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.)
- 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).
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.
- 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
- Katsuyama and Inatsu, Advantage of volume scanning video disdrometer in solid-precipitation observation, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-006
- Shiraishi and Shibata, Seasonal Variation in High Arctic Stratospheric Aerosols Observed by Lidar at Ny Ålesund, Svalbard between March 2014 and February 2018, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-005
- 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