Prof. Dr. Franz-Josef Lübken

ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen

F. Schmidt, G. Baumgarten, U. Berger, J. Fiedler und F.-J. Lübken, Local time dependence of polar mesospheric clouds: A model study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8893-8908, doi: 10.5194/acp-18-8893-2018, 2018

R. Rüfenacht, G. Baumgarten, J. Hildebrand, F. Schranz, V. Matthias, G. Stober, F.-J. Lübken und N. Kämpfer,  Intercomparison of middle-atmospheric wind in observations and models, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 1971-1987, doi: 10.5194/amt-11-1971-2018, 2018

F.-J. Lübken, U. Berger und G. Baumgarten, On the anthropogenic impact on long-term evolution of noctilucent clouds, Journal: Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 6681-6689, doi: 10.1029/2018GL077719, 2018

M. Gerding, J. Zöllner, M. Zecha, K. Baumgarten, J. Höffner, G. Stober und F.-J. Lübken, Simultaneous observations of NLCs and MSEs at midlatitudes: Implications for formation and advection of ice particles, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15569-15580, doi: 10.5194/acp-18-15569-2018, 2018

K. Baumgarten, M. Gerding, G. Baumgarten und F.-J. Lübken, Temporal variability of tidal and gravity waves during a record long 10 day continuous lidar sounding, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 371-384, doi: 10.5194/acp-18-371-2018, 2018

K. Baumgarten,  M. Gerding and F.-J. Lübken, Seasonal variation of gravity wave parameters using different filter methods with daylight lidar measurements at mid-latitudes, J. Geophys. Res., 122, 2683-2695, doi: 10.1002/2016JD025916, 2017

J. Fiedler, G. Baumgarten, U. Berger und F.-J. Lübken, Long-term variations of noctilucent clouds at ALOMAR, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 162, 79-89, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2016.08.006, 2017  

F.-J. Lübken, R. Latteck, E. Becker, J. Höffner und D. Murphy,  Using polar mesosphere summer echoes and stratospheric/mesospheric winds to explain summer mesopause jumps in Antarctica, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 162, 106-115, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2016.06.008, 2017

C. Ridder, G. Baumgarten, J. Fiedler, F.-J. Lübken und G. Stober,  Analysis of small-scale structures in lidar observations of noctilucent clouds, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 162, 48-56, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2017.04.005, 2017

A. Schneider, J. Wagner, J. Söder, M. Gerding und F.-J. Lübken, Case study of wave breaking with high-resolution turbulence measurements with LITOS and WRF simulations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 17, 7941-7954, doi: 10.5194/acp-17-7941-2017, 2017 

B. Strelnikov, A. Szewczyk, I. Strelnikova, R. Latteck, G. Baumgarten, F.-J. Lübken, M. Rapp, S. Fasoulas, S. Löhle, M. Eberhart, U.-P. Hoppe, T. Dunker, M. Friedrich, J. Hedin, M. Khaplanov, J. Gumbel und A. Barjatya, Spatial and temporal variability in mlt turbulence inferred from in situ and ground-based observations during the wadis-1 sounding rocket campaign, Ann. Geophys.,  35, 547-565, doi: 10.5194/angeo-35-547-2017, 2017M.

Gerding, J. Höffner, K. Baumgarten und F.-J. Lübken, Mesospheric temperature soundings with the new, daylight-capable IAP RMR lidar,  Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9(8), 3707-3715, doi:10.5194/amt-9-3707-2016,  2016.

F.-J. Lübken, R. Latteck, E. Becker, J. Höffner und D. Murphy, Using polar mesosphere summer echoes and stratospheric/mesospheric winds to explain summer mesopause jumps in Antarctica,
J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2016.06.008, 2016.

F.-J. Lübken, G. Baumgarten, J. Hildebrand und F. J. Schmidlin, Simultaneous and co-located wind measurements in the middle atmosphere by lidar and rocket-borne techniques, Atmos. Meas. Tech., doi:10.5194/amt-9-3911-2016, 2016.

