The SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) (ACP/ESSD inter-journal SI)(ACP/ESSD inter-journal SI)
The SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) (ACP/ESSD inter-journal SI)(ACP/ESSD inter-journal SI)
Editor(s): P. Haynes, G. P. Stiller, and W. Lahoz Special issue jointly organized between Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics and Earth System Science Data More information

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02 Jun 2021
The stratospheric Brewer–Dobson circulation inferred from age of air in the ERA5 reanalysis
Felix Ploeger, Mohamadou Diallo, Edward Charlesworth, Paul Konopka, Bernard Legras, Johannes C. Laube, Jens-Uwe Grooß, Gebhard Günther, Andreas Engel, and Martin Riese
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 8393–8412,,, 2021
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18 May 2021
The advective Brewer–Dobson circulation in the ERA5 reanalysis: climatology, variability, and trends
Mohamadou Diallo, Manfred Ern, and Felix Ploeger
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7515–7544,,, 2021
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18 May 2021
Is our dynamical understanding of the circulation changes associated with the Antarctic ozone hole sensitive to the choice of reanalysis dataset?
Andrew Orr, Hua Lu, Patrick Martineau, Edwin P. Gerber, Gareth J. Marshall, and Thomas J. Bracegirdle
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7451–7472,,, 2021
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22 Apr 2021
Using a network of temperature lidars to identify temperature biases in the upper stratosphere in ECMWF reanalyses
Graeme Marlton, Andrew Charlton-Perez, Giles Harrison, Inna Polichtchouk, Alain Hauchecorne, Philippe Keckhut, Robin Wing, Thierry Leblanc, and Wolfgang Steinbrecht
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6079–6092,,, 2021
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07 Apr 2021
Reanalysis intercomparison of potential vorticity and potential-vorticity-based diagnostics
Luis F. Millán, Gloria L. Manney, and Zachary D. Lawrence
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5355–5376,,, 2021
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11 Feb 2021
Assessment of vertical air motion among reanalyses and qualitative comparison with very-high-frequency radar measurements over two tropical stations
Kizhathur Narasimhan Uma, Siddarth Shankar Das, Madineni Venkat Ratnam, and Kuniyil Viswanathan Suneeth
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2083–2103,,, 2021
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02 Dec 2020
Validation of reanalysis Southern Ocean atmosphere trends using sea ice data
William R. Hobbs, Andrew R. Klekociuk, and Yuhang Pan
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 14757–14768,,, 2020
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03 Nov 2020
Climatological impact of the Brewer–Dobson circulation on the N2O budget in WACCM, a chemical reanalysis and a CTM driven by four dynamical reanalyses
Daniele Minganti, Simon Chabrillat, Yves Christophe, Quentin Errera, Marta Abalos, Maxime Prignon, Douglas E. Kinnison, and Emmanuel Mahieu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12609–12631,,, 2020
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10 Aug 2020
Lagrangian gravity wave spectra in the lower stratosphere of current (re)analyses
Aurélien Podglajen, Albert Hertzog, Riwal Plougonven, and Bernard Legras
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 9331–9350,,, 2020
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31 Jul 2020
Representation of the equatorial stratopause semiannual oscillation in global atmospheric reanalyses
Yoshio Kawatani, Toshihiko Hirooka, Kevin Hamilton, Anne K. Smith, and Masatomo Fujiwara
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 9115–9133,,, 2020
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29 Jul 2020
Differences in tropical high clouds among reanalyses: origins and radiative impacts
Jonathon S. Wright, Xiaoyi Sun, Paul Konopka, Kirstin Krüger, Bernard Legras, Andrea M. Molod, Susann Tegtmeier, Guang J. Zhang, and Xi Zhao
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 8989–9030,,, 2020
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22 Jan 2020
Temperature and tropopause characteristics from reanalyses data in the tropical tropopause layer
Susann Tegtmeier, James Anstey, Sean Davis, Rossana Dragani, Yayoi Harada, Ioana Ivanciu, Robin Pilch Kedzierski, Kirstin Krüger, Bernard Legras, Craig Long, James S. Wang, Krzysztof Wargan, and Jonathon S. Wright
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 753–770,,, 2020
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10 Jan 2020
Surface temperature response to the major volcanic eruptions in multiple reanalysis data sets
Masatomo Fujiwara, Patrick Martineau, and Jonathon S. Wright
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 345–374,,, 2020
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09 Aug 2019
Comparison of equatorial wave activity in the tropical tropopause layer and stratosphere represented in reanalyses
Young-Ha Kim, George N. Kiladis, John R. Albers, Juliana Dias, Masatomo Fujiwara, James A. Anstey, In-Sun Song, Corwin J. Wright, Yoshio Kawatani, François Lott, and Changhyun Yoo
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10027–10050,,, 2019
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26 Jul 2019
On the representation of major stratospheric warmings in reanalyses
Blanca Ayarzagüena, Froila M. Palmeiro, David Barriopedro, Natalia Calvo, Ulrike Langematz, and Kiyotaka Shibata
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9469–9484,,, 2019
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20 May 2019
Variability of temperature and ozone in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere from multi-satellite observations and reanalysis data
Ming Shangguan, Wuke Wang, and Shuanggen Jin
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6659–6679,,, 2019
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16 May 2019
Multitimescale variations in modeled stratospheric water vapor derived from three modern reanalysis products
Mengchu Tao, Paul Konopka, Felix Ploeger, Xiaolu Yan, Jonathon S. Wright, Mohamadou Diallo, Stephan Fueglistaler, and Martin Riese
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6509–6534,,, 2019
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08 May 2019
How robust are stratospheric age of air trends from different reanalyses?
