Articles | Volume 8, issue 11
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 4645–4655, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-4645-2015
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 4645–4655, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-4645-2015

Research article 05 Nov 2015

Research article | 05 Nov 2015

Evaluation of methods for gravity wave extraction from middle-atmospheric lidar temperature measurements

B. Ehard et al.

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We evalute four methods currently used for gravity wave extraction from lidar temperature measurements. The spectral response of these methods is determined with the help of synthetic temperature perturbations. Afterwards, the methods are applied to lidar temperature measurements over New Zealand for further evaluation of the four algorithms. Based on the results two methods are recommended for gravity wave extraction.