(the last five years)


Zhang, L. N., Solomon, S., Stone, K.A., Shanklin, J.D., Eveson, J.D., Colwell, J.P, Weber, M., Levelt, P.F., Kramarova, N.A., Haffner, D.P., On the use of satellite observations to fill gaps in the Halley station total ozone record. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Wang, P., Scott, J.R., Solomon, S., Marshall, J., Babbin, A., Lickley, M., Thompson, D.W.J., DeVries, T., Liang, Q., Prinn, R.G., On the Effect of the Ocean on Atmospheric CFC-11 Lifetimes And Emissions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118 (12) e2021528118, 2021. Link to Article

Solomon, S., Risks to the stratospheric ozone shield in the Anthropocene, Ambio, 50 (1), 44-48, 2021. Link to Article

Wilka, C., Solomon, S., Cronin, T.W., Kinnison, D., Garcia, R., Atmospheric Chemistry Signatures of an Equatorially Symmetric Matsuno-Gill Circulation Pattern, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 79 (1), 107-116, 2021. Link to Article


Stone, K., Solomon, S., Kinnison, D.E., Prediction of Northern Hemisphere Regional Sea Ice Extent and Snow Depth Using Stratospheric Ozone Information, JGR Atmospheres, 125 (22), 2020. Link to Article 

Shah, K.S., Solomon, S., Thompson, D.W.J., Kinnison, D.E., Evaluating stratospheric tropical width using tracer concentrations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125 (21), 2020. Link to Article

Wang, M., Fu, Q., Solomon, S., White, R.H., Alexander, B., Stratospheric Ozone in the Last Glacial Maximum, JGR Atmospheres, 125 (21), 2020. Link to Article

Yook, S., Thompson, DWJ., Solomon, S., Kim, SY., The Key Role of Coupled Chemistry-Climate Interactions in Tropical Stratospheric Temperature Variability, Journal of Climate, 33 (17) 7619-7629, 2020. Link to Article

Solomon, S., Alcamo, J., Ravishankara, AR., Unfinished business after five decades of ozone-layer science and policy, Nature Communications, 11 (1) 1-4, 2020. Link to Article


DeLisi, C., Patrinos, A., MacCracken, M., Drell, D., Annas, G., Arkin, A., Church, G., Cook-Deegan, R., Jacoby, H., Lidstrom, M., Melillo, J., Milo, R., Paustian, K., Reilly, J., Roberts, R., Segre, D., Solomon, S., Woolf, D., Wullschleger, S., Yang, X., The Role of Synthetic Biology in Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Reduction: Prospects and Challenges, BioDesign Research, vol. 2020, 8 pages, 2020. Link to Article

Zambri, B., Kinnison, D.E., Solomon, S., Subpolar activation of halogen heterogeneous chemistry in austral spring, Geophysical Research Letters, 48 (2), 2020. Link to Article

Mattauch, L., Matthews, HD., Millar, R., Rezai, A., Solomon, S., Venmans, F., Steering the climate system: Using inertia to lower the cost of policy: Comment, American Economic Review, 110 (4) 1231-37, 2020. Link to Article

Lickley, M., Solomon, S., Fletcher, S., Velders, GJM., Daniel, J., Rigby, M., Montzka, S., Kuijpers, JM., Stone, K., Quantifying contributions of chlorofluorocarbon banks to emissions and impacts on the ozone layer and climate, Nature Communications, 11 (1) 1-11, 2020. Link to Article

Fu, Q., White, R., Wang, M., Alexander, B., Solomon, S., Gettelman, A., Battisti, D., Lin, P., The Brewer-Dobson circulation during the Last Glacial Maximum, Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (3) e2019GL086271, 2020. Link to Article

Fu, Q., White, R., Wang, M., Alexander, B., Solomon, S., Gettelman, A., Battisti, D., Lin, P., The Brewer-Dobson circulation during the Last Glacial Maximum, Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (3) e2019GL086271, 2020. Link to Article


Solomon, S., The discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole, Nature, 575 (7781), 46-47, 2019. Link to Article

Fu, Q., Solomon, S., Pahlavan, HA, Lin, P., Observed changes in Brewer-Dobson circulation for 1980-2018, Environmental Research Letters, 14 (11), 114026, 2019. Link to Article

