The Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere (SOLA) is an international Open Access journal published by the Meteorological Society of Japan. It aims to publish peer-reviewed short scientific papers in the atmospheric and related interdisciplinary sciences.The pronunciation of "SOLA" sounds similar to a Japanese word "sora" meaning the sky in English.
This journal is available online at J-STAGE (Open Access).
(J-STAGE SOLA home)
(The list of top cited articles is from Clarivate Analytics's Web of Knowledge.)
- March 3, 2021: Call for Papers.
"Research on extreme weather events that occurred around East Asia in 2017-2021" in the Special Edition/Collection of Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan (JMSJ) and Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere (SOLA).
- January 29, 2021: Congratulations on the SOLA Award 2020!
We are pleased to announce that The SOLA Award in 2020 is awarded to the following papers:
Fujibe, F., Temperature anomaly in the Tokyo Metropolitan area during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) self-restraint period, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,175-179, doi:10.2151/sola.2020-030
- June 2020: Call for Papers.
“Typhoons in 2018–2019” in the Special Edition/Collection of Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan (JMSJ) and Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere (SOLA).
The deadline for submitting this special issue has been extended to July 2021.
Special Edition in SOLA (plan): Volume 17A, 2021
- January 2020: Call for Papers.
“Years of the Maritime Continent (YMC)” in the Special Edition/Collection of Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan (JMSJ) and Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere (SOLA).
YMC Special Edition in SOLA: Volume 16A, 2020
- February 03, 2020: Congratulations on the SOLA Award 2019!
We are pleased to announce that The SOLA Award in 2019 is awarded to the following papers:
Imada et al., The July 2018 high temperature event in Japan could not have happened without human-induced global warming, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15A, 8-12, doi:10.2151/sola.15A-002
- September 3, 2019: SOLA has been accepted in the DOAJ list. Please search the DOAJ web site here: https://doaj.org/
- August 1, 2019: We have updated SOLA's Guide for Authors. Please set here: https://www.metsoc.jp/sola/instruction.html
- Please be advised that SOLA have made some important change to the policy in 2018.
- Nakashita and Enomoto, Factors for an Abrupt Increase in Track Forecast Error of Typhoon Hagibis (2019), SOLA, 2021, VOL.17A,doi:10.2151/sola.17A-006
- Murazaki et al., Influence of High-Resolution SST on Early Summer Surface Air Temperature in Japan in Downscaling Experiments, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-014
- Geng and Shirooka, Fine Structure of an Active Monsoon Trough Observed in the Western North Pacific, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-013
- Kondo et al., Evaluation of cloud microphysical schemes for winter snowfall events in Hokkaido: A case study of snowfall by winter monsoon, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-012
- Ueki et al., Spatiotemporal variations of NO2 over Fukuoka Japan, observed by multiple MAX-DOAS and 3-D coherent Doppler lidar, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-011
- Nugroho et al., Utilization of High-Resolution Boundary Layer Radar and Wavelet to Detect Microscale Downdraft-Updraft Combination, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-010
- Shiogama et al., Selecting CMIP6-based future climate scenarios for impact and adaptation studies, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-009
- Taylor et al., Predictability of the July 2020 Heavy Rainfall with the SCALE-LETKF, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-008
- Duc et al., Forecasts of the July 2020 Kyushu heavy rain using a 1000-member ensemble Kalman filter, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-007
- Wada and Chan, Increasing TCHP in the western North Pacific and its influence on the intensity of FAXAI and HAGIBIS in 2019, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17A,doi:10.2151/sola.17A-005
- Iizuka et al., Influence of Warm SST in the Oyashio Region on Rainfall Distribution of Typhoon Hagibis (2019), SOLA, 2021, VOL.17A,doi:10.2151/sola.17A-004
Most Cited Articles
- Yatagai et al., A 44-Year Daily Gridded Precipitation Dataset for Asia Based on a Dense Network of Rain Gauges, 2009, VOL.5, 137-140, doi:10.2151/sola.2009-035
- Ebita et al., The Japanese 55-year Reanalysis "JRA-55": An Interim Report, 2011, VOL.7, 149-152, doi:10.2151/sola.2011-038
- Yokota et al., Global Concentrations of CO2 and CH4 Retrieved from GOSAT: First Preliminary Results, 2009, VOL.5, 160-163, doi:10.2151/sola.2009-041