During several recent extreme weather events, these planetary waves almost freeze in their tracks for weeks," said Vladimir Petoukhov, the study's lead author.
What does PW stand for?
PW stands for Planetary Wave
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The experiment will try to predict the onset of a cold phase of the five-day planetary wave, a huge oscillation in winds within the mesosphere that may influence the occurrence of NLC.
Scientists at the University of Victoria in British Columbia recently built a computer model to look at how these so-called planetary waves will respond to more heat.