Articles | Volume 17, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4611–4626, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-4611-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4611–4626, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-4611-2017
Research article
07 Apr 2017
Research article | 07 Apr 2017

Modes of vertical thermodynamic and wind variability over the Maritime Continent

Jennie Bukowski et al.

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The Maritime Continent (MC) exhibits tremendous meteorological variability. In this study, multiple years of atmospheric soundings over the MC are analyzed to identify key sources of variability in the region's temperature, water vapor, and wind structure. Coherent vertical structures are found among profiles sampled from different geographic locations. The results indicate that the complex meteorology of the region can be described using a few simple structure functions.
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