Felix Ploeger, Bernard Legras, Edward Charlesworth, Xiaolu Yan, Mohamadou Diallo, Paul Konopka, Thomas Birner, Mengchu Tao, Andreas Engel, and Martin Riese
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6085–6105,,, 2019
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30 Apr 2019
Global tropopause altitudes in radiosondes and reanalyses
Tao Xian and Cameron R. Homeyer
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5661–5678,,, 2019
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15 Apr 2019
The global diabatic circulation of the stratosphere as a metric for the Brewer–Dobson circulation
Marianna Linz, Marta Abalos, Anne Sasha Glanville, Douglas E. Kinnison, Alison Ming, and Jessica L. Neu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5069–5090,,, 2019
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05 Apr 2019
The climatology of the Brewer–Dobson circulation and the contribution of gravity waves
Kaoru Sato and Soichiro Hirano
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 4517–4539,,, 2019
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04 Mar 2019
On the value of reanalyses prior to 1979 for dynamical studies of stratosphere–troposphere coupling
Peter Hitchcock
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2749–2764,,, 2019
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11 Jan 2019
Structural changes in the shallow and transition branch of the Brewer–Dobson circulation induced by El Niño
Mohamadou Diallo, Paul Konopka, Michelle L. Santee, Rolf Müller, Mengchu Tao, Kaley A. Walker, Bernard Legras, Martin Riese, Manfred Ern, and Felix Ploeger
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 425–446,,, 2019
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04 Dec 2018
Quantifying the variability of the annular modes: reanalysis uncertainty vs. sampling uncertainty
Edwin P. Gerber and Patrick Martineau
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17099–17117,,, 2018
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18 Oct 2018
Zonal-mean data set of global atmospheric reanalyses on pressure levels
Patrick Martineau, Jonathon S. Wright, Nuanliang Zhu, and Masatomo Fujiwara
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1925–1941,,, 2018
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12 Oct 2018
Comparison of mean age of air in five reanalyses using the BASCOE transport model
Simon Chabrillat, Corinne Vigouroux, Yves Christophe, Andreas Engel, Quentin Errera, Daniele Minganti, Beatriz M. Monge-Sanz, Arjo Segers, and Emmanuel Mahieu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 14715–14735,,, 2018
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27 Sep 2018
How well do stratospheric reanalyses reproduce high-resolution satellite temperature measurements?
Corwin J. Wright and Neil P. Hindley
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13703–13731,,, 2018
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25 Sep 2018
Reanalysis intercomparisons of stratospheric polar processing diagnostics
Zachary D. Lawrence, Gloria L. Manney, and Krzysztof Wargan
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13547–13579,,, 2018
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13 Jun 2018
Surface impacts of the Quasi Biennial Oscillation
Lesley J. Gray, James A. Anstey, Yoshio Kawatani, Hua Lu, Scott Osprey, and Verena Schenzinger
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8227–8247,,, 2018
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24 May 2018
A comparison of the momentum budget in reanalysis datasets during sudden stratospheric warming events
Patrick Martineau, Seok-Woo Son, Masakazu Taguchi, and Amy H. Butler
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 7169–7187,,, 2018
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12 Feb 2018
Accuracy and precision of polar lower stratospheric temperatures from reanalyses evaluated from A-Train CALIOP and MLS, COSMIC GPS RO, and the equilibrium thermodynamics of supercooled ternary solutions and ice clouds
Alyn Lambert and Michelle L. Santee
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1945–1975,,, 2018
01 Feb 2018
Representation of solar tides in the stratosphere and lower mesosphere in state-of-the-art reanalyses and in satellite observations
Takatoshi Sakazaki, Masatomo Fujiwara, and Masato Shiotani
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1437–1456,,, 2018
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07 Dec 2017
Climatology and interannual variability of dynamic variables in multiple reanalyses evaluated by the SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP)
Craig S. Long, Masatomo Fujiwara, Sean Davis, Daniel M. Mitchell, and Corwin J. Wright
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14593–14629,,, 2017
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26 Oct 2017
Assessment of upper tropospheric and stratospheric water vapor and ozone in reanalyses as part of S-RIP
