Atmospheric Electricity - Latest Publications

Measuring Method for *Lightning* Channel Temperature

Li, X; Zhang, J; Chen, L; Xue, Q; Zhu, R

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6 10.1038/srep33906 SEP 26 2016

SAFIR-3000 *Lightning* Statistics over the Beijing Metropolitan Region during 2005-07

Wu, F; Cui, XP; Zhang, DL; Liu, DX; Zheng, D

JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 55 (12):2613-2633; 10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0030.1 DEC 2016

Performance evaluation of an operational *lightning* forecasting system in Europe

Giannaros, TM; Lagouvardos, K; Kotroni, V

NATURAL HAZARDS, 85 (1):1-18; 10.1007/s11069-016-2555-y JAN 2017

The effect of El Nino and La Nina on *lightning* activity: its relation with meteorological and cloud microphysical parameters

Guha, A; Banik, T; Roy, R; De, BK

NATURAL HAZARDS, 85 (1):403-424; 10.1007/s11069-016-2571-y JAN 2017

Parallelization of 3-D Global FDTD *Earth*-*Ionosphere* Waveguide Models at Resolutions on the Order of similar to 1 km and Higher

Samimi, A; Simpson, JJ

IEEE ANTENNAS AND WIRELESS PROPAGATION LETTERS, 15 1959-1962; 10.1109/LAWP.2016.2545526 2016

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Venezuelan lake is a *lightning* hot spot

SCIENCE, 355 (6320):10-10; JAN 6 2017

Where Are the Lightning Hotspots on Earth?

Rachel I. Albrecht, Steven J. Goodman, Dennis E. Buechler, Richard J. Blakeslee, Hugh J. Christian

A model of preliminary breakdown pulse peak currents and their relation to the observed electric field pulses (pages 596–603)

Petr Kašpar, Ondřej Santolík, Ivana Kolmašová and Thomas Farges

Version of Record online: 13 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/2016GL071483

Simultaneous observations of optical lightning from space and LF band lightning waveforms from the ground

Hiroshi Kikuchi, Mitsuteru Sato, Tomoo Ushio, Takeshi Morimoto, Masayuki Kikuchi, Atsushi Yamazaki, Makoto Suzuki, Ryohei Ishida, Yuji Sakamoto, Ting Wu and Zen Kawasaki

Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/2016GL071783

Schumann resonances at Mars: Effects of the day‐night asymmetry and the dust‐loaded ionosphere

S. Toledo‐Redondo, A. Salinas, J. Portí, O. Witasse, S. Cardnell, J. Fornieles, G. J. Molina‐Cuberos, G. Déprez and F. Montmessin, Version of Record online: 17 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/2016GL071635

On the role of ice‐nucleating aerosol in the formation of ice particles in tropical mesoscale convective systems

Luis A. Ladino, Alexei Korolev, Ivan Heckman, Mengistu Wolde, Ann M. Fridlind and Andrew S. Ackerman

Accepted manuscript online: 21 JAN 2017 02:00PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2016GL072455

Effects of the March 2015 solar eclipse on near-surface atmospheric electricity

Bennett, AJ


Exceptional sequence of severe thunderstorms and related flash floods in May and June 2016 in Germany - Part 1: Meteorological background

Piper, D; Kunz, M; Ehmele, F; Mohr, S; Muhr, B; Kron, A; Daniell, J

NATURAL HAZARDS AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES, 16 (12):2835-2850; 10.5194/nhess-16-2835-2016 DEC 22 2016

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Production mechanisms of leptons, photons and hadrons and their possible feedback close to lightning leaders

Christoph Köhn, Gabriel Diniz and Muhsin N. Harakeh

Accepted manuscript online: 25 JAN 2017 04:06AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025445

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Dancing sprites: detailed analysis of two case studies

Serge Soula, Janusz Mlynarczyk, Martin Füllekrug, Nicolau Pineda, Jean‐François Georgis, Oscar van der Velde, Joan Montanyà and Ferran Fabro

Accepted manuscript online: 19 JAN 2017 06:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025548

Stratiform cloud electrification: comparison of theory with multiple in-cloud measurements

Nicoll, KA; Harrison, RC


Statistical analysis of spatial and temporal variations in atmospheric electric fields from a regional array of field mills

G. M. Lucas, J. P. Thayer and Wiebke Deierling

Accepted manuscript online: 11 JAN 2017 02:10PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025944


Albrecht, RI; Goodman, SJ; Buechler, DE; Blakeslee, RJ; Christian, HJ

BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 97 (11):2051-2068; 10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00193.1 NOV 2016

Global distribution and properties of continuing current in lightning

Phillip M. Bitzer

Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025532

The properties of optical lightning flashes and the clouds they illuminate

Michael Peterson, Wiebke Deierling, Chuntao Liu, Douglas Mach and Christina Kalb

Version of Record online: 13 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025312

A study of National Lightning Detection Network responses to natural lightning based on ground truth data acquired at LOG with emphasis on cloud discharge activity (pages 14,651–14,660)

Y. Zhu, V. A. Rakov, M. D. Tran and A. Nag

Version of Record online: 29 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025574

Luminosity progression in dart‐stepped leader step formation (pages 14,612–14,620)

D. Wang, N. Takagi, M. A. Uman and D. M. Jordan

Version of Record online: 23 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025813

High‐speed video observation of stepwise propagation of a natural upward positive leader (pages 14,307–14,315)

Zhichao Wang, Xiushu Qie, Rubin Jiang, Caixia Wang, Gaopeng Lu, Zhuling Sun, Mingyuan Liu and Yunjiao Pu

Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025605

A statistical approach for site error correction in *lightning* location networks with DF/TOA technique and its application results, Lu, T; Chen, ML; Du, YP; Qiu, ZX

ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH, 184 103-111; 10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.10.009 FEB 1 2017

Numerical study on the effect of charge separation at low cloud temperature and effective water content on *thunderstorm* electrification, Tsenova, BD; Barakova, D; Mitzeva, R

ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH, 184 1-14; 10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.09.011 FEB 1 2017

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Initiation and propagation of cloud-to-ground *lightning* observed with a high-speed video camera

Tran, MD; Rakov, VA, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6 10.1038/srep39521 DEC 21 2016

Julius Elster and Hans Geitel – Dioscuri of physics and pioneer investigators in atmospheric electricity

Author(s): Rudolf G. A. Fricke and Kristian Schlegel MS No.: hgss-2016-14 MS Type: Review article

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McQuate, S. (2017), New way to gauge lightning’s role in ozone formation, Eos, 98, doi:10.1029/2017EO065893.

Modeling the high-latitude ground response to the excitation of the ionospheric MHD modes by *atmospheric electric* discharge, Fedorov, E; Mazur, N; Pilipenko, V; Baddeley, L, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 121 (11):11282-11301; 10.1002/2016JA023354 NOV 2016

Fractal Model of a Compact Intracloud Discharge. II. Specific Features of Electromagnetic Emission

Davydenko, SS; Iudin, DI, RADIOPHYSICS AND QUANTUM ELECTRONICS, 59 (7):560-575; 10.1007/s11141-016-9723-5 DEC 2016

*Lightning* occurrence data observed with *lightning* location systems of electric power companies in Japan: 2009-2013

Shindo, T; Motoyama, H; Miki, T; Saito, M; Matsueda, A; Honma, N; Hida,

T; Shinjo, K; Hayashi, K; Awazu, H; Makabe, K; Fujikawa, M; Kurihara, S;


Analysis of *lightning* hazards in India, Selvi, S; Rajapandian, S, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, 19 22-24; 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.08.021 OCT 2016

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A pipeline to link meteorological information and TGFs detected by AGILE

A. Ursi, P. Sanò, D. Casella, M. Marisaldi, S. Dietrich and M. Tavani

Accepted manuscript online: 24 DEC 2016 12:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2016JA023137

Spatial variability of correlated color temperature of *lightning* channels

Shimoji, N; Aoyama, R; Hasegawa, W

Results in Physics, 6 161-162; 10.1016/j.rinp.2016.03.004 2016

*Lightning* world records

WEATHER, 71 (11):272-272; NOV 2016

Polarimetric radar characteristics of storms with and without lightning activity (JGR pages 14,201–14,220)

Enrique V. Mattos, Luiz A. T. Machado, Earle R. Williams and Rachel I. Albrecht

Version of Record online: 10 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025142

Bipolar lightning flashes observed at the Sentis Tower: Do we need to modify the traditional classification? (JGR pages 14,117–14,126)

Mohammad Azadifar, Farhad Rachidi, Marcos Rubinstein, Vladimir A. Rakov, Mario Paolone and Davide Pavanello

Version of Record online: 14 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025461

Follow Phenomenon of Breakdown Voltage in SF6 under *Lightning* Impulse

You, HY; Zhang, QG; Ma, JT; Qin, YF; Wen, T; Guo, C; Zhang, YX


WWLLN *lightning* and satellite microwave radiometrics at 37 to 183GHz: Thunderstorms in the broad tropics

Solorzano, NN; Thomas, JN; Hutchins, ML; Holzworth, RH

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 121 (20):12298-12318; 10.1002/2016JD025374 OCT 27 2016

Variability and trends of annual and seasonal *thunderstorm* frequency over Bangladesh

Saha, TR; Quadir, DA

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLIMATOLOGY, 36 (14):4651-4666; 10.1002/joc.4663 NOV 2016

Spatially adaptive probabilistic computation of a sub-kilometre resolution *lightning* climatology for New Zealand

Etherington, TR; Perry, GLW

COMPUTERS & GEOSCIENCES, 98 38-45; 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.09.010 JAN 2017

Field Measurements of Terrestrial and Martian Dust Devils

Murphy, J; Steakley, K; Balme, M; Deprez, G; Esposito, F; Kahanpaa, H;

Lemmon, M; Lorenz, R; Murdoch, N; Neakrase, L; Patel, M; Whelley, P

SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 203 (1-4):39-87; 10.1007/s11214-016-0283-y NOV 2016

AC and DC global electric circuit properties and the height profile of atmospheric conductivity

Kudintseva, IG; Nickolaenko, AP; Rycroft, MJ; Odzimek, A

ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS, 59 (5):10.4401/ag-6870 2016

Applications of Electrified Dust and Dust Devil Electrodynamics to Martian Atmospheric Electricity

Harrison, RG; Barth, E; Esposito, F; Merrison, J; Montmessin, F; Aplin,

KL; Borlina, C; Berthelier, JJ; Deprez, G; Farrell, WM; Houghton, IMP;

Renno, NO; Nicoll, KA; Tripathi, SN; Zimmerman, M

SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 203 (1-4):299-345; 10.1007/s11214-016-0241-8 NOV 2016

Atmospheric electricity as a proxy for air quality: Relationship between potential gradient and pollutant gases in an urban environment

Silva, HG; Conceicao, R; Khan, MAH; Matthews, JC; Wright, MD;

Collares-Pereira, M; Shallcross, DE

JOURNAL OF ELECTROSTATICS, 84 32-41; 10.1016/j.elstat.2016.08.006 DEC 2016

Anomalous diurnal variation of atmospheric potential gradient and air-Earth current density observed at Maitri, Antarctica

Jeeva, K; Gurubaran, S; Williams, ER; Kamra, AK; Sinha, AK; Guha, A;

Selvaraj, C; Nair, KU; Dhar, A

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 121 (21):12593-12611; 10.1002/2016JD025043 NOV 16 2016

Saharan dust electrification perceived by a triangle of atmospheric electricity stations in Southern Portugal

Silva, HG; Lopes, FM; Pereira, S; Nicoll, K; Barbosa, SM; Conceicao, R;

Neves, S; Harrison, RG; Pereira, MC

JOURNAL OF ELECTROSTATICS, 84 106-120; 10.1016/j.elstat.2016.10.002 DEC 2016

On the connection of *gamma-ray bursts* and X-ray flashes in the BATSE and RHESSI databases

Ripa, J; Meszaros, A

ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE, 361 (12):10.1007/s10509-016-2960-4 DEC 2016

Unusually high frequency natural VLF radio emissions observed during daytime in Northern Finland

Manninen, J; Turunen, T; Kleimenova, N; Rycroft, M; Gromova, L; Sirvio,

Environmental Research Letters, 11 (12):10.1088/1748-9326/11/12/124006 DEC 2016

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The influence of bremsstrahlung on electric discharge streamers in N-2, O-2 gas mixtures

Kohn, C; Chanrion, O; Neubert, T

PLASMA SOURCES SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 26 (1):10.1088/0963-0252/26/1/015006 JAN 2017

