High‐speed video observations of positive lightning flashes to ground

  title={High‐speed video observations of positive lightning flashes to ground},
  author={Marcelo M. F. Saba and Wolfgang Schulz and Tom A. Warner and Leandro Z. S. Campos and Carina Schumann and Edmund Philip Krider and Kenneth L. Cummins and Richard Edmonds Orville},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
[1] Although positive lightning flashes to ground are not as frequent as negative flashes, their large amplitudes and destructive characteristics make understanding their parameters an important issue. This study summarizes the characteristics of 103 positive cloud-to-ground (+CG) flashes that have been recorded using high-speed video cameras (up to 11,800 frames per second) in three countries together with time-correlated data provided by lightning location systems (LLS). A large fraction of… 

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