Articles | Volume 21, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 13855–13902, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-13855-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 13855–13902, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-13855-2021

Research article 17 Sep 2021

Research article | 17 Sep 2021

Interhemispheric differences of mesosphere–lower thermosphere winds and tides investigated from three whole-atmosphere models and meteor radar observations

Gunter Stober et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-142', Anonymous Referee #1, 19 Apr 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Gunter Stober, 17 May 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-142', Anonymous Referee #2, 21 Apr 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Gunter Stober, 17 May 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Gunter Stober on behalf of the Authors (16 Jun 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (22 Jun 2021) by Bernd Funke
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (28 Jun 2021)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (12 Aug 2021)
ED: Publish as is (17 Aug 2021) by Bernd Funke
AR by Gunter Stober on behalf of the Authors (18 Aug 2021)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
Little is known about the climate change of wind systems in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere at the edge of space at altitudes from 70–110 km. Meteor radars represent a well-accepted remote sensing technique to measure winds at these altitudes. Here we present a state-of-the-art climatological interhemispheric comparison using continuous and long-lasting observations from worldwide distributed meteor radars from the Arctic to the Antarctic and sophisticated general circulation models.
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