stormscope

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stormscope

[′stȯrm‚skōp]
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An airborne device that uses data from electrical signals generated by atmospheric electrical discharge activity to generate a map of severe weather areas, and that displays, in real time, weather conditions in all directions.
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A LIGHTNING detector pole that tracks electrical storms as they rage across the UK is planned for Anglesey - helping protect off-shore wind farm workers and power assets.
Petersburg, using Sir Oliver Lodge's coherer as a lightning detector.
Those clever folk at Nokia have applied for a US patent for a lightning detector system designed for use in their handsets.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms had already reduced the tournament to 54 holes and another storm yesterday, when the lightning detector registered its maximum reading, meant a first Monday finish on the European Tour since Paul Lawrie won the Dunhill Links at St Andrews in 2001.
Each pod contains a seismometer, a GPS receiver, an infrared sounder to sense explosions, and a lightning detector.
StrikeAlert is a small and very portable, easy-to-use lightning detector that clips to a belt or bag and runs on a single AA battery.
Data from lightning detectors show the nearest electrical storms were in Sardinia, much too far away to cause any issues.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Merging data on high-energy bursts seen on Earth by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope with data from ground-based radar and lightning detectors, scientists have completed the most detailed analysis to date of the types of thunderstorms producing terrestrial gamma-ray flashes, or TGFs.
By monitoring seismic data, researchers were able to get a jump on Redoubt and set up lightning detectors in the area two months before the volcano blew.
Together we integrated several types of weather radar with lightning detectors, surface meteorological stations, weather stations, hydrological buoys, wind profilers and satellites to provide a forecast that completely blankets the country, displayed in the way our customer wants to use it.
TOKYO, April 9 Kyodo The Meteorological Agency will install lightning detectors for the first time at airports nationwide to prevent accidents and facilitate flight operations, agency officials said Friday.
Tournament director David Garland said the lightning detectors in use had shown no activity in the immediate vicinity when play was called off.