Vaisala GLD360 lightning observations are compared with total lightnign measurements made by LIS on the TRMM satellite.
How does the meteorology of a cloud relate to its electrification and charge structure? What are the implications for the Global Electric Circuit?
Lightning flashes may be the most dramatic examples of electricity in the atmosphere but conduction currents from thunderstorms and electrified shower clouds power the Global Electric Circuit that regulates the ionospheric potential and can be used to monitor climate
Much can be learned from the optical pulses of light produced during a lightning discharge. Satellite measurements make it possible to document flash evolution and structure on a global scale
Applications of scientific data from lightning flash animations to 'Big Data' analysis software
Atmospheric electricity is a specialized field with broad implications for the Earth System. This site is built to showcase new and unique applications of atmospheric data to address science questions within the above topics