Articles | Volume 13, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 9543–9564, 2013
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 9543–9564, 2013

Research article 27 Sep 2013

Research article | 27 Sep 2013

The diurnal and semidiurnal tides over Ascension Island (° S, 14° W) and their interaction with the stratospheric quasi-biennial oscillation: studies with meteor radar, eCMAM and WACCM

R. N. Davis et al.

Related authors

Winds and tides of the Extended Unified Model in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere validated with meteor radar observations
Matthew J. Griffith, Shaun M. Dempsey, David R. Jackson, Tracy Moffat-Griffin, and Nicholas J. Mitchell
Ann. Geophys., 39, 487–514,,, 2021
Short summary
Stratospheric gravity waves over the mountainous island of South Georgia: testing a high-resolution dynamical model with 3-D satellite observations and radiosondes
Neil P. Hindley, Corwin J. Wright, Alan M. Gadian, Lars Hoffmann, John K. Hughes, David R. Jackson, John C. King, Nicholas J. Mitchell, Tracy Moffat-Griffin, Andrew C. Moss, Simon B. Vosper, and Andrew N. Ross
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7695–7722,,, 2021
Short summary
Representation of the equatorial stratopause semiannual oscillation in global atmospheric reanalyses
Yoshio Kawatani, Toshihiko Hirooka, Kevin Hamilton, Anne K. Smith, and Masatomo Fujiwara
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 9115–9133,,, 2020
Short summary
Gravity waves in the winter stratosphere over the Southern Ocean: high-resolution satellite observations and 3-D spectral analysis
Neil P. Hindley, Corwin J. Wright, Nathan D. Smith, Lars Hoffmann, Laura A. Holt, M. Joan Alexander, Tracy Moffat-Griffin, and Nicholas J. Mitchell
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15377–15414,,, 2019
Short summary
Exploring gravity wave characteristics in 3-D using a novel S-transform technique: AIRS/Aqua measurements over the Southern Andes and Drake Passage
Corwin J. Wright, Neil P. Hindley, Lars Hoffmann, M. Joan Alexander, and Nicholas J. Mitchell
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8553–8575,,, 2017
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Dynamics | Research Activity: Remote Sensing | Altitude Range: Mesosphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
Interhemispheric transport of metallic ions within ionospheric sporadic E layers by the lower thermospheric meridional circulation
Bingkun Yu, Xianghui Xue, Christopher J. Scott, Jianfei Wu, Xinan Yue, Wuhu Feng, Yutian Chi, Daniel R. Marsh, Hanli Liu, Xiankang Dou, and John M. C. Plane
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4219–4230,,, 2021
Short summary
Formation of an additional density peak in the bottom side of the sodium layer associated with the passage of multiple mesospheric frontal systems
Viswanathan Lakshmi Narayanan, Satonori Nozawa, Shin-Ichiro Oyama, Ingrid Mann, Kazuo Shiokawa, Yuichi Otsuka, Norihito Saito, Satoshi Wada, Takuya D. Kawahara, and Toru Takahashi
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2343–2361,,, 2021
Short summary
Gravity-wave-perturbed wind shears derived from SABER temperature observations
Xiao Liu, Jiyao Xu, Jia Yue, and Hanli Liu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 14437–14456,,, 2020
Short summary
Comparative study between ground-based observations and NAVGEM-HA analysis data in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere region
Gunter Stober, Kathrin Baumgarten, John P. McCormack, Peter Brown, and Jerry Czarnecki
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 11979–12010,,, 2020
Short summary
Analysis of 24 years of mesopause region OH rotational temperature observations at Davis, Antarctica – Part 2: Evidence of a quasi-quadrennial oscillation (QQO) in the polar mesosphere
W. John R. French, Andrew R. Klekociuk, and Frank J. Mulligan
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 8691–8708,,, 2020
Short summary

Cited articles

Andrioli, V. F., Clemesha, B. R., Batista, P. P, and Schuch, N. J.: Atmospheric tides and mean winds in the meteor region over Santa Maria (29.71° S; 53.81° W), J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 71, 1864–1876, 2009.
Avery, S. K., Vincent, R. A., Phillips, A., Manson, A. H., and Fraser, G. J.: High-latitude tidal behaviour in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere, J. Atmos. Terr. Phys., 51, 595–608,, 1989.
Beard, A. G., Mitchell, N. J., Williams, P. J. S., and Kunitake, M.:Non-linear interactions between tides and planetary waves resulting in periodic tidal variability, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 61, 363–376,, 1999.
Beldon, C. L. and Mitchell, N. J.: Gravity wave-tidal interactions in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere over Rothera, Antarctica (68 degrees S, 68 degrees W), J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 115, D18101,, 2010.
Buriti, R. A., Hocking, W. K., Batista, P. P., Medeiros, A. F., and Clemesha, B. R.: Observations of equatorial mesospheric winds over Cariri (7.4° S) by a meteor radar and comparison with existing models, Ann. Geophys., 26, 485–497,, 2008.
Final-revised paper