Winter Temperature and Tidal Structures from 2011 to 2014 at McMurdo Station: Observations from Fe Boltzmann Temperature and Rayleigh Lidar
1 University of Colorado at Boulder, 216 UCB, CIRES, Boulder, CO 80309, USA.
2 Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.
3 SWPC, NOAA, Boulder, CO, USA.
4 HAO, NCAR, Boulder, CO, USA
Published online: 7 June 2016
McMurdo station (77.8°S, 166.7°E), locating at the poleward edge of the auroral oval, provides great opportunities for researchers to study the interactions among neutral atmosphere, ionosphere and magnetosphere. More than four years of valuable data have been collected, leading to several new discoveries from the McMurdo lidar campaign. Presented here are the winter temperature tides and their responses to the magnetospheric sources. Winter temperature structures from the lidar observations are also presented for this high southern latitude.
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