Unidata is pleased to facilitate the offering of lightning stroke data from several sources to universities for research and educational purposes. All data are delivered via Unidata's Local Data Manager (LDM) software on a direct, point-to-point connection basis. Data are made available to universities at no cost.
Lightning stroke data is collected by sensor networks owned by WSI Corporation and Vaisala. Both companies make the data available to registered research and educational institutions with several stipulations, including the restriction that the data will not be retransmitted or used in for-profit enterprises.
The following data sources are available:
|Remote Data Access||Data Coverage||Display & Analysis Options|
|LIGHTNING (FT14,NLDN)||✓ R||✓ R||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
R = Restricted: Data cannot be served past one's own insitution. Please see the guidelines regarding the access and use of lightning data.
*See a complete list of LDM feed types
Questions or comments about lightning data can be sent to: email@example.com