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Annales Geophysicae An open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Ann. Geophys., 35, 161-170, 2017
http://www.ann-geophys.net/35/161/2017/
doi:10.5194/angeo-35-161-2017
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under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
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30 Jan 2017
Climatology of thermospheric neutral winds over Oukaïmeden Observatory in Morocco
Mohamed Kaab et al.

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we present the first multi-year results of the climatology of horizontal winds obtained during a period of 26 months. We compare the observed climatologies of neutral winds to that provided by the recently updated Horizontal Wind Model (HWM14) in order to validate that model's predictions of the thermospheric wind patterns over the eastern portion of Africa. HWM14 generally compares well with the horizontal winds, but significant magnitude and phase differences remain in certain seasons.
we present the first multi-year results of the climatology of horizontal winds obtained during a...
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