Content - SPARC Science Update: 20-26 May

  • 26 May 2017

SPARC Science Update: 20-26 May

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

 

Estimation of gravity wave parameters to alleviate the delay in the Antarctic vortex breakup in general circulation models. By G. Scheffler and M. Pulido in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Energy spectra and inertia-gravity waves in global analyses. By N. Zagar et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

A global enhancement of hydrogen cyanide in the lower stratosphere throughout 2016. By P.E. Sheese et al. in Geophysical Research Letters

Depletion of ozone and reservoir species of chlorine and nitrogen oxide in the lower Antarctic polar vortex measured from aircraft. By T. Jurkat et al. in Geophysical Research Letters

Internal Variability in Simulated and Observed Tropical Tropospheric Temperature Trends. By L. Suárez-Gutiérrez et al. in Geophysical Research Letters.

Madden-Julian Oscillation Prediction and Teleconnections in the S2S Database. By F. Vitart in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society

Eddy-driven jet sensitivity to diabatic heating in an idealized GCM. By H.S. Baker et al. in the Journal of Climate

Key issues for seamless integrated chemistry-meteorology modeling. By A. Baklanov et al. in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

  

Discussion papers - open for comment

Diurnal variations of BrONO2 observed by MIPAS-B at mid-latitudes and in the Arctic. By G. Wetzel et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

Heterogeneous reaction of HO2 with airborne TiO2 particles and its implication for climate change mitigation strategies. By D.R. Moon et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

Reanalysis comparisons of upper tropospheric/lower stratospheric jets and multiple tropopauses. By G.L. Manney et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. 

Ozone Comparison between Pandora #34, Dobson #061, OMI, and OMPS at Boulder Colorado for the period December 2013–December 2016. By J. Herman et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions

Diagnosing CH4 models using the equivalent length in the stratosphere. By Z. Wang et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions

Assessment of upper tropospheric and stratospheric water vapour and ozone in reanalyses as part of S-RIP. By S.M. Davis et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

Assessing stratospheric transport in the CMAM30 simulations using ACE-FTS measurements. By F. Kolonjari et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

 Vertical profile of tropospheric ozone derived from synergetic retrieval using three different wavelength ranges, UV, IR, and Microwave: sensitivity study for satellite observation. By Y. Kasai et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions.