M. J. Peterson
An article in the CICS-MD NOAA weekly report featuring Peterson et al. (2017) and estimating the generator current for the Global Electric Circuit from satellite observations. < Read the full article
Radar data from the TRMM satellite is used to construct a three-dimensional digital model of a hurricane that is then sent to a 3D printer.
This project is a feasibility study that will lead to the creation of education and outreach aides that are based on real scientific data rather than conceptual models.
Electrified Cloud Feature (ECF) Database - v1.0
A Radar Precipitation Feature (RPF) database of clouds that the Peterson et al. (2015) algorithm considers to be electrified.
Illuminated Cloud Feature (ICF) Database - v1.0
A database of LIS flashes with coincident cloud information included.
Propagating LIS Flash Database - v1.0
A database of LIS flashes that includes information about their elongation and propagation characteristics.