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).
This call for papers has ended.
Special Edition in SOLA (plan): Volume 17A, 2021
- Hirockawa and Kato, A New Application Method of Radar/Raingauge-Analyzed Precipitation Amounts for Long-term Statistical Analyses of Localized Heavy Rainfall Areas, SOLA, 2022, VOL.18,doi:10.2151/sola.2022-003
- Goto and Sato, Relationship between the Upper-level Winds and the Horizontal Movement of Localized Heavy Rainfall in the Afternoon of Summer Days around Tokyo, SOLA, 2022, VOL.18,doi:10.2151/sola.2022-002
- Kobayashi et al., Extremely weak cold-air mass flux and extratropical direct meridional circulation linked to the record-warm winter 2019/2020 over East Asia, SOLA, 2022, VOL.18,doi:10.2151/sola.2022-001
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