Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1865–1879, 2012
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1865–1879, 2012

Research article 17 Feb 2012

Research article | 17 Feb 2012

The climatology, propagation and excitation of ultra-fast Kelvin waves as observed by meteor radar, Aura MLS, TRMM and in the Kyushu-GCM

R. N. Davis et al.

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