Stone, K.A., Solomon, S., Kinnison, D.E., Baggett, C.F., Barnes, E.A., Prediction of Northern Hemisphere regional surface temperatures using stratospheric ozone information, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 124 (12) 5922-5933, 2019. Link to Article

Lickley, M., Cael, B.B., Solomon, S., Time of Steady Climate Change, Geophysical Research Letters, 46 (10) 5445-5451, 2019. Link to Article

Abalos, M., Polvani, L., Calvo, N., Kinnison, D., Ploeger, F., Randel, W., Solomon, S., New Insights on Impact of Ozone-Depleting Substances on the Brewer-Dobson Circulation, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124 (5) 2435-2451, 2019. Link to Article

Zambri, B., Solomon, S., Kinnison, D.E., Mills, M.J., Schmidt, A., Neely III, R.R., Bourassa, A.E., Degenstein, D.A., Roth, C.Z., Modeled and Observed Volcanic Aerosol Control on Stratospheric NOy and CLy, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres,  2019. Link to Article

Gilford, D.M., Solomon, S., Emanuel, K., Seasonal Cycles of Along-Track Tropical Cyclone Maximum Intensity, Monthly Weather Review, 147, 2417-2432, 2019. Link to Article

Santer, B.D., Fyfe, J.C., Solomon, S., Painter, J.F., Bonfils, C., Pallotta, G., Zelinka, M.D., Quantifying stochastic uncertainty in detection time of human-caused climate signals, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116 (40), 19821-19827, 2019. Link to Article



Santer, B.D., Thorne, P.W., Haimberger, L., Taylor, K.E., Wigley, T.M.L, Lanzante, J.R., Solomon, S., Free, M., Gleckler, P.J., Jones, P.D., Karl, T.R., Klein, S.A., Mears, C., Nychka, D., Schmidt, G.A., Sherwood, S.C., Wentz, F.J., Consistency of Modeled and Observed Temperature Trends in the Tropical Troposphere, Climate Modeling, 85-136, 2018. Link to Article

Bandoro, J., Solomon, Santer, B.D., Kinnison, D.E., Detectability of the Impacts of Ozone Depleting Substances and Greenhouse Gases upon Stratospheric Ozone Accounting for Nonlinearities in Historical Forcings, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18 (1), 143-66, 2018. Link to Article

Stone, K. A., Solomon, S., Kinnison, D.E., On the Identification of Ozone Recovery, Geophysical Research Letters, 45 (10) 5158-5165, 2018. 

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Kaplan, M.B., Solomon, S., Response to rejoinder to: MB Kaplan, S. Solomon, A

coming boom in commercial shipping? The potential for rapid growth of noise from commercial ships by 2030, Mar. Policy 73 (Supplement C) (2016) 119–121, Marine Policy, 93, 54, 2018. Link to Article

Santer, B.D., Po-Chedley, S., Zelinka, M.D., Cvijanovic, I., Bonfils, C., Durack, P.J., Fu, Q., Kiehl, J., Mears, C., Painter, J., Pallotta, G., Solomon, S., Wentz, F.J., Zou, C., Human influence on the seasonal cycle of tropospheric temperature, Science, 361, (6399) eaas8806, 2018. Link to Article

 Wilka, C., Shah, K., Stone, K., Solomon, S., Kinnison, D., Mills, M., Schmidt, A.,

Neely III, R.R., On the role of heterogeneous chemistry in ozone depletion and recovery, Geophysical Research Letters, 45 (15) 7835-7842, 2018. 

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Fogt, R.L., Jones, M.E., Goergens, C.A., Solomon, S., Jones, J.M., Reply to “Comment on ‘An Exceptional Summer During the South Pole Race of 1911/12’”, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99 (10) 2143-2145, 2018. 

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Lickley, M., Solomon, S., Drivers, timing and some impacts of global aridity change, Environmental Research Letters, 13, (10) 104010, 2018. Link to Article

Lickley, M., Solomon S., On the relative influences of different ocean basin sea

surface temperature anomalies on southern African rainfall in 20th and 21st century general circulation model simulations, International Journal of Climatology, 38, 5003-5009, 2018. Link to Article

Schmidt, A., Mills, M.J., Ghan, S., Gregory, J.M., Allan, R.P., Andrews, T., Bardeen, C.G., Conley, A., Forster, P.M., Gettelman, A. Portmann, R.W., Solomon, S., Toon, O.B., Volcanic Radiative Forcing From 1979 to 2015, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123 (22), 12,491-12,508, 2018.

