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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety  

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WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety Lightning: What You Need to Know * NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area * If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough...

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety  

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety Lightning: What You Need to Know * NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area!! * If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. * When you hear thunder, immediately move to safe shelter: a substantial building with electricity or plumbing or an enclosed, metal-topped vehicle with windows up. * Stay in safe shelter at least 30 minutes after you hear the last sound of thunder. Indoor Lightning Safety * Stay off corded phones, computers and other electrical equipment that put you in direct contact with electricity. * Avoid plumbing, including sinks, baths and faucets. * Stay away from windows and doors, and stay off porches. * Do not lie on concrete floors, and do not lean against concrete walls.

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Lightning and Severe Weather: A Comparison between Total and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Trends  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many studies over the past several decades have attempted to correlate trends in lightning (e.g., rates, polarity) to severe weather occurrence. These studies mainly used cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning information due to the ease of data ...

Christopher J. Schultz; Walter A. Petersen; Lawrence D. Carey

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Development and Evaluation of Lightning Jump Algorithms for the Real-Time Detection of Severe Weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Previous studies have demonstrated that rapid increases in total lightning activity (intracloud + cloud-to-ground) are often observed tens of minutes in advance of the occurrence of severe weather at the ground. These rapid increases in lightning ...

Christopher J. Schultz; Walter A. Petersen; Lawrence D. Carey

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thunderstorm lightning and radar characteristics: insights on electrification and severe weather forecasting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Total lightning mapping, along with radar and NLDN cloud-to-ground lightning data, can be used to diagnose the severity of a storm. Analysis of the 13 October 2001 supercell event (Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas), some supercells of which were tornadic, shows that LDAR II lightning source heights (quartile, median, and 95th percentile heights) increased as the storms intensified. Most of the total lightning occurred where reflectivity cores extended upwards and within regions of reflectivity gradient rather than in reflectivity cores. A total lightning hole was associated with an intense, nontornadic supercell on 6 April 2003. This feature was nonexistent from all supercells analyzed during the 13 October case. During tornadogenesis, the radar and LDAR II data indicated updraft weakening. The height of the 30 dBZ radar top began to descend approximately 10 minutes (2 volume scans) before tornado touchdown in one storm. Total lightning and CG flash rates decreased by up to a factor of 5 to a minimum during an F2 tornado touchdown associated with this storm. LDAR II source heights all showed descent by 2-4 km during a 25 minute period prior to and during this tornado touchdown. This drastic trend of decreasing source heights was observed in two tornadic storms prior to and during tornado touchdown, but did not occur in non-tornadic supercells, suggesting that these parameters can be useful to forecasters. These observations agree with tornadogenesis theory that an updraft weakens and the mesocyclone can become divided (composed of both updraft and downdraft) when a storm becomes tornadic. LDAR II source density contours were comma-shaped in association with severe wind events within mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) on 13 October 2001 and 27 May 2002. This signature is similar to the radar reflectivity bow echo. Consistent relationships between severe weather, radar and lightning storm characteristics (i.e., lightning heights) were not found for cells within MCSs as was the case for supercells. Cell interactions within MCSs are believed to weaken these relationships as reflectivity and lightning from nearby storms contaminate the cells of interest. It is also more difficult to clearly define a cell within an MCS.

Steiger, Scott Michael

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning  

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Lightning Lightning Nature Bulletin No. 458-A May 20, 1972 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation LIGHTNING Because we are so rapt up with our modern inventions, we forget that primitive man, ages before the beginnings of civilization, made one of the greatest discoveries of all time -- the use of fire. However, for thousands of years before he learned to kindle his own fires by friction or by striking sparks from flint, he snatched flaming firebrands from forest fires started by lightning. These he carried away and carefully fed with dry wood, year in and year out, to warm his cave, frighten away wild beasts and cook his food. Around the world, in every year, countless thousands of fires are started by lightning.

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Identification of Aviation Weather Hazards Based on the Integration of Radar and Lightning Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The National Weather Service Eastern Region is carrying out a national risk-reduction exercise at the Baltimore-Washington Forecast Office in Sterling, Virginia. The primary objective of this project is to integrate information from remote sensor ...

Andrew D. Stern; Raymond H. Brady III; Patrick D. Moore; Gary M. Carter

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting Cloud-to-Ground and Intracloud Lightning in Weather Forecast Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new prognostic, spatially and temporally dependent variable is introduced to the Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF). This variable is called the potential electrical energy (Ep). It was used to predict the dynamic contribution of the ...

Barry H. Lynn; Yoav Yair; Colin Price; Guy Kelman; Adam J. Clark

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning in the Anvils of Supercell Thunderstorms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study uses data from the Oklahoma Lightning Mapping Array (OK-LMA), the National Lightning Detection Network, and the Norman, Oklahoma (KOUN), prototype Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) radar to examine the evolution and ...

Stephanie A. Weiss; Donald R. MacGorman; Kristin M. Calhoun

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Reassessment of U.S. Lightning Mortality  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning is a unique weather hazard when compared to other perils such as tornadoes, flash floods, and hurricanes since lightning itself does not constitute a criterion for a severe event according to National Weather Service guidelines. Indeed, ...

Walker S. Ashley; Christopher W. Gilson

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of Lightning Data Provided by Three Lightning Location Networks in the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Three different lightning location systems (LLS), namely, the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN), the U.S. Precision Lightning Network (USPLN), and the WeatherBug Total Lightning Network (WTLN), are offering lightning data on a wide scale in the United States. This report provides a comparison of those networks in terms of quality of the data provided to the end user. The report focuses on the cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning detection because this type of lightning is most critical for power util...

2011-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Total Lightning Signatures of Thunderstorm Intensity over North Texas. Part II: Mesoscale Convective Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Total lightning data from the Lightning Detection and Ranging (LDAR II) research network in addition to cloud-to-ground flash data from the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) and data from the Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas, Weather ...

Scott M. Steiger; Richard E. Orville; Lawrence D. Carey

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather  

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to the latest meteorological observations, climatological information, and weather forecast products for the Los Alamos area. December 14, 2011 Snow vortex A snow vortex in Los...

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A Fuzzy Logic Method for Lightning Prediction Using Thermodynamic and Kinematic Parameters from Radio Sounding Observations in South Korea  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning is one of the most troubling weather phenomena for weather forecasters at space centers. In this study, proximity sounding and lightning data were used to evaluate the utility of thermodynamic and kinematic parameters for forecasting ...

Bongjae Kuk; Hongil Kim; Jongsung Ha; Hyokeun Lee; Gyuwon Lee

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning Activity in a Hail-Producing Storm Observed with Phased-Array Radar  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study examined lightning activity relative to the rapidly evolving kinematics of a hail-producing storm on 15 August 2006. Data were provided by the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased-Array Radar, the Oklahoma Lightning Mapping Array, and ...

C. Emersic; P. L. Heinselman; D. R. MacGorman; E. C. Bruning

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comparative Analysis of the Temporal Variability of Lightning Observations and GOES Imagery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning Positioning and Tracking System (LPATS) data received by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere via a real-time weather data network were used to study the temporal variability of lightning for a frontal system and ...

P. B. Roohr; T. H. Vonder Haar

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Life Cycle of Lightning and Severe Weather in a 3–4 June 1985 PRE-STORM Mesoscale Convective System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud-to-ground lightning flash characteristics of a series of four mesoscale convective systems (MCS) that occurred in Oklahoma and Kansas on 3–4 June 1985 during the Oklahoma-Kansas Preliminary Regional Experiment for STORM-Central project are ...

