NAMMA LIGHTNING ZEUS DATA V1

Metadata Updated: August 9, 2018

The NAMMA Lightning ZEUS data is provided by World-ZEUS Long Range Lightning Monitoring Network Data obtained from radio atmospheric signals located at thirteen ground stations spread across the European and African continents and Brazil from August 1, 2006 to October 1, 2006. Lightning activity occurring over a large part of the globe is continuously monitored at varying spatial accuracy (e.g. 10-20 km within and >50 km outside the network periphery) and high temporal (1 msec) resolution. Time is determined by the Arrival Time Difference between the time series from the pairs of the receivers. 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.

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References

https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/pub/fieldCampaigns/namma/Lightning-ZEUS/data/
http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_docs/namma/namzeus/namzeus_dataset.html
https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/pub/doc/namma/namzeus/readme-zeus-reprocessed_AMMA_2006.txt
http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/NAMMA/RFDETECTOR/DATA201
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 2007-08-24T12:13:16.000Z
Homepage URL https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/field-campaigns/namma
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Data Last Modified 2017-10-02T11:12:46.000Z
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Related Documents https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/pub/fieldCampaigns/namma/Lightning-ZEUS/data/, http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_docs/namma/namzeus/namzeus_dataset.html, https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/pub/doc/namma/namzeus/readme-zeus-reprocessed_AMMA_2006.txt, http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/NAMMA/RFDETECTOR/DATA201, 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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