SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project

Published Evaluations of Reanalysis Data

S-RIP Major Publications

Introduction and reanalysis-system overview

  • Fujiwara, M., Wright, J. S., Manney, G. L., Gray, L. J., Anstey, J., Birner, T., Davis, S., Gerber, E. P., Harvey, V. L., Hegglin, M. I., Homeyer, C. R., Knox, J. A., Krüger, K., Lambert, A., Long, C. S., Martineau, P., Molod, A., Monge-Sanz, B. M., Santee, M. L., Tegtmeier, S., Chabrillat, S., Tan, D. G. H., Jackson, D. R., Polavarapu, S., Compo, G. P., Dragani, R., Ebisuzaki, W., Harada, Y., Kobayashi, C., McCarty, W., Onogi, K., Pawson, S., Simmons, A., Wargan, K., Whitaker, J. S., and Zou, C.-Z.: Introduction to the SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) and overview of the reanalysis systems, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1417-1452, doi: 10.5194/acp-17-1417-2017, 2017.

Data sets

Temperature and Geopotential


Potential Vorticity

Transport, including Ozone and Water Vapour

Brewer-Dobson Circulation

Stratosphere-Troposphere Coupling

Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere

Quasi-Biennial Oscillation

Wave Activity and Mixing

Clouds and Diabatic Heating

Upper Stratosphere and Lower Mesosphere

Diurnal Variations

Polar Processes

Arctic Oscillation / North Atlantic Oscillation

Surface Climate

Weather Systems and Tropospheric Circulation

Tropical Cyclones