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.)
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- Horinouchi et al., Moisture supply, jet, and Silk-Road wave train associated with the prolonged heavy rainfall in Kyushu, Japan in early July 2020, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-019
- Honda and Miyoshi, Predictability of the July 2018 Heavy Rain Event in Japan Associated with Typhoon Prapiroon and Southern Convective Disturbances, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-018
- Watanabe et al., Volcanic Impact of Nishinoshima Eruptions in Summer 2020 on the Atmosphere over Central Japan: Results from Airborne Measurements of Aerosol and Trace Gases, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-017
- Shiozak and Enomoto, Two types of mid-latitudes responses during La Niña, SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-016
- SOLA, 2021, VOL.17,doi:10.2151/sola.2021-015
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