 T. P. Viehl, J. Höffner, F.-J. Lübken, B. Kaifler und R. J. Morris, Summer time Fe depletion in the Antarctic mesopause region, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 127, 97-102, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2015.04.013, 2015.

G. Baumgarten, J. Fiedler, J. Hildebrand und F.-J. Lübken, Inertia gravity wave in the stratosphere and mesosphere observed by Doppler wind and temperature lidar, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 10929-10936, doi:10.1002/2015GL066991, 2015.

E. Becker, R. Knöpfel und F.-J. Lübken, Dynamically induced hemispheric differences in the seasonal cycle of the summer polar mesopause, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys.,129, 128-141, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2015.04.014, 2015.

M. Kopp, M. Gerding, J. Höffner und F.-J. Lübken, Tidal signatures in temperatures derived from daylight lidar soundings above Kühlungsborn (54°N, 12°E), J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 127, 37-50, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2014.09.002, 2014.

J. Fiedler, G. Baumgarten, U. Berger, A. Gabriel, R. Latteck und F.-J. Lübken, On the early onset of the NLC season 2013 as observed at ALOMAR, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys.,127, 73-77, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2014.07.011, 2015.

D. C. Fritts, P.-D. Pautet, K. Bossert, M. J. Taylor B. P. Williams, H. Iimura, T. Yuan, N. J. Mitchell und G. Stober, Quantifying gravity wave momentum fluxes with mesosphere temperature mappers and correlative instrumentation, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 13583-13603, doi: 10.1002/2014JD022150, 2014.

A. Schneider, M. Gerding und F.-J. Lübken, Comparing turbulent parameters obtained from LITOS and radiosonde measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14, 19033-19053, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-19033-2014, 2014

F.-J. Lübken, J. Höffner, T. P. Viehl, B. Kaifler und R. J. Morris, Winter/summer mesopause temperature transition at Davis (69°S) in 2011/2012, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2014GL060777, 2014

F.-J. Lübken, Turbulent scattering for radars: A summary, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 107, 1-7, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2013.10.015, 2014

A. Haack, M. Gerding und F.-J. Lübken, Characteristics of stratospheric turbulent layers measured by LITOS and their relation to the Richardson number, J. Geophys. Res., 10605-10618, doi:10.1002/2013JD021008, 2014

S. Suzuki, F.-J. Lübken, G. Baumgarten, N. Kaifler, R. Eixmann, B. P. Williams und T. Nakamura, Vertical propagation of mesoscale gravity wave from the lower to the upper atmosphere, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 97, 29-36, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2013.01.012, 2013

F.-J. Lübken, U. Berger und G. Baumgarten, Temperature trends in the midlatitude summer mesosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 13347-13360, doi:10.1002/2013JD020576, 2013

J. Kiliani, G. Baumgarten, F.-J. Lübken, U. Berger und P. Hoffmann, Temporal and spatial characteristics of the formation of strong noctilucent clouds, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 104, 151-166, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2013.01.005, 2013

N. Kaifler, G. Baumgarten, J. Fiedler und F.-J. Lübken, Quantification of waves in lidar observations of noctilucent clouds at scales from seconds to minutes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11757-11768, doi:10.5194/acp-13-11757-2013, 2013

N. Kaifler, G. Baumgarten, A. R. Klekociuk, S. P. Alexander, J. Fiedler und F.-J. Lübken, Small scale structures of NLC observed by lidar at 69°N/69°S and their possible relation to gravity waves, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 104, 244-252, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2013.01.004, 2013

M. Gerding, M. Kopp, P. Hoffmann, J. Höffner und F.-J. Lübken, Diurnal variation of midlatitude NLC parameters observed by daylight-capable lidar and their relation to ambient parameters, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 6390-6394, doi:10.1002/2013GL057955, 2013

M. Gerding, J. Höffner, P. Hoffmann, M. Kopp und F.-J. Lübken, Noctilucent cloud variability and mean parameters from 15 years of lidar observations at a mid-latitude site (54°N, 12°E), J. Geophys. Res., 118, 317-328, doi:10.1029/2012JD018319, 2013

J. Hildebrand, G. Baumgarten, J. Fiedler, U.-P. Hoppe, B. Kaifler, F.-J. Lübken und B. P. Williams, Combined wind measurements by two different lidar instruments in the Arctic middle atmosphere, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 2433-2445, doi:10.5194/amt-5-2433-2012, 2012.

