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GCOS Upper-Atmosphere ECV - Lightning

Lightning can be used as a proxy for monitoring severe convection and hence precipitation, improving estimates of severe storm intensity.

Product Requirements:

  • Number of lightnings:
    • Frequency: 1 day
    • Resolution: 10 km
    • Standards/References: MTG End-User Requirements Document [EURD] PDF_MTG_EURD.pdf
    • Entity (Satellite): WGClimate
    • Entity (in situ): WIGOS

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