Articles | Volume 8, issue 6
Development and technical paper
02 Jun 2015
Development and technical paper |  | 02 Jun 2015

Vertical resolution dependence of gravity wave momentum flux simulated by an atmospheric general circulation model

S. Watanabe, K. Sato, Y. Kawatani, and M. Takahashi

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