Sean M. Davis, Michaela I. Hegglin, Masatomo Fujiwara, Rossana Dragani, Yayoi Harada, Chiaki Kobayashi, Craig Long, Gloria L. Manney, Eric R. Nash, Gerald L. Potter, Susann Tegtmeier, Tao Wang, Krzysztof Wargan, and Jonathon S. Wright
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12743–12778,,, 2017
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27 Sep 2017
Reanalysis comparisons of upper tropospheric–lower stratospheric jets and multiple tropopauses
Gloria L. Manney, Michaela I. Hegglin, Zachary D. Lawrence, Krzysztof Wargan, Luis F. Millán, Michael J. Schwartz, Michelle L. Santee, Alyn Lambert, Steven Pawson, Brian W. Knosp, Ryan A. Fuller, and William H. Daffer
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11541–11566,,, 2017
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21 Sep 2017
Comparison of large-scale dynamical variability in the extratropical stratosphere among the JRA-55 family data sets: impacts of assimilation of observational data in JRA-55 reanalysis data
Masakazu Taguchi
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11193–11207,,, 2017
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04 Aug 2017
An assessment of ozone mini-hole representation in reanalyses over the Northern Hemisphere
Luis F. Millán and Gloria L. Manney
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9277–9289,,, 2017
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04 Jul 2017
Intercomparison of meteorological analyses and trajectories in the Antarctic lower stratosphere with Concordiasi superpressure balloon observations
Lars Hoffmann, Albert Hertzog, Thomas Rößler, Olaf Stein, and Xue Wu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8045–8061,,, 2017
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03 May 2017
Global large-scale stratosphere–troposphere exchange in modern reanalyses
Alexander C. Boothe and Cameron R. Homeyer
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 5537–5559,,, 2017
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09 Feb 2017
A sudden stratospheric warming compendium
Amy H. Butler, Jeremiah P. Sjoberg, Dian J. Seidel, and Karen H. Rosenlof
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 63–76,,, 2017
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31 Jan 2017
Introduction to the SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) and overview of the reanalysis systems
Masatomo Fujiwara, Jonathon S. Wright, Gloria L. Manney, Lesley J. Gray, James Anstey, Thomas Birner, Sean Davis, Edwin P. Gerber, V. Lynn Harvey, Michaela I. Hegglin, Cameron R. Homeyer, John A. Knox, Kirstin Krüger, Alyn Lambert, Craig S. Long, Patrick Martineau, Andrea Molod, Beatriz M. Monge-Sanz, Michelle L. Santee, Susann Tegtmeier, Simon Chabrillat, David G. H. Tan, David R. Jackson, Saroja Polavarapu, Gilbert P. Compo, Rossana Dragani, Wesley Ebisuzaki, Yayoi Harada, Chiaki Kobayashi, Will McCarty, Kazutoshi Onogi, Steven Pawson, Adrian Simmons, Krzysztof Wargan, Jeffrey S. Whitaker, and Cheng-Zhi Zou
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1417–1452,,, 2017
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19 Jan 2017
A comparison of Loon balloon observations and stratospheric reanalysis products
Leon S. Friedrich, Adrian J. McDonald, Gregory E. Bodeker, Kathy E. Cooper, Jared Lewis, and Alexander J. Paterson
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 855–866,,, 2017
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11 Jan 2017
Revisiting the observed surface climate response to large volcanic eruptions
Fabian Wunderlich and Daniel M. Mitchell
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 485–499,,, 2017
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25 Nov 2016
Movement, drivers and bimodality of the South Asian High
Matthias Nützel, Martin Dameris, and Hella Garny
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14755–14774,,, 2016
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02 Jun 2016
Representation of the tropical stratospheric zonal wind in global atmospheric reanalyses
Yoshio Kawatani, Kevin Hamilton, Kazuyuki Miyazaki, Masatomo Fujiwara, and James A. Anstey
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 6681–6699,,, 2016
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20 May 2016
Inter-comparison of stratospheric mean-meridional circulation and eddy mixing among six reanalysis data sets
Kazuyuki Miyazaki, Toshiki Iwasaki, Yoshio Kawatani, Chiaki Kobayashi, Satoshi Sugawara, and Michaela I. Hegglin
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 6131–6152,,, 2016
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09 Dec 2015
Global temperature response to the major volcanic eruptions in multiple reanalysis data sets
M. Fujiwara, T. Hibino, S. K. Mehta, L. Gray, D. Mitchell, and J. Anstey
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13507–13518,,, 2015
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16 Jun 2015
Momentum forcing of the quasi-biennial oscillation by equatorial waves in recent reanalyses
Y.-H. Kim and H.-Y. Chun
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6577–6587,,, 2015
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