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Research article
10 Feb 2012
Research article |  | 10 Feb 2012

Mean winds, temperatures and the 16- and 5-day planetary waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere over Bear Lake Observatory (42° N, 111° W)

K. A. Day, M. J. Taylor, 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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