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STARNET Lightning Data (dat)

Summary

This dataset contains Sferics Timing and Ranging Network (STARNET) long-range lightning detection data from the High Altitude Ice Crystals - High Ice Water Content (HAIC-HIWC) project that took place in Cayenne, French Guiana. The STARNET lightning detection network is run by the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil at the Laboratorio de Sensoriamento Remoto de Tempestades (STORM-T), Department of Atmospheric Sciences, IAG. The data files are in .dat (ascii) file format and are contained in tar files by day.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-05-07 00:00:00
End datetime 2015-06-12 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 20.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 0.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -70.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -30.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. 2015. STARNET Lightning Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/486.002. Accessed 22 Jul 2019.

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