Diagnosis of mechanisms controlling atmospheric water vapor using observations and global models;
Transport of water vapor and pollutants in the troposphere and lower stratosphere;
Stable water isotopes, particularly their utility for diagnosing transport pathways, constraining
regional water budgets, and evaluating climate model parameterizations;
Interactions between the atmospheric water and energy cycles and large-scale climate dynamics;
Evaluation of reanalysis and satellite data sets.
Chapter 2: Description of the Reanalysis Systems (pdf)
is available for public download and comment (updated 16 November 2019; previous versions
Note: This document is an expanded version of the chapter prepared for the
SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project
final report. We are making this draft version available for public download and review as the report is finalized.
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Congratulations to Xiaolin Jin for being awarded a National
Scholarship for 2018–2019, and to Wanru Ge for winning an Outstanding Poster
Presentation award at the AGU JING conference in Xi'an!