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PERiLS_2022: NSSL Deployable Lightning Mapping Array Data


Data from the NSSL Deployable Lightning Mapping Array during the period of PERiLS_2022 operations. There were four deployments each containing about 48 hours of data. The instrumentation measured VHF emissions to map the three dimensional structure of lightning flashes in space and time.

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  • 1.0 (2022-07-22)
  • 1.1 (2022-10-10):

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2022-03-22 00:00:00
End datetime 2022-05-12 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 36.50, Minimum (South) Latitude: 32.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -90.60, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.80

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Chmielewski, V., et al. 2022. PERiLS_2022: NSSL Deployable Lightning Mapping Array Data. Version 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 03 Mar 2024.

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