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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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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