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Investigation of stratosphere winds and temperatures from acoustical propagation studies. by Albert P. Crary

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Published by Base Directorate for Geophysical Research, Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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  • Atmosphere, Upper.

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Bibliography: p. 31.

SeriesGeophysical research papers,, no. 5
LC ClassificationsQC801 .U52 no. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6148425M
LC Control Number53060774

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Since, TEMPERATURE AND WIND IN THE LOWER STRATOSPHERE however, contours and isotherms tend to be parallel, and the temperature gradient in the lower stratosphere is opposed to that in the troposphere, we FIG. 7. Observed daily ~ i r i d s froin to 5 Cited by: 2. Warming of tropospheric temperatures and cooling of the stratospheric temperatures are two central features of global warming resulting from human-induced climate change. Although scientists have established cooling of the lower stratosphere with observations from the Microwave Sounding Unit aboard NOAA satellites, they did not have a good understanding of the changes in the middle and upper. Chapter 2. Weather and Climate The Structure of the Atmosphere Surrounding the Earth is a gaseous envelope or stratosphere (from between 10 and 15 to 40 km (between and 25 mi.)), the mesosphere (40 to Winds are named after the direction from which they flow. For example, the northeast trade winds flow in File Size: 2MB. Stratospheric temperatures and geostrophic winds during – a more detailed investigation is required during more active whilst in the lower stratosphere westerly winds still.

CHAPTER STRATOSPHERIC OZONE. The stratospheric ozone layer, centered at about 20 km above the surface of the Earth (Figure ), protects life on Earth by absorbing UV radiation from the this chapter we examine the mechanisms controlling the abundance of ozone in the stratosphere and the effect of human influence.   The map above shows stratospheric temperatures across the globe compared to the long-term average. Temperatures in the lower stratosphere during the early months of were strongly influenced by La Niña conditions. During a La Niña event, the troposphere cools down while the lower stratosphere warms over the tropics. 36 Temperatures within the stratosphere increase with elevation due to the presence of (A) the ozone layer (B) numerous clouds (C) high-speed winds (D) temperature inversion (E) electrically charged ions.   13th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology. Type: Poster presentation Venue: 13th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology Citation: Modica, G.D, T. Nehrkorn, T. Meyers, An investigation of stratospheric winds support of the High Altitude nts, 13th Conf. on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, New Orleans, LA.