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Height Measurements of OI (557.7 nm) Gravity Wave Structure Over the Hawaiian Islands During ALOHA-93
Geophysical Research Letters
  • Michael J. Taylor, Utah State University
  • G. R. Swenson
  • V. Taylor
Document Type
Article
Publisher
American Geophysical Union
Publication Date
10-1-1995
DOI
10.1029/95GL02947
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Abstract
During the ALOHA‐93 campaign simultaneous observations of gravity wave structure in the OI(557.7 nm) nightglow emission were made using two all‐sky CCD imagers; one located near the summit of Haleakala Crater, Maui and the other at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii. On 19 October a set of bright, planar, monochromatic waves was imaged by both systems as it progressed rapidly over the Hawaiian Islands. Triangulation on these wave forms indicates a mean altitude of 95±2 km in good agreement with previous rocket soundings at mid‐latitudes. Two methods of triangulation were employed, both achieving similar results.
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Citation Information
Taylor, M.J., G.R. Swenson and V. Taylor, Height measurements of OI (557.7 nm) gravity wave structure over the Hawaiian Islands during ALOHA-93, Geophys. Res. Lett., 22, 2881, 1995.