Cover: Wind systems in the mesosphere and lower ionosphere.

Wind systems in the mesosphere and lower ionosphere.

Published 1960

by E. S. Batten

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A discussion of possible wind systems in the mesosphere and lower ionosphere. Using wind data from 30- to 100-km altitudes, cross sections of zonal wind are constructed and compared with the existing model of the mesosphere and lower ionosphere. Temperatures at 60 N are then computed from the zonal winds, and when compared with observations at Fort Churchill, show good agreement for summer and large deviations for winter.

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