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Colin O. Hines

The Saturation of Gravity Waves in the Middle Atmosphere. Part I: Critique of Linear-Instability Theory COLIN O. HINESArecibo Observatory, Arecibo, Puerto Rico(Manuscript received 28 May 1990, in final form 21 December 1990)ABSTRACT The irregular winds of the middle atmosphere are commonly attributed to an upwardly propagating systemof atmospheric gravity waves. Their one-dimensional (in vertical wavenumber m) power spectrum has beenreported to exhibit a nearly universal

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C. D. Warner and M. E. McIntyre

15NOVEMBER 1996 WARNER AND MclNTYRE 3213On the Propagation and Dissipation of Gravity Wave Spectra through a Realistic Middle Atmosphere C. D. WARNER AND M. E. MCINTYRECentre for Atmospheric Science, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom (Manuscript received 14 August 1995, in final form 26

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Pu Lin, Isaac Held, and Yi Ming

, D. G. , J. R. Holton , and C. B. Leovy , 1987 : Middle Atmosphere Dynamics . International Geophysics Series, Vol. 40, Academic Press, 489 pp. Avery , M. A. , S. M. Davis , K. H. Rosenlof , H. Ye , and A. E. Dessler , 2017 : Large anomalies in lower stratospheric water vapour and ice during the 2015–2016 El Niño . Nat. Geosci. , 10 , 405 – 409 , . 10.1038/ngeo2961 Baldwin , M. P. , and Coauthors , 2001 : The quasi

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Crispin J. Marks and Stephen D. Eckermann

1 JurqE 1995 MARKS AND ECKERMANN 1959A Three-Dimensional Nonhydrostatic Ray-Tracing Model for Gravity Waves:Formulation and Preliminary Results for the Middle Atmosphere CRISPIN J. MARKS *Institute of Geophysics, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand STEPHEN D. ECKERMANN*Department of Physics and Mathematical Physics, University of Adelaide, Adelaide

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Matthew H. Hitchman and Conway B. Leovy

15DECEMBER1986 MATTHEW H. HITCHMAN AND CONWAY B. LEOYY 3159Evolution of the Zonal Mean State in the Equatorial Middle Atmosphere during October 1978-May 1979 MATTHEW H. HITCHMAN AND CONWAY B. LEOVY Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 (Manuscript received 2 January 1986, in final form 17 July 1986) ABSTRACT

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Neal Butchart and John Austin

the first results from multiyear integrations of a troposphere–stratosphere configuration of the UM and document, in particular, its simulation of the middle atmosphere. The model configuration is similar to the global atmosphere version used in climate studies by the Hadley Centre (e.g., Mitchell et al. 1995 ) but with an extended vertical domain and increased vertical resolution near and above the tropopause. It has been developed for studying stratospheric processes and their role in climate

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W. M. Wehrbein and C. B. Leovy

1532 JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES VOLUMe39An Accurate Radiative Heating and Cooling Algorithm for Use in a Dynamical Model of the Middle Atmosphere~ W. M. WEHRBEIN2 AND C. B. LEOVYDepartment of ,4tmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle 98195(Manuscript received 22 June 1981, in final form 24 February 1952) ABSTRACT An infrared

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Nambath K. Balachandran and David Rind

2058 JOURNAL OF CLIMATE VOLUME 8Modeling the Effects of UV Variability and the QBO on the Troposphere-Stratosphere System. Part I: The Middle Atmosphere NAMBATH K. BALACHANDRANGlobal Systems Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York DAVID RINDGlobal Systems Institute, Columbia University, and NASA /Goddard Institute for Space

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C. E. Meek and A. H. Manson

15M^RCH 1989 C.E. MEEK AND A. H. MANSON 849 Vertical Motions in the Upper Middle Atmosphere from the Saskatoon (52-N, 107-W) M.F. Radar C. E. MEEK AND A. H. MANSONInstitute of Space and Atmospheric Studies, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada(Manuscript received 6 June 1988, in final form 26 September 1988) ABSTRACT

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Anne K. Smith, Rolando R. Garcia, Andrew C. Moss, and Nicholas J. Mitchell

1. Introduction The semiannual oscillation (SAO) in zonal wind is the dominant mode of seasonal variability in the tropical middle atmosphere between the middle stratosphere and the upper mesosphere. The current picture of the SAO is constructed from combining various historical and more recent sets of in situ and remote observations. Rocket wind measurements (e.g., Hirota 1980 ; Garcia et al. 1997 ) and analyses of conventional meteorological data ( Baldwin and Gray 2005 ; Rienecker et al

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