Source regions for Antarctic MLT non-migrating semidiurnal tides

Murphy, D.J.; Aso, T.; Fritts, D. C.; Hibbins, R. E.; McDonald, A. J.; Riggin, D. M.; Tsutsumi, M.; Vincent, R. A.. 2009 Source regions for Antarctic MLT non-migrating semidiurnal tides. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L09805. 5, pp. 10.1029/2008GL037064

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Source regions for the westward propagating zonal wavenumber one and three components of the semidiurnal tide observed in the summer mesosphere and lower thermosphere over Antarctica are identified by correlating local tidal variations with global planetary wave one activity in the stratosphere and lower mesosphere. The advantages of using zonal wavenumber resolved tidal amplitudes for such a study are described. The results support the prediction of a source region in the northern hemisphere.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1029/2008GL037064
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Global Science in the Antarctic Context (2005-2009) > Sun Earth Connections
ISSN: 0094-8276
NORA Subject Terms: Meteorology and Climatology
Atmospheric Sciences
Date made live: 11 Feb 2010 16:42

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