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IMPACTS_2020: National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) Data


Lightning stroke data from the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) for particular periods during the IMPACTS_2020 campaign. Data are available for 11-13, 17-19, 24-26, and 31 January as well as 1-8, 12-14, 18-19, and 24-28 February 2020.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2022-09-29)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2020-01-11 00:00:00
End datetime 2020-02-28 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 48.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 36.50
Minimum (West) Longitude: -87.50, Maximum (East) Longitude: -66.50

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Vagasky, C., Nairy, C., Delene, D. 2022. IMPACTS_2020: National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Jul 2024.

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