Journal cover Journal topic
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

IF value: 3.668
IF3.668
IF 5-year value: 3.707
IF 5-year
3.707
CiteScore value: 6.3
CiteScore
6.3
SNIP value: 1.383
SNIP1.383
IPP value: 3.75
IPP3.75
SJR value: 1.525
SJR1.525
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 77
Scimago H
index
77
h5-index value: 49
h5-index49
AMT | Articles | Volume 13, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 5117–5128, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-5117-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 5117–5128, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-5117-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 29 Sep 2020

Research article | 29 Sep 2020

Intra-annual variations of spectrally resolved gravity wave activity in the upper mesosphere/lower thermosphere (UMLT) region

René Sedlak et al.

Data sets

GRIPS data C. Schmidt https://ndmc.dlr.de/operational-data-products

Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
Gravity wave (GW) activity in the UMLT in the period range 6-480 min is calculated by applying a wavelet analysis to nocturnal temperature time series derived from OH* airglow spectrometers. We analyse measurements from eight different locations at different latitudes. GW activity shows strong period dependence. We find hardly any seasonal variability for periods below 60 min and a semi-annual cycle for periods longer than 60 min that evolves into an annual cycle around a period of 200 min.
Gravity wave (GW) activity in the UMLT in the period range 6-480 min is calculated by applying a...
Citation