88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Tuesday, 22 January 2008: 2:50 PM
The Geostationary Lightning Mapper Instrument for GOES-R
222 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
H.J. Christian Jr., Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
A contact for the design and fabrication of the Geostationary Lighting Mapper (GLM) has recently been awarded to the Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center. This instrument, which is scheduled to be flown on GOES-R and subsequent satellites, will establish new standards for detection and location of lightning.

Details of the instrument design and performance will be presented during this presentation

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