ELF Electromagnetic Waves from Lightning: The Schumann Resonances

  title={ELF Electromagnetic Waves from Lightning: The Schumann Resonances},
  author={Colin G. Price},
  • C. Price
  • Published 15 September 2016
  • Physics
  • Atmosphere
Lightning produces electromagnetic fields and waves in all frequency ranges. In the extremely low frequency (ELF) range below 100 Hz, the global Schumann Resonances (SR) are excited at frequencies of 8 Hz, 14 Hz, 20 Hz, etc. This review is aimed at the reader generally unfamiliar with the Schumann Resonances. First some historical context to SR research is given, followed by some theoretical background and examples of the extensive use of Schumann resonances in a variety of lightning-related… 

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