Ronald L. Holle; Andrew I. Watson; Raúl E. López; Donald R. Macgorman; Robert Ortiz; William D. Otto

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influences of the Local Environment on Supercell Cloud-to-Ground Lightning, Radar Characteristics, and Severe Weather on 2 June 1995  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Radar, cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning characteristics, and storm reports were documented for 20 long-lived supercell thunderstorms that occurred during a 6-h period in the west Texas Panhandle on 2–3 June 1995. These thunderstorms occurred in ...

Matthew S. Gilmore; Louis J. Wicker

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intercomparison Study of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flashes Observed by KARITLDS and KLDN at South Korea  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Concern regarding lightning activity as a precursor of severe weather is increasing. Atmospheric electricity, including lightning phenomena, is one of most serious threats to successful space launch operations. The objective of this study was to ...

Bong-Jae Kuk; Hong-Il Kim; Jong-Sung Ha; Hyo-Keun Lee

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nitrogen Fixation by Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When some of the uncertainties associated with lightning are reviewed, it becomes difficult to support a large production of fixed nitrogen from the lightning shock wave.

G. A. Dawson

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Total Lightning Trending Algorithm to Identify Severe Thunderstorms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An algorithm that provides an early indication of impending severe weather from observed trends in thunderstorm total lightning flash rates has been developed. The algorithm framework has been tested on 20 thunderstorms, including 1 nonsevere ...

Patrick N. Gatlin; Steven J. Goodman

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Activity in Mesoscale Convective Complexes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A study of cloud-to-ground lightning activity attending an important subclass of mesoscale convective weather systems called the mesoscale convective complex shows that groun discharge flash rates in excess of 1000 h?1 can be sustained on average ...

S. J. Goodman; D. R. MacGorman

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning Rod Improvement Studies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although lightning rods have long been used to limit damage from lightning, there are currently no American standards for the shape and form of these devices. Following tradition, however, sharp-tipped Franklin rods are widely installed despite ...

C. B. Moore; William Rison; James Mathis; Graydon Aulich

2000-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser Induced Lightning: Thunderstorm Lightning Diversion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning causes extensive damage to industrial and commercial facilities and residences. In addition, utilities lose revenue from lighting caused outages, resulting in substantial losses. This project deals with the development of a laser based system to divert lightning from striking susceptible facilities, such as nuclear power plants, critical substations and lines, operation control centers, and customer process control plants.

1999-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigating Lightning Damage at Grower and Shipper of Fresh Vegetables  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning-related weather disturbances can cause significant power quality (PQ) issues. Inadequate and poorly maintained lightning protection systems add to the problem and often result in widespread PQ disturbances whose source may be difficult to trace. Facilities encountering such widespread PQ disturbances eventually need a detailed PQ audit to locate, fix, and harden the plant against PQ disturbances. This case study details the findings and recommendations of one such audit conducted at the process...

2007-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Pantex lightning study recommendations report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A brief history of lightning protection at Pantex nuclear explosive areas (NEAs) is given. An assessment of current Pantex lightning protection at NEAs is summarized. Recommendations for further improvements in lightning protection are described.

Chen, K.C.; Merewether, K.O.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning Casualties and Property Damage in Colorado from 1950 to 1991 Based on Storm Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Forty-two years of lightning casualty and damage reports in Colorado are summarized. The data are from NOAA's Storm Data, which is compiled monthly by the National Weather Service.

Raúl E. López; Ronald L. Holle; Todd A. Heitkamp

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Lightning Prediction Index that Utilizes GPS Integrated Precipitable Water Vapor  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The primary weather forecast challenge at the Cape Canaveral Air Station and Kennedy Space Center is lightning. This paper describes a statistical approach that combines integrated precipitable water vapor (IPWV) data from a global positioning ...

Robert A. Mazany; Steven Businger; Seth I. Gutman; William Roeder

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Doppler Radar and Lightning Network Observations of a Severe Outbreak of Tropical Cyclone Tornadoes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Data from a single Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) and the National Lightning Detection Network are used to examine the characteristics of the convective storms that produced a severe tornado outbreak, including three tornadoes ...

Eugene W. McCaul Jr.; Dennis E. Buechler; Steven J. Goodman; Michael Cammarata

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TOGA COARE: Oceanic Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A lightning detection network composed of three direction finders was installed in the western Pacific during TOGA COARE. The results are reported from one direction finder, at Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, for the months of January and February ...

Christopher Lucas; Richard E. Orville

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning Scaling Relations Revisited  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Scaling relations connecting storm electrical generator power (and hence lightning flash rate) to charge transport velocity and storm geometry were originally posed by Vonnegut in the 1960s. These were later simplified to yield simple ...

Dennis J. Boccippio

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Utilities weather the storm  

SciTech Connect

Utilities must restore power to storm-damaged transmission and distribution systems, even if it means going out in ice storms or during lightning and hurricane conditions. Weather forecasting helps utilities plan for possible damage as well as alerting them to long-term trends. Storm planning includes having trained repair personnel available and adjusting the system so that less power imports are needed. Storm damage response requires teamwork and cooperation between utilities. Utilities can strengthen equipment in storm-prone or vulnerable areas, but good data are necessary to document the incidence of lighning strikes, hurricanes, etc. 2 references, 8 figures.

Lihach, N.

1984-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning Safety and Large Stadiums  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When lightning threatens an outdoor activity, it is usually postponed so that people may seek a safe location. When lightning threatens a large outdoor stadium, the game or event itself is usually postponed, but it is often difficult to ensure ...

Joel Gratz; Erik Noble

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Total lightning observations of severe convection over North Texas  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Five severe convective cells over North Texas from three separate dates were examined to determine what three dimensional, or “total” lightning data can add to the understanding of a convective cell’s intensity, propagation, and severe weather potential. Total lightning data were obtained from Vaisala Inc.’s Dallas/Fort Worth (D/FW) Lightning Detection and Ranging (LDAR) network. Radar data from two Weather Surveillance Radar – 1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) sites were used for position data and information regarding the intensity and kinematic properties of each cell. Total lightning products used by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Fort Worth, Texas were compared to total lightning flash rate; a quantity that has been shown to be correlated to changes in cell intensity inferred from other sources, such as radar and satellite data. These products, specifically flash extent density (FED) were also compared to CG flash rate and radar derived measures from the WSR-88D sites. The results of this work show that FED and total flash rate are well correlated, with an average Pearson correlation value of 0.73, indicating that previous total flash rate results may also apply to FED. Lightning hooks, holes, and notches in FED displays indicated likely updraft regions, while appendages were observed to develop prior to deviant motion with two supercells. These results, combined with a greater update frequency provided a useful complement to radar data in the warning decision process. FED jumps were observed prior to several severe weather reports, indicating that total lightning activity may be related to updraft strength as found in past studies. However, FED jumps were sometimes observed without any associated severe event. More work is clearly needed to define what FED changes are of most importance in the short-term prediction of storm severity. The usefulness of the total lightning data on these dates was dependant upon LDAR network status and distance of the cell from the network center. The results of this study suggest that combining total flash rate trends with visual displays of FED provides the greatest added benefit to forecasters in maintaining situational awareness during warning operations.

McKinney, Christopher Michael

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization...  

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Weatherization Assistance Program Quality Work Plan Requirements to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Quality...

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Space–Time Correlations of Lightning Distributions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning location data are used to calculate the autocorrelation function of lightning distributions, which is a function of distances and time intervals between the single lightning events. This function is utilized for the characterization of ...

