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.)
- 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
- January 31, 2019: Congratulations on the SOLA Award 2018!
We are pleased to announce that The SOLA Award in 2018 is going to be presented to the following papers:
Kosuke Ito et al., Analysis and forecast using dropsonde data from the inner-core region of Tropical Cyclone Lan (2017) obtained during the first aircraft missions of T-PARCII, SOLA, VOL.14, 105−110, doi: 10.2151/sola.2018-018.
- October 3, 2018: Call for Papers:“Extreme Rainfall Events in 2017 and 2018”in the Special Edition/Collection of Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan (JMSJ) and Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere (SOLA)
- Matsueda et al., Interannual Variation of Upper Tropospheric CO over the Western Pacific Linked with Indonesian Fires, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15,doi:10.2151/sola.2019-037
- Takemi and Unuma, Diagnosing Environmental Properties of the July 2018 Heavy Rainfall Event in Japan, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15A, doi:10.2151/sola.15A-011
- Damiani et al., An Intensive Campaign-based Intercomparison of Cloud Optical Depth from Ground and Satellite Instruments Under Overcast Conditions, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15,doi:10.2151/sola.2019-036
- Kinoshita et al., On the Three Dimensional Mass-Weighted Isentropic Time Mean Equation for Rossby waves, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15,doi:10.2151/sola.2019-035
- Liu et al., Estimation of Tropical Cyclone Intensity Using Infrared Data from a Geostationary Satellite, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15,doi:10.2151/sola.2019-034
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