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.This observational problem is now being remedied by modern electronics and instrumented aircraft. ... These clouds can produce spectacular displays of lightning and are the most important cloud link in the global electric circuit. We start theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Earth's Electrical Environment|
|Publisher||:||National Academies - 1986-01-01|