warming. By M. Goss et al. in the Journal of Climate.

 

Resolving the impact of stratosphere-to-troposphere transport (STT) on the sulfur cycle and surface ozone over the Tibetan Plateau using a cosmogenic 35S tracer. By M. Lin et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

 

Impact of different Asian source regions on the composition of the Asian monsoon anticyclone and of the extratropical lowermost stratosphere. By B. Vogel et al. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

 

Oceanic bromoform emissions weighted by their ozone depletion potential. By S. Tegtmeier et al. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

 

Updated ozone absorption cross section will reduce air quality compliance. By E.D. Sofen et al. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

 

Discussion papers - open for comment

Modeling lightning-NOx chemistry at sub-grid scale in a global chemical transport model. By A. Gressent et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

 

Fast descent routes from within or near the stratosphere to Earth's surface. By H. Itoh and Y. Narazaki in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

 

Impact of major volcanic eruptions on stratospheric water vapour. By M. Löffler et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

 

Satellite observations of stratospheric hydrogen fluoride and comparisons with SLIMCAT calculations. By J.J. Harrison et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

 

Tuning of a convective gravity wave source scheme based on HIRDLS observations. By Q.T. Trinh et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

 

Impact of the Asian monsoon on the extratropical lower stratosphere: trace gas observations during TACTS over Europe 2012. By S. Müller et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.