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NLDN lightning data (binary format)

Summary

This dataset contains lightning data from the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN), which consists of 100 remote, ground-based sensing stations located across the United States. These data are available in .tar files grouped by day. These data were recorded within the time period of the DC3 project from 14 May to 30 June 2012. This dataset is password protected.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2012-05-14 00:00:00
End datetime 2012-06-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 60.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 18.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -130.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -60.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Stossmeister, G. 2012. NLDN lightning data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/353.004. Accessed 30 Sep 2020.

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