DOI: 10.1029/2004jd005736
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Abstract: 1] Stokes parameter analysis for small-scale gravity waves was carried out from a set of aircraft observational data. The goal is to understand the polarization properties associated with gravity waves when turbulence is generated so that enough physical knowledge can be gained about the interaction between the two. A wavelet cross-spectrum technique is introduced into the traditional Stokes parameter analysis. From this analysis it is shown that small-scale gravity waves possess distinctive polarization sign…

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