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STARNET Lightning Data



This data set contains the lightning detection data from the STARNET (Sferics Timing And Ranging NETwork) lightning detection network during the period of RELAMPAGO operations. 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. These data were collected in real time and have not had any additional processing or quality control.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2019-02-15)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-10-26 00:00:00
End datetime 2019-01-31 23:59:59

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 30.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -60.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 0.00

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Morales, C., Neves, J., Anselmo, E. 2019. STARNET Lightning Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 23 Jun 2024.

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