88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Poster Session 2: Lightning Safety, Protection, Prediction and Operational Applications

Wednesday, 23 January 2008: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Exhibit Hall B (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Chair:  William P. Roeder, Struck by Lightning.org
Behavior of lightning and updrafts for severe and non-severe storms in northern Alabama
Elise V. Johnson, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen

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The utility of lightning jumps in severe thunderstorms in the Tennessee Valley
Christopher J. Schultz, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen

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Applications of Lightning Data at the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Scott S. Lindstrom, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison SSEC/CIMSS, Madison, WI; and A. S. Bachmeier

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Integration of lightning and precipitation data for land management agencies
Dean Hazen, NOAA/NWS, Pocatello, ID; and M. Williamson

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The relation between lightning and wildfires in Florida
Scott David Rudlosky, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg

Flow regime based climatologies of lightning probabilities for spaceports and airports
William H. Bauman III, ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and M. Volkmer, D. Sharp, S. M. Spratt, and R. Lafosse

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Developing GFS-based MOS thunderstorm guidance for Alaska
Phillip E. Shafer, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and K. K. Gilbert

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Operational evaluation of lightning precursors from a network of field meters at Dugway Proving Ground
Margaret B. Kimball, U.S Army, Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway, UT; and F. W. Gallagher III

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Emission Current from Static Dissipator Devices under Rain and Wind Conditions
Stanislaw Grzybowski, Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS; and C. D. Taylor

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Florida lightning deaths and injuries 2004-2007
Charles H. Paxton, NOAA/NWSFO, Ruskin, FL; and J. Colson and N. Carlisle

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Recent changes in lightning safety
William P. Roeder, Struck by Lightning.org, Yarmouth, MA

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Leon the Lightning Safety Lion says: “WHEN THUNDER ROARS – GO INDOORS!” - NOAA's efforts regarding children's lightning safety
Stephen J. Hodanish, NOAA/NWS, Pueblo, CO; and K. Torgerson, J. S. Jensenius Jr., M. A. Cooper MD, M. Utley, and W. P. Roeder

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