The Role of Waves in the Transport Circulation of the Middle Atmosphere

  1. David E. Siskind,
  2. Stephen D. Eckermann and
  3. Michael E. Summers
  1. James R. Holton1 and
  2. M. Joan Alexander2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM123p0021

Atmospheric Science Across the Stratopause

Atmospheric Science Across the Stratopause

How to Cite

Holton, J. R. and Alexander, M. J. (2000) The Role of Waves in the Transport Circulation of the Middle Atmosphere, in Atmospheric Science Across the Stratopause (eds D. E. Siskind, S. D. Eckermann and M. E. Summers), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM123p0021

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  2. 2

    Colorado Research Associates, Boulder, CO

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909813

Online ISBN: 9781118668399

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Keywords:

  • Stratosphere

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Waves and Wave-Induced Forces in the Middle Atmosphere

  • Transport Circulation of the Stratosphere

  • Transport Circulation of the Mesosphere

  • Implications for Trace Constituent Transport