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Brazil BrasilDAT Lightning Network Data


This data set contains every detection of cloud-to-ground and cloud-to-cloud lightning from the INPE (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais) BrasilDAT (Sistema Brasileiro de Detecção de Descargas atmosféricas) lightning network during the RELAMPAGO (Remote sensing of Electrification, Lightning, And Meso-scale/micro-scale Processes with Adaptive Ground Observations) field season.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2019-06-14)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-11-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2018-12-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -21.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -31.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -59.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -53.00

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Naccarato, K., Machado, L. 2019. Brazil BrasilDAT Lightning Network Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 07 Dec 2019.

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