Ulli Finke

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Global lightning and severe storm monitoring from GPS orbit  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Over the last few decades, there has been a growing interest to develop and deploy an automated and continuously operating satellite-based global lightning mapper [e.g. Christian et al., 1989; Weber et al., 1998; Suszcynsky et al., 2000]. Lightning is a direct consequence of the electrification and breakdown processes that take place during the convective stages of thunderstorm development. Satellite-based lightning mappers are designed to exploit this relationship by using lightning detection as a proxy for remotely identifying, locating and characterizing strong convective activity on a global basis. Global lightning and convection mapping promises to provide users with (1) an enhanced global severe weather monitoring and early warning capability [e.g. Weber et al., 1998] (2) improved ability to optimize aviation flight paths around convective cells, particularly over oceanic and remote regions that are not sufficiently serviced by existing weather radar [e.g. Weber et al., 1998], and (3) access to regional and global proxy data sets that can be used for scientific studies and as input into meteorological forecast and global climatology models. The physical foundation for satellite-based remote sensing of convection by way of lightning detection is provided by the basic interplay between the electrical and convective states of a thundercloud. It is widely believed that convection is a driving mechanism behind the hydrometeor charging and transport that produces charge separation and lightning discharges within thunderclouds [e.g. see chapter 3 in MacGorman and Rust, 1998]. Although cloud electrification and discharge processes are a complex function of the convective dynamics and microphysics of the cloud, the fundamental relationship between convection and electrification is easy to observe. For example, studies have shown that the strength of the convective process within a thundercell can be loosely parameterized (with large variance) by the intensity of the electrical activity within that cell as measured by the lightning flash rate. Williams [2001] has provided a review of experimental work that shows correlations between the total lightning flash rate and the fifth power of the radar cloud-top height (i.e. convective strength) of individual thunder cells. More recently, Ushio et al., [2001] used a large statistical sampling of optical data from the Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) in conjunction with data provided by the Precipitation Radar (PR) aboard the Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission (TRMM) satellite to conclude that the total lightning flash rate increases exponentially with storm height. Lightning activity levels have also been correlated to cloud ice content, a basic product of the convective process. For example, Blyth et al. [2001] used the Thermal Microwave Imager (TMI) aboard the TRMM satellite to observe a decrease in the 37 and 85 GHz brightness temperatures of upwelling terrestrial radiation during increased lightning activity. This reduction in brightness temperature is believed to be the result of increased ice scattering in the mixed phase region of the cloud. Toracinta and Zipser [2001] have found similar relationships using the Optical Transient Detector (OTD) satellite instrument and the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) aboard the DMSP satellites.

Suszcynsky, D. M. (David M.); Jacobson, A. R.; Linford, J (Justin); Pongratz, M. B. (Morris B.); Light, T. (Tracy E.); Shao, X. (Xuan-Min)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Probabilistic Forecasts of (Severe) Thunderstorms for the Purpose of Issuing a Weather Alarm in the Netherlands  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The development and verification of a new model output statistics (MOS) system is described; this system is intended to help forecasters decide whether a weather alarm for severe thunderstorms, based on high total lightning intensity, should be ...

Maurice J. Schmeits; Kees J. Kok; Daan H. P. Vogelezang; Rudolf M. van Westrhenen

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An examination of the relationship between cool season tornadoes and cloud-to-ground lightning flashes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The southeast United States is prone to severe weather throughout the year. Despite technological advances, some severe weather events occasionally remain unwarned in this part of the country. Past studies examined the relationship between cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning and warm season severe weather episodes. The present study examined the relationship between cool season tornadoes and CG lightning, with a focus over the southeastern United States, where most cool season tornadoes occur. Data from the Storm Prediction Center and National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) were used to investigate CG lightning properties within 50 km and one hour before tornado touchdown. This was completed over a period of 13 cool seasons from October 1989 through March 2002. Of 3325 tornado events, 2358 contained at least one NLDN-detectable flash. CG lightning attributes of peak current, multiplicity, and flash density compared well with those of prior warm season lightning research. Overall event frequency appeared to be lower than in the warm season. Almost all Central Plains events were accompanied by at least one NLDN-detectable flash. Up to 70% of tornado events near the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts contained no NLDN-detectable lightning. Although it is not known why this trend was observed, it is speculated that NLDN detection efficiency and/or storm structure differences may play a role in these observations. Warm season studies have correlated tornadoes with predominantly positive (>50% positive CG lightning), or PPCG storms. Gridded maps showed the greatest percentage and highest frequency of cool season PPCG storms across Kansas and Nebraska, with up to 70% of events associated with PPCG lightning. A secondary, albeit lower, frequency maximum extended 1�° to 2�° inland across Louisiana into North Carolina. This study also subjectively defined a storm with â��enhancedâ� positive cloud-to-ground (EPCG) lightning as one containing >25% positive cloud-to-ground lightning, which corresponds to approximately the 75th percentile of all cool season tornadoes. This has lead to speculation that EPCG criterion may be a better indicator of the possibility of severe weather than the traditional PPCG criterion.

Butts, Douglas Allen, Jr.

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of a Lightning Data Assimilation Technique in the WRF-ARW Model at Cloud-Resolving Scales for the Tornado Outbreak of 24 May 2011  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study presents the assimilation of total lightning data to help initiate convection at cloud-resolving scales within a numerical weather prediction model. The test case is the 24 May 2011 Oklahoma tornado outbreak, which was characterized by ...

Alexandre O. Fierro; Edward R. Mansell; Conrad L. Ziegler; Donald R. MacGorman

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Doppler Radar Signatures of Developing Thunderstorms and Their Potential to Indicate the Onset of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The capability of Doppler weather radars to short-term forecast the initiation of thunderstorms and the onset of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning is examined. Doppler weather radar data from 28 thunderstorms were analyzed from August 1990 in the ...

Kurt D. Hondl; Michael D. Eilts

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmospheric Nitrogen Fixation by Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The production Of nitrogen oxides (NO and NO2) by lightning flashes has been computed from a model of gaseous molecular reactions occurring as heated lightning-channel air cools by mixing with surrounding ambient air. The effect of ozone (O3) on ...

R. D. Hill; R. G. Rinker; H. Dale Wilson

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance  

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A Lightning Data Assimilation Technique for Mesoscale Forecast Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning observations have been assimilated into a mesoscale model for improvement of forecast initial conditions. Data are used from the National Lightning Detection Network (cloud-to-ground lightning detection) and a Lightning Mapping Array (...

Edward R. Mansell; Conrad L. Ziegler; Donald R. MacGorman

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radar Nowcasting of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning over Houston, Texas  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ten years (1997–2006) of summer (June–August) daytime (1400–0000 UTC) Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler data for Houston, Texas, were examined to determine the best radar-derived predictors of the first cloud-to-ground lightning flash from a ...

Richard M. Mosier; Courtney Schumacher; Richard E. Orville; Lawrence D. Carey

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization  

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Apply Apply for Weatherization Assistance to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program Weatherization Services

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Services  

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Countries Diesel Prices Excluding Taxes  

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Performance Evaluation for a Lightning Location System Based on Observations of Artificially Triggered Lightning and Natural Lightning Flashes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Performance evaluation for the lightning location system (LLS) of the power grid in Guangdong Province, China, was conducted based on observation data of the triggered lightning flashes obtained in Conghua, Guangzhou, during 2007–11 and natural ...

Luwen Chen; Yijun Zhang; Weitao Lu; Dong Zheng; Yang Zhang; Shaodong Chen; Zhihui Huang

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Implementation of an Explicit Charging and Discharge Lightning Scheme within the WRF-ARW Model: Benchmark Simulations of a Continental Squall Line, a Tropical Cyclone, and a Winter Storm  

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This work describes the recent implementation of explicit lightning physics within the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model. Charging of hydrometeors consists of five distinct noninductive parameterizations, polarization of cloud water, ...

Alexandre O. Fierro; Edward R. Mansell; Donald R. MacGorman; Conrad L. Ziegler

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather Superstitions  

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of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation WEATHER SUPERSTITIONS Charles Dudley Warner, not Mark Twain, made the famous wisecrack --...

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A Lightning Parameterization for Numerical Cloud Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new lightning parameterization has been developed to enable cloud models to simulate the location and structure of individual lightning flashes more realistically. To do this, three aspects of previous parameterizations have been modified: 1) ...

