Electrostatic thunderstorm detection

Alec J. Bennett

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Abstract

Thunderstorm detection within 100km using a single sensor to measure the variation in electrostatic field between 1 and 45Hz is discussed. Case studies demonstrating the use of electrostatic variability in lightning detection and warning of overhead thunderstorm development are presented, including the ability to locate lightning when electrostatic signals are combined with radio direction finding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages51-54
Number of pages4
Volume72
No.2
Specialist publicationWeather
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Feb 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atmospheric Science

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