Content - SPARC Science Update: 24–30 November

  • 04 December 2017

SPARC Science Update: 24–30 November

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

Nonlinear Bias Correction For Satellite Data Assimilation Using Taylor Series Polynomials. By J.A. Otkin et al. in the Monthly Weather Review. 

Changing circulation structure and precipitation characteristics in Asian monsoon regions: greenhouse warming vs. aerosol effects. By W.K.M. Lau et al. in the Geoscience Letters

Driving Roles of Tropospheric and Stratospheric Thermal Anomalies in Intensification and Persistence of the Arctic Superstorm in 2012. By W. Tao et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters. 

Advancing Climate Forecasting. By W.J. Merryfield et al. in Earth & Space Science News

Development of a Polar Stratospheric Cloud Model Within the Community Earth System Model: Assessment of 2010 Antarctic Winter. By Y. Zhu et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres

Observing the Impact of Calbuco Volcanic Aerosols on South Polar Ozone Depletion in 2015. By K.A. Stone et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

A Model and Satellite-Based Analysis of the Tropospheric Ozone Distribution in Clear Versus Convectively Cloudy Conditions. By S.A. Strode et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

Significant Contributions of Volcanic Aerosols to Decadal Changes in the Stratospheric Circulation. By M. Diallo et al. in the Geophysical Research Letters.

Formaldehyde in the Tropical Western Pacific: Chemical Sources and Sinks, Convective Transport, and Representation in CAM-Chem and the CCMI Models. By D.C. Anderson et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.