Donald R. MacGorman; Jerry M. Straka; Conrad L. Ziegler

2001-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical Cyclone Lightning and Rapid Intensity Change  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A large sample of Atlantic and eastern North Pacific tropical cyclone cases (2005–10) is used to investigate the relationships between lightning activity and intensity changes for storms over water. The lightning data are obtained from the ground-...

Mark DeMaria; Robert T. DeMaria; John A. Knaff; Debra Molenar

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimation of Convective Rainfall from Lightning Observations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective of this study is to develop a technique to use lightning observations for estimating convective rainfall. A framework for rainfall estimation is developed in which key elements are 1) the rainfall–lightning ratio, that is, the ...

Alberto Tapia; James A. Smith; Michael Dixon

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation  

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Innovation Pilot Program to someone by E-mail Innovation Pilot Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance  

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Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization  

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Information Resources Information Resources Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

see their annual energy bills reduced by an average of about 437, depending on fuel prices. Because the energy improvements that make up weatherization services are long...

59

Lightning strokes can probe the ionosphere  

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Lightning Strokes Can Probe Ionosphere Lightning Strokes Can Probe Ionosphere Lightning strokes can probe the ionosphere Researchers have made measurements during thunderstorms to study the affect of lightning on the lower ionosphere and radiofrequency signals. April 11, 2013 Lightning. Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) The team found that the electron density in the lower ionosphere decreased in response to lightning discharges. Thunderstorms, and the resulting partially ionized plasma of the ionosphere, can distort radio signals traveling to satellites important to communications, navigation or national security Los Alamos researchers and a collaborator have made measurements during thunderstorms to study the affect of lightning on the lower ionosphere and radiofrequency signals. This study supports one theory for how tropospheric

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Lightning strokes can probe the ionosphere  

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Lightning Strokes Can Probe Ionosphere Lightning Strokes Can Probe Ionosphere Lightning strokes can probe the ionosphere Researchers have made measurements during thunderstorms to study the affect of lightning on the lower ionosphere and radiofrequency signals. April 11, 2013 Lightning. Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) The team found that the electron density in the lower ionosphere decreased in response to lightning discharges. Thunderstorms, and the resulting partially ionized plasma of the ionosphere, can distort radio signals traveling to satellites important to communications, navigation or national security Los Alamos researchers and a collaborator have made measurements during thunderstorms to study the affect of lightning on the lower ionosphere and radiofrequency signals. This study supports one theory for how tropospheric

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Lightning Distribution and Eyewall Outbreaks in Tropical Cyclones during Landfall  

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Cloud-to-ground lightning data and storm intensity data (winds and central pressure) for 33 northwest Pacific tropical cyclones were used to analyze lightning distributions during the period of landfall in China. Lightning activities varied ...

Wenjuan Zhang; Yijun Zhang; Dong Zheng; Xiuji Zhou

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Underreporting of Lightning injuries and Deaths in Colorado  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Reliable statistics on lightning deaths and injuries are needed to raise the awareness of the community to the lightning threat and to educate the public to avoid situations vulnerable to lightning injuries. The principal source of information ...

Raúl E. López; Ronald L. Holle; Todd A. Heitkamp; Michael Boyson; Michael Cherington; Kenneth Langford

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

63

Modeling Global Lightning Distributions in a General Circulation Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A general circulation model (GCM) is used to model global lightning distributions and frequencies. Both total and cloud-to-ground lightning frequencies are modeled using parameterizations that relate the depth of convective clouds to lightning ...

Colin Price; David Rind

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Far-Field Power of Lightning Strokes as Measured by the World Wide Lightning Location Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN) is a long-range network capable of locating lightning strokes in space and time. While able to locate lightning to within a few kilometers and tens of microseconds, the network currently does not ...

Michael L. Hutchins; Robert H. Holzworth; Craig J. Rodger; James B. Brundell

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

Schools - CPU Damage Due to Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This power quality (PQ) case study presents the investigation of the failure of certain equipment in the computer labs at a school which has been attributed to lightning.

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Schools - Electronic Equipment Damage Due to Lightning  

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This power quality (PQ) case study presents the investigation of damage to a school's phone equipment, security alarm, and network computer system during a lightning storm.

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF ROOF-MOUNTED SOLAR ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF ROOF-MOUNTED SOLAR CELLS ... Working paper developed for a NASA-sponsored study of solar cells ...

2013-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

68

Weather Extremes  

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Extremes Extremes Nature Bulletin No. 45 December 15, 1945 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Clayton F. Smith, President Roberts Mann, Superintendent of Conservation WEATHER EXTREMES Chicago lies in a temperate zone. We are fortunate. The lowest temperature recorded here since the establishment of the Weather Bureau in 1870 was -- 23 F on Dec. 24, 1872. The lowest records elsewhere in the United States are--66 F at Riverside Ranger Station, Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, on Feb. 9, 1933; and -- 78 F at Fort Yukon, Alaska, on Jan. 14, 1934. The lowest record anywhere on earth is 90 F at Verkhoyansk, Siberia, Feb. 5 and 7, 1892. The greatest snowfall recorded in Chicago in one 24-hour period was 14.9 inches on Jan. 30, 1939; but 19.2 inches fell between 1:10 a.m. on March 24 and 8:33 p.m. on March 26, 1930.

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Radar-Derived Forecasts of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Over Houston, Texas  

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Ten years (1997 - 2006) of summer (June, July, August) daytime (14 - 00 Z) Weather Surveillance Radar - 1988 Doppler data for Houston, TX were examined to determine the best radar-derived lightning forecasting predictors. Convective cells were tracked using a modified version of the Storm Cell Identification and Tracking (SCIT) algorithm and then correlated to cloud-to-ground lightning data from the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN). Combinations of three radar reflectivity values (30, 35, and 40 dBZ) at four isothermal levels (-10, -15, -20, and updraft -10 degrees C) and a new radar-derived product, vertically integrated ice (VII), were used to optimize a radar-based lightning forecast algorithm. Forecasts were also delineated by range and the number of times a cell was identified and tracked by the modified SCIT algorithm. This study objectively analyzed 65,399 unique cells, and 1,028,510 to find the best lightning forecast criteria. Results show that using 30 dBZ at the -20 degrees C isotherm on cells within 75 km of the radar that have been tracked for at least 2 consecutive scan produces the best forecasts with a critical success index (CSI) of 0.71. The best VII predictor was 0.734 kg m-2 on cells within 75 km of the radar that have been tracked for at least 2 consecutive scans producing a CSI of 0.68. Results of this study further suggest that combining the radar reflectivity and VII methods can result in a more accurate lightning forecast than either method alone.

Mosier, Richard Matthew

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhancement of CN Tower lightning current derivative signals using a modified power spectral subtraction method.  

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??Lightning current measurements are possible using instrumental tall structures or rocket-triggered lightning. The CN Tower has been a source of lightning current data for the… (more)

Mehmud, Huma

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

71

Building Energy Software Tools Directory : Weather Tool  

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Weather Tool Back to Tool Screenshot for Weather Tool. Screenshot for Weather Tool. Screenshot for Weather...

72

Atmospheric and Fuel Moisture Characteristics Associated with Lightning-Attributed Fires  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A systematic examination is presented of the relationship between lightning occurrence and fires attributed to lightning ignitions. Lightning occurrence data are matched to a database of fires attributed to lightning ignition over southeastern ...

