89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Poster Session 2: Lightning Applications and Studies in the Atmospheric Sciences

Tuesday, 13 January 2009: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Chair:  Eric C. Bruning, University of Maryland
Comparison of charge structures in storms dominated by positive and negative ground flashes
Eric C. Bruning, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, R. J. Blakeslee, S. Goodman, W. D. Rust, and D. R. MacGorman

Performance of a statistical framework for analyzing large lightning and radar datasets
Amanda R. S. Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. J. Lang and S. A. Rutledge

Poster PDF (610.4 kB)
Further progress on a framework for the statistical analysis of large radar and lightning datasets
Timothy J. Lang, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Rutledge

Poster PDF (79.3 kB)
Does the altitude of the charge source region influence stroke multiplicity?
Candace L. Cyrek, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and K. C. Wiens

Microphysics complexity effects on storm evolution and electrification
Blake J. Allen, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS; and E. R. Mansell

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
Lightning and anthropogenic NOx sources over the U.S. and the western North Atlantic Ocean: Impact on OLR from space-borne observations
Yunsoo Choi, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Kim, A. Eldering, G. Osterman, Y. Yung, and K. N. Liou

WRF-Chem Evaluation of Ozone Transport and Production by Lightning and Convection over Western and Central Africa
Jonathan W. Smith, Howard University, Washington, DC; and G. S. Jenkins and M. C. Barth

Assimilation of lightning data using cloud analysis within the Rapid Refresh
Ming Hu, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. S. Weygandt, S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, S. E. Peckham, and T. G. Smirnova

Climate and Lightning: An updated TRMM-LIS Analysis

Using TRMM for thunderstom cell identification and lightning climatology
Anita LeRoy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and D. J. Cecil

Tropical frequency and distribution of lightning based on 10 years of observations from space by the Lightning Image Sensor (LIS)
Rachel I. Albrecht, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. Goodman, D. E. Buechler, and T. Chronis

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)
Total Lightning Activity within Extreme Weather Events Observed by the TRMM LIS and OTD
Lawrence D. Carey, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and H. J. Christian Jr.

A Multi-platform Study of the Environment of Prolific Lightning Producing Storms in South Eastern South America
Mariana Scott, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and D. J. Cecil