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.

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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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