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The South Georgia Wave Experiment: A Means for Improved Analysis of Gravity Waves and Low-Level Wind Impacts Generated from Mountainous Islands

Jackson, D. R., Gadian, A., Hindley, N. P., Hoffmann, L., Hughes, J., King, J., Moffat-griffin, T., Moss, A. C., Ross, A. N., Vosper, S. B., Wright, C. J. & Mitchell, N. J. 1 May 2018 In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 99, 5, p. 1027-1040

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2017
6 Citations

Comparison of mesospheric winds from a high-altitude meteorological analysis system and meteor radar observations during the boreal winters of 2009–2010 and 2012–2013

McCormack, J., Hoppel, K., Kuhl, D., de Wit, R., Stober, G., Espy, P., Baker, N., Brown, P., Fritts, D., Jacobi, C., Janches, D., Mitchell, N., Ruston, B., Swadley, S., Viner, K., Whitcomb, T. & Hibbins, R. 1 Feb 2017 In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 154, p. 132-166 35 p.

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radar tracking
meteoroids
systems analysis
meteor
high altitude
5 Citations
Open Access
AIRS
gravity wave
momentum
transform
climate modeling
5 Citations

Global observations of 2 day wave coupling to the diurnal tide in a high-altitude forecast-assimilation system

Lieberman, R. S., Riggin, D. M., Nguyen, V., Palo, S. E., Siskind, D. E., Mitchell, N. J., Stober, G., Wilhelm, S. & Livesey, N. J. 27 Apr 2017 In : Journal of Geophysical Research : Atmospheres. 122, 8, p. 4135-4149 15 p.

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Tides
assimilation
high altitude
tides
forecasting
1 Citations

The semiannual oscillation of the tropical zonal wind in the middle atmosphere derived from satellite geopotential height retrievals

Smith, A. K., Garcia, R., Moss, A. C. & Mitchell, N. J. 1 Aug 2017 In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 74, 8, p. 2413-2425 13 p.

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semiannual oscillation
middle atmosphere
zonal wind
geopotential
quasi-biennial oscillation
21 Citations

The South Georgia Wave Experiment (SG-WEX): radiosonde observations of gravity waves in the lower stratosphere: Part I: Energy density, momentum flux and wave propagation direction

Moffat-Griffin, T., Wright, C. J., Moss, A. C., King, J. C., Colwell, S. R., Hughes, J. K. & Mitchell, N. 27 Dec 2017 In : Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 143, 709 Part B, p. 3279-3290

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radiosonde
gravity wave
wave propagation
stratosphere
momentum
2016
4 Citations
Open Access
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AIRS
gravity wave
transform
wave property
momentum
11 Citations
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microwave limb sounder
AIRS
gravity waves
limbs
gravity wave
4 Citations

Does the Madden-Julian Oscillation modulate stratospheric gravity waves?

Moss, A. C., Wright, C. J. & Mitchell, N. J. 28 Apr 2016 In : Geophysical Research Letters. p. 3973-3981

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Madden-Julian Oscillation
Madden-Julian oscillation
gravity waves
gravity wave
wave energy
8 Citations

Evidence of dispersion and refraction of a spectrally broad gravity wave packet in the mesopause region observed by the Na lidar and Mesospheric Temperature Mapper above Logan, Utah

Yuan, T., Heale, C. J., Snively, J. B., Cai, X., Pautet, P. D., Fish, C., Zhao, Y., Taylor, M. J., Pendleton, W. R., Wickwar, V. & Mitchell, N. J. 27 Jan 2016 In : Journal of Geophysical Research : Atmospheres. 121, 2, p. 579-594 16 p.

