Session 3 Scientific applications of lightning photography and videography

Monday, 7 January 2013: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 14 (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Sixth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Richard E. Orville, Texas A&M University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, College Sation, TX

4:00 PM
4:30 PM
Differences in Positive and Negative Lightning Leader Appearance and Behavior as Observed by High-Speed Cameras
Tom A. Warner, SDSMT, Rapid City, SD; and M. M. F. Saba, R. E. Orville, K. Cummins, and W. A. Lyons

5:00 PM
Height-based characterization of structure-initiated upward positive leader speeds using high-speed photogrammetry
Christopher A. Redmond, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and T. A. Warner, J. H. Helsdon Jr., M. M. F. Saba, L. Z. S. Campos, and R. E. Orville
5:15 PM
High-speed video and electric field observation of a negative upward leader connecting a downward positive leader in a positive cloud-to-ground flash
Marcelo M. F. Saba, Brazilian National Institute for Space Research - INPE, S. Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil; and C. Schumann, T. A. Warner, J. Alves, J. H. Helsdon Jr., and R. E. Orville
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