Charge Structure and Dynamics in Thunderstorms

  title={Charge Structure and Dynamics in Thunderstorms},
  author={Maribeth Stolzenburg and Thomas C. Marshall},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
The electrical structure inside thunderstorm clouds and the changes with time of this structure are fundamental parameters for atmospheric electricity studies on Earth. This paper gives a review of the current state of knowledge about thunderstorm charge structure based primarily on in-cloud vertical profiles through different types of deep convective clouds, cirriform anvil clouds, and stratiform precipitation regions associated with mid-latitude mesoscale convective systems. Results on the… 

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