Effects of the topography on the thundercloud electrostatic field measurements
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This paper presents thunderstorm electrostatic field measurements carried out by electric field mills located at mountainous regions in Spain and Colombia. The profile of electric field changes ¿E due to lightning vs distance is computed by using data from a lightning location system. The effect of the topography on the ¿E vs distance profile is studied in order to identify necessary adjustments for field mills used as lightning warning systems affects by topographycal factors.
CitationAranguren, D., Montaña, J., Torres, H. Effects of the topography on the thundercloud electrostatic field measurements. A: International Conference on Grounding and Earthing &International Conference on Lightning Physics and Effects. "Ground 2014 & 6th LPE". Manaus: 2014, p. S1 P7 32-S1 P7 37.