A comparative study of the wind structure in the stratosphere at Sonmiani vis-a-vis CIRA 1965

Article English OPEN
RAHMATULLAH, M. (2011)

All available wind data from seventy meteorological rocket firings conducted during the period 1964–70 from Sonmiani (latitude 25°11?38” N and longitude 66°44?47” E) have been analysed for studying the zonal wind structure in the stratosphere. The salient features of the mean zonal circulation for all the months have been studied and the results compared with COSPAR International Reference Atmosphere 1965. Fluctuations in the zonal wind during winter are discussed in detail.DOI: 10.1111/j.2153-3490.1972.tb01580.x
  • References (7)

    Groves, G. V. 1970. Seasonal and latitudinal models of atmospheric temperatures, pressure and density. Air Force Surveys in ~eophysics,No. 218, AFCRL-70-0261,Bedford, Mass., USA.

    Murgatroyd, R. J. 1957. Winds and temperatures between 20 km-100 km. A review. Q.J.R. Met. SOC.83, 417-458.

    Batten, E. S . 1961. Wind system in the mesosphere and lower ionosphere. J . Met. 18, 283-291.

    CIRA 1966. COSPAR International Reference Atmosphere. North Holland Publications Co., Amsterdam.

    Rahmatullah, M. & Jafri, S. A. 1969. Salient features of the stratospheric and mesospheric circulation during winter at Sonmiani. Strutospheric circulation, pp. 439-452. Academic Press, New York.

    Webb, W. L. 1964. Stratospheric solar wind response. J . of Atom. Science 21, No. 6, pp. 582-691.

    Morris, J. E. & Miers, B. T. 1969. A climatology of the upper atmosphere. Strutospheric Circulation, pp. 533-553. Academic Press, New York.

  • Metrics
    No metrics available
Share - Bookmark