GOES-16 Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Level 2 Satellite Data

NOAA GOES-16 Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Level 2 satellite data are included in this Lake Effect Electrification (LEE) Field Project dataset. These data were collected during the LEE project field phase. The Lightning Detection Gridded product generates fields starting from the GLM Lightning Detection Events, Groups, Groups, Flashes product. It consists of flash extent density, event density, average flash area, average group area, total energy, flash centroid density, and group centroid density. Please see the sample netCDF header file in the documentation section of this web page for a list of parameters included in this dataset. The data are stored in gzipped tar files by day. For the complete reference, use the following: Bruning, E., Tillier, C. E., Edgington, S. F., Rudlosky, S. D., Zajic, J., Gravelle, C., et al. (2019). Meteorological imagery for the geostationary lightning mapper. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124, 14,258–14,309. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD030874 This is a large dataset. Please only order the days needed.

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Temporal Range Begin 2022-11-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2023-02-05T23:59:59Z
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Bounding Box South Lat 35.00000
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Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2023-02-13T21:52:27
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.26023/FWH1-08FR-6S09
Alternate Identifier 622.002
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Metadata Date 2023-03-22T21:49:53Z
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Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2023). GOES-16 Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Level 2 Satellite Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/FWH1-08FR-6S09. Accessed 03 December 2023.

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