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Large‐amplitude mountain waves in the mesosphere observed on 21 June 2014 during DEEPWAVE: Part 1. Wave development, scales, momentum fluxes, and environmental sensitivity

Taylor, Michael J. and Pautet, Pierre‐Dominique and Fritts, David C. and Kaifler, Bernd and Smith, Steven M. and Zhao, Yucheng and Criddle, Neal R. and McLaughlin, Pattilyn and Pendleton, William R. and McCarthy, Michael P. and Hernandez, Gonzalo and Eckermann, Stephen D. and Doyle, James D. and Rapp, Markus and Liley, Ben and Russell III, James M. (2019) Large‐amplitude mountain waves in the mesosphere observed on 21 June 2014 during DEEPWAVE: Part 1. Wave development, scales, momentum fluxes, and environmental sensitivity. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124 (9), pp. 10364-10384. Wiley. DOI: 10.1029/2019JD030932 ISSN 0148-0227

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019JD030932

Abstract

A remarkable, large-amplitude, mountain wave (MW) breaking event was observed on the night of 21 June 2014 by ground-based optical instruments operated on the New Zealand South Island during the Deep Propagating Gravity Wave Experiment (DEEPWAVE). Concurrent measurements of the MW structures, amplitudes and background environment were made using an Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper, a Rayleigh Lidar, an All-Sky Imager, and a Fabry-Perot Interferometer. The MW event was observed primarily in the OH airglow emission layer at an altitude of ~82 km, over an ~2-hour interval (~10:30-12:30 UT), during strong eastward winds at the OH altitude and above, that weakened with time.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/129192/
Document Type:Article
Title:Large‐amplitude mountain waves in the mesosphere observed on 21 June 2014 during DEEPWAVE: Part 1. Wave development, scales, momentum fluxes, and environmental sensitivity
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Taylor, Michael J.Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, USAUNSPECIFIED
Pautet, Pierre‐DominiqueUtah State Univ., Logan, UT, USAUNSPECIFIED
Fritts, David C.GATS Inc., Boulder, CO, USAUNSPECIFIED
Kaifler, BerndDLR, IPAhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5891-242X
Smith, Steven M.Boston University, Boston, MAUNSPECIFIED
Zhao, YuchengUtah State Univ., Logan, UT, USAUNSPECIFIED
Criddle, Neal R.Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, USAUNSPECIFIED
McLaughlin, PattilynUtah State Univ., Logan, UT, USAUNSPECIFIED
Pendleton, William R.Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, USAUNSPECIFIED
McCarthy, Michael P.University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USAUNSPECIFIED
Hernandez, GonzaloUniversity of Washington, Seattle, WA, USAUNSPECIFIED
Eckermann, Stephen D.Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, USAUNSPECIFIED
Doyle, James D.Naval Research Lab., Monterey, CA, USAUNSPECIFIED
Rapp, MarkusDLR, IPAhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1508-5900
Liley, BenNIWA, Lauder, New Zealandhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8844-7928
Russell III, James M.Hampton University, Hampton, VA, USAUNSPECIFIED
Date:15 October 2019
Journal or Publication Title:Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:124
DOI :10.1029/2019JD030932
Page Range:pp. 10364-10384
Publisher:Wiley
ISSN:0148-0227
Status:Published
Keywords:mountain waves, mesospheric mountain waves, gravity wave breaking, optical observations, remote sensing
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):Vorhaben Mittlere Atmosphäre
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Institute of Atmospheric Physics > Lidar
Deposited By: Ziegele, Brigitte
Deposited On:27 Sep 2019 17:37
Last Modified:27 May 2020 13:19

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