Atmospheric Science Letters
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Online ISSN: 1530-261X
Just Published Articles
- Orographic disturbances of surface winds over the shelf waters adjacent to South Georgia
J. Scott Hosking, Daniel Bannister, Andrew Orr, John King, Emma Young and Tony Phillips
Article first published online: 26 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asl2.519
- Changes to radiosonde reports and their processing for numerical weather prediction
Bruce Ingleby and David Edwards
Article first published online: 24 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asl2.518
- A hybrid model based on latest version of NCEP CFS coupled model for Indian monsoon rainfall forecast
D. R. Pattanaik and Arun Kumar
Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asl2.513
- Microphysical differences with rainfall intensity in severe tropical storm Bilis
Xiaopeng Cui, Yaping Wang and Hui Yu
Article first published online: 4 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asl2.515
- Contrasting Madden–Julian Oscillation activity during various stages of EP and CP El Niños
Juan Feng, Ping Liu, Wen Chen and Xiaocong Wang
Article first published online: 4 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asl2.516
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Smart cyclone alerts over the Indian subcontinent
This article describes a first application of mobile telephony alerts for an extreme weather event - the progression and landfall of cyclone Phailin. The international media picked up on the cyclone Phailin story (11th–12th October 2013) - 800 000 people were evacuated within 48 h. Here we describe a novel scheme using Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) simulations and mobile phone alerts for cyclone warnings. Cellphones have a deep penetration even in rural pockets of India and it is anticipated that the results of this commentary will inspire disaster mitigation efforts over many parts of the developing world.
Can marine cloud brightening reduce coral bleaching?
The seeding of marine clouds to cool sea surface temperatures could protect threatened coral reefs from being bleached by warming oceans. Research, published in Atmospheric Science Letters, proposes that a targeted version of the geo-engineering technique could give coral a fifty year ‘breathing space’ to recover from acidification and warming.