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De Los Milagros Skansi, M., King, J., Lazzara, M.A., Cerveny, R.S. Stella, J.L., Solomon, Jones, P., Bromwich, D., Renwick, J., Burt, C.C., Peterson, T.C., Brunet, M., Driouech, F., Vose, R., Krahenbuhl, D., Evaluating the highest temperature extremes in the Antarctic, Eos, 98 (5) 18-23, 2017. Link to Article

Ivy, D.J., Hilgenbrink, C., Kinnison, D., Plumb, R. Alan, Sheshadri, A., Solomon, S., Observed changes in the southern hemispheric circulation in May, Journal of Climate, 30 (2) 537-536, 2017. Link to Article

Zickfeld, K., Solomon, S., Gilford, D.M., Centuries of thermal sea level rise due to anthropogenic emissions of short-lived greenhouse gases, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114 (4) 657-662, 2017. Link to Article

Ivy, D. J., Solomon, S. Calvo, N., Thompson, D.W.J., Observed connections of Arctic stratospheric ozone extremes to Northern Hemisphere surface climate, Environmental Research Letters, 12 (2) 024004, 2017. Link to Article

Gilford, D. M., and S. Solomon, Radiative effects of stratospheric seasonal cycles in the tropical upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, Journal of Climate, 30 (8) 2769-2783, 2017. Link to Article

Dale, A., Fant, C., Strzepek, K., Lickley, M., Solomon, S., Climate model uncertainty in impact assessments for agriculture: A multi-ensemble case study on maize in sub-Saharan Africa, Earth’s Future, 5 (3) 337-353, 2017. 

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Ivy, D. J., Solomon, S., Kinnison, D., Mills, M.J., Schmidt, A. Neely, RR, The influence of the Calbuco eruption on the 2015 Antarctic ozone hole in a fully coupled chemistry-climate model, Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (5) 2556-2561, 2017. Link to Article

Solomon, S., D. Ivy, M. Gupta, J. Bandoro, B. D. Santer, Q. Fu, P. Lin, R. R. Garcia, D. E. Kinnison, and M. J. Mills, Mirrored Changes in Antarctic Ozone and Stratospheric Temperature in the late 20th versus early 21st Centuries, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere, 122 (16), 8940-8950, 2017.                    Link to Article

Gilford D.M., Solomon S., and Emanuel K.A., On the seasonal cycles of tropical cyclone potential intensity, Journal of Climate, 30 (16), 6085-96, 2017. 

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Santer, B.D., Solomon, S., Pallotta, G., Mears, C., Po-Chedley, S., Fu, Q., Wentz, F., Zou, C.Z., Painter, J., Cvijanovic, I. and C. Bonfils, Comparing tropospheric warming in climate models and satellite data, Journal of Climate,  30 (1), 373-392, 2017. Link to Article

Santer, B.D., Solomon, S., Wentz, F.J., Fu, Q., Po-Chedley, S., Mears, C., Painter, J.F. and C. Bonfils, Tropospheric warming over the past two decades, Scientific Reports, 7 (1), 2336, 2017. Link to Article

Stone, K.A., Solomon, S., Kinnison D.E., Pitts, M.C., Poole, L.R., Mills, M.J., Schmidt, A., Neely III, R.R., Ivy, D., Schwartz, M.J., Vernier, J.P., Observing the impact of Calbuco volcanic aerosols on South Polar ozone depletion in 2015, Journal of Geophysical Research, 122 (21), 11,862-11,879, 2017. Link to Article

Li, J., D. W. Thompson, E. Barnes, S. Solomon, Quantifying the lead time required for a linear trend to emerge from natural climate variability, Journal of Climate, 30 (24), 10179-91, 2017. Link to Article

Fogt, R.L., Jones, M., E., Solomon, S., Jones, J., M., Goergens, C., A., An Exceptional Summer during the South Pole Race of 1911/12, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (10), 2189-2200, 2017. Link to Article

Holt, JI, Solomon, S., Selin, JI, Sensitivity of inorganic aerosol radiative effects to US emissions, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, v. 122 (12) 6379-6390, 2017. Link to Article


Gilford, D.M, Solomon, S., Portmann, R.W., Radiative impacts of the 2011 abrupt drops in water vapor and ozone in the tropical tropopause layer, Journal of Climate, 29 (2) 595-612, 2016. Link to Article