A. Theuerkauf, M. Gerding und F.-J. Lübken, LITOS - a new balloon-borne instrument for fine-scale turbulence soundings in the stratosphere, Atmos. Meas. Tech., doi:10.5194/amt-4-55-2011, 2011

F.-J. Lübken, J. Höffner, T. P. Viehl, B. Kaifler und R. J. Morris, First measurements of thermal tides in the summer mesopause region at Antarctic latitudes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, doi:10.1029/2011GL050045, 2011

F.-J. Lübken und U. Berger, Latitudinal and interhemispheric variation of stratospheric effects on mesospheric ice layer trends, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D00P03, doi:10.1029/2010JD015258, 2011.

N. Kaifler, G. Baumgarten, J. Fiedler, R. Latteck, F.-J. Lübken und M. Rapp, Coincident measurements of PMSE and NLC above ALOMAR (69° N, 16° E) by Radar and Lidar from 1999-2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-11-1355-2011, 2011.

J. Fiedler, G. Baumgarten, U. Berger, P. Hoffmann, N. Kaifler und F.-J. Lübken, NLC and the background atmosphere above ALOMAR, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5701-5717, doi:10.5194/acp-11-5701-2011, 2011.

U. Berger und F.-J. Lübken, Mesospheric temperature trends at mid-latitudes in summer, Geophys. Res. Lett., L22804, doi:10.1029/2011GL049528, 2011.

F.-J. Lübken, J. Lautenbach, J. Höffner, M. Rapp und M. Zecha, First continuous temperature measurements within polar mesosphere summer echoes, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 453-463, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.06.001, 2009.

J. Fiedler, G. Baumgarten und F.-J. Lübken, NLC observations during one solar cycle above ALOMAR, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 424-433, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.11.010, 2009.

M. Rauthe, M. Gerding und F.-J. Lübken, Seasonal changes in gravity wave activity measured by Lidars at mid-latitudes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 6775-6787, doi:10.5194/acp-8-6775-2008, 2008

 

F.-J. Lübken, G. Baumgarten, J. Fiedler, M. Gerding, J. Höffner, and U. Berger
Seasonal and latitudinal variation of noctilucent cloud altitudes,  GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 35, 10.1029/2007GL032281, 2008

