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LIS/OTD 2.5 Degree Low Resolution Time Series (LRTS) V2.3.2015

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

The LIS/OTD 2.5 Degree Low Resolution Time Series (LRTS) contains a variety of gridded climatologies of total lightning flash rates obtained from two lightning detection sensors - the spaceborne Optical Transient Detector (OTD) on Orbview-1 and the Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) onboard the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite. The long LIS (equatorward of about 38 degree) record makes the merged climatology most robust in the tropics and subtropics, while the high latitude data is entirely from OTD. The LRTS dataset include flash rate time series data in MP4 format.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Identifier C1995865470-GHRC_DAAC
Data First Published 2003-05-14
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2022-04-28
Category LIS, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Citation Cecil, Daniel J.2003. LIS/OTD 2.5 Degree Low Resolution Time Series (LRTS) indicate subset used. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrometeorology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI:
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Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
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Metadata Type geospatial
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Program Code 026:001
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Source Hash c725f2b8acd08a406f0f32d13ef0a3915be66c0016e1eb77f72f92f2bb396749
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 1995-05-04T00:00:00Z/2015-04-08T23:59:59Z

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