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.)
- 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
- 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)
- Saito and Matsunobu, Northward Ageostrophic Winds Associated with a Tropical Cyclone. Part 2: Moisture Transport and Its Impact on PRE, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-034
- Kawano et al., Evaluation of Human Thermal Comfort along a Marathon Course in Tokyo Metropolis, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-033
- Ito and Ichikawa, Warm ocean accelerating tropical cyclone Hagibis (2019) through interaction with a mid-latitude westerly jet, SOLA, 2020, VOL.17A,doi:10.2151/sola.17A-001
- Orikasa et al., In Situ Measurements of Cloud and Aerosol Microphysical Properties in Summertime Convective Clouds over Eastern United Arab Emirates, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-032
- Fujibe, F., Temperature anomaly in the Tokyo Metropolitan area during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) self-restraint period, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-030
- Pham-Thanh et al., Rainfall Trends in Vietnam and their Associations with Tropical Cyclones during 1979-2019, SOLA, 2020, VOL.16,doi:10.2151/sola.2020-029
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