Andrew J. Dowdy; Graham A. Mills

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

New mechanism for lightning initiation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is the final report of a three-year, Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). To distinguish radio-frequency (rf) signals generated by lightning from the electromagnetic pulse produced by a nuclear explosion, it is necessary to understand the fundamental nature of thunderstorm discharges. The recent debate surrounding the origin of transionospheric pulse pairs (TIPPs) detected by the BLACKBEARD experiment aboard the ALEXIS satellite illustrates this point. We have argued that TIPP events could originate from the upward propagating discharges recently identified by optical images taken from the ground, from airplanes, and from the space shuttle. In addition, the Gamma Ray Observatory (GRO) measurements of x-ray bursts originating from thunderstorms are almost certainly associated with these upward propagating discharges. When taken together, these three measurements point directly to the runaway electron mechanism as the source of the upward discharges. The primary goal of this research effort was to identify the specific role played by the runaway-air-breakdown mechanism in the general area of thunderstorm electricity and in so doing develop lightning models that predict the optical, rf, and x-ray emissions that are observable from space.

Roussel-Dupre, R.; Buchwald, M.; Gurevich, A. [Lebedev Institute of Physical Sciences, Moscow (Russian Federation)] [and others

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of the National Lightning Detection Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The development of the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) can be traced from the initial funding by the Electric Power Research Institute in June 1983. This support, when coupled with a small National Science Foundation–sponsored ...

Richard E. Orville

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

75

Regional Differences in Tropical Lightning Distributions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Observations from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Optical Transient Detector (OTD) and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)-based Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) are analyzed for variability between land and ocean, various ...

Dennis J. Boccippio; Steven J. Goodman; Stan Heckman

2000-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

76

Schools - Lightning Causing Electric Equipment Damage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This power quality (PQ) case study presents the investigation of damage to a school's electronic controls and integrated circuit boards within their fire alarm and clock/bell system when there are lightning storms.

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

77

TELEX The Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning Experiment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The field program of the Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning Experiment (TELEX) took place in central Oklahoma, May–June 2003 and 2004. It aimed to improve understanding of the interrelationships among microphysics, kinematics, ...

Donald R. MacGorman; W. David Rust; Conrad L. Ziegler; Edward R. Mansell; Terry J. Schuur; Michael I. Biggerstaff; Jerry M. Straka; Eric C. Bruning; Kristin M. Kuhlman; Nicole R. Lund; Clark Payne; Nicholas S. Biermann; William H. Beasley; Larry D. Carey; Paul R. Krehbiel; William Rison; Kenneth B. Eack

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

78

Minding the Weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather salience is a construct that pertains to the psychological value, significance, and attunement that people have for the weather and its changes. In this article the author describes the construct of weather salience and a measure that was ...

Alan E. Stewart

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEWTON's Weather Videos  

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day. Learn about all sorts of weather phenomena or just get a video of your daily forecast. NOAA Weather Partner's Videos NOAA Weather Partner's Videos The National Oceanic and...

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Lightning protection system for a wind turbine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

In a wind turbine (104, 500, 704) having a plurality of blades (132, 404, 516, 744) and a blade rotor hub (120, 712), a lightning protection system (100, 504, 700) for conducting lightning strikes to any one of the blades and the region surrounding the blade hub along a path around the blade hub and critical components of the wind turbine, such as the generator (112, 716), gearbox (708) and main turbine bearings (176, 724).

Costin, Daniel P. (Chelsea, VT); Petter, Jeffrey K. (Williston, VT)

2008-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

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81

Sizing of Overhead Ground Wires for Lightning  

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Overhead ground wires, or shield wires, are placed on transmission lines as air terminals for lightning strikes to shield the phase conductors from direct strikes. Although of short duration, lightning strikes to ground wires may result in significant damage. Utilities are increasingly using optical fiber ground wires (OPGWs), and severe damage to the OPGWs could result in failure of the communication link. There is renewed interest in the dimensioning and testing of ground wires for improved ...

2012-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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NEWTON's Weather Links  

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References Do you have a great weather reference link? Please click our Ideas page. Featured Reference Links: NOAA Teachers Support Page NOAA Teachers Support Page for Weather and...

83

Weather: Project homepage  

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data with weather measurement instruments, interpreting the data, and forecasting weather conditions. Students use the Internet as a tool to research information, share...

84

Lightning Arrestor Connectors Production Readiness  

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The Lightning Arrestor Connector (LAC), part “M”, presented opportunities to improve the processes used to fabricate LACs. The A## LACs were the first production LACs produced at the KCP, after the product was transferred from Pinnellas. The new LAC relied on the lessons learned from the A## LACs; however, additional improvements were needed to meet the required budget, yield, and schedule requirements. Improvement projects completed since 2001 include Hermetic Connector Sealing Improvement, Contact Assembly molding Improvement, development of a second vendor for LAC shells, general process improvement, tooling improvement, reduction of the LAC production cycle time, and documention of the LAC granule fabrication process. This report summarizes the accomplishments achieved in improving the LAC Production Readiness.

Marten, Steve; Linder, Kim; Emmons, Jim; Gomez, Antonio; Hasam, Dawud; Maurer, Michelle

2008-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

85

A Linear Method for Analyzing Lightning Field Changes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A constrained, least-squares method for analyzing multiple-station measurements of lightning field changes (?Es) is introduced. Previous methods have attempted to fit the spatial pattern of lightning ?Es using nonlinear models, such as a point ...

William J. Koshak; E. Philip Krider

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

A Review of Positive and Bipolar Lightning Discharges  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Characteristics of lightning discharges that transport either positive charge or both positive and negative charges to the ground are reviewed. These are termed positive and bipolar lightning discharges, respectively. Different types of positive ...

V. A. Rakov

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

87

Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Mesoscale Convective Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have examined the characteristics of positive cloud-to-ground lightning flashes in Mesoscale Convective Systems observed during the Oklahoma-Kansas PRE-STORM project in 1985. Lightning frequencies and patterns of ground strike locations are ...

Steven A. Rutledge; Chungu Lu; Donald R. MacGorman

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

A Radar Study of the Plasma and Geometry of Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Radar measurements and model studies are combined to investigate the plasma condition and the physical structure of lightning in thunderclouds. The lightning radar target is inferred to be an arclike plasma whose temperature exceeds 5000 K, ...

Earle R. Williams; Spiros G. Geotis; A. B. Bhattacharya

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A CRITICAL REVIEW OF NONCONVENTIONAL APPROACHES TO LIGHTNING PROTECTION  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The conventional technique for the lightning protection of structures is described in the U.S. National Standard, NFPA 780, and in many other national and international lightning protection standards. Two nonconventional techniques, known ...

M. A. Uman; V. A. Rakov

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Performance Characteristics of Distinct Lightning Detection Networks Covering Belgium  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study reports results from electric field measurements coupled to high-speed camera observations of cloud-to-ground lightning to test the performance of lightning location networks in terms of its detection efficiency and location accuracy. ...

Dieter R. Poelman; Wolfgang Schulz; Christian Vergeiner

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

Optical Observations of Lightning from a High-Altitude Airplane  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning has been observed from above cloud top by using satellites, balloons, rockets, and high-altitude airplanes, each of which provides a unique perspective and holds the potential for gaining new understanding of lightning phenomena. During ...

H. J. Christian; S. J. Goodman

1987-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Possible Aerosol Effects on Lightning Activity and Structure of Hurricanes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

According to observations of hurricanes located relatively close to the land, intense and persistent lightning takes place within a 250–300-km radius ring around the hurricane center, whereas the lightning activity in the eyewall takes place only ...

A. Khain; N. Cohen; B. Lynn; A. Pokrovsky

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

Some Causes for Lightning Data Inaccuracies: The Case of Michigan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Based on records currently available, no complete knowledge exists of the number of casualties caused by lightning in the United States. The compilation of lightning casualty statistics is not a simple problem, and there are many unresolved ...

Kathleen M. Shearman; Carl F. Ojala

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

Playing with the weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper the contribution of real time weather data to player enjoyment was tested and evaluated. To gauge the contribution of weather to player engagement an adaptronic, multiplayer, location based game, where real time weather data is key to the ... Keywords: adaptronic games, casual game, game, location based, multiplayer games, pervasive game, weather

Sofia Reis; Nuno Correia

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Static electricity measurements for lightning warnings -an exploration  

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Static electricity measurements for lightning warnings - an exploration H. Bloemink De Bilt, 2013 | Internal report; IR 2013-01 #12;#12;Static electricity measurements for lightning warnings - an exploration Version 1.0 Date January 2013 Status Final #12;#12;Static electricity measurements for lightning warnings

Haak, Hein

96

High Voltage Laboratory Testing of Femtosecond Laser Lightning Diversion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning strikes cost the electric power industry an estimated 1 billion dollars annually in damage and lost revenue. One possible way of protecting critical and susceptible facilities from lightning strikes is to use lasers to trigger and divert lightning along a predetermined path. This report describes laboratory research on the use of ultrashort UV pulses and near IR pulses to trigger high voltage discharge.

1998-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

97

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization  

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History History of the Weatherization Assistance Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on AddThis.com...

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Lightning Dock Geothermal Facility | Open Energy Information  

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Geothermal Facility Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Lightning Dock Geothermal Facility General Information Name Lightning Dock Geothermal Facility Facility Lightning Dock Sector Geothermal energy Location Information Location Fallon, New Mexico Coordinates 35.115059°, -106.604598° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":35.115059,"lon":-106.604598,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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The response of aeroshells to lightning  

SciTech Connect

Electrical discharges from a lightning simulator were directed at Mk12 aeroshells. Buckling of the aluminum substrate was observed after some 100-kA shots, and severe damage consisting of tearing of the aluminum and the production of inward flying aluminum shrapnel was observed after some 200-kA peak-current shots. Some shots resulted in severe damage to both the aluminum and the carbon-phenolic ablative material. It is reasonable to conclude from the experimental results that a lightning stroke with very high-peak current could, by itself, produce an opening in an Mk12 aeroshell. Because the aeroshell is part of the nuclear explosive safety exclusion region for the Mk12/W62 nuclear weapon, an opening would significantly reduce the assured safety of the weapon. It is unlikely that the observed interaction between lightning and the aeroshells would have been predicted by any form of computer simulation.

Loescher, D.H. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Dinallo, M.A. [Quatro Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Weather Theory Weather Reports, Forcasts and Charts  

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GMU Weather Theory & Weather Reports, Forcasts and Charts Copyright 10/2010 AV-ED (For Reference Only) See 14CFR & AIM #12;GROUND SCHOOL / TEST SUBJECTS Session Subject Total / Actual Ques. 1 IN TEMPERATURE AS ALTITUDE INCREASES. - FREQUENT GROUND BASED TEMP INVERSION IS PRODUCED BY TERRESTRIAL RADIATION

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101

Thunderstorm and Lightning Studies using the FORTE Optical Lightning System (FORTE/OLS)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Preliminary observations of simultaneous RF and optical emissions from lightning as seen by the FORTE spacecraft are presented. RF/optical pairs of waveforms are routinely collected both as individual lightning events and as sequences of events associated with cloud-to-ground (CG) and intra-cloud (IC) flashes. CG pulses can be distinguished from IC pulses based on the properties of the RF and optical waveforms, but mostly based on the associated RF spectrograms. The RF spectrograms are very similar to previous ground-based VHF observations of lightning and show signatures associated with return strokes, stepped and dart leaders, and attachment processes,. RF emissions are observed to precede the arrival of optical emissions at the satellite by a mean value of 280 microseconds. The dual phenomenology nature of these observations are discussed in terms of their ability to contribute to a satellite-based lightning monitoring mission.

Argo, P.; Franz, R.; Green, J.; Guillen, J.L.; Jacobson, A.R.; Kirkland, M.; Knox, S.; Spalding, R.; Suszcynsky, D.M.

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Observations from TOGA COARE: Selected Results and Lightning Location Algorithms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recently, observations of electrified oceanic convection and associated cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning were obtained over the tropical western Pacific Ocean during TOGA COARE (Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response ...

Walter A. Petersen; Steven A. Rutledge; Richard E. Orville

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Number of lightning discharges causing damage to lightning arrester cables for aerial transmission lines in power systems  

SciTech Connect

Damage by lightning discharges to lightning arrester cables for 110-175 kV aerial transmission lines is analyzed using data from power systems on incidents with aerial transmission lines over a ten year operating period (1997-2006). It is found that failures of lightning arrester cables occur when a tensile force acts on a cable heated to the melting point by a lightning current. The lightning currents required to heat a cable to this extent are greater for larger cable cross sections. The probability that a lightning discharge will develop decreases as the amplitude of the lightning current increases, which greatly reduces the number of lightning discharges which damage TK-70 cables compared to TK-50 cables. In order to increase the reliability of lightning arrester cables for 110 kV aerial transmission lines, TK-70 cables should be used in place of TK-50 cables. The number of lightning discharges per year which damage lightning arrester cables is lowered when the density of aerial transmission lines is reduced within the territory of electrical power systems. An approximate relationship between these two parameters is obtained.

Nikiforov, E. P. [Electric Power Scientific Research Institute (VNIIE), branch of OAO 'NTTs Elektroenergetika' (Russian Federation)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

104

Linking Weather and Climate  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Historically, the atmospheric sciences have tended to treat problems of weather and climate separately. The real physical system, however, is a continuum, with short-term (minutes to days) “weather” fluctuations influencing climate variations and ...

Randall M. Dole

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Demand Impacted by Weather  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

When you look at demand, it’s also interesting to note the weather. The weather has a big impact on the demand of heating fuels, if it’s cold, consumers will use ...

106

Weather and Individual Happiness  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper investigates the influence of weather on happiness. While previous studies have examined climatic influence by comparing the well-being of people living in different regions, this paper focuses on how daily changes in weather affect ...

Yoshiro Tsutsui

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program: Projects  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

& Intergovernmental Program Projects Site Map Bookmark and Share Projects From energy efficiency initiatives - such as residential weatherization and state capitol...

108

The power of weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather information demonstrates predictive power in forecasting electricity prices in day-ahead markets in real time. In particular, next-day weather forecasts improve the forecast accuracy of Scandinavian day-ahead electricity prices in terms of point ... Keywords: Electricity prices, GARCH models, Point and density forecasts, Weather forecasts

Christian Huurman; Francesco Ravazzolo; Chen Zhou

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Weatherization pays big dividends  

SciTech Connect

Weather Windows, do-it-yourself indoor vinyl storm windows, are a major project of the Duke Power Co. Weatherization Program. Various weatherization programs in existence across the United States are discussed, emphasizing their public relations aspects as well as the service they provide to customers regarding savings on electric bills. 1 figure.

Gorzelnik, E.F.

1983-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Lightning Dock Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Lightning Dock Geothermal Area Lightning Dock Geothermal Area (Redirected from Lightning Dock Area) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Lightning Dock Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Heat Source 8 Geofluid Geochemistry 9 NEPA-Related Analyses (6) 10 Exploration Activities (25) 11 References Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":6,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"300px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.14833333,"lon":-108.8316667,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

111

Mesoscale Observations of Lightning from Space Shuttle  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Motion pictures have been taken at night by astronauts on the space shuttle showing lightning discharges that spread horizontally at speeds of 105 m s?1 for distances over 60 km. Tape recordings have been made of the accompanying optical pulses ...

B. Yonnegut; O. H. Vaughan Jr.; M. Brook; P. Krehbiel

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

An Operational Comparison of Lightning Warning Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During the spring-summer of 1979, six lightning warning devices were evaluated in a side-by-side comparison study at three test sites. Stock commercial devices were selected based upon distinct concepts of operation. The devices tested included a ...

