npj Climate and Atmospheric Science

(The TQCC of npj Climate and Atmospheric Science is 11. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Biomass waste utilisation in low-carbon products: harnessing a major potential resource209
Half the world’s population are exposed to increasing air pollution141
Improved calculation of warming-equivalent emissions for short-lived climate pollutants133
Designing vegetation barriers for urban air pollution abatement: a practical review for appropriate plant species selection114
‘Eastern African Paradox’ rainfall decline due to shorter not less intense Long Rains63
Increased European heat waves in recent decades in response to shrinking Arctic sea ice and Eurasian snow cover60
Lifecycle of light-absorbing carbonaceous aerosols in the atmosphere59
Causes of large projected increases in hurricane precipitation rates with global warming55
Australia’s Black Summer pyrocumulonimbus super outbreak reveals potential for increasingly extreme stratospheric smoke events55
Anthropogenic warming and intraseasonal summer monsoon variability amplify the risk of future flash droughts in India53
Decadal predictability of North Atlantic blocking and the NAO50
Warming and drying over the central Himalaya caused by an amplification of local mountain circulation49
The Cape Town “Day Zero” drought and Hadley cell expansion47
Frequency of severe thunderstorms across Europe expected to increase in the 21st century due to rising instability47
Increased rainfall stimulates permafrost thaw across a variety of Interior Alaskan boreal ecosystems47
Future exacerbation of hot and dry summer monsoon extremes in India46
Increased occurrence of high impact compound events under climate change46
Business-as-usual will lead to super and ultra-extreme heatwaves in the Middle East and North Africa43
Nowcasting lightning occurrence from commonly available meteorological parameters using machine learning techniques42
Exploring dependence of COVID-19 on environmental factors and spread prediction in India41
Future changes in monsoon duration and precipitation using CMIP640
Incorrect Asian aerosols affecting the attribution and projection of regional climate change in CMIP6 models39
On the curious case of the recent decade, mid-spring precipitation deficit in central Europe39
Estimating global mean sea-level rise and its uncertainties by 2100 and 2300 from an expert survey38
Sea ice and atmospheric circulation shape the high-latitude lapse rate feedback36
Historical total ozone radiative forcing derived from CMIP6 simulations35
Ocean fertilization by pyrogenic aerosol iron34
Global climatology and trends in convective environments from ERA5 and rawinsonde data33
Serial clustering of extratropical cyclones: a review of where, when and why it occurs32
Further improvement of warming-equivalent emissions calculation32
Intraseasonal variability of global land monsoon precipitation and its recent trend30
Using UNSEEN trends to detect decadal changes in 100-year precipitation extremes30
Trends in United States large hail environments and observations29
Sea-spray regulates sulfate cloud droplet activation over oceans28
Indicate separate contributions of long-lived and short-lived greenhouse gases in emission targets28
Amplified risk of spatially compounding droughts during co-occurrences of modes of natural ocean variability26
Better monsoon precipitation in coupled climate models due to bias compensation26
Stochastic nucleation processes and substrate abundance explain time-dependent freezing in supercooled droplets25
Urban warming and future air-conditioning use in an Asian megacity: importance of positive feedback25
Increasing heat and rainfall extremes now far outside the historical climate24
Changes in temporal inequality of precipitation extremes over China due to anthropogenic forcings24
Non-CO2 forcing changes will likely decrease the remaining carbon budget for 1.5 °C24
Advanced risk-based event attribution for heavy regional rainfall events24
The impacts of the atmospheric boundary layer on regional haze in North China24
Seasonal to multi-year soil moisture drought forecasting23
Robust observations of land-to-atmosphere feedbacks using the information flows of FLUXNET23
Northern Hemisphere drought risk in a warming climate22
Formation of secondary organic aerosols from anthropogenic precursors in laboratory studies22
The growing importance of oceanic moisture sources for continental precipitation22
Predicting global patterns of long-term climate change from short-term simulations using machine learning21
Tropical storms trigger phytoplankton blooms in the deserts of north Indian Ocean21
Significant ground-level ozone attributed to lightning-induced nitrogen oxides during summertime over the Mountain West States20
A 3D study on the amplification of regional haze and particle growth by local emissions20
Linking midlatitudes eddy heat flux trends and polar amplification19
Co-benefits of reducing PM2.5 and improving visibility by COVID-19 lockdown in Wuhan18
Large-scale controls of propagation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation18
Role of synoptic activity on projected changes in upwelling-favourable winds at the ocean’s eastern boundaries18
Impacts of Atlantic multidecadal variability on the tropical Pacific: a multi-model study18
Atlantic Ocean influence on Middle East summer surface air temperature18
Neglecting irrigation contributes to the simulated summertime warm-and-dry bias in the central United States17
Seasonality and reduced nitric oxide titration dominated ozone increase during COVID-19 lockdown in eastern China17
Global increase in wildfire potential from compound fire weather and drought17
Drivers behind the summer 2010 wave train leading to Russian heatwave and Pakistan flooding17
Connecting the dots: NOx emissions along a West Siberian natural gas pipeline17
Author Correction: Estimating global mean sea-level rise and its uncertainties by 2100 and 2300 from an expert survey17
NAO predictability from external forcing in the late 20th century16
Sharp rises in large-scale, long-duration precipitation extremes with higher temperatures over Japan16
Likelihood of unprecedented drought and fire weather during Australia’s 2019 megafires16
Dynamics and characteristics of dry and moist heatwaves over East Asia15
Mt. Everest’s highest glacier is a sentinel for accelerating ice loss15
Formation and composition of the UTLS aerosol15
Addressing nitrogenous gases from croplands toward low-emission agriculture15
Global phosphorus dynamics in terms of phosphine14
Amplification of synoptic to annual variability of West African summer monsoon rainfall under global warming14
Seasonal climate forecast can inform the European agricultural sector well in advance of harvesting14
A multiscale model for El Niño complexity14
Dark air–liquid interfacial chemistry of glyoxal and hydrogen peroxide13
A possible relation between Arctic sea ice and late season Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall extremes13
Constraining Amazonian land surface temperature sensitivity to precipitation and the probability of forest dieback13
Soil moisture signature in global weather balloon soundings13
Diurnal self-aggregation12
Recent frontiers of climate changes in East Asia at global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C12
Record low sea ice extent in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica in April/May 2019 driven by intense and explosive polar cyclones12
Beyond megacities: tracking air pollution from urban areas and biomass burning in Brazil11
Human-caused long-term changes in global aridity11
Ecological and societal effects of Central Asian streamflow variation over the past eight centuries11
On the future zonal contrasts of equatorial Pacific climate: Perspectives from Observations, Simulations, and Theories11
Contrasting response of hydrological cycle over land and ocean to a changing CO2 pathway11
Implications for ozone control by understanding the survivor bias in observed ozone-volatile organic compounds system11
Variations in sub-daily precipitation at centennial scale11