Franz-Josef Lübken, Markus Rapp, Irina Strelnikova
The sensitivity of mesospheric ice layers to atmospheric
background temperatures and water vapor, Advances in Space Research, 40, 794–801, 2007
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Franz-Josef Lübken, Werner Singer, Ralph Latteck, Irina Strelnikova
Radar measurements of turbulence, electron densities, and
absolute reflectivities during polar mesosphere winter echoes (PMWE), Advances in Space Research, 40, 758–764, 2007
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F.-J. Lübken, U. Berger
Interhemispheric comparison of mesospheric ice layers
from the LIMA model, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 69, 2292–2308, 2007
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M. Gerding, J. Höffner, M. Rauthe, W. Singer, M. Zecha, and F.-J. Lübken
Simultaneous observation of noctilucent clouds, mesospheric summer
echoes, and temperature at a midlatitude station (54° N), JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 112, 2007
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J. Höffner and F.-J. Lübken
Potassium lidar temperatures and densities in the
mesopause region at Spitsbergen (78° N), JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 112, 2007
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Shikha Raizada, Markus Rapp, F.-J. Lübken, J. Höffner, M. Zecha, and J. M. C. Plane
Effect of ice particles on the mesospheric potassium layer
at Spitsbergen (78° N), JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 112, 2007
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F.-J. Lübken, B. Strelnikov, M. Rapp, W. Singer, R. Latteck, A. Brattli, U.-P. Hoppe, and M. Friedrich
The thermal and dynamical state of the atmosphere during polar
mesosphere winter echoes, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 6, 13–24, 2006
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U. Berger and F.-J. Lübken
Weather in mesospheric ice layers, Geophysical Research Letters, 2006
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A. Brattli, T. A. Blix, Ø. Lie-Svendsen, U.-P. Hoppe, F.-J. Lübken, M. Rapp, W. Singer, R. Latteck, and M. Friedrich
Rocket measurements of positive ions during polar mesosphere
winter echo conditions, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 6, 5515–5524, 2006
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G. A. Lehmacher, C. L. Croskey, J. D. Mitchell, M. Friedrich, F.-J. Lübken,
M. Rapp, E. Kudeki, and D. C. Fritts
Intense turbulence observed above a mesospheric temperature
inversion at equatorial latitude, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 33, 2006
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M. Rauthe, M. Gerding, J. Höffner, and F.-J. Lübken
Lidar temperature measurements of gravity waves over Kühlungsborn (54° N) from 1 to 105 km: A winter-summer comparison, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 111, 2006
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B. Strelnikov, M. Rapp , T.A. Blix , N. Engler , J. Höffner , J. Lautenbach ,
F.-J. Lübken , B. Smiley , M. Friedrich
In situ observations of small scale neutral and plasma dynamics in
the mesosphere/lower thermosphere at 79° N,  Advances in Space Research, 38,2388–2393, 2006
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Franz-Josef Lübken
Eisteilchen in 80-90 Km Höhe: Indikatioren für die niedrigsten Temperaturen in der Erdatmosphäre, Promet, 2005
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M. Rapp, J. Hedin, I. Strelnikova, M. Friedrich, J. Gumbel, and F.-J. Lübken
Observations of positively charged nanoparticles in the nighttime polar
mesosphere, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 32, 2005
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Franz-Josef Lübken and Josef Höffner
Experimental evidence for ice particle interaction with metal atoms at the high latitude summer mesopause region, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2004
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Franz-Josef Lübken, Marius Zecha, and Josef Höffner
Temperatures, polar mesosphere summer echoes, and noctilucent clouds over Spitsbergen (78° N), Journal of Geophysical Research, 2004
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Franz-Josef Lübken and Arno Müllemann
Temperatures and horizontal winds in the Antarctic summer mesosphere,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 2004
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Arno Müllemann and Franz-Josef Lübken
Horizontal winds in the mesosphere at high latitudes, Advances in Space Research, 2004
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Markus Rapp and Franz-Josef Lübken
Polar mesosphere summer echoes (PMSE): review of observations and current understanding, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2004
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Markus Rapp, Boris Strelnikov, Arno Müllemann and Franz-Josef Lübken
Turbulence measurements and implications for gravity wave dissipation during the MaCWAVE/MIDAS rocket program, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2004 (PDF 0.30 MB)

