lightning discharge

lightning discharge

[′līt·niŋ ′dis‚chärj]
(geophysics)
The series of electrical processes by which charge is transferred within the atmosphere along a channel of high ion density between electric charge centers of opposite sign.
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A particularly powerful type of lightning discharge creates the fields that trigger most sprites, Pasko says.
And it's not clear whether the fast electrons initiate the lightning discharge or simply accompany it, Eack says.
5 and 6 to take advantage of the horizontal nature of lightning discharge into the ground and to also improve on a ground potential profile and reduce the GPR effects [10].
By way of appropriate algorithms and filters it reliably detects the lightning discharges.
World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN), a research collaboration operated by the University of Washington in Seattle, routinely detects these radio signals and uses them to pinpoint the location of lightning discharges anywhere on the globe to within about 12 miles (20 km).
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The primary forms of lightning discharges are cloud-to-ground (CG), cloud-to-cloud (CC), in-cloud (IC) and cloud-to-air (CA).
Volcanic eruptions are a major source of hydrogen sulphide and lightning discharges, and were much more common, when the Earth was younger, than they are today.
LBAT provides systems that protect transmission facilities from lightning discharges.
184), form where lightning discharges melt and vaporize soil along their paths.
damage by lightning discharges, quantity of eight (8) each.