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)
- 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
- Wu and Takemi, The Impact of Topography on the Initial Error Growth Associated with Moist Convection, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-024
- Kanada et al., Projection of Future Enhancement of Heavy Rainfalls Associated with Typhoon Hagibis (2019) using a Regional 1-km-mesh Atmosphere-Ocean Coupled Model, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17A,doi:10.2151/sola.17A-007
- Kai et al., Dust hotspot in the Gobi Desert: a field survey in April 2019, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-023
- Katsumata et al., Corrigendum: An attempt to retrieve continuous water vapor profiles in marine lower troposphere using shipboard Raman/Mie lidar system, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-022
- Takemura et al., Interdecadal Variability of Rossby Wave Breaking Frequency near Japan in August, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-021
- Ishiyama and Tanaka, Analysis of Vorticity Budget for a Developing Extraordinary Arctic Cyclone in August 2016, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-020
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