Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Height Determination of Noctilucent Clouds-100 Years ENSO Events and Atlantic Storms Height Determination of Noctilucent remarkable colors of the sky, the moon, and the sun caught the attention of all interested people by the end Clouds—100 Years of 1883. At this time, the German professor Karl Johannes KieBling (1839-1905) dealt with studies of ABSTRAC T the atmosphere and its colors (Schroder 1983, 1997). The astronomer Otto Jesse (1838-1901) of Berlin was A review is given on the height measurements 100 years also working on this topic in the years 1883 and 1884. ago by Otto Jesse. Some aspects of various methods in Jesse had already looked at the question of height mea- determining the noctilucent clouds heights are presented surements of clouds and auroras in the 1870s. He de- briefly. rived methods that became useful for the investigation of noctilucent clouds as well (Jesse 1887, 1889). 1 .Introductio n First, Jesse was interested to finding the height of the atmospheric layers that caused the abnormal col- In the nineteenth century our knowledge of the ored twilight phenomena. For this purpose he collected structure of the earth's atmosphere was more or less all the available data (Gadsden and Schroder 1989). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-79.2.324
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Height Determination of Noctilucent Clouds-100 Years ENSO Events and Atlantic Storms Height Determination of Noctilucent remarkable colors of the sky, the moon, and the sun caught the attention of all interested people by the end Clouds—100 Years of 1883. At this time, the German professor Karl Johannes KieBling (1839-1905) dealt with studies of ABSTRAC T the atmosphere and its colors (Schroder 1983, 1997). The astronomer Otto Jesse (1838-1901) of Berlin was A review is given on the height measurements 100 years also working on this topic in the years 1883 and 1884. ago by Otto Jesse. Some aspects of various methods in Jesse had already looked at the question of height mea- determining the noctilucent clouds heights are presented surements of clouds and auroras in the 1870s. He de- briefly. rived methods that became useful for the investigation of noctilucent clouds as well (Jesse 1887, 1889). 1 .Introductio n First, Jesse was interested to finding the height of the atmospheric layers that caused the abnormal col- In the nineteenth century our knowledge of the ored twilight phenomena. For this purpose he collected structure of the earth's atmosphere was more or less all the available data (Gadsden and Schroder 1989).

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Published: Feb 1, 1998

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