Articles | Volume 18, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1437–1456, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1437-2018

Special issue: The SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) (ACP/ESSD...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1437–1456, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1437-2018
Research article
01 Feb 2018
Research article | 01 Feb 2018

Representation of solar tides in the stratosphere and lower mesosphere in state-of-the-art reanalyses and in satellite observations

Takatoshi Sakazaki et al.

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Atmospheric solar tides in the stratosphere and lower mesosphere are examined using temperature data from five reanalyses and satellite measurements. The reanalyses agree reasonably well with each other and with the satellite observations, but the agreement among the reanalyses is weaker in the mesosphere. The assimilation of satellite data improves the representation of tides in the reanalyses, while long-term changes are mostly artificial and driven by changes in the input data employed.
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