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National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) Data

Summary

This data set contains the cloud-to-ground and in-cloud lightning data from the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN).

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2019-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2020-05-26 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 90.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -90.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2019. National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/100.029. Accessed 28 May 2020.

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