volume 110, issue D6, Pn/a-n/a 2005
DOI: 10.1029/2004jd005268
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Abstract: The edge of the Arctic vortex constitutes a strong barrier to transport; however, the extent of isolation of the vortex air as a function of altitude and season is relatively poorly quantified. In this study, by examining the transport of midlatitude air parcels across the vortex edge into the vortex, we analyze the permeability of the vortex edge. With the three‐dimensional version of CLaMS (Chemical Lagrangian Model of the Stratosphere) we explore the dilution of the vortex air due to mixing in winter 1999–2…

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