Development of Lightning Observation Network in the Western Pacific Region for the Intensity Prediction of Severe Weather

Mitsuteru Sato1, Yukihiro Takahashi2, Kozo Yamashita3, Hisayuki Kubota4, Jun-ichi Hamada5, Eriko Momota1 and Joel Joseph Marciano6, (1)Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, (2)Hokkaido University, Department of Cosmosciences, Sapporo, Japan, (3)Ashikaga Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Ashikaga, Japan, (4)JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Japan, (5)Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachioji, Japan, (6)Advanced Science and Technology Institute, Quezon City, Philippines