Articles | Volume 14
https://doi.org/10.5194/ars-14-169-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/ars-14-169-2016
28 Sep 2016
 | 28 Sep 2016

Meteor radar observations of mesopause region long-period temperature oscillations

Ch. Jacobi, N. Samtleben, and G. Stober

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VHF meteor radar observations of mesosphere/lower thermosphere daily temperatures have been performed at Collm, Germany. The data have been analyzed with respect to long-period oscillations at time scales of 2 to 30 days. The results reveal that oscillations with periods of up to 6 days are more frequently observed during summer, while those with longer periods have larger amplitudes during winter. The results are comparable with analyses from radar wind measurements.