Articles | Volume 9, issue 22
24 Nov 2009
 | 24 Nov 2009

On the relationship of polar mesospheric cloud ice water content, particle radius and mesospheric temperature and its use in multi-dimensional models

A. W. Merkel, D. R. Marsh, A. Gettelman, and E. J. Jensen

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Subject: Aerosols | Research Activity: Atmospheric Modelling | Altitude Range: Mesosphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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Cited articles

Bailey, S. M., Thomas, G. E., Rusch, D. W., Merkel, A. W., Jeppesen, C., Carstens, J. N., Randall, C. E., McClintock, W. E., and Russell III, J. M.: Phase Functions of Polar Mesospheric Cloud Ice as Observed by the CIPS Instrument on the AIM Satellite, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, 373–380, 2009.
Bardeen, C. G, Toon, O. B., Jensen, E. J., Hervig, M. E., Randall C. E., Benze, S., Marsh, D. R., and Merkel, A. W.: Numerical simulations of the three-dimensional distribution of polar mesospheric clouds and comparisons with CIPS and SOFIE observations, J. Geophys. Res., in review, 2009.
Bardeen, C. G., Toon, O. B., Jensen, E. J., Marsh, D. R., and Harvey, V. L.: Numerical simulations off the three- dimensional distribution of meteoric dust in the mesosphere and upper stratosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D17202,, 2008.
Baumgarten, G., Fiedler, J., Lübken, F.-J., and von Cossart, G.: Particle properties and water content of noctilucent clouds and their interannual variation, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D06203,, 2008.
Berger, U. and Lübken, F.-J.: Weather in mesospheric ice layers, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L04806,, 2006.
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