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Research article
20 Dec 2021
Research article |  | 20 Dec 2021

Winter thermodynamic vertical structure in the Arctic atmosphere linked to large-scale circulation

Tiina Nygård, Michael Tjernström, and Tuomas Naakka

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Short summary
Temperature and humidity profiles in the Arctic atmosphere in winter are affected by both the large-scale dynamics and the local processes, such as radiation, cloud formation and turbulence. The results show that the influence of different large-scale flows on temperature and humidity profiles must be viewed as a progressing set of processes. Within the Arctic, there are notable regional differences in how large-scale flows affect the temperature and specific humidity profiles.