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Entry ID: gailightn

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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. National Lightning Detection Network is a commercial lightning
detection network operated by Vaisala Group (LightningStorm.com). A network of
over 100 antennae are connected to a central processor that records the time,
polarity, signal strength, and number of strokes of each cloud-to-ground
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 53.0   S: 20.0   E: -60.0   W: -130.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
Instrument
RF ANTENNA Ancillary Description
Access Constraints These data are restricted to collaborators that have a working relationship with the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Lightning Group.
Use Constraints These data are restricted to collaborators that have a working relationship with the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Lightning Group.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: gailightn

Data Center Personnel
Name: GHRC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: 256-961-7932
Fax: 256-961-7859
Email: ghrcdaac at itsc.uah.edu
Contact Address:
GHRC User Services Office
Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC)
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 256-961-7963
Email: william.koshak at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Earth Science Office, ZP11
Robert E. Cramer Research Hall
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805-1912
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Cummins, K.L., et al., 1995: NLDN'95: A Combined TOA/MDF Technology Upgrade of the U.S. National Lightning Detection Network. Intl. Aerospace & Ground Conference on Lightning and Static Electricity, Williamsburg, VA, USA, Sept. 26-28, 1995.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-09-11

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