Articles | Volume 21, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 17495–17512, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-17495-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 17495–17512, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-17495-2021

Research article 01 Dec 2021

Research article | 01 Dec 2021

Eastward-propagating planetary waves in the polar middle atmosphere

Liang Tang et al.

Data sets

MERRA-2 M. G. Bosilovich, S. Akella, L. Coy, R. Cullather, C. Draper, R. Gelaro, R. Kovach, Q. Liu, A. Molod, P. Norris, K. Wargan, W. Chao, R. Reichle, L. Takacs, Y. Vikhliaev, S. Bloom, A. Collow, S. Firth, G. Labow, G. Partyka, S. Pawson, O. Reale, S. D. Schubert, M. Suarez, and Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov

Model code and software

Analysis data based on the study of Middle East propagating planetary waves in the polar middle atmosphere Tang Liang http://hdl.pid21.cn/21.86116.7/04.99.01720.

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Our study explores the variation in the occurrence date, peak amplitude and wave period for eastward waves and the role of instability, background wind structure and the critical layer in eastward wave propagation and amplification.
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