Journal of Plasma Physics

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Rogue waves in the atmosphere

LENNART STENFLOa1 and MATTIAS MARKLUNDa2

a1 Department of Physics, Linköping University, SE-581 83 Linköping, Sweden

a2 Department of Physics, Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden (mattias.marklund@physics.umu.se)

Abstract

The appearance of rogue waves is well known in oceanographics, optics, and cold matter systems. Here we show a possibility for the existence of atmospheric rogue waves.

(Received November 06 2009)

(Accepted November 20 2009)

(Online publication January 08 2010)