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Houston Lightning Mapping Array (HLMA) Flash-level data



Houston Lightning Mapping Array (HLMA) post-processed (L2+) data, collected during the ESCAPE (Experiment of Sea Breeze Convection, Aerosols, Precipitation, and Environment) field campaign IOP period (6 June - 31 July 2022), and the remaining DOE TRACER IOP period (July-Sep 2022). These data were processed uniformly with reasonable default quality control parameters and are available in NetCDF format.

Archive note

Preliminary data for August and September have been added to the dataset.

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 0.1 (2022-10-14)
  • 0.2 (2023-05-22)
  • 1.0 (2023-08-15):

    Data are now considered final.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2022-06-02 00:00:00
End datetime 2022-09-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 29.76, Minimum (South) Latitude: 29.76
Minimum (West) Longitude: -95.37, Maximum (East) Longitude: -95.37

Primary point of contact information

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Logan, T., et al. 2023. Houston Lightning Mapping Array (HLMA) Flash-level data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 Jun 2024.

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