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  1. Oct 2019
  2. Sep 2019
  3. Nov 2018
    1. Therefore, the impact of the diurnal cycle on the timing of tropical cy-136clogenesis is negligible in this simulation set

      It may be useful to also include a 'no radiation" case in Fig 1, to show both how the presence (and absence) of radiation affects the timing of cyclogenesis, as well as for clear comparison with previous studies (e.g., Melhauzer and Zhang 2014).

    2. two-moment microphysics scheme

      One major take-away from this work is that the outflow-layer circulation (daytime circulation) is sensitive to the concentration of ice, and therefore the model microphysics. How sensitive are these results to the chosen microphysics scheme? I do not suggest that the authors perform such sensitivity calculations for this study, but I do think this is an important aspect to consider (similar to the discussion of domain size in lines 367-374).

    3. horizontally invariant zenith an-96gle corresponding to equinox at 19.45N

      Are these simulates computed for a constant Julian day? If so, I would suggest stating that here for clarity and for possible reproduction of the work. If not, how might temporal variations in solar zenith angle affect the results for these long simulations? For example, after 90 days of integration, how might the change in incoming radiation affect the results?

    4. 500 m near model top91at 27 km

      With a stretched vertical grid, what is the resolution near the outflow layer in the simulated TC? How might this resolution affect the magnitude of the vertical circulation (w') at this level (e.g., Fig. 2a.-b.)?

    5. Given the sensitivity of daily mean radiative balance to diurnal cloud phasing [Bergman61and Salby, 1997;Yin and Porporato, 2017], understanding such mechanisms is critical.

      Suggest elaborating on "such mechanisms" for better understanding. For example, explicitly stating that "understanding this offset phasing in TCs" is critical.

    6. of transverse

      Add "the" after of

    7. that has long been puzzled over

      Suggest rewording of this phrase to, e.g., "that has long been considered in the literature."

  4. Dec 2016
    1. recently referred to as Evidence Informed Practice,1

      Dear authors, editors and readers,

      It is to mention that the expression "Evidence-Informed Practice" is far from being recent. Glasziou used it in 2005 with reference to a previous paper by Schriger, published in 2000, 16 years ago (although Glasziou made a mistake: the paper was not published in 1993).

      Here are the references : Glasziou, P. (2005). Evidence based medicine: does it make a difference? British Medical Journal, 330(7482), 92.doi: 10.1136/bmj.330.7482.92-a Schriger, D. L. (2000). One is the loneliest number: Be skeptical of evidence summaries based on limited literature reviews. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 36(5), 517–519. doi.org/10.1067/mem.2000.110997

      All the best,

      Nicolas K.

  5. Sep 2016
    1. get an estimate of the causal effect

      To nitpick: you can still get an estimate of a causal effect without randomization (or adjustment), but it's likely to be a lousy estimate (unless particular assumptions are met).

    1. either going to sacrifice quality by using ugly Readymades, or they are going to spend lots of time looking for the perfect urinal.

      Consider rephrasing. I understand what you mean here, but a perfect urinal is indeed an ugly readymade.

    1. etc

      The period is missing from "etc." In general, I tend to prefer "and so on" or "and so forth" instead of "etc."

    1. transition

      You use the word "transition" a lot in the first few sentences. I'd consider replacing this word with "change" or "switch" (or something similar).

  6. Jun 2016