Articles | Volume 18, issue 3
Research article
07 Feb 2018
Research article |  | 07 Feb 2018

Age and gravitational separation of the stratospheric air over Indonesia

Satoshi Sugawara, Shigeyuki Ishidoya, Shuji Aoki, Shinji Morimoto, Takakiyo Nakazawa, Sakae Toyoda, Yoichi Inai, Fumio Hasebe, Chusaku Ikeda, Hideyuki Honda, Daisuke Goto, and Fanny A. Putri


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AR by Satoshi Sugawara on behalf of the Authors (25 Oct 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (06 Nov 2017) by Peter Haynes
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (16 Nov 2017)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (20 Dec 2017) by Peter Haynes
AR by Satoshi Sugawara on behalf of the Authors (28 Dec 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
Short summary
This is the first research that shows concrete evidence of gravitational separation in the tropical stratosphere. This implies that gravitational separation occurs within the entire stratosphere, which gives us new insight into atmospheric dynamics.
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