Articles | Volume 10, issue 21
Research article
04 Nov 2010
Research article |  | 04 Nov 2010

Dynamics of the Antarctic and Arctic mesosphere and lower thermosphere – Part 1: Mean winds

D. J. Sandford, C. L. Beldon, R. E. Hibbins, and N. J. Mitchell

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Subject: Dynamics | Research Activity: Remote Sensing | Altitude Range: Mesosphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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