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Climatology of Wave Breaking and Mixing in the Northern Hemisphere Summer Stratosphere

Climatology of Wave Breaking and Mixing in the Northern Hemisphere Summer Stratosphere

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Published by Storming Media .
Written in English

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    FormatSpiral-bound
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    Open LibraryOL11848739M
    ISBN 101423543750
    ISBN 109781423543756

    A recently-developed measure of local wave activity (LWA) has been shown to capture well cases of extreme weather events affecting the troposphere (Huang and Nakamura ). We wish to develop a method to objectively detect persistent extreme weather . ABSTRACT: This study presents year climatology of Southern Hemisphere (SH) blockings in the winter using daily hPa geopotential height data from NCEP–NCAR reanalysis. The variability of SH blocking events and their relationships with combined phases of El Nino/southern oscillation (ENSO) and the southern annular mode (SAM) are˜ by:

    Wave breaking in the lower stratosphere tends to be more regional in scale (i.e., involving wave disturbances beyond just wave numbers 1 and 2). Figure 2b shows that lower breaking events occur primarily over the eastern Pacific and eastern Atlanticoceanbasins,neartheexitregionsofthejets,similar to the climatology of breaking events in the. 16 nying gravity wave (GW) temperature amplitudes in the /08 Northern 17 Hemisphere winter. We identify four SSW events (including a major one) oc curring from late January to late February in We detect enhanced GW 19 amplitudes in the stratosphere and subdued GW amplitudes in the lower meso sphere during the warming events. The.

    Kelvin waves in , and the strength of Kelvin wave was found to increase from February to March and suppress dur-ing September and October. Venkat Ratnam et al. () dis-cussed the annual variations of Kelvin wave activities, and reported that the maximum Kelvin wave strength was almost always observed in the Northern Hemisphere winter Cited by: 3.   The summer solstice occurs Wednesday, J to herald the northern summer in an annual season change. Because of Earth's tilt, the June solstice marks the start of winter in the south.


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Climatology of Wave Breaking and Mixing in the Northern Hemisphere Summer Stratosphere Spiral-bound – January 1, by Richard E. Wagner (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback Author: Richard E. Wagner. from a breaking event inhibit subsequent waves from breaking.

In the summer high-latitude stratosphere, static sta-bility decreases poleward, contributing to the possibil-ity of P y 0 (Shine ; Piani and Norton ). Birner () found that spatial variations in static sta-bility can have a significant effect on the distribution of P y.

A comprehensive climatology of Northern Hemisphere blocking is described based on a PV–θ wave-breaking index at the latitude of the climatological storm track and using the yr ECMWF Re-Analysis (ERA) dataset.

The general characterization of blocking regions is in agreement with most other studies, though more detail is provided by:   James R.

Holton, Gregory J. Hakim, in An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology (Fifth Edition), MThe M atlab script sudden_warming_model.m provides an analog to the sudden stratospheric warmings on an extratropical β plane centered at 60° N. The amplitude of a single planetary wave of zonal wave number s = 1 or s = 2 is specified at the bottom boundary (taken to be the km.

Summer in the Northern Hemisphere in relation to the South. Winter. The atmosphere traps heat radiated from the earth's surface. Greenhouse effect. Cold Phase of El Nino. As the amount of ozone in the stratosphere decreases.

More ultraviolet light is able to reach Earth's surface. Polar stratospheric clouds are high-altitude clouds made of. A strong midwinter warming occurred in the Southern Hemisphere (SH) stratosphere in September Based on experiences from the Northern Hemisphere (NH), this event can be defined as a major warming with a breakdown of the polar vortex in midwinter, which has never been detected so far in the SH since observations began at the earliest in the by: mixing in the surface mixed layer and consequently the transport of heat, momentum and freshwater.

Ocean relative to the Northern Hemisphere. The most useful derived wave climatology requires calibration of the altimeter significant wave heights using reliable in situCited by: In summer there is significant mixing throughout the hemisphere, and no high-latitude mixing barrier the winds are filtered by zonal wavenumber to retain either the planetary-scale.

