Turbulence Dynamics and Mixing Due to Gravity Waves in the Lower and Middle Atmosphere

  1. David E. Siskind,
  2. Stephen D. Eckermann and
  3. Michael E. Summers
  1. David C. Fritts and
  2. Joseph A. Werne

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM123p0143

Atmospheric Science Across the Stratopause

Atmospheric Science Across the Stratopause

How to Cite

Fritts, D. C. and Werne, J. A. (2000) Turbulence Dynamics and Mixing Due to Gravity Waves in the Lower and 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/GM123p0143

Author Information

  1. Colorado Research Associates/A Division of Northwest Research Associates

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

  • Linear Theory

  • Variation of Wave Parame with Altitude

  • Gravity Wave Breaking Dynamics

  • KH Shear-Instability Dynam

  • Summary and Conclusions