Articles | Volume 11, issue 11
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 6163–6168, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-6163-2018

Special issue: Layered phenomena in the mesopause region (ACP/AMT inter-journal...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 6163–6168, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-6163-2018

Research article 13 Nov 2018

Research article | 13 Nov 2018

Initial report on polar mesospheric cloud observations by Himawari-8

Takuo T. Tsuda et al.

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Short summary
Polar mesospheric clouds (PMCs) or noctilucent clouds (NLCs) are the highest clouds in the Earth's atmosphere. In this paper, we introduce new PMC observations by the Japanese Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) meteorological satellite Himawari-8, which was launched in October 2014.