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https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-4491-2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-4491-2014
Research article
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18 Dec 2014
Research article |  | 18 Dec 2014

Middle-atmospheric zonal and meridional wind profiles from polar, tropical and midlatitudes with the ground-based microwave Doppler wind radiometer WIRA

R. Rüfenacht, A. Murk, N. Kämpfer, P. Eriksson, and S. A. Buehler

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Only very few techniques for wind measurements in the upper stratosphere and lower mesosphere exist. Moreover, none of these instruments is running on a continuous basis. This paper describes the development of ground-based microwave Doppler radiometry. Time series of daily wind profile measurements from four different locations at polar, mid- and tropical latitudes are presented. The agreement with ECMWF model data is good in the stratosphere, but discrepancies were found in the mesosphere.