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Decomposition of Atmospheric Disturbances into Standing and Traveling Components, with Application to Northern Hemisphere Planetary Waves and Stratosphere Troposphere Coupling

Watt-Meyer, O; Kushner, P J.

Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 72(2): 787-802


ISSN/ISBN: 0022-4928
DOI: 10.1175/jas-d-14-0214.1
Accession: 064652338

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<jats:title></jats:title> This study updates a body of literature that aims to separate atmospheric disturbances into standing and traveling zonal wave components. Classical wavenumber–frequency analysis decomposes longitude- and time-dependent signals into contributions from distinct spatial and temporal scales. Here, an additional decomposition of the spectrum into standing and traveling components is described.

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