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Research article
18 Oct 2022
Research article |  | 18 Oct 2022

The impact of improved spatial and temporal resolution of reanalysis data on Lagrangian studies of the tropical tropopause layer

Stephen Bourguet and Marianna Linz

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Here, we tested the impact of spatial and temporal resolution on Lagrangian trajectory studies in a key region of interest for climate feedbacks and stratospheric chemistry. Our analysis shows that new higher-resolution input data provide an opportunity for a better understanding of physical processes that control how air moves from the troposphere to the stratosphere. Future studies of how these processes will change in a warming climate will benefit from these results.
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