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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5251–5258, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-5251-2019
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Special issue: Layered phenomena in the mesopause region (ACP/AMT inter-journal...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5251–5258, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-5251-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 17 Apr 2019

Research article | 17 Apr 2019

Statistical climatology of mid-latitude mesospheric summer echoes characterised by OSWIN (Ostsee-Wind) radar observations

Dimitry Pokhotelov et al.

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Twelve years of radar observations from a mid-latitude location in Kühlungsborn, Germany have been analysed to study characteristics of mesospheric summer echoes (MSEs). The statistical analysis shows that MSEs have a strong daytime preference and early summer seasonal preference. It is demonstrated that the meridional wind transport from polar regions is the important controlling factor for MSEs, while no clear connection to geomagnetic and solar activity is found.
Twelve years of radar observations from a mid-latitude location in Kühlungsborn, Germany have...
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