Articles | Volume 10, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11439–11446, 2010
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11439–11446, 2010

Research article 03 Dec 2010

Research article | 03 Dec 2010

Stability of temperatures from TIMED/SABER v1.07 (2002–2009) and Aura/MLS v2.2 (2004–2009) compared with OH(6-2) temperatures observed at Davis Station, Antarctica

W. J. R. French and F. J. Mulligan

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

Burns, G. B., Kawahara, T. D., French, W. J. R., Nomura, A., and Klekociuk, A. R.: A comparison of hydroxyl rotational temperatures from Davis (69° S, 78° E) with sodium lidar temperatures from Syowa (69° S, 39° E), Geophys. Res. Lett, 30(1), 1025,, 2003.
French, W. J. R. and Burns, G. B.: The influence of large-scale oscillations on long-term trend assessment in hydroxyl temperatures over Davis, Antarctica, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 66, 493–506, 2004.
French, W. J. R., Burns, G. B., and Espy, P. J.: Anomalous winter hydroxyl temperatures at 69° S during 2002 in a multiyear context, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L12818,, 2005.
French, W. J. R., Burns, G. B., Finlayson, K., Greet, P. A., Lowe, R. P., and Williams, P. F. B.: Hydroxyl (6-2) airglow emission intensity ratios for rotational temperature determination, Ann. Geophys., 18, 1293–1303,, 2000.
García-Comas, M., López-Puertas, M., Marshall, B. T., Wintersteiner, P. P., Funke, B., Bermejo-Pantaleón, D., Mertens, C. J., Remsberg, E. E., Gordley, L. L., Mlynczak, M. G., and Russell III, J. M.: Errors in Sounding of the Atmosphere using Broadband Emission Radiometry (SABER) kinetic temperature caused by non-local-thermodynamic-equilibrium model parameters, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D24106,, 2008.
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