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Lightning : principles, instruments and applications : review of modern lightning research

Author: Hans Dieter Betz; U Schumann; Pierre Laroche, Prof.
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2009.
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Addresses experimental and theoretical aspects of lightning. This book examines phenomena such as triggered lightning and sprite observations. It includes such topics as air chemistry; convective storms; infra sound from lightning; lightning and climate change; lightning and precipitation; lightning and radiation; and, lightning and supercells.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lightning.
Dordrecht : Springer, 2008
(OCoLC)277069453
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Dieter Betz; U Schumann; Pierre Laroche, Prof.
ISBN: 9781402090790 140209079X
OCLC Number: 311507526
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 641 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Present Understanding of the Lightning Return Stroke --
Triggered Lightning --
Electric Field and Charge Structure in Lightning-Producing Clouds --
Characteristics of Lightning in Supercells --
LINET {u2013} An International VLF/LF Lightning Detection Network in Europe --
LAMPINET {u2013} Lightning Detection in Italy --
Lightning Detection in Spain: The Particular Case of Catalonia --
Spatial Distribution and Frequency of Thunderstorms and Lightning in Australia --
Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Observations in Brazil --
Observation and Interpretation of Lightning Flashes with Electromagnetic Lightning Mapper --
Nowcasting of Thunderstorms Using VHF Measurements --
Optical Detection of Lightning from Space --
Space- and Ground-Based Studies of Lightning Signatures --
Lightning Measurements from Satellites and Significance for Storms in the Mediterranean --
Energetic Radiation and Lightning --
Schumann Resonance Signatures of Global Lightning Activity --
The Meteorological and Electrical Structure of TLE-Producing Convective Storms --
Infrasound from Lightning and Sprites --
Lightning in the Mediterranean in Relation with Cloud Microphysical Parameters --
Lightning and Precipitation --
Comparative Analysis of Flash and Radar Characteristics of Thunderstorm Cells --
Lightning Characteristics of Extreme Weather Events --
Flash Cells in Thunderstorms --
Thunderstorms, Lightning and Climate Change --
Impact of Lightning on Air Chemistry and Climate --
Lightning and NO X Production in Global Models --
Lightning Protection of Structures.
Responsibility: edited by Hans Dieter Betz, Ulrich Schumann, Pierre Laroche.
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In the present volume the most important current questions on lightning are described and analyzed under many experimental and theoretical aspects. The level of questions discussed is high, but the  Read more...

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