Remote sensing of cloud base charge

R Giles Harrison, Keri A. Nicoll, Karen Aplin

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Abstract

Layer clouds are abundant in the Earth's atmosphere. Such clouds do not become sufficiently strongly charged to generate lightning, but they show weak charging along the upper and lower cloud boundaries where there is a conductivity transition. Cloud edge charging has recently been observed using balloon-carried electrometers. Measurement of cloud boundary charging without balloons is shown to be possible here for low altitude (
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America
PublisherElectrostatics Society of America
ChapterJ3
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2017
Event2017 Annual Meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America - University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 13 Jun 201715 Jun 2017
http://www.electrostatics.org/esa2017proceedings.html

Conference

Conference2017 Annual Meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America
Abbreviated titleESA 2017
CountryCanada
CityOttawa
Period13/06/1715/06/17
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