SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project

Recent S-RIP News

S-RIP 2016 Workshop - First circular released

1 June 2016 | The first circular of the next S-RIP workshop (Victoria, Canada, 19-21 October 2016) has been released. See the 2016 workshop page.

New co-lead of Chapter 11 and new point of contact for NASA reanalyses

24 April 2016 | John Knox becomes a co-lead of Chapter 11, working together with Lynn Harvey. Krzysztof Wargan becomes the new point of contact for MERRA and MERRA-2 reanalyses.

Variables on pressure levels available on S-RIP group workspace

8 March 2016 | Patrick Martineau has completed the transfer of his archive of 3D reanalysis variables (u,v,w,t,z) on pressure levels to the BADC's S-RIP group workspace. All files are provided in NetCDF format. The directory is ~/NETCDF_3D_pressure_levels/data_sets. The following reanalysis data sets are archived in separate sub-directories: 20CR, E20, ERA-40, ERA-INTERIM, JRA-25, JRA55, JRA55AMIP, JRA55C, NASA_MERRA, NCEP_CFSR, NCEP-DOE, and NCEP-NCAR.

SPARC DynVar Workshop and S-RIP Chapters 5 and 6 Meeting

8 March 2016 | SPARC DynVar is holding a joint meeting with S-RIP Chapters 5 and 6 (Brewer-Dobson Circulation and Stratosphere-Troposphere Coupling) in Helsinki, Finland during 6-10 June 2016. See the meeting website. The overall theme of the workshop is "The Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation: Confronting Model Biases and Uncovering Mechanisms". The deadline for abstract submission and travel support application is 11 March 2016.

ACP Special Issue on the S-RIP

2 February 2016 | The S-RIP special issue has been approved by the Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP). To submit your paper to this special issue, please choose "The SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP)" (note: the title starts with "T" not "S") in the ACP's paper submission page.
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