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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14905–14917, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-14905-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14905–14917, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-14905-2017

Research article 18 Dec 2017

Research article | 18 Dec 2017

Quasi 18 h wave activity in ground-based observed mesospheric H2O over Bern, Switzerland

Martin Lainer et al.

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We report on middle-atmospheric water vapor measurements above Bern from the ground-based microwave radiometer MIAWARA (NDACC affiliated) during two winter periods of 6 months. Quasi 18 h oscillations of mesospheric water vapor above 0.1 hPa are observed. Further, the 18 h wave is seen in a zonal wind data set from the Doppler wind radiometer WIRA. Inertia-gravity-wave-induced fluctuations or a nonlinear coupling between tides and quasi 2-day waves are considered as possible drivers.
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