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Vaisala GLD360 Lightning Data

Summary

This data set contains lightning data from the Vaisala GLD360 network of VLF sensors. The location, peak current magnitude, and polarity are included for each event in the DYNAMO region and time period. These data are in a columnar ASCII format and were provided by Vaisala. This data set is only available to DYNAMO investigators and requires a special login, contact sfw AT ucar DOT edu for access.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2011-09-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2012-03-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


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Maximum (North) Latitude: 20.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 40.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 120.00

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EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Vaisala. 2013. Vaisala GLD360 Lightning Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/347.133. Accessed 22 Sep 2019.

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