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mesopause
refraction
lidar
gravity wave
wavelength
3 Citations
Open Access
File
semiannual oscillation
mesosphere
zonal wind
gravity waves
gravity wave
10 Citations
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COSMIC
AIRS
radiosonde
potential energy
gravity wave
4 Citations

Seasonal evolution of the QBO-induced wave forcing and circulation anomalies in the northern winter stratosphere

White, I. P., Lu, H. & Mitchell, N. J. 28 Sep 2016 In : Journal of Geophysical Research : Atmospheres. 121, 18, p. 10,411-10,431

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quasi-biennial oscillation
stratosphere
polar vortex
anomaly
winter
2015
5 Citations

A comprehensive survey of atmospheric quasi 3 day planetary-scale waves and their impacts on the day-to-day variations of the equatorial ionosphere

Liu, G., England, S. L., Immel, T. J., Frey, H. U., Mannucci, A. J. & Mitchell, N. J. 1 Apr 2015 In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 120, 4, p. 2979-2992 14 p.

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ionosphere
wavelength
thermosphere
mesosphere
solar cycle
5 Citations

Dynamical response to the QBO in the northern winter stratosphere: signatures in wave forcing and eddy fluxes of potential vorticity

White, I. P., Lu, H., Mitchell, N. J. & Phillips, T. Dec 2015 In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 72, 12, p. 4487-4507 21 p.

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quasi-biennial oscillation
potential vorticity
stratosphere
eddy
winter
3 Citations

Interhemispheric structure and variability of the 5-day planetary wave from meteor radar wind measurements

Iimura, H., Fritts, D. C., Janches, D., Singer, W. & Mitchell, N. J. 6 Nov 2015 In : Annales Geophysicae. 33, 11, p. 1349-1359 11 p.

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wind measurement
planetary wave
meteoroids
Southern Hemisphere
meteor
25 Citations
Open Access
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COSMIC
gravity wave
momentum
GPS
radio
2014
19 Citations

Quantifying gravity wave momentum fluxes with Mesosphere Temperature Mappers and correlative instrumentation

Fritts, D. C., Pautet, P. D., Bossert, K., Taylor, M. J., Williams, B. P., Iimura, H., Yuan, T., Mitchell, N. J. & Stober, G. Dec 2014 In : Journal of Geophysical Research : Atmospheres. 119, 24, p. 13583-13603 21 p.

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mesosphere
gravity wave
instrumentation
momentum
temperature
2013
10 Citations
lidar
ionosondes
radar tracking
radar
meteoroids
13 Citations

Interannual variability of mesopause zonal winds over Ascension Island: coupling to the stratospheric QBO

De Wit, R. J., Hibbins, R. E., Espy, P. J. & Mitchell, N. J. 16 Nov 2013 In : Journal of Geophysical Research : Atmospheres. 118, 21, p. 12052-12060 9 p.

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mesopause
quasi-biennial oscillation
meteor
zonal wind
radar
5 Citations

Mean winds in the MLT, the SQBO and MSAO over Ascension Island (8° S, 14° W)

Day, K. A. & Mitchell, N. J. 2013 In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 13, 18, p. 9515-9523 9 p.

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semiannual oscillation
quasi-biennial oscillation
thermosphere
mesosphere
zonal wind
3 Citations
semidiurnal tide
planetary wave
mesosphere
thermosphere
meteoroids
15 Citations
Open Access
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semidiurnal tide
quasi-biennial oscillation
middle atmosphere
meteor
climate modeling
2012
18 Citations

Assessment of gravity wave momentum flux measurement capabilities by meteor radars having different transmitter power and antenna configurations

Fritts, D. C., Janches, D., Hocking, W. K., Mitchell, N. J. & Taylor, M. J. May 2012 In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 117, D10, 23 p., D10108

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Gravity waves
meteoroids
momentum
meteor
flux measurement
10 Citations
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planetary wave
bear
thermosphere
mesosphere
observatory
13 Citations

The climatology, propagation and excitation of ultra-fast Kelvin waves as observed by meteor radar, Aura MLS, TRMM and in the Kyushu-GCM

Davis, R. N., Chen, Y-W., Miyahara, S. & Mitchell, N. J. 2012 In : Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics. 12, 4, p. 1865-1879 15 p.

