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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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
EventAGU Fall Meeting 2014 - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 15 Dec 201419 Dec 2014


ConferenceAGU Fall Meeting 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
OtherAmerican Geosciences Union (AGU) 2014 Fall Meeting
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