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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 10911104, 2006 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/6/1091/2006/

Summary: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 1091­1104, 2006
© Author(s) 2006. This work is licensed
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and Physics
Small-scale gravity waves in ER-2 MMS/MTP wind and
temperature measurements during CRYSTAL-FACE
L. Wang1, M. J. Alexander1, T. P. Bui2, and M. J. Mahoney3
1NorthWest Research Associates, Inc., Colorado Research Associates Div., 3380 Mitchell Lane, Boulder, CO 80301, USA
2NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett, CA 94035, USA
3Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
Received: 10 October 2005 ­ Published in Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.: 10 November 2005
Revised: 6 February 2006 ­ Accepted: 8 February 2006 ­ Published: 3 April 2006
Abstract. Lower stratospheric wind and temperature mea-
surements made from NASA's high-altitude ER-2 research
aircraft during the CRYSTAL-FACE campaign in July 2002
were analyzed to retrieve information on small scale gravity
waves (GWs) at the aircraft's flight level (typically 20 km


Source: Alexander, M. Joan - Colorado Research Associates Division, Northwest Research Associates, Inc.
Ecole Polytechnique, Centre de mathématiques


Collections: Geosciences; Mathematics