SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project

Recent S-RIP News

Part of JRA-3Q data now available

11 December 2022 | The new global reanalysis data set from Japan Meteorological Agency, JRA-3Q is now available for the period between January 1991 and April 2013. This is the next one to JRA-55, eventually covering September 1947 to present. Detailed information can be found from JMA, and data are available from DIAS.

New Special Issue on the S-RIP Phase 2 Launched Soon

9 December 2022 | A new inter-journal special issue on "The SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) Phase 2" will be launched in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) and Weather and Climate Dynamics (WCD), starting from 1 January 2023. Please see more information at ACP Scheduled SIs and at WCD Scheduled SIs.

New S-RIP dataset "RID" now available from JAMSTEC

9 December 2022 | Patrick Martineau has prepared a new reanalysis intercomparison dataset (RID) for S-RIP Phase 2, which is now available from JAMSTEC. This is an extended version of the dynamical part of Martineau et al. (2018). See more information in this document.

S-RIP hybrid and online-only meetings - a summary

8 December 2022 | A summary of the S-RIP meetings in October-November can be found at this webpage.

S-RIP hybrid and online-only meetings

14 October 2022 | The following three hybrid and online-only meetings are planned: (1) S-RIP side meeting during the SPARC General Assembly, *hybrid*: Thursday 27 Oct. 2022 12:00-13:00 at Boulder, USA (MDT=UTC-6); (2) S-RIP *online-only* meeting: Thursday 10 Nov. 4-5 UTC (13-14 JST); and (3) S-RIP *online-only* meeting: Thursday 10 Nov. 13-14 UTC (22-23 JST). See this webpage for more details. The online access information will be sent through the S-RIP News email list a few days before each of the meetings. [Contact Masatomo Fujiwara if you are not on the list.]

Release of stratosphere-focused chemical reanalysis M2-SCREAM

25 July 2022 | The M2-SCREAM (Modern-Era Retrospective analysis for Research and Applications - 2 (MERRA-2) Stratospheric Composition Reanalysis of Aura Microwave Limb Sounder) has been developed at NASA’s Global Modeling and Assimilation Office in collaboration with the Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) team. The M2-SCREAM data are available to the public through the Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC) and can be accessed here. More detailed information on M2-SCREAM can be found here.

Reanalysis session at the AGU Fall Meeting 2022

25 July 2022 | Please consider to submit an abstract to A081 - Progress in Reanalysis: Development, Evaluation, and Application. Abstract deadline is 3 August. This year, AGU "will be held in Chicago and online everywhere 12 - 16 December 2022." - see the details at
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