WKB Approximation in Application to Acoustic-Gravity Waves

  1. C. O. Hines
  1. F. Einaudi and
  2. C. O. Hines

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM018p0508

The Upper Atmosphere in Motion

The Upper Atmosphere in Motion

How to Cite

Hines, C. O. (1974) WKB Approximation in Application to Acoustic-Gravity Waves, in The Upper Atmosphere in Motion, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM018p0508

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Toronto 5, Ontario

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1974

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900186

Online ISBN: 9781118663578

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Keywords:

  • Atmosphere, Upper—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Dynamic meteorology—Addresses, essays, lectures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The WKB Approximation and Reflection Conditions

  • Acoustic-Gravity Waves

  • Attempt at Formal Resolution

  • Informal Resolution

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgment