CEOS Instrument: GEO Lightning Mapper

Agency: NOAA
Missions: GOES-R
Status:Being developed
Type:Lightning imager
Description:Detect total lightning flash rate over near full disk
Spatial Resolution: 10 km
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
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