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Radar observations of the kinematic, microphysical, and precipitation characteristics of two MCSs in TRMM LBA
[1] Dual-Doppler and polarimetric radar observations are used to analyze two mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) that occurred during the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Large-ScaleExpand
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Correcting Propagation Effects in C-Band Polarimetric Radar Observations of Tropical Convection Using Differential Propagation Phase
Abstract A propagation correction algorithm utilizing the differential propagation phase (ϕdp) was developed and tested on C-band polarimetric radar observations of tropical convection obtainedExpand
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The Relationship between Precipitation and Lightning in Tropical Island Convection: A C-Band Polarimetric Radar Study
One of the primary scientific objectives of the Maritime Continent Thunderstorm Experiment was to study cloud electrification processes in tropical island convection, in particular, the couplingExpand
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Environmental Control of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Polarity in Severe Storms
Abstract In this study, it is hypothesized that the mesoscale environment can indirectly control the cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning polarity of severe storms by directly affecting their structural,Expand
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CSU-CHILL polarimetric radar measurements from a severe hail storm in eastern Colorado
Abstract Polarimetric radar measurements made by the recently upgraded CSU-CHILL radar system in a severe hailstorm are analyzed permitting for the first time the combined use of Zh, ZDR, linearExpand
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A multiparameter radar case study of the microphysical and kinematic evolution of a lightning producing storm
SummaryWe examine the co-evolving microphysical, kinematic, and electrical characteristics of a multi-cell thunderstorm observed on 21 May 1993 along the Front Range of Colorado using data collectedExpand
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Lightning location relative to storm structure in a leading‐line, trailing‐stratiform mesoscale convective system
[1] Horizontal and line-normal, vertical cross-sections and composite images of Dallas-Fort Worth Lightning Detection and Ranging (LDAR II) VHF radiation sources and radar reflectivity over a 30-minExpand
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Preliminary Development and Evaluation of Lightning Jump Algorithms for the Real-Time Detection of Severe Weather
Abstract Previous studies have demonstrated that rapid increases in total lightning activity (intracloud + cloud-to-ground) are often observed tens of minutes in advance of the occurrence of severeExpand
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Electrical and multiparameter radar observations of a severe hailstorm
Using data from the 11 cm, CSU-CHILL multiparameter radar, the simultaneous evolution of the radar-inferred precipitation structure and electrical characteristics of a severe hailstorm isExpand
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The GOES-R GeoStationary Lightning Mapper (GLM)
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GLM will map total lightning activity continuously day and night with near-uniform storm-scale spatial resolution of 8 km with a product refresh rate of less than 20 s over the Americas and adjacent oceanic regions in the western hemisphere. Expand
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