Ninth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data

Abstract Submissions

Abstracts were due on August 8, 2018.

Author and Presenter Instructions

The Ninth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the Committee on Atmospheric Electricity

Topics Covered

Papers for this conference are solicited on the following:

  • GOES-16/17 Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Sensor performance, data products, and user applications;
  • global lightning casualties;
  • lightning detection technology, sensor intercomparisons, and applications;
  • lightning monitoring at aviation and range locations;
  • lightning and cloud processes: microphysics; electrification; thunderstorm kinematics, dynamics and lightning; chemistry;
  • lightning and weather systems 1: utility and impact of lightning data in operations;
  • lightning and weather systems 2: geographic and diurnal relationships;
  • lightning and weather systems 3: lightning forecasts and risk models;
  • lightning and weather systems 4: severe storms;
  • lightning and weather systems 5: tropical storms;
  • mesoscale lightning discharges and thunderstorm structure;
  • the present and future of lightning observations and their applications;
  • and weather safety for outdoor events.

Conference Contact(s)

For additional information, please contact the program chair, Geoffrey Stano (email: [email protected]).