F.-J. Lübken and Arno Müllemann
First in-situ temperature measurements in the summer mesosphere at very high latitudes (78° N), Journal of Geophysical Research, 2003.
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Franz-Josef Lübken, and A. Müllemann
Temperatures, densities, and winds in the high latitude (78° N) mesosphere, Advances in Space Research, 2003
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M. Rapp, F.-J. Lübken, P. Hoffmann, R. Latteck and G. Baumgarten
PMSE dependence on aerosol charge number density and aerosol size,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 2003
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Markus Rapp and Franz-Josef Lübken
On the nature of PMSE: Electron diffusion in the vicinity of charged particles revisited, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2003
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Rapp, M., Gumbel, J., Lübken, F.-J. and Latteck, R.
D-Region Electron Number Density Limits for the Existence of Polar Mesosphere Summer Echoes, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2002
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Rapp, M., F.-J. Lübken, A. Müllemann, G. E. Thomas, and E. J. Jensen
Small Scale Temperature Variations in the Vicinity of NLC: Experimental and Model Results, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2002
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Franz-Josef Lübken, Gerd Baumgarten and K.H. Fricke
First observation of one noctilucent cloud by a twin lidar in two different directions, Annales Geophysicae, 2002
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Franz-Josef Lübken, Markus Rapp and Peter Hoffmann
Neutral air turbulence and temperatures in the vicinity of polar mesosphere summer echoes, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2002
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Arno Müllemann, Markus Rapp, Franz-Josef Lübken and Peter Hoffmann
In Situ Measurements of Mesospheric Turbulence during Spring Transition of the Arctic Mesosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, 2002
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A. Müllemann, M. Rapp, F.-J. Lübken and P. Hoffmann
Insitu measurements of mesospheric turbulence during spring transition, Proceedings of the 15th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research, Barritz, Franz. 28 - 31 May 2001 (ESA SP-471), August 2001
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M. Rapp and F.-J. Lübken
Recent model results on NLC and PMSE formation, Proceedings of the 15th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research, Barritz, Franz. 28 - 31 May 2001 (ESA SP-471), August 2001
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M. Rapp, F.-J. Lübken and Peter Hoffmann
Related to polar mesosphere summer echoes, Proceedings of the 15th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research, Barritz, Franz. 28 - 31 May 2001 (ESA SP-471), August 2001
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M. Rapp and F.-J. Lübken
Modedlling of particle charging in the polar summer mesosphere: Part 1 - General result, Journal of ATMOSPHERIC AND SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS 63 2001
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M. Rapp and F.-J. Lübken
Modedlling of particle charging in the polar summer mesosphere: Part 2 - Application to measurements, Journal of ATMOSPHERIC AND SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS 63, 2001
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M. Rapp, J. Gumbel and F.-J. Lübken
Absolute density measurements in the middle atmosphere, Annales Geophysicae 19:571-580 2001
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F.-J. Lübken
No long term change of the thermal structure in the mesosphere at high latitudes during summer, Advances in Space Research Vol.28, No. 7 2001
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F.-J. Lübken
Nearly zero temperature trend in the polar summer mesosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, 27,No. 21, 3603 - 3606, 2000
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M. Rapp and F.-J. Lübken
Elektron temperature control of PMSE, Geophysical Research Letters, 27,No. 20, 3285 - 3288, 2000
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T. Schilling, F.-J. Lübken, F.G. Wienhold, P. Hoor and H. Fischer.
TDLAS Trace Gas Measurements within Mountain Waves over Northern Scandinavia during the POLSTAR Campaign in early 1997. Geophysical Research Letters, 26, 303-306, 1999.
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M. Rapp and F.-J. Lübken
Modelling of positively charged aerosols in the polar summer mesopause region, Earth Planets Space, 51, 799-807, 1999
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F.-J. Lübken
Thermal structure of the Arctic summer mesosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 9135 - 9149, 1999
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F.-J. Lübken, F. Dingler, H. von Lucke, J. Andres, W.-J. Riedel and H. Wolf
MASERATI: a rocketborne tunable diode laser absorbtion spectrometer, Applied Optics, 38, 5338 - 5349, 1999
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F.-J. Lübken, M. J. Jarvis and G. Owen L. Jones
First in situ temperature measurements at the Antarctic summer mesopause, Geophysical Research Letters, 26, 3581 - 3584, 1999
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F.-J. Lübken, M. Rapp, T. Blix and E. Thrane
Microphysical and turbulent measurements of the Schmidt number in the vicinity of polar mesosphere summer echoes, Geophysical Research Letters, 25, 893-896, 1998
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F.-J. Lübken
Seasonal variation of turbulent energy dissipation rates at high latitudes as determined by in situ measurements of neutral density fluctuations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 13441-13456, 1997
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F.-J. Lübken, K.-H. Fricke and M. Langer
Noctilucent clouds and the thermal structure near the Arctic mesopause in summer, Journal of Geophysical Research, 101, 9489-9508, 1996
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F.-J. Lübken, W. Hillert. G. Lehmacher and U. von Zahn
Experiments Revealing Small Impact of Turbulence on the Energy Budget of the Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research, 98, 20369 - 20384, 1993
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F.-J. Lübken and G. Lehmacher 
Firts in-situ observations of neutral and plasma density flutuations within a PMSE layer, Geophysical Research Letters, 25, 2311-2314, 1993
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