In-flight measurements of high-energy radiation from thunderstorms

P. Kochkin, A.P.J. Deursen, van, A. Boer, de, M. Bardet, J.F. Boissin

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Abstract

Lightning – the bright flashes that put the thunder in thunderstorm – is just one of several mysterious atmospheric phenomena perplexing scientists today. Only recently, scientists learned that thunderstorms sometimes emit bursts of X-ray and gamma-ray radiation. They are now looking at how lightning and these bursts of radiation might be related and what threat the radiation could pose to airliners.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, 15-19 December 2014, San Francisco, USA
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Eventconference; American Geosciences Union (AGU) 2014 Fall Meeting; 2014-12-15; 2014-12-19 -
Duration: 15 Dec 201419 Dec 2014

Conference

Conferenceconference; American Geosciences Union (AGU) 2014 Fall Meeting; 2014-12-15; 2014-12-19
Period15/12/1419/12/14
OtherAmerican Geosciences Union (AGU) 2014 Fall Meeting

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