The variations in temperature are less extreme in the Southern Hemisphere than in the Northern Hemisphere because _____. all of the cold air in the Southern Hemisphere is concentrated over Antarctica, but there is not a large land mass at the north pole there is more land in the Southern Hemisphere there is more water in the Southern Hemisphere.

Stratospheric zonal winds (ERA climatology Jan/Jul) 2 30 ERA40 zonal mean zonal wind, Jul Northern Hemisphere E E noRR September 3. NCEP/GFS OZONE MIXING RATIO Southern Hemisphere 50 September 3.

*too noRR. Frequent wave breaking in the lower stratosphere in early winter appears to both shield the upper portion of the vortex from wave disturbances and reduce the net upward wave activity flux into the. Abstract. In addition to the occurrence of atmospheric blocking, the climatology of the characteristics of blocking events, including duration, intensity, and extension, in four seasons over the Northern Hemisphere was analyzed for the period –Cited by: The Northern Hemisphere summer heat waves included severe heat waves that impacted most of the United States, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Hong Kong, North Africa and the European continent as a whole, along with parts of Canada, Russia, Indochina, South Korea and Japan during May, June, July, and August The first phase of the global heatwaves was caused by a moderate El Niño event Type: Multiple intense anticyclones, Heat waves.

The summer of was highly exceptional in the Northern Hemisphere (NH) (1 –4).Its remarkable feature was a persistent “blocked” circulation pattern over Europe (1 –4).Anomalous heat reigned for much of the summer over a large part of Europe, reaching the highest temperature anomalies in Switzerland, northwestern France, and southern by: 1.

Introduction [2] During winter, the extratropical stratospheric circulation is characterized by westerly winds around a cold pole, the so‐called stratospheric polar vortex. The vortex forms as the polar stratosphere cools after the autumn equinox; it becomes stronger in the middle of the winter; and it finally breaks down during spring with the establishment of the summer regime, which is Cited by: SSW events have also been shown to have an effect on mesospheric temperatures in the summer hemisphere as well as possible impacts on polar mesospheric clouds in the summer hemisphere though inter-hemispheric coupling (Karlsson et al.,Karlsson et al., ; Kornich and Becker, ).

The mechanism starts with gravity-wave filtering by Cited by: 1. Introduction [2] Stratospheric sudden warmings (SSWs) are large‐scale transient events in the winter polar middle atmosphere.

They affect the middle atmosphere structure and general circulation profoundly [Andrews et al., ] and could also have significant impacts on weather in the troposphere [Baldwin and Dunkerton, ].During an SSW event, the zonal mean temperatures in the polar Cited by: show that wave packets characteristics over Northern Hemisphere exhibit a strong seasonal dependence, both in their spectral component and in their distribution and localization.

The maximum activity is reached in the cold months, from autumn to spring, with a slight weakening in mid-winter and a clear minimum of activity in by: 2. O’Neill, A., and V. Pope, The seasonal evolution of the extra-tropical stratosphere in the Southern and Northern Hemisphere: Systematic changes in potential vorticity and the nonconservative effects of validation.

Dynamics, Transport and Photochemistry in the Middle Atmosphere of the Southern Hemisphere, A. O’Neill, Ed., Kluwer, 33–Cited by: ponent of the leading EOF of the zonal-mean wave-1 heat flux at 30 hPa in the Northern Hemisphere. The hPa level is chosen so that the cause of downward wave coupling events can be clearly attributed to events originating in the stratosphere.

The leading EOF is. Wave Mixing-- Planetary or synoptic scale waves can cause irreversible changes in ozone concentration. Figure shows northern hemisphere ozone mixing ratios from a 3-dimensional transport model on the K (°C or °F) isentropic surface for Decem (left) and Decem (right).C.

STRONG AND R. E. DAVIS speeds near 30°N(60°N) from the surface into the stratosphere for data zonally averaged over the Northern Hemisphere (NH) (Thompson and Wallace, ).

The phase of the winter AO also influences atmospheric circulation and the distribution of air temperature during the subsequent summer (Ogi et al., a, a). ,The dynamic climatology of the stratosphere in the Southern Hemisphere during late winterJournal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 33,Hartmann, D.L., Dynamic studies of the Southern Hemisphere stratosphere, Space Research, 19,