Content - SPARC Science Update: 3-9 June

  • 09 June 2017

SPARC Science Update: 3-9 June

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

 

Stratospheric ozone over the United States in summer linked to observations of convection and temperature via chlorine and bromine catalysis. By J.G. Anderson et al. in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

The Asia-Pacific’s role in the emerging solar geoengineering debate. By M. Sugiyama et al. in Climatic Change.

Methods to homogenize electrochemical concentration cell (ECC) ozonesonde measurements across changes in sensing solution concentration or ozonesonde manufacturer. By T. Deshler et al. in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.

Extending methane profiles from aircraft into the stratosphere for satellite total column validation using the ECMWF C-IFS and TOMCAT/SLIMCAT 3-D model. By S. Verma et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Variations of Global Gravity Waves Derived From 14 Years of SABER Temperature Observations. By X. Liu et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

The relationship between lower-stratospheric ozone at southern high latitudes and sea surface temperature in the East Asian marginal seas in austral spring. By W. Tian et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Delivery of halogenated very short-lived substances from the west Indian Ocean to the stratosphere during the Asian summer monsoon. By A. Fiehn et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

The modulation of stationary waves, and their response to climate change, by parameterized orographic drag. By A. van Niekerk et al. in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.

 

Discussion papers - open for comment

A growing threat to the ozone layer from short-lived anthropogenic chlorocarbons. By D.E. Oram et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

Disentangling fast and slow responses of the East Asian summer monsoon to reflecting and absorbing aerosol forcings. By Z. Wang et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions

Intercomparison of stratospheric temperature profiles from a ground-based microwave radiometer with other techniques. By F. Navas-Guzmán et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions

Estimating Uncertainties in the SBUV Version 8.6 Merged Profile Ozone Dataset. By S.M. Frith et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions

Two decades of in-situ temperature measurements in the upper troposphere and lowermost stratosphere from IAGOS long-term routine observation. By F. Berkes et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.

Denitrification, dehydration and ozone loss during the Arctic winter 2015/2016. By F. Khosrawi et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.