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Kelvin wave
TRMM
meteor
climatology
general circulation model
2011
2 Citations

A study of temperature and meridional wind relationships at high northern latitudes

Cho, Y. M., Shepherd, G. G., Shepherd, M. G., Hocking, W. K., Mitchell, N. J. & Won, Y. I. 1 Jun 2011 In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 73, 9, p. 936-943 8 p.

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airglow
temperature
mesosphere
thermosphere
wind measurement
20 Citations
microwave limb sounder
planetary wave
thermosphere
mesosphere
stratosphere
5 Citations

On the origin of mid-latitude mesospheric clouds: The July 2009 cloud outbreak

Nielsen, K., Nedoluha, G. E., Chandran, A., Chang, L. C., Barker-Tvedtnes, J., Taylor, M. J., Mitchell, N. J., Lambert, A., Schwartz, M. J. & Russell, J. M. Sep 2011 In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 73, 14-15, p. 2118-2124 7 p.

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frost
temperature
anomalies
microwave limb sounder
Central Europe

The climatology, propagation and excitation of ultra-fast Kelvin waves as observed by meteor radar, Aura MLS, TRMM and in the Kyushu-GCM

Davis, R. N., Chen, Y. W., Miyahara, S. & Mitchell, N. J. 2011 In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. 11, 10, p. 29479-29525 47 p.

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Kelvin wave
TRMM
meteor
climatology
general circulation model
42 Citations

Zonal wave numbers of the summertime 2 day planetary wave observed in the mesosphere by EOS Aura Microwave Limb Sounder

Tunbridge, V. M., Sandford, D. J. & Mitchell, N. J. 16 Jun 2011 In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 116, D11, 16 p., D11103

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microwave limb sounder
planetary wave
mesosphere
EOS
limbs
2010
16 Citations

Dynamics of the Antarctic and Arctic mesosphere and lower thermosphere - Part 1: Mean winds

Sandford, D. J., Beldon, C. L., Hibbins, R. E. & Mitchell, N. J. 2010 In : Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics. 10, 21, p. 10273-10289 17 p.

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thermosphere
mesosphere
zonal wind
radar
summer
19 Citations
Gravity waves
mesosphere
thermosphere
Antarctic regions
gravity waves
16 Citations

Polar mesosphere summer echoes with ESRAD, Kiruna, Sweden: variations and trends over 1997-2008

Smirnova, M., Belova, E., Kirkwood, S. & Mitchell, N. Apr 2010 In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 72, 5-6, p. 435-447 13 p.

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polar mesosphere summer echo
Sweden
mesosphere
summer
echoes
29 Citations

Southern Argentina Agile Meteor Radar: System design and initial measurements of large-scale winds and tides

Fritts, D. C., Janches, D., Iimura, H., Hocking, W. K., Mitchell, N. J., Stockwell, R. G., Fuller, B., Vandepeer, B., Hormaechea, J., Brunini, C. & Levato, H. 22 Sep 2010 In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 115, D18112

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Argentina
radar
meteoroids
Tides
meteor
20 Citations

The 16-day wave in the Arctic and Antarctic mesosphere and lower thermosphere

Day, K. A. & Mitchell, N. J. 2010 In : Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics. 10, 3, p. 1461-1472 12 p.

