Dynamical processes in the midlatitude mesosphere

1Panasenko, SV, 1Rozumenko, VT, 1Tyrnov, OF, 2Chernogor, LF
1V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
2V.N. Karazin National University of Kharkiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2006, 12 ;(2-3):037-044
Publication Language: Russian
Some characteristics of the mesosphere dynamical processes are investigated by using the partial reflection radar. The time dependencies of the wind drift velocity vector and its zonal and meridional components as well as root-mean-square random velocity component are analised. The parameters of the wave processes (the acoustic gravity waves) are studied. Significant diurnal and seasonal variations of the values under study are discovered during the observation time. Our results are compared with the results of other investigators which relate to the midlatitudes of the northern hemisphere.
Keywords: mesosphere, radar, time dependencies
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