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)
- Sugimoto, S., Heavy precipitation over southwestern Japan during the Baiu Season due to abundant moisture transport from synoptic-scale atmospheric conditions, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-004
- Shiozaki and Enomoto, Comparison of the 2015/16 El Niño with the two previous strongest events, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-003
- Amemiya et al., Improving the observation operator for the Phased Array Weather Radar in the SCALE-LETKF system, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-002
- Shimada et al., Is the Number of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification Events in the Western North Pacific Increasing?, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-001
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