Effects of Background Winds on Atmospheric Gravity Waves
Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
Copyright 1969 by the American Geophysical Union.
Volume 4, Issue 6, pages 535–537, June 1969
How to Cite
1969), Effects of Background Winds on Atmospheric Gravity Waves, Radio Sci., 4(6), 535–537, doi:10.1029/RS004i006p00535., and (
- Issue published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Received: 17 JAN 1969
A dispersion relation is obtained for gravity waves propagating in an atmosphere with a horizontal background wind that is variable with altitude. Also, a full-wave solution valid in a region containing a critical level is obtained for the case of a background wind varying linearly with altitude.