Joint Session 3 Lightning Monitoring at Aviation and Range Locations

Monday, 7 January 2019: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
North 225AB (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Hosts: (Joint between the Ninth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; and the 19th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology )
Jennifer G. Wilson, NASA, Kennedy Space Center, FL and Ryan K. Decker, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL
Jennifer G. Wilson, NASA, Kennedy Space Center, FL and Ryan K. Decker, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL

The level of lightning protection and monitoring varies greatly among airports, military locations, and spaceports. The purpose of this session is to discuss and demonstrate the current state of lightning protection at these locations and the improvements made to the protection of the aircraft, spacecraft, and ground support equipment and personnel over the last few years.

10:30 AM
Results of Initial Feasibility Study on Tactical Support Information for Avoiding Aircraft Lightning Strikes
Eiichi Yoshikawa, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Mitaka, Japan; and T. Ushio, T. Nishi, H. Oikawa, A. Senoguchi, and M. Kamogawa

10:45 AM
Lightning Safety Guidance for Ramp Operations at Airports
Wiebke Deierling, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Klein, M. Steiner, K. Ikeda, and R. Bass

11:00 AM
A Climatology of the Lightning Launch Commit Criteria for the Eastern Range
William P. Roeder, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick Air Force Base, FL; and J. D. Rapp
11:15 AM
Evaluating GLM in the Aviation Weather Test Bed and Aviation Weather Center
Brian P. Pettegrew, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Kansas City, MO; and S. Minnick and A. Terborg

11:30 AM
Design of a Low-Cost, High-Speed Electric Field Mill for Continuous Electric Field Monitoring
Robert Marshall, Univ. of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO; and A. Antunes de Sa, A. Viets, A. Sousa, W. Deierling, and C. Myers
11:45 AM
Lightning Prediction at Cape Canaveral AFS, FL, via the Application of Deep Learning to Surface Observations and Field Mill Data
Dominick V. Speranza, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH; and A. J. Geyer
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