88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Session 4: Lightning and Electrical Processes in Convective to Mesoscale Storms

Tuesday, 22 January 2008: 3:30 PM-5:45 PM
222 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Chair:  Martin J. Murphy, Vaisala
  3:30 PM
The evolution of total lightning and radar characteristics of two mesoscale convective systems over Houston
Charles L. Hodapp, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and L. D. Carey, R. E. Orville, and B. Ely

  3:45 PM
A review of enhanced monitoring and analysis techniques to characterize lightning and transient luminous events
Walter A. Lyons, FMA Research, Inc., Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Cummer, S. A. Rutledge, T. Lang, E. R. Williams, T. M. Samaras, C. S. Keen, R. H. Holzworth, T. E. Nelson, J. Meyer, and R. Marshall

  4:00 PM
Meteorological Origin of Q-bursts and Sprites over West Africa
Earle Williams, MIT, Lexington, MA; and Y. Hobara, R. A. Boldi, W. A. Lyons, B. Russell, V. Mushtak, G. Satori, J. Bor, C. G. Price, E. Greenberg, E. Williams, and R. H. Holzworth

  4:30 PM
The relationship between total lightning, ice mass, liquid water mass and convective rainfall
Wiebke Deierling, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. A. Petersen and S. Ellis

  5:00 PM
Electrical and polarimetric radar observations of a HP supercell on 29 May 2004 during TELEX
Clark D. Payne, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. J. Schuur, W. D. Rust, D. R. MacGorman, M. I. Biggerstaff, K. M. Kuhlman, E. C. Bruning, and N. R. Lund

  5:15 PM
Small, continual lightning activity in the overshooting turret of supercell storms
D. R. MacGorman, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. M. Kuhlman, E. C. Bruning, D. Rust, P. R. Krehbiel, and M. I. Biggerstaff

  5:30 PM
A statistical framework for the analysis of large lightning and radar datasets
Timothy J. Lang, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Rutledge