Articles | Volume 18, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 371–384, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-371-2018

Special issue: Sources, propagation, dissipation and impact of gravity waves...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 371–384, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-371-2018

Research article 12 Jan 2018

Research article | 12 Jan 2018

Temporal variability of tidal and gravity waves during a record long 10-day continuous lidar sounding

Kathrin Baumgarten et al.

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AR by Kathrin Baumgarten on behalf of the Authors (14 Sep 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
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RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (06 Nov 2017)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (17 Nov 2017) by Jörg Gumbel
AR by Kathrin Baumgarten on behalf of the Authors (22 Nov 2017)  Author's response
ED: Publish as is (05 Dec 2017) by Jörg Gumbel
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Gravity waves (GWs) as well as solar tides are a key driving mechanism for the circulation in the Earth's atmosphere. The temporal variation of these waves is studied using a record long 10-day continuous Rayleigh–Mie–Raman lidar sounding at midlatitudes. This data set shows a large variability of these waves on timescales of a few days and therefore provides new insights into wave intermittency phenomena, which can help to improve model simulations.
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