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Research article 03 Apr 2018

Research article | 03 Apr 2018

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Retrieving horizontally resolved wind fields using multi-static meteor radar observations

Gunter Stober1, Jorge L. Chau1, Juha Vierinen2, Christoph Jacobi3, and Sven Wilhelm1 Gunter Stober et al.
  • 1Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Schlossstr. 6, 18225 Kühlungsborn, Germany
  • 2The Artic University of Norway, Department of Physics and Technology, Norway
  • 3University of Leipzig, Institute for Meteorology, Stephanstr. 3, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

Abstract. Recently, the MMARIA (Multi-static, multi-frequency Agile Radar for Investigations of the Atmosphere) concept of a multi-static VHF meteor radar network to derive horizontally resolved wind fields in the mesosphere/lower thermosphere was introduced. Here we present preliminary results of the MMARIA network above Eastern Germany using two transmitters located at Juliusruh and Collm, and 5 receiving links two monostatic and three multi-static). The observations are complemented during a one-week campaign, with a couple of addition continuous-wave coded transmitters, making a total of 7 multi-static links. In order to access the kinematic properties of non-homogenous wind fields we developed a wind retrieval algorithm that applies regularization to determine the non-linear wind field in the altitude range of 82–98km. The derived horizontally resolved wind fields are compared to wind fields retrieved by a more established volume velocity processing that includes the horizontal gradients of the horizontal wind components. The potential of such observations and the new retrieval to investigate gravity waves with horizontal scales between 50–200km is presented and discussed.

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