LCAGe: Results Presented
Jintai Li presented first LCAGe results relating gravity wave activity and instability at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union in December (Li et al. 2018).
MTeX: Results Published
The scientific results from the MTeX campaign have been published in November in the Journal of Geophysical Research (Triplett et al., 2018). The MTeX results show reduced turbulence associated with reduced gravity wave activity and suggest systematic reduction of turbulence in the wintertime Arctic middle atmosphere. The paper can be accessed on the PUBLICATIONS page.
LCAGe-1: Fall Campaign
As part of the LCAGe project we have just conducted an intensive observation campaign. With Biff Williams visiting from GATS, Jennifer Alpach, Jintai Li and Richard Collins made intensive lidar observations during an extended period of clear skies between September 27 and October 3 (September 28-October 3, UT). You can click on the first-look summary plot is posted below showing the sodium layer over the nearly 6 days. The data set featured two periods with full daytime and nighttime observations. The data is being analyzed to investigate waves and tides using the sodium and temperature and wind derived from the lidar measurements. Observations will continue through the winter.