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United States Precision Lightning Network (USPLN) Data

Summary

Lightning stroke data are collected in 1-hour reports which contain cloud-to-ground lightning stroke data and cloud flash discharges. The data are available in ASCII NAPLN extended data format. The reports have been combined into daily tar files and range from 15 May to 15 June 2013. NOTE: This dataset requires a password and acceptance of the EULA.

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2013-12-02)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Restrictions
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2013-05-15 00:00:00
End datetime 2013-06-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 50.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 30.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

Primary point of contact information

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

WSI Corporation. 2013. United States Precision Lightning Network (USPLN) Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/FZ9H-SNH9-4F0F. Accessed 19 Sep 2021.

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