97th AMS Annual Meeting | 22–26 January 2017 | Seattle, WA

Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data

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Presentation Topics

Papers for this conference are solicited on

  • The Coupling of Lightning to Cloud Processes
    • Cloud microphysics and electrification
    • Thunderstorm kinematics, dynamics and lightning
    • Lightning within organized midlatitude, tropical and wintertime cloud systems
    • Utility and Impact of Lightning Data in Operations
    • Lightning and Atmospheric chemistry
    • Lightning and numerical weather prediction
  • Societal and structural hazards of lightning
    • Safety for events, outdoor activities, and other population groups
    • Protection of the built environment
    • Preparedness and education
  • Lightning Detection Technology, Sensor Intercomparisons, and Applications
    • photography and videography
    • sensor development and validation
    • lightning physics
    • space-based sensors: new observations and validation plans Lightning climatologies pertinent to all of these themes are welcomed.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: 8 August 2016
Acceptance Emails Sent: late-September 2016

Abstract Fee

The $95 abstract fee  (payable by credit card or purchase order) is refundable only if your abstract is not accepted.

What's Included

Your fee includes your abstract, extended abstract (optional), and your recorded oral presentation posted to the online program which is available to all visitors for free. 

Student Award Opportunities

Program Chair(s)

For additional information please contact the program chairperson(s), Eric Bruning (email: [email protected]) and Amitabh Nag (email: [email protected])