A Contemporary Assessment of the Mesospheric Energy Budget

  1. David E. Siskind,
  2. Stephen D. Eckermann and
  3. Michael E. Summers
  1. Martin G. Mlynczak

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM123p0037

Atmospheric Science Across the Stratopause

Atmospheric Science Across the Stratopause

How to Cite

Mlynczak, M. G. (2000) A Contemporary Assessment of the Mesospheric Energy Budget, 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/GM123p0037

Author Information

  1. Atmospheric Sciences Research, NASA Langley Research Center, Mail Stop 420, Hampton, VA 23681-2199

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

  • Conservation of Energy in the Mesosphere

  • Current Assessment of the Mesospheric Heat Balance

  • Other Sources of Energy and Dynamical Influences

  • Laboratory Measurements and the Mesospheric Heat Budget

  • Closing the Energy Budget

  • Summary