SOUTHTRAC-GW: An airborne field campaign to explore gravity wave dynamics at the world’s strongest hotspot

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  • 1 Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
  • 2 Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Einrichtung Flugexperimente, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
  • 3 Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institute of Energy- and Climate Research, Stratosphere (IEK-7), Jülich, Germany
  • 4 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 5 Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Austral, LIDTUA (CIC) and CONICET, Pilar, Argentina
  • 6 IFIBA (CONICET), Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 7 Estación Astrónomicas Río Grande, Facultad de Ciencias Astronómicasy Geofísicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata and CONICET, Argentina
  • 8 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA
  • 9 Meteorologisches Institut München, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany
  • 10 Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Schlossstrasse 6, Kühlungsborn, Germany
  • 11 Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany
  • 12 Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
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The SOUTHTRAC-GW airborne mission explored the dynamics of gravity waves in the region of the Southern Andes and Antarctic Peninsula during the extraordinary southern hemisphere SSW of September 2019.

also at: Meteorologisches Institut München, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany

Corresponding author: Markus Rapp, markus.rapp@dlr.de

Capsule summary

The SOUTHTRAC-GW airborne mission explored the dynamics of gravity waves in the region of the Southern Andes and Antarctic Peninsula during the extraordinary southern hemisphere SSW of September 2019.

also at: Meteorologisches Institut München, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany

Corresponding author: Markus Rapp, markus.rapp@dlr.de
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