NAMMA ATD LIGHTNING DATA V1

Metadata Updated: August 9, 2018

The NAMMA ATD Lightning data provided by the UK Meterological Office from multiple outstations contains lightning stroke data, latitude and longitude, accuracy and weighting for fading-in flashes of lightning for the African Coast during the NAMMA experiment. Time is determined by the Arrival Time Difference (ATD) of the reporting stations. These data files were generated during support of the NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses (NAMMA) campaign, a field research investigation sponsored by the Science Mission Directorate of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This mission was based in the Cape Verde Islands, 350 miles off the coast of Senegal in west Africa. Commencing in August 2006, NASA scientists employed surface observation networks and aircraft to characterize the evolution and structure of African Easterly Waves (AEWs) and Mesoscale Convective Systems over continental western Africa, and their associated impacts on regional water and energy budgets.

Access & Use Information

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.

Downloads & Resources

References

https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/pub/fieldCampaigns/namma/Lightning-UK_ATD/data/
http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_docs/namma/namukatd/namukatd_dataset.html
http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/NAMMA/RFDETECTOR/DATA202
https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/field-campaigns/namma
https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/about-ghrc/citing-ghrc-daac-data

Dates

Metadata Created Date August 9, 2018
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

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Metadata Created Date August 9, 2018
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018
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Data First Published 2007-08-24T12:13:08.000Z
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Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > National Aeronautics and Space Administration > NASA/MSFC/GHRC
Related Documents https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/pub/fieldCampaigns/namma/Lightning-UK_ATD/data/, http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_docs/namma/namukatd/namukatd_dataset.html, http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/NAMMA/RFDETECTOR/DATA202, https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/field-campaigns/namma, https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/about-ghrc/citing-ghrc-daac-data
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