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Title: Lightning Datasets
Url: http://thunder.msfc.nasa.gov/data/
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: Using satellites and ground-based detection instruments, researchers have now mapped out lightning ratios for the continental United States. Optical Transient Detector (OTD) data from NASA report when a satellite detects lightning flashes across the globe for "daytime and nighttime conditions with a detection efficiency ranging from 40% to 65%, depending upon external conditions such as glint and radiation." Daily OTD data are provided for 1995-99, followed by summary data (annual, seasonal, monthly) of global lightning distributions for 1995-98/99.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Meteorology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Data processing
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Meteorology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Lightning
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Electrical phenomena in the atmosphere -- Lightning (General)
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Technique. Instructions for observers -- Synoptic meteorology. Computation and analysis -- Data processing
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Physical sciences
Science -- Process skills
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-08-01 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-02-15 15:38:37 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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