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Two upward lightning at the Eagle Nest tower

Author
Montaña, J.; Van Der Velde, O.; Romero, D.; March, V.; Sola, G.; Pineda, N.; Soula, S.; Hermoso , B.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
31st International Conference on Lightning Protection
Date of publication
2012
Book of congress proceedings
International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP), 2012: 2-7 September 2012, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Publisher
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1109/ICLP.2012.6344373 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/18342 Open in new window
Abstract
A new instrument composed by a high speed camera, two high energy detectors, a E-field antenna and a VHF antenna were installed at the Eagle Nest tower (northeast of Spain) during summer 2011. With this equipment several lightning flashes to the tower and its vicinity have been observed. This paper presents two examples: the first was an upward negative leader triggered by a close c1oud-to-ground flash and the second was an upward negative flash not associated with previous lightning activity. T...
Citation
Montaña, J. [et al.]. Two upward lightning at the Eagle Nest tower. A: International Conference on Lightning Protection. "International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP), 2012: 2-7 September 2012, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria". Viena: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012.
Group of research
LRG - Lightning Research Group

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