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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-13725-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-13725-2022
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24 Oct 2022
Research article |  | 24 Oct 2022

A new methodology for measuring traveling quasi-5-day oscillations during sudden stratospheric warming events based on satellite observations

Zheng Ma, Yun Gong, Shaodong Zhang, Qiao Xiao, Chunming Huang, and Kaiming Huang

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We present a novel method to measure the amplitudes of traveling quasi-5-day oscillations (Q5DOs) in the middle atmosphere during sudden stratospheric warming events based on satellite observations. Simulations and observations demonstrate that the previously reported traveling Q5DOs might be contaminated by stationary planetary waves (SPWs). The new fitting method is developed by inhibiting the effect of a rapid and large change in SPWs.
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