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The Optical Transient Detector (OTD) records optical measurements of global lightning events in the daytime and nighttime. The data includes individual point (lightning) data, satellite metadata, and several derived products. The OTD was launched on 3 April 1995 aboard the Microlab-1 satellite into a near polar orbit with an inclination of 70 degrees with respect to the equator, at an altitude of 740 km.

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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 July 17, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 17, 2020

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Metadata Created Date July 17, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 17, 2020
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Citation Blakeslee, Richard J..1996. OPTICAL TRANSIENT DETECTOR (OTD) LIGHTNING indicate subset used. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/LIS/OTD/DATA101
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 1996-11-15
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/LIS/OTD/DATA101
Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2020-04-10
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Temporal 1995-04-13T01:37:27Z/2000-03-23T19:17:37Z
Category LIS, geospatial

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