CEOS Instrument: Lightning Imaging Sensor

Agency: NASA
Mission: TRMM
Type:Lightning imager
Description:Global distribution and variability of total lightning. Data can be related to rainfall to study hydrological cycle
Spatial Resolution: 4 km
Swath Width: FOV: 80 x 80 deg
Wavebands: NIR: 0.7774 ?m
Technology: Lightning imager
Description: Detector matrix all-time watching the earth in a very-narrow O2 band at 777.4 nm, to count the flash rate and intensity in the instantaneous field of view (5-10 km). Applicable in LEO and, better, in GEO.

Measurement List:

  Lightning detection

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CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18