Articles | Volume 11, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 663–680, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-663-2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 663–680, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-663-2018
Research article
06 Feb 2018
Research article | 06 Feb 2018

Fluctuations of radio occultation signals in sounding the Earth's atmosphere

Valery Kan et al.

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We discuss the relationships that link the observed fluctuation spectra of the amplitude and phase of signals used for the radio occultation sounding of the Earth's atmosphere with the spectra of atmospheric inhomogeneities. We demonstrate that the main contribution into the radio signal fluctuations comes from the internal gravity waves. These results may serve as the basis for the global monitoring of the wave activity in the stratosphere and upper troposphere.