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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 77–88, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-77-2019

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

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 77–88, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-77-2019

Research article 03 Jan 2019

Research article | 03 Jan 2019

Thermal structure of the mesopause region during the WADIS-2 rocket campaign

Raimund Wörl et al.

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Simultaneous temperature measurements during the WADIS-2 rocket campaign are used to investigate the thermal structure of the mesopause region. Vertically and horizontally resolved in situ and remote measurements are in good agreement and show dominating long-term and large-scale waves with periods of 24 h and higher tidal harmonics. Only a few gravity waves with periods shorter than 6 h and small amplitudes are there.
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