Articles | Volume 16, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4885–4896, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-4885-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4885–4896, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-4885-2016

Research article 20 Apr 2016

Research article | 20 Apr 2016

Influence of the sudden stratospheric warming on quasi-2-day waves

Sheng-Yang Gu et al.

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The influences of sudden stratospheric warming in the Northern Hemisphere on quasi-2-day waves are studied with both observations and simulations. We found the energy of W3 is transferred to W2 through the nonlinear interaction with SPW1 and the instability at winter mesopause could provide additional amplification for W3. The summer easterly is enhanced during SSW, which is more favorable for the propagation of quasi-2-day waves.
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