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Volume 15, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8695–8715, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-8695-2015
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8695–8715, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-8695-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 07 Aug 2015

Research article | 07 Aug 2015

Impact of the 2009 major sudden stratospheric warming on the composition of the stratosphere

M. Tao et al.
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A remarkable major stratospheric sudden warming during the boreal winter 2008/09 is studied with the Chemical Lagrangian Model of the Stratosphere (CLaMS). We investigate how mixing triggered by this event correlates the wave forcing and how transport and mixing affect the composition of the whole stratosphere in the Northern Hemisphere, by using the tracer-tracer correlation technique.
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