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Lightning Detection


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Detailed MeasurementDescription*InstrumentsTimeline
Lightning detectionDetection of lightning events as proxy of convective precipitation. Also used for information on Earth’s electric field and production of NOx. - Accuracy expressed as Hit Rate (HR) and False Alarm Rate (FAR). 4 instruments
* Description adapted from WMO.
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