SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project

Recent S-RIP News

S-RIP Progress Discussed at the SPARC SSG Meeting

22 January 2015 | SPARC annual SSG meeting was held in Spain during 13-16 January 2015. Michaela Hegglin represented S-RIP. Details are available here.

1st Journal Paper Directly Related to S-RIP Published

1 January 2015 | Mitchell, D., et al.: Signatures of naturally induced variability in the atmosphere using multiple reanalysis datasets, Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., doi: 10.1002/qj.2492, 2014.

QBO Modelling and Reanalyses Workshop, March 2015

14 November 2014 | The QBO Modelling and Reanalyses Workshop will be held at Victoria BC, Canada during 16-18 March 2015. Details are available here.

S-RIP 2014 Workshop Held and New S-RIP Co-lead Determined

1 October 2014 | The S-RIP 2014 Workshop was held for 10–12 September 2014 at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction. The SPARC Data Assimilation activity had a workshop in the same location for 8–10 September, with a joint workshop on 10 September. Details are available here. Last April, David Jackson stepped down as an S-RIP co-lead. At the Workshop, it was agreed that David Tan (ECMWF) becomes the new co-lead.

AGU Fall meeting and AMS meeting

24 July 2014 | A reanalysis session, "Reanalysis: Evaluation and Intercomparison", will be held at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 15-19 December 2014 (abstract submission deadline is 6 August 2014, 23:59 EDT/03:59 +1 GMT). Also, 18th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere will be held during the 95th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA, 4-8 January 2015 (abstract submission deadline is 1 August 2014).
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