Atmospheric and Space Electricity General Contributions IV

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Robert C Moore, University of Florida, Ft Walton Beach, FL, United States and Morris Cohen, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Atlanta, GA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Joseph R Dwyer, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States; Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, United States
Co-conveners:  Xuan-Min Shao, Los Alamos Natl Lab, Los Alamos, NM, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Morris Cohen, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Atlanta, GA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Development and Application of a Low Frequency Near-Field Interferometric-TOA 3D Lightning Mapping Array
Fanchao Lyu, Steven A Cummer, Joel Lyle Weinert, Lindsay Erin McTague, Rahulkumar Solanki and John Barrett, Duke University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Durham, NC, United States
4:15 PM
UPLIGHTS Lightning Spectra: Negative CG from Horizontally Extensive IC Flash
Richard E Orville1, Tom Alan Warner1 and John Helsdon2, (1)Texas A & M Univ, College Station, TX, United States, (2)South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Physics, Rapid City, SD, United States
4:30 PM
Analysis and Modeling of Intense Oceanic Lightning
Fadi G Zoghzoghy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, Morris Cohen, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Atlanta, GA, United States, Ryan Said, Vaisala Inc., Louisville, CO, United States, Nikolai G Lehtinen, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway and Umran Inan, Packard Bldg Rm 355, Stanford, CA, United States
4:45 PM
Comparison of Simulations of Preliminary Breakdown to Observations from the Huntsville Alabama Marx Meter Array
Brant E Carlson, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, United States, Can Liang, Stanford University, Brisbane, CA, United States, Phillip M Bitzer, UAHuntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States and Hugh J Christian Jr, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States
5:00 PM
Dynamics of a complex streamer structure
Nikolai G Lehtinen1,2, Nikolai Ostgaard2 and Umran Inan1,3, (1)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, (2)University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, (3)Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey
5:15 PM
Determining atmospheric electric fields from the radio footprint of cosmic-ray induced extensive air showers as measured with LOFAR
Ute Ebert1, Gia Trinh2, Stijn Buitink3, Arthur Corstanje3, J. Emilio Enriquez3, Heino Falcke3, Jorg Horandel3, Christoph Koehn1, A. Nelles3, J.P. Rachen3, Casper Rutjes4, P. Schellart3, Olaf Scholten2, S. ter Veen3 and S. Thoudam3, (1)Center for Mathematics and Computer Science, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (2)University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, (3)Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands, (4)Center for Mathematics and Computer Science, Amsterdam, 1098, Netherlands
5:30 PM
Examining In-Cloud Convective Turbulence in Relation to Total Lightning and the 3D Wind Field of Severe Thunderstorms
Sarah A. Al-Momar1, Wiebke Deierling2, John K Williams2 and Eric G Hoffman1, (1)Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, United States, (2)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
5:45 PM
Inversion of Multi-Station Schumann Resonance Background Records for Global Lightning Activity in Absolute Units
Earle R Williams1, Vadim C Mushtak1, Anirban Guha2, Robert A Boldi3, Jozsef Bor4, Tamas Nagy4, Gabriella Satori4, Ashwini Kumar Sinha5, Rahul Rawat5, Yasuhide Hobara6, Mitsuteru Sato7, Yukihiro Takahashi7, Colin Gregory Price8, Mariusz Neska9, Koloskov Alexander10, Yuri Yampolski10, Robert C Moore11, Michael F. Mitchell11 and Antony C Fraser-Smith12, (1)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)Tripura University, Physics, Agartala, India, (3)Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (4)Research Center for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Sopron, Hungary, (5)Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, UAS, Navi Mumbai, India, (6)The Univ. of Electro-Comms, Chofu-City, Tokyo, Japan, (7)Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, (8)Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, (9)Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, (10)Institute of Radio Astronomy National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkov, Ukraine, (11)University Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States, (12)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States