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The study of the special features of winter stratospheric warming manifestations over Tomsk according to the lidar temperature measurements
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In the article the lidar observations of the winter stratosphere warming manifestations of (SW) 2011-13 over Tomsk are considered. In 2010/11 the winter warming took place in January with insignificant positive temperature deviations from the mean monthly values in its first decade and then two maxima on the 14th and 15th of January at the altitude of 30-40 km with a deviation to 45К. In 2011/12 the beginning of the SW was recorded from lidar measurements on December 26 and lasted for two decades of January. The maximum development of SW was at the end of December 2011 – the first decade of January. The biggest temperature deviations were at the 40-60К level in the height interval of 35-45 km. In 2012/13 the SW began on December 25. The phase of its maximum development fell on the 1-4th of January when the stratopause altitude dropped on 30 km and the maximum temperature deviation from the model at this level reached 70K. In contrast to the first two warming (minor), the last was referred to the major type wherein air mass circulation change happened in the upper stratosphere over Tomsk ((

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Date Published: 25 November 2014
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9292, 20th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics, 92924G (25 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2075524
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V. N. Marichev, National Research Tomsk State Univ. (Russian Federation)
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russian Federation)
I. V. Samokhvalov, National Research Tomsk State Univ. (Russian Federation)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9292:
20th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics
Oleg A. Romanovskii, Editor(s)

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