National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN)



National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) Data Sets
The U.S. National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) is a commercial lightning detection network operated by Vaisala.  A network of antennae are connected to a central processor that records the time, polarity, signal strength, and number of strokes of each cloud-to-ground lightning flash detected over the United States.

These data are restricted to collaborators that have a working relationship with the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Lightning Group.

United States Composite Lightning Product Derived from the National Lightning Network Data Set
Vaisala US NLDN Lightning Flash Data
GAI Lightning Ground Strikes (The National Lightning Detection Network)
NLDN Browse NLDN Data [restricted]
Vaisala US NLDN Lightning Flash Data
Vaisala US NLDN Lightning Stroke Data
NLDN Data NLDN Browse Images [restricted]
NLDN Browse Images Calendar [password protected]

Browse US Composite Lightning 15Min Total from NLDN
Browse US Composite Lightning Daily Total from NLDN


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