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.)
- 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
- 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)
- Kim et al., Classification of homogeneous regions of strong wind and gust wind in Korea, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-024
- Ngai et al., Extreme Rainfall Projections for Malaysia at the end of 21st Century using the high resolution Non-Hydrostatic Regional Climate Model (NHRCM), SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-023
- Miyasaka et al., Future projections of heavy precipitation in Kanto and associated weather patterns using large ensemble high-resolution simulations, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-022
- Inagaki et al., Inner and outer-layer similarity of the turbulence intensity profile over a realistic urban geometry, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-021
- Kamamoto et al., Ground Validation of GPM DPR Algorithms by Hydrometeor Measurements and Polarimetric Radar Observations of Winter Snow Clouds: A Case Study on 4 February 2018, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-020
- Fukuda et al., The Diurnal Cycle of Clouds in Tropical Cyclones over the Western North Pacific Basin, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-019
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