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thermosphere
mesosphere
polar region
temperature
planetary wave
23 Citations

The 5-day wave in the Arctic and Antarctic mesosphere and lower thermosphere

Day, K. A. & Mitchell, N. J. 15 Jan 2010 In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 115, D01109

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mesosphere
thermosphere
Arctic region
winter
summer
2009
16 Citations
mesopause
meteoroids
meteor
gravity waves
gravity wave
16 Citations
mesopause
meteoroids
meteor
gravity waves
gravity wave
8 Citations

Longitudinal variability in intraseasonal oscillation in the tropical mesosphere and lower thermosphere region

Rao, R. K., Gurubaran, S., Sathishkumar, S., Sridharan, S., Nakamura, T., Tsuda, T., Takahashi, H., Batista, P. P., Clemesha, B. R., Buriti, R. A., Pancheva, D. V. & Mitchell, N. J. 2009 In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 114, D19110

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intraseasonal variations
mesosphere
thermosphere
zonal wind
oscillation
46 Citations
planetary wave
mesosphere
thermosphere
stratosphere
planetary waves
50 Citations
planetary wave
mesosphere
thermosphere
stratosphere
planetary waves
18 Citations

The sporadic radiant and distribution of meteors in the atmosphere as observed by VHF radar at Arctic, Antarctic and equatorial latitudes

Younger, P. T., Astin, I., Sandford, D. J. & Mitchell, N. J. 2009 In : Annales Geophysicae. 27, 7, p. 2831-2841 11 p.

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12 Citations

The two-day wave in the Antarctic and Arctic mesosphere and lower thermosphere

Tunbridge, V. M. & Mitchell, N. J. Sep 2009 In : Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics. 9, 17, p. 6377-6388

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thermosphere
mesosphere
zonal flow
planetary wave
middle atmosphere
2008
18 Citations

A new height for the summer mesopause: Antarctica, December 2007

Kirkwood, S., Nilsson, H., Morris, R. J., Klekociuk, A. R., Holdsworth, D. A. & Mitchell, N. J. 9 Dec 2008 In : Geophysical Research Letters. 35, 23, L23810

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mesopause
Antarctic regions
summer
stratosphere
mesosphere
9 Citations

Five-day planetary waves in the middle atmosphere from Odin satellite data and ground-based instruments in Northern Hemisphere summer 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2007

Belova, A., Kirkwood, S., Murtagh, D., Mitchell, N. J., Singer, W. & Hocking, W. 2008 In : Annales Geophysicae. 26, 11, p. 3557-3570 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

middle atmosphere
planetary wave
Northern Hemisphere
planetary waves
summer
29 Citations

Latitudinal wave coupling of the stratosphere and mesosphere during the major stratospheric warming in 2003/2004

Pancheva, D., Mukhtarov, P., Mitchell, N. J., Andonov, B., Merzlyakov, E., Singer, W., Murayama, Y., Kawamura, S., Xiong, J., Wan, W., Hocking, W., Fritts, D., Riggin, D., Meek, C. & Manson, A. 2008 In : Annales Geophysicae. 26, 3, p. 467-483 17 p.

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stratospheric warming
mesosphere
stratosphere
warming
tropical regions
12 Citations

On the validity of the ambipolar diffusion assumption in the polar mesopause region

Ballinger, A. P., Chilson, P. B., Palmer, R. D. & Mitchell, N. 2008 In : Annales Geophysicae. 26, 11, p. 3439-3443 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mesopause
ambipolar diffusion
meteor trails
meteor
meteoroids
42 Citations

Planetary Wave Coupling (5-6-Day Waves) in the Low Latitude Atmosphere-Ionosphere System

Pancheva, D., Mukhatrov, PJ., Mitchell, NJ., Fritts, DC., Riggin, DM., Takahashi, H., Batista, PP., Clemesha, BR., Gurubaran, S. & Ramkumar, G. 2008 In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 70, 1, p. 101-122 22 p.

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planetary wave
planetary waves
tropical regions
ionospheres
ionosphere
51 Citations

Planetary waves in coupling the stratosphere and mesosphere during the major stratospheric warming in 2003/2004

Pancheva, D., Mukhtarov, P., Mitchell, N. J., Merzlyakov, E., Smith, A. K., Andonov, B., Singer, W., Hocking, W., Meek, C., Manson, A. & Murayama, Y. 21 Jun 2008 In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 113, D12, D12105

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