Dynamical response to the solar cycle

  title={Dynamical response to the solar cycle},
  author={Kunihiko Kodera and Yuhji Kuroda},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  • K. KoderaY. Kuroda
  • Published 27 December 2002
  • Environmental Science, Physics
  • Journal of Geophysical Research
[1] The dynamical impact of the 11-year solar cycle is investigated with the focus on the stratopause region where solar ultraviolet heating is greatest. The most important variation in solar forcing longer than the diurnal cycle is the annual cycle. Thus the climatological features of the zonal wind variation associated with the annual cycle were first studied to characterize the basic features of the atmosphere's dynamical response to changes in solar radiative forcing. The 11-year solar… 

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