R. L. Johnson; D. E. Janota; J. E. Hay

1982-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

An East Coast Lightning Detection Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A magnetic direction-finding network for the detection of lightning cloud-to-ground strikes has been installed, and it records most of the ground flashes from Maine to North Carolina and as far west as Ohio. This area includes or touches fourteen ...

Richard E. Orville; Ronald W. Henderson; Lance F. Bosart

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Lightning Flash Rates as an Indicator of Tropical Cyclone Genesis in the Eastern North Pacific  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning flashes in convective tropical clusters of the eastern North Pacific Ocean are detected by the Long-Range Lightning Detection Network and are analyzed for temporal patterns in electrical activity. The rates of lightning flash discharge ...

Lesley A. Leary; Elizabeth A. Ritchie

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Activity in the Contiguous United States from 1995 to 1999  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The spatial and temporal distributions of cloud-to-ground lightning are examined over the contiguous United States from 1995 to 1999 using data from the National Lightning Detection Network. Annual flash density, annual lightning days, cumulative ...

Bard A. Zajac; Steven A. Rutledge

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

The Relationship between Total Cloud Lightning Behavior and Radar-Derived Thunderstorm Structure  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Total lightning detection systems have been in development since the mid-1980s and deployed in several areas around the world. Previous studies on total lightning found intra- and intercloud lightning (IC) activity tends to fluctuate significantly ...

Eric Metzger; Wendell A. Nuss

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

A Perfect Prognosis Scheme for Forecasting Warm-Season Lightning over Florida  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study develops and evaluates a statistical scheme for forecasting warm-season lightning over Florida. Four warm seasons of analysis data from the Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) and lightning data from the National Lightning Detection Network are ...

Phillip E. Shafer; Henry E. Fuelberg

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Relationships among Lightning, Precipitation, and Hydrometeor Characteristics over the North Pacific Ocean  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning data from the Pacific Lightning Detection Network (PacNet) and Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) on the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite were compared with TRMM precipitation radar products and latent heating and ...

Antti T. Pessi; Steven Businger

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Total Lightning Signatures of Thunderstorm Intensity over North Texas. Part I: Supercells  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is shown that total lightning mapping, along with radar and National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) cloud-to-ground lightning data, can be used to diagnose the severity of a thunderstorm. Analysis of supercells, some of which were tornadic,...

Scott M. Steiger; Richard E. Orville; Lawrence D. Carey

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

missed. How will I benefit by participating in this program? Weatherization reduces your energy bills for a long time. Some measures, such as insulating your walls or roof, for...

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121

BM: excluded-speakers = 3080 3094 3095 3105 3112 3113 ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

BM: excluded-speakers = 3080 3094 3095 3105 3112 3113 3114 3126 3147 3190 3205 3208 3212 3231 3237 3240 3242 3277 3314 3334 3352 ...

2007-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

122

Lightning Activities in the DOE-EPRI Turbine Verification Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The US Department of Energy (DOE)-Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Turbine Verification Program (TVP) has played a vital role in improving the understanding of lightning protection for wind turbines. In response to concerns from host utilities, the TVP began a lightning protection project to study the impact of lightning activity at the 6.0-megawatt (MW) wind power facility in Ft. Davis, Texas. McNiff Light Industry (MLI) and Global Energy Concepts (GEC) established a broad observation and documentation effort to survey the lightning protection methodologies used and to evaluate the damage resulting from lightning activity at the turbines. The 6.05-MW wind power plant in Searsburg, Vermont, was inspected after a severe lightning storm caused damage to several turbines there. Zond, McNiff, and consultants from Lightning Technologies, Inc. conducted post-damage inspections at both sites to develop recommendations for improving lightning protection. Site operators implemented the recommended mitigation strategies, and the turbines were monitored to determine if the protection measures improved project operations. This paper summarizes the experience gained through TVP's lightning-related research, and provides a set of guidelines for wind turbine manufacturers, owners, and operators.

McCoy, T.; Rhoads, H.; Lisman, T. (Global Energy Concepts, LLC); McNiff, B. (McNiff Light Industry); Smith, B. (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

2000-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

123

Electromagnetic field radiation model for lightning strokes to tall structures  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes observation and analysis of electromagnetic field radiation from lightning strokes to tall structures. Electromagnetic field waveforms and current waveforms of lightning strokes to the CN Tower have been simultaneously measured since 1991. A new calculation model of electromagnetic field radiation is proposed. The proposed model consists of the lightning current propagation and distribution model and the electromagnetic field radiation model. Electromagnetic fields calculated by the proposed model, based on the observed lightning current at the CN Tower, agree well with the observed fields at 2km north of the tower.

Motoyama, H. [CRIEPI, Tokyo (Japan); Janischewskyj, W.; Hussein, A.M. [Univ. of Toronto, Ontario (Canada); Chisholm, W.A. [Ontario Hydro Technologies, Toronto, Ontario (Canada); Chang, J.S. [McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ontario (Canada); Rusan, R.

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Electromagnetic radiation from lightning return strokes to tall structures.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The study of the interaction of lightning electromagnetic fields with electrical systems and the design of appropriate protection strategies are generally based on statistical distributions… (more)

Pavanello, Davide

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Weather and Joints  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Humidity and air pressure changes, which accompany changes in weather, can sometimes be felt in the human body, some people are affected more than others. Arthritis in joints...

126

Educational Weather Games  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Games Do you have a great weather game? Please click our Ideas page. Featured Games: NOAA - Planet Arcade NOAA - Planet Arcade The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

127

The Entire Weather Archive  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Stroke Length Hurricanes Joining Fog Predicting Snow? Temperature Effecting Dew Point Solar Storms and Earth Weather Sea Fog Formation More Rain at Night than Day Jet Streams...

128

CONTAM Weather Program Description  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... spreadsheet program. The tool can convert Energy Plus weather files (EPW files) to WTH files. EPW files can be found on the US ...

129

Grounding and Lightning Protection of Capacitor Controllers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is the third report in EPRI's capacitor reliability study. It deals with capacitor controller grounding and lightning protection. Prior reports dealt with nuisance fuse operations, operating and construction practices, and use of distribution line capacitors for transmission voltage support. Simulations were performed to investigate various controller mounting locations and grounding configurations and their impact on the magnitude of surges reaching the controller. Once these aspects of capacitor c...

2005-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

130

Lightning Dock Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Lightning Dock Geothermal Area Lightning Dock Geothermal Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Lightning Dock Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Heat Source 8 Geofluid Geochemistry 9 NEPA-Related Analyses (6) 10 Exploration Activities (25) 11 References Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":6,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"300px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.14833333,"lon":-108.8316667,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

131

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About  

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About About Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program WAP - Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers Grants WAP - Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program State Energy Program

132

weather | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

weather weather Dataset Summary Description A csv containing hourly weather data at NREL's Research and Support Facility (RSF) for 2011. Source NREL Date Released February 07th, 2013 (10 months ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 data NREL RSF weather Data text/csv icon rsf_weather_data_2011.csv (csv, 851.2 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Attribution License Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset Average vote Your vote Ease of access Average vote Your vote Overall rating Average vote Your vote Comments Login or register to post comments If you rate this dataset, your published comment will include your rating.

