This latest addition to the Studies in Geophysics series explores in scientific detail the phenomenon of lightning, cloud, and thunderstorm electricity, and global and regional electrical processes. Consisting of 16 papers by outstanding experts in a number of fields, this volume compiles and reviews many recent advances in such research areas as meteorology, chemistry, electrical engineering, and physics and projects how new knowledge could be applied to benefit mankind.Lightning is much less dramatic than a tornado passing through an area or a severe snowstorm that paralyzes a city, but lightning can ... Newly developed lightning-detection equipment now makes it possible to make realtime decisions on theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Earth's Electrical Environment|
|Publisher||:||National Academies - 1986-01-01|