88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Poster Session 1: Lightning Applications, Studies and Technology in the Atmospheric Sciences

Tuesday, 22 January 2008: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Exhibit Hall B (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Chair:  Kristin M. Kuhlman, Univ. of Oklahoma
Cell mergers and their impact on cloud-to-ground lightning over the Houston area
Michael L. Gauthier, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick Air Force Base, FL; and W. A. Petersen and L. D. Carey

Spatial distribution of lightning data relative to kinematics in a HP tornadic supercell storm during TELEX
K. M. Kuhlman, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. R. MacGorman and M. I. Biggerstaff

Poster PDF (831.9 kB)
Narrow bipolar events, strong VHF pulses and the detection of severe weather from GPS orbit

Relationship between lightning location and polarimetric radar signatures in an MCS
N. R. Lund, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. R. MacGorman, W. D. Rust, T. J. Schuur, P. R. Krehbiel, W. Rison, T. Hamlin, J. M. Straka, and M. I. Biggerstaff

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
Spatial and time distribution of thunderstorms in SOWMEX-2007
Po-Hsiung Lin, National Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan; and P. K. Wang and S. A. Liao

Poster PDF (905.6 kB)
Hurricane lightning: a new campaign to investigate hurricane intensification by using lightning observations
Xuan-Min Shao, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and J. D. Harlin, T. Hamlin, D. M. Suszcynsky, and C. A. Jeffery

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)
Seasonality of thunderstorms seen by TRMM
Daniel J. Cecil, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
Using TRMM to resolve the ensemble of global tropical thunderstorms
Anita LeRoy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and D. J. Cecil

Tennessee Valley Total and Cloud-to-ground Lightning Climatology Comparison
Dennis Buechler, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. J. Blakeslee, J. M. Hall, and E. W. McCaul Jr.

Characteristics of positive cloud-to-ground lightning
Scott David Rudlosky, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg

Characteristics of cloud-to-ground lightning in warm season thunderstorms
Stacy A. Fleenor, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and C. Biagi, E. P. Krider, K. L. Cummins, and K. E. Kehoe

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
The ZEUS lightning network in Brazil
Carlos A. R. Morales, University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and F. Sales, F. G. Pinheiro, K. S. Câmara, and E. N. Anagnostou

Determination of a Limited Scope Network's Lightning Detection Efficiency
John T. Rompala, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stout, WI; and R. Blakeslee

Poster PDF (276.9 kB)