Articles | Volume 15, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6879–6895, 2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6879–6895, 2015

Research article 24 Jun 2015

Research article | 24 Jun 2015

The 11-year solar cycle in current reanalyses: a (non)linear attribution study of the middle atmosphere

A. Kuchar et al.

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We have studied the solar cycle manifestation in the latest generation of the reanalysed data sets by the means of both linear and nonlinear attribution analyses. The study is supplemented by the discussion of the dynamical implications.
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