Articles | Volume 13, issue 1
Research article
24 Jan 2022
Research article |  | 24 Jan 2022

Sensitivity of land–atmosphere coupling strength to changing atmospheric temperature and moisture over Europe

Lisa Jach, Thomas Schwitalla, Oliver Branch, Kirsten Warrach-Sagi, and Volker Wulfmeyer


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on esd-2021-45', Anonymous Referee #1, 09 Aug 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on esd-2021-45', Anonymous Referee #2, 24 Aug 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (09 Oct 2021) by Gabriele Messori
AR by Lisa Jach on behalf of the Authors (20 Nov 2021)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (24 Nov 2021) by Gabriele Messori
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (08 Dec 2021)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (14 Dec 2021)
ED: Publish as is (14 Dec 2021) by Gabriele Messori
AR by Lisa Jach on behalf of the Authors (17 Dec 2021)
Short summary
The land surface can influence the occurrence of local rainfall through different feedback mechanisms. In Europe, this happens most frequently in summer. Here, we examine how differences in atmospheric temperature and moisture change where and how often the land surface can influence rainfall. The results show that the differences barely move the region of strong surface influence over Scandinavia and eastern Europe, but they can change the frequency of coupling events.
Final-revised paper