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WWLLN Lightning Data

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Summary

This data set contains global lightning location data from the World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN) for the RELAMPAGO time period. The data are in a comma-delimited ASCII format in daily gzipped tar files. These data were provided by Dr. Robert Holzworth at the University of Washington.  These data were collected in real time and have not had any additional processing or quality control applied.

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  • 1.0 (2019-02-15)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-10-11 00:00:00
End datetime 2019-01-05 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 90.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -90.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Holzworth, R. 2019. WWLLN Lightning Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/3ARY-8B4Z-T409. Accessed 05 Oct 2022.

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