Santer, B., Solomon, S., Ridley, D., Fyfe, J., Beltran, F., Bonfils, C., Painter, J., Zelinka, M., Volcanic effects on climate, Nature Climate Change, 6, 3-4, 2016. Link to Article

Clark, P.U., Shakun, J.D., Marcott, S.A., Mix, A.C. Eby, M., Kulp, S., Levermann, A., Consequences of twenty-first-century policy for multi-millennial climate and sea-level change, Nature Climate Change, 6 (4) 360-369, 2016. Link to Article

Ivy, D., Rieder, Solomon, S., Rieder, H.E., Radiative and Dynamical Influences on Polar Stratospheric Temperature Trends, Journal of Climate, 29 (13) 4927-4938, 2016. Link to Article

Barnes, E. A., Solomon, S., Polvani, H.E., Robust Wind and Precipitation Responses to the Mount Pinatubo Eruption, as Simulated in the CMIP5 Models, Journal of Climate, 29 (13) 4763-4778, 2016. Link to Article

Polson, D., Hegerl, G.C., Solomon, S., Precipitation sensitivity to warming estimated from long island records, Environmental Research Letters, 11 (7), 074024, 2016. Link to Article

Mills, M., Schmidt, A., Easter, R., Solomon, S., Kinnison, D.E., Ghan, S.J., Marsh D.R., Conley, A., Bardeen, C.G., Gettelman, A., Global volcanic aerosol properties derived from emissions 1990-2014, using CESM1 (WACCM), Journal of Geophysical Research, 121 (5) 2332–2348, 2016. Link to Article

Solomon, S., Ivy, D.J., Kinnison, D., Mills, M.J., Neely, R.R., Schmidt, A., Emergence of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer, Science, 353 (6296) 269-274, 2016. Link to Article

Kaplan, M.B., Solomon, S., A coming boom in commercial shipping? The potential for rapid growth of noise from commercial ships by 2030, Marine Policy, 73, 119-121, 2016. Link to Article

Solomon, S., Kinnison D., Garcia, R.R., Bandoro, J., Mills, Wilka, C., Neely R.R., Schmidt, A., Barnes J., Vernier, J.P., Hoepfner, M., Monsoon circulations and tropical heterogeneous chlorine chemistry in the stratosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (24) 12,624-12,633, 2016. Link to Article


Ferreira, D., Marshall, J., Bitz, C.M., Solomon, S., Plumb, A., Antarctic ocean and sea ice response to ozone depletion: a two timescale problem, Journal of Climate, 28 (3) 1206-1226, 2015. Link to Article

Boehlert, B., Solomon, S., Strzepek, K.M., Water under a changing and uncertain climate:  lessons from climate model ensembles, Journal of Climate, 28 (24) 9561-9582, 2015. Link to Article

Santer, B.D., Solomon, S., Bonfils, C., Zelinka, M.D., Painter, J.F., Beltran, F., Fyfe, J.C., Johannesson, G., Mears, C., Ridley, D.A, Vernier, J.P., Wentz, F.J., Observed multi-variable signals of late 20th and early 21st century volcanic activity, Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (2) 500-509, 2015. Link to Article

Calvo, N., Polvani, L.M., Solomon, S., On the surface impact of Arctic stratospheric climate extremes, Environmental Research Letters, 10 (9) 094003, 2015. Link to Article

Holt, J. N., Selin, N.E., Solomon, S., Changes in inorganic fine particulate matter sensitivities to precursors due to large-scale US emissions reductions, Environmental Science & Technology, 40 (8) 4834-4841, 2015. Link to Article

Solomon, S. Kinnison D., Bandoro, J., Garcia, R., Simulation of Polar ozone depletion: An update, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120 (15) 7958-7974, 2015. Link to Article

Peters, G., Andrew, R.M., Solomon, S., Friedlingstein, P., Measuring a fair and ambitious climate agreement using cumulative emissions, Environmental Research Letters, 10 (10) 105004, 2015. Link to Article

Fu, Q., Lin, P., Solomon, S., Hartmann, D.L., Observational evidence of strengthening of the Brewer-Dobson circulations since 1980, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120 (19) 10214-10228, 2015. 

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Wing, A., Emanuel, K., Solomon, S., On the factors affecting trends and variability in tropical cyclone potential intensity, Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (20) 8667-8677, 2015. Link to Article