The spectroscopy of individual terrestrial gamma‐ray flashes: Constraining the source properties (pages 11,346–11,363)

B. G. Mailyan, M. S. Briggs, E. S. Cramer, G. Fitzpatrick, O. J. Roberts, M. Stanbro, V. Connaughton, S. McBreen, P. N. Bhat and J. R. Dwyer

Version of Record online: 11 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JA022702

Detection of multiple terrestrial gamma‐ray flashes from thunderstorm systems (pages 11,302–11,315)

A. Ursi, M. Marisaldi, M. Tavani, D. Casella, P. Sanò and S. Dietrich

Version of Record online: 9 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JA023136

Magnetic field modification to the relativistic runaway electron avalanche length (pages 11,261–11,270)

E. S. Cramer, J. R. Dwyer and H. K. Rassoul

Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/2016JA022891

Characterization of initial current pulses in negative rocket-triggered *lightning* with sensitive magnetic sensor

Lu, GP; Zhang, HB; Jiang, RB; Fan, YF; Qie, XS; Liu, MY; Sun, ZL; Wang,

ZC; Tian, Y; Liu, K

RADIO SCIENCE, 51 (9):1432-1444; 10.1002/2016RS005945 SEP 2016

Temporal and spatial characteristics of *lightning*-produced nitrogen oxides in China

Guo, FX; Bao, M; Mu, YJ; Liu, ZP; Li, YW; Shi, HF

JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS, 149 100-107; 10.1016/j.jastp.2016.10.007 NOV 2016

Balloon measurements of the vertical ionization profile over southern Israel and comparison to mid-latitude observations

Yaniv, R; Yair, Y; Price, C; Nicoll, K; Harrison, G; Artamonov, A;

Usoskin, I

JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS, 149 87-92; 10.1016/j.jastp.2016.10.003 NOV 2016

Solar wind-atmospheric electricity-cloud microphysics connections to weather and *climate*

Lam, MM; Tinsley, BA

JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS, 149 277-290; 10.1016/j.jastp.2015.10.019 NOV 2016

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A Study of Preliminary Breakdown and Return Stroke Processes in High-Intensity Negative *Lightning* Discharges

Zhu, YA; Rakov, VA; Tran, MD

ATMOSPHERE, 7 (10):10.3390/atmos7100130 OCT 2016

Determination of Sprite Streamers Altitude Based on N2 Spectroscopic Analysis

A. Ihaddadene and Sebastien Celestin

Accepted manuscript online: 10 DEC 2016 12:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2016JA023111

Evaluation of Monte Carlo tools for high energy atmospheric physics

Rutjes, C; Sarria, D; Skeltved, AB; Luque, A; Diniz, G; Ostgaard, N;

Ebert, U

GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 9 (11):3961-3974; 10.5194/gmd-9-3961-2016 NOV 8 2016

Measurement of the circular polarization in radio emission from extensive air showers confirms emission mechanisms

Scholten, O; Trinh, TNG; Bonardi, A; Buitink, S; Correa, P; Corstanje,

A; Hasankiadeh, QD; Falcke, H; Horandel, JR; Mitra, P; Mulrey, K;

Nelles, A; Rachen, JP; Rossetto, L; Schellart, P; Thoudam, S; ter Veen,

S; de Vries, KD; Winchen, T

PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 94 (10):10.1103/PhysRevD.94.103010 NOV 23 2016

Chondrules: The canonical and noncanonical views

Connolly, HC; Jones, RH

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-PLANETS, 121 (10):1885-1899; 10.1002/2016JE005113 OCT 2016

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WMO World Record Lightning Extremes: Longest Reported Flash Distance and Longest Reported Flash Duration.

Lang, T., S. Pédeboy, W. Rison, R. Cerveny, J. Montanyà, S. Chauzy, D. MacGorman, R. Holle, E. Ávila, Y. Zhang, G. Carbin, E. Mansell, Y. Kuleshov, T. Peterson, M. Brunet, F. Driouech, and D. Krahenbuhl,

Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0061.1, 2016

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Lightning climatology of exoplanets and brown dwarfs guided by Solar system data.

Hodosán, G; Helling, Ch; Asensio-Torres, R; Vorgul, I; Rimmer, P. B.

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol