This is a collection of solar studies, papers and conference contributions from and related to the SOLARIS-HEPPA activity. Please send us your newest paper to be included in this collection. Although we try to have a complete list, we do not claim full completeness.


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B. Funke, A. Baumgaertner, M. Calisto, T. Egorova, C.H. Jackman, J. Kieser, A. Krivolutsky, M. López-Puertas, D.R. Marsh, T. Reddmann, E. Rozanov, S.-M. Salmi, M. Sinnhuber, G.P. Stiller, P.T. Verronen, S. Versick, T. von Clarmann, T.Y. Vyushkova, N. Wieters, and J.M. Wissing (2011), "Composition changes after the "Halloween" solar proton event: the High-Energy Particle Precipitation in the Atmosphere (HEPPA) model versus MIPAS data intercomparison study", Atmos. Chem. Phys.. Vol. 11(3), pp. 9089-9139. [URL]

B. Funke (2011), "The High-Energy-Particle Precipitation in the Atmosphere (HEPPA) Model vs. Data Inter-comparison: Lessons Learned and Future Prospects", In Sparc Newsletter No. 36, January. [URL]

Matthes, K., K. Kodera, 2011: Report on 2010 SOLARIS Activities and Future Plans, SPARC Newsletter, No. 36, Jan 2011


T. Egorova, E. Rozanov, Y. Ozolin, A. Shapiro, M. Calisto, T. Peter, and W. Schmutz (2010), "The atmospheric effects of October 2003 solar proton event simulated with the chemistry-climate model SOCOL using complete and parameterized ion chemistry", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. Vol. 73, pp. 356-365.

Frame, T. H. A., and L. J. Gray (2010), The 11-year solar cycle in ERA-40 data: An update to 2008, J. Clim., 23, 2213–2222.

Gray, L.J., J. Beer, M. Geller, J.D. Haigh, M. Lockwood, K. Matthes, U. Cubasch, D. Fleitmann, G. Harrison, L. Hood, J. Luterbacher, G. A. Meehl, D. Shindell, B. van Geel, and W. White, 2010: Solar Influences on Climate, Rev. Geophys., 48, RG4001, doi:10.1029/2009RG000282.

Haigh, J. D., A. R. Winning, R. Toumi and J. W. Harder, 2010: An influence of solar spectral variations on radiative forcing of climate, Nature, 467, 696-699, doi:10.1038/nature09426.

Hood, L. L., and B. E. Soukharev (2010), Decadal variability of the tropical stratosphere: Secondary influence of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D11113, doi:10.1029/2009JD012291.

Kuroda, Y., and K. Yamazaki (2010), Influence of the solar cycle and QBO modulation on the Southern Annular Mode, Geophys. Res. Letters, 37, L12703, doi:10.1029/2010GL043252.

Lockwood, M. (2010), Solar change and climate: An update in the light of the current exceptional solar minimum, Proc. R. Soc. A, 466(2114), 303–329, doi:10.1098/rspa.2009.0519.

Manzini, E., and K. Matthes et al., Natural Variability of Stratospheric Ozone, chapter 8 in SPARC CCMVal, SPARC CCMVal Report on the Evaluation of Chemistry-Climate Models, V. Eyring, T. G. Shepherd, D. W. Waugh (Eds.), SPARC Report No. 5, WCRP-X, WMO/TD-No. X,, 2010.

Matthes, K., D. Marsh, R. Garcia, D. Kinnison, F. Sassi, and S. Walters, 2010: Role of the QBO in Modulating the Influence of the 11-Year Solar Cycle on the Atmosphere Using Constant Forcings, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D18110, doi:10.1029/2009JD013020.

Roy, I., and J. D. Haigh (2010), Solar cycle signals in sea level pressure and sea surface temperature, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 100, 3147–3153.

Schmidt, H., G. P. Brasseur, and M. A. Giorgetta (2010), Solar cycle signal in a general circulation and chemistry model with internally generated quasi-biennial oscillation, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00I14, doi:10.1029/2009JD012542.


Calvo, N., M. A. Giorgetta, R. Garcia-Herrera, and E. Manzini (2009), Nonlinearity of the combined warm ENSO and QBO effects on the northern hemisphere polar vortex in MAECHAM5 simulations., J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi:10.1029/2008JD011,445.

Gray, L. J., S. T. Rumbold, and K. P. Shine (2009), Stratospheric temperature and radiative forcing response to 11-year solar cycle changes in irradiance and ozone, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 2402–2417, doi:10.1175/2009JAS2866.1.

Harder, J. W., J. M. Fontenla, P. Pilewskie, E. C. Richard, and T. N. Woods (2009), Trends in solar spectral irradiance variability in the visible and infrared, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L07801, doi:10.1029/2008GL036797.

Ito, K., Y. Naito, and S. Yoden (2009), Combined effects of QBO and 11-year solar cycle on the winter hemisphere in a stratosphere-troposphere coupled system, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L11804, doi:10.1029/2008GL037117.

Lee, J. N., D. T. Shindell, and S. Hameed (2009), The influence of solar forcing on tropical circulation, J. Clim., 22, 5870–5885, doi:10.1175/2009JCLI2670.1.

Mann, M. E., Z. Zhang, S. Rutherford, R. S. Bradley, M. K. Hughes, D. Shindell, C. Ammann, G. Faluvegi, and F. Ni (2009), Global signatures of the Little Ice Age and Medieval climate anomaly and plausible dynamical origins, Science, 326, 1256–1260, doi:10.1126/science.1177303.

Masarik, J., and J. Beer (2009), An updated simulation of particle fluxes and cosmogenic nuclide production in the Earth’s atmosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D11103, doi:10.1029/2008JD010557.

Meehl, G.A., J.M. Arblaster, K. Matthes, F. Sassi, and H. van Loon, 2009: Amplifying the Pacific Climate System Response to a Small 11-Year Solar Cycle Forcing, Science, 325, 1114, DOI:10.1126/science.1172872.

Meehl, G. A., and J. M. Arblaster (2009), A lagged warm eventlike response to peaks in solar forcing in the Pacific region, J. Clim., 22(13), 3647–3660.

Randel, W. J., et al. (2009), An update of observed stratospheric temperature trends, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D02107, doi:10.1029/2008JD010421.

Simpson, I., M. Blackburn, and J. D. Haigh (2009), The role of eddies in driving the tropospheric response to stratospheric heating perturbations, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 1347–1365.

Publications until 2008