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.)
- Please be advised that SOLA have made some important change to the policy in 2018.
- 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.
- 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)
- Takemura and Shimpo, Influence of Positive IOD Events on the Northeastward Extension of the Tibetan High and East Asian Climate Condition in Boreal Summer to Early Autumn, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15, doi:10.2151/sola.2019-015
- Zhang et al., Simulation of daily precipitation from CMIP5 in the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15,doi:10.2151/sola.2019-014
- Bui et al., QBO-like Oscillation in a Three-Dimensional Minimal Model Framework of the Stratosphere–Troposphere Coupled System, SOLA, 2019,VOL.15, doi:10.2151/sola.2019-013
- Sakai et al., Development of a Rapid Retrieval Method for Cloud Optical Thickness and Cloud-top Height Using Himawari-8 Infrared Measurements, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15, doi:10.2151/sola.2019-012
- Kawai et al., Ceilometer Observation of a Dust Event in the Gobi Desert on 29-30 April 2015: Sudden Arrival of a Developed Dust Storm and Trapping of Dust within an Inversion Layer, SOLA, 2019, VOL.15, doi:10.2151/sola.2019-011
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
- 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
- Ebita et al., The Japanese 55-year Reanalysis "JRA-55": An Interim Report, 2011, VOL.7, 149-152, doi:10.2151/sola.2011-038