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Lightning Detection From Space: A Lightning Primer
Entry ID: GHRC_Lightning_Primer

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Summary
Abstract: A historical essay on lightning research. This primer describes
the characteristics of lightning and provides information on
recent activities in lightning research.

(Adapted from Lightning and Atmospheric Electricity at the GHCC.)
Service Citation
Originators: Dr. Hugh J. Christian and Melanie A. McCook
Title: Lightning Detection From Space: A Lightning Primer
Provider: GHRC, MSFC, NASA
URL: http://thunder.nsstc.nasa.gov/primer/
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition

Ancillary Keywords
Lightning
Thunder
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Service Provider
NASA/MSFC/GHCC/LAER > Lightning and Atmospheric Electricity Research, Global Hydrology and Climate Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://thunder.nsstc.nasa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: RICHARD BLAKESLEE
Phone: 256-961-7962
Fax: 256-961-7348
Email: Rich.Blakeslee at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Global Hydrology and Climate Center
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML
Fees: free
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
LIS Homepage (http://thunder.nsstc.nasa.gov/lis/)
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2002-10-01
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