Articles | Volume 11, issue 5
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3161–3175, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-3161-2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3161–3175, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-3161-2018
Research article
01 Jun 2018
Research article | 01 Jun 2018

Three-dimensional tomographic reconstruction of atmospheric gravity waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT)

Rui Song et al.

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In this paper, we propose a new observation strategy, called sweep mode, for a real three-dimensional tomographic reconstruction of gravity waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere by modifying the observation geometry of conventional limb-sounding measurements. It enhances the horizontal resolution that typical limb sounders can achieve while at the same time retaining the good vertical resolution they have.