Lightning Data Description
Unidata is pleased to facilitate the offering of lightning stroke data 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 Vaisala. The company makes 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.