Journal cover Journal topic
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 5.668 IF 5.668
  • IF 5-year value: 6.201 IF 5-year
    6.201
  • CiteScore value: 6.13 CiteScore
    6.13
  • SNIP value: 1.633 SNIP 1.633
  • IPP value: 5.91 IPP 5.91
  • SJR value: 2.938 SJR 2.938
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 174 Scimago H
    index 174
  • h5-index value: 87 h5-index 87
Volume 17, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7671–7681, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7671-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Special issue: Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7671–7681, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7671-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 26 Jun 2017

Research article | 26 Jun 2017

Meteorological context of the onset and end of the rainy season in Central Amazonia during the GoAmazon2014/5

Jose A. Marengo et al.

Related authors

The role of the Amazon Basin moisture in the atmospheric branch of the hydrological cycle: a Lagrangian analysis
A. Drumond, J. Marengo, T. Ambrizzi, R. Nieto, L. Moreira, and L. Gimeno
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2577–2598, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-18-2577-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-18-2577-2014, 2014

Related subject area

Subject: Clouds and Precipitation | Research Activity: Field Measurements | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
Supercooled drizzle development in response to semi-coherent vertical velocity fluctuations within an orographic-layer cloud
Adam Majewski and Jeffrey R. French
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 5035–5054, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-5035-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-5035-2020, 2020
Short summary
Stratocumulus cloud clearings: statistics from satellites, reanalysis models, and airborne measurements
Hossein Dadashazar, Ewan Crosbie, Mohammad S. Majdi, Milad Panahi, Mohammad A. Moghaddam, Ali Behrangi, Michael Brunke, Xubin Zeng, Haflidi H. Jonsson, and Armin Sorooshian
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4637–4665, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4637-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4637-2020, 2020
Short summary
Supercooled liquid water cloud observed, analysed, and modelled at the top of the planetary boundary layer above Dome C, Antarctica
Philippe Ricaud, Massimo Del Guasta, Eric Bazile, Niramson Azouz, Angelo Lupi, Pierre Durand, Jean-Luc Attié, Dana Veron, Vincent Guidard, and Paolo Grigioni
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4167–4191, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4167-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4167-2020, 2020
Short summary
Open cells exhibit weaker entrainment of free-tropospheric biomass burning aerosol into the south-east Atlantic boundary layer
Steven J. Abel, Paul A. Barrett, Paquita Zuidema, Jianhao Zhang, Matt Christensen, Fanny Peers, Jonathan W. Taylor, Ian Crawford, Keith N. Bower, and Michael Flynn
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4059–4084, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4059-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4059-2020, 2020
Short summary
Small ice particles at slightly supercooled temperatures in tropical maritime convection
Gary Lloyd, Thomas Choularton, Keith Bower, Jonathan Crosier, Martin Gallagher, Michael Flynn, James Dorsey, Dantong Liu, Jonathan W. Taylor, Oliver Schlenczek, Jacob Fugal, Stephan Borrmann, Richard Cotton, Paul Field, and Alan Blyth
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3895–3904, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3895-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-3895-2020, 2020
Short summary

Cited articles

Altaratz, O., Koren, I., Yair, Y., and Price, C.: Lightning response to smoke from Amazonian fires, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L07801, https://doi.org/10.1029/2010gl042679, 2010.
Alvarez, M. S., Vera, C. S., Kiladis, G. N., and Liebmann, B.: Influence of the Madden Julian Oscillation on precipitation and surface air temperature in South America, Clim. Dynam., 46, 245–262, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-015-2581-6, 2015.
Alves, L. M.: Análise estatística da sazonalidade e tendências das estações chuvosas e seca na Amazônia: clima presente e projeções futuras, Tese (Doutorado em Meteorologia) – Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), São José dos Campos, 166 pp., 2016.
Andreae, M. O., Rosenfeld, D., Artaxo, P., Costa, A. A., Frank, G. P., Longo, K. M., Silva-Dias, M. A. F.: Smoking rain clouds over the Amazon, Science, 303, 1337–1342, https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1092779, 2004.
Angelini, I. M., Garstang, M., Davis, R. E., Hayden, B., Fitzjarrald, D. R., Legates, D. R., Greco, S., Macko, S., and Connors, V.: On the coupling between vegetation and the atmosphere. Theor. Appl. Climatol., 105, 243–261, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-010-0377-5, 2011.
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
The onset and demise of the rainy season in Amazonia are assessed in this study using meteorological data from the GoAmazon experiment for the 2014–15 rainy season. The onset of the rainy season was strongly associated with changes in large-scale circulation in the region, and our analyses using regional thermodynamic indices suggest that local changes such the regional thermodynamic characteristics may have been less important on the occurrence of the onset compared to large-scale circulation.
The onset and demise of the rainy season in Amazonia are assessed in this study using...
Citation