SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project

Planned S-RIP Report Structure (November 2015)

Chapter 1: Introduction
Lead: Masatomo Fujiwara, Gloria Manney, Lesley Gray
Contributors: All chapter leads and working group members

Chapter 2: Description of the Reanalysis Systems
Leads: Jonathon Wright, Masatomo Fujiwara, Craig Long
Contributors: All reanalysis centre contacts, David Tan, Cheng-Zhi Zou

Chapter 3: Climatology and Interannual Variability of Dynamical Variables
Leads: Craig Long, Masatomo Fujiwara
Contributors: Sean Davis, Daniel Mitchell, R. Fuller

Chapter 4: Climatology and Interannual Variability of Ozone and Water Vapour
Leads: Michaela Hegglin, Sean Davis
Contributors: Gloria Manney, Eric Nash, Lei Shi, Susann Tegtmeier, Tao Wang, Masatomo Fujiwara

Chapter 5: Brewer–Dobson Circulation
Leads: Thomas Birner, Beatriz Monge-Sanz
Contributors: Marta Abalos, Harald Boenisch, Sean Davis, Hella Garny, Florian Haenel, Peter Haynes, Paul Konopka, Bernard Legras, Kazuyuki Miyazaki, Kota Okamoto, Felix Ploeger, Thomas Reddmann, Howard Roscoe, Kaoru Sato, Gabriele Stiller, Darryn Waugh

Chapter 6: Stratosphere–Troposphere Coupling
Leads: Edwin Gerber, Patrick Martineau
Contributors: Blanca Ayarzaguena, David Barriopedro, Maddalen Iza, Froila M. Palmeiro, Natalia Calvo, Mark P. Baldwin, Thomas Birner, Amy Butler, Steven Hardiman, Peter Hitchcock, Alexey Karpechko, Kirstin Krüger, Ulrike Langematz, Daniel Mitchell, Lesley Gray, Hua Lu, Gareth Marshall, Andrew Orr, Thomas J. Bracegirdle, Cristina Pena-Ortiz, Seok-Woo Son, Masakazu Taguchi

Chapter 7: Extratropical Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere
Leads: Cameron Homeyer, Gloria Manney
Contributors: Michael Schwartz, Zachary Lawrence, Luis Millán, Mark Olsen, Alex Boothe, Michaela Hegglin, Michelle Santee, Sean Davis, Thomas Birner

Chapter 8: Tropical Tropopause Layer
Leads: Susann Tegtmeier, Kirstin Krüger
Contributors: Sean Davis, Masatomo Fujiwara, Eriko Nishimoto, Xiaoyi Sun, Tao Wang, Wuke Wang, Jonathon Wright, Thomas Birner, Stephan Fueglistaler, Michaela Hegglin, Bernard Legras, Ignacio Pisso, Felix Plöger

Chapter 9: Quasi-Biennial Oscillation and Tropical Variability
Leads: James Anstey, Lesley Gray
Contributors: Siddarth Das, Masatomo Fujiwara, Yoshio Kawatani, Young-Ha Kim, Hua Lu, Dann Mitchell, Matthew Toohey, Corwin Wright

Chapter 10: Polar Processes
Leads: Michelle Santee, Alyn Lambert, Gloria Manney
Contributors: Zachary Lawrence, Ken Minschwaner

Chapter 11: Upper Stratosphere and Lower Mesosphere
Leads: Lynn Harvey, John Knox
Contributors: Diane Pendlebury, Gloria Manney, Peter Hitchcock, Takatoshi Sakazaki, Matt Hitchman, John McCormack, Toshihiko Hirooka, Yoshihiro Tomikawa, Masatomo Fujiwara

Chapter 12: Synthesis Summary
Lead: Masatomo Fujiwara, Gloria Manney, Lesley Gray
Contributors: All chapter leads and working group members