Articles | Volume 14, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5873–5886, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-5873-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5873–5886, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-5873-2021

Research article 31 Aug 2021

Research article | 31 Aug 2021

Using vertical phase differences to better resolve 3D gravity wave structure

Corwin J. Wright et al.

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Measuring atmospheric gravity waves in low vertical-resolution data is technically challenging, especially when the waves are significantly longer in the vertical than in the length of the measurement domain. We introduce and demonstrate a modification to the existing Stockwell transform methods of characterising these waves that address these problems, with no apparent reduction in the other capabilities of the technique.