133

Weatherized in January  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

**Number of Homes **Number of Homes Weatherized in January 2011 (Recovery Act) Total Number of Homes Weatherized through January 2011 (Recovery Act) ***Total Number of Homes Weatherized through January 2011 Calendar Year 2009 - January 2011 (Recovery Act + Annual Program Funding) U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized By Grantee in January 2011 (Calendar Year) (Recovery Act) (Recovery Act Annual Program Funding) Alabama 323 4,036 4,780 1 Alaska 21 231 1,850 Arizona 289 4,000 5,187 Arkansas 179 3,545 5,263 California 1,469 24,620 28,197 Colorado 401 7,188 12,926 Connecticut 530 3,689 4,758 2 2 Delaware 519 689 District of Columbia 30 661 972 Florida 799 8,895 9,971 Georgia 526 7,718 8,476 Hawaii 13 419 774 Idaho 244 3,996 5,963 Illinois

134

NEWTON's Weather Archive  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Weather Archive: Weather Archive: Loading Most Recent Weather Questions: Acid Rain and Evaporation Effects Ground Temperature for Snow to 'Stick' Clouds and Time of Day Chart Scales on Vertical Velocity Chart Aneroid Barometers: Aircraft; Meteorology Air and Saturation Pressure Tornado Size and Vortex Spin Rate Polar Air Pressure Coldest Temperature in Atmosphere; Elevation Snow Clump Formation Relative Humidity, Temperature, Amount of Water Polar Weather Systems Bergeron Process Cloud Formation and Time of Day Hailstone Shape Threshold Values for Classifying Pressure Systems Rain Shadow Range Cloud Suspension Measuring Rainfall Why Does It Rain? Measuring Rainfall Dew Point and Dogs Size of Cloud from Shadow What is dBZ in Meteorology? Daily Temperature Lag To see all entries in the Weather

135

Weather Derivatives and Weather Insurance: Concept, Application, and Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The concept and applications of weather derivatives and weather insurance are introduced. Proper analysis of these financial instruments requires both statistical knowledge and thorough understanding of the physical weather and climate process. A ...

Lixin Zeng

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Radar Nowcasting of Total Lightning over the Kennedy Space Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A long-term radar dataset over Melbourne, Florida, was matched with three-dimensional lightning data to optimize radar-derived predictors of total lightning over the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Four years (2006–09) of summer (June–August) daytime (...

Gregory N. Seroka; Richard E. Orville; Courtney Schumacher

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Some Scientific Objectives of a Satellite-Borne Lightning Mapper  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Lightning Mapper Sensor is proposed as an instrument for use on a geosynchronous satellite in the late 1980s to monitor lightning activity continuously over broad areas of the earth. The system was suggested in response to a variety of needs ...

M. H. Davis; Marx Brook; Hugh Christian; Brian G. Heikes; Richard E. Orville; Chung G. Park; Raymond G. Roble; Bernard Vonnegut

1983-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Field Measurement Studies on Shunt Coefficient of Lightning Shield Line  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The shunt coefficient of lightning shield line is an important parameter, which needs to be considered when we are designing or reforming the substation grounding network, however, it is difficult to be calculated. This paper is to introduce a method ... Keywords: Short circuit current, Lightning shield line, Shunt coefficient, Shunt impedance

Dechao Li; Jinglu Li; Yuhuan Zhang

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

A Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Climatology for Romania  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The first study of the characteristics of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning in Romania, based on the data recorded by the Romanian National Lightning Detection Network (RNLDN), is presented. The data, more than 1.75 million CG flashes, covers the ...

Bogdan Antonescu; Sorin Burcea

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

Wind Turbine Lightning Protection Project: 1999-2001  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A lightning protection research and support program was instituted by NREL to help minimize lightning damage to wind turbines in the United States. This paper provides the results of a field test program, an evaluation of protection on selected turbines, and a literature search as well as the dissemination of the accumulated information.

McNiff, B.

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Overhead Transmission Line Lightning and Grounding Reference Book 2012  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In North America and many other parts of the world, lightning remains the primary cause of transmission line outages, momentary interruptions, and reliability and maintenance problems. The lightning performance of transmission lines may be improved by applying overhead ground wires, providing a low impedance connection to ground, and selecting appropriate insulation levels for the phase conductors. The success of these measures is not always ...

2012-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

142

Characterizing wind turbine system response to lightning activity  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A lightning protection research program was instituted by National Renewable Energy Laboratory to minimize lightning damage to wind turbines and to further the understanding of effective damage mitigation techniques. To that end, a test program is under way to observe lightning activity, protection system response, and damage at a wind power plant in the Department of Energy (DOE) and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Turbine Verification Program. The authors installed Lightning activated surveillance cameras along with a special storm tracking device to observe the activity in the wind plant area. They instrumented the turbines with lightning and ground current detection devices to log direct and indirect strike activity at each unit. They installed a surge monitor on the utility interface to track incoming activity from the transmission lines. Maintenance logs are used to verify damage and determine downtime and repair costs. Actual strikes to turbines were recorded on video and ancillary devices. The test setup and some results are discussed in this paper.

McNiff, B.; LaWhite, N. [McNiff Light Industry, Harborside, ME (United States); Muljadi, E. [National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (United States)

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Vertical Development of Lightning Activity Observed by the LDAR System: Lightning Bubbles  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In some Florida thunderstorm cells, impulsive very high frequency (VHF) radiation from lightning channels begins abruptly in a layer that is typically 3–6 km in diameter, 1–3 km tall, and initially located just above the freezing level. In 208 ...

Tomoo Ushio; Stan J. Heckman; Hugh J. Christian; Zen-Ichiro Kawasaki

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

Weather Modification: Finding Common Ground  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Research and operational approaches to weather modification expressed in the National Research Council's 2003 report on “Critical Issues in Weather Modification Research” and in the Weather Modification Association's response to that report form ...

Michael Garstang; Roelof Bruintjes; Robert Serafin; Harold Orville; Bruce Boe; William Cotton; Joseph Warburton

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Urine Test Strips to Exclude Cerebral Spinal Fluid Blood  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

two Pearson Chi-Square tests. The first compared samplesO riginal R esearch Urine Test Strips to Exclude CerebralBayer Multistix ® urine test strips are designed to test

Marshall, Robin A; Hejamanowski, Chris

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

CONTAM Overview - Weather and Wind  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... weather data is implemented through the use of weather files or ... experiments or atmospheric models, eg, plume or puff dispersion simulation tools. ...

147

Controlling The Global Weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The earth's atmosphere may be chaotic and very likely is sensitive to small perturbations. Certainly, very simple nonlinear dynamical models of the atmosphere are chaotic, and the most realistic numerical weather prediction models arevery ...

Ross N. Hoffman

2002-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Waste glass weathering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The weathering of glass is reviewed by examining processes that affect the reaction of commercial, historical, natural, and nuclear waste glass under conditions of contact with humid air and slowly dripping water, which may lead to immersion in nearly static solution. Radionuclide release data from weathered glass under conditions that may exist in an unsaturated environment are presented and compared to release under standard leaching conditions. While the comparison between the release under weathering and leaching conditions is not exact, due to variability of reaction in humid air, evidence is presented of radionuclide release under a variety of conditions. These results suggest that both the amount and form of radionuclide release can be affected by the weathering of glass.

Bates, J.K.; Buck, E.C.

1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

149

Space Weather 101  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the basic physical concepts associated with space weather that pertain to the effects on high-voltage power transmission systems. Space weather is an extremely complex and multi-faceted phenomenon. To focus on power grid–related effects, the report addresses coronal mass ejections, which are known to be the most important driver of large geomagnetically induced currents, and describes ongoing research that is being conducted to better understand, predict, and mitigate the ...

2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

150

Analysis of cloud-to-ground lightning in Hurricane Andrew  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In August of 1992, Andrew joined a long list of tropical storms that have caused considerable damage and loss of life as they made landfall near a populated area. However, Andrew was unique in the sense that no previous landfalling tropical storm in the United States has provided such an excellent opportunity to study the cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning associated with this type of storm. While numerous thunderstorm systems, particularly the severe storms of the Great Plains, have been studied for lightning characteristics, the ability to conduct similar studies on hurricanes has been limited due to the small number which have occurred since the relatively new National Lightning Detection Network has been operational. 17,036 CG strikes over a 77 hour period were attributed to either the eyewall region or the primary spiral rainbands of Andrew. The overall distribution by polarity of the lightning was found to be 2.1% positive and 97.9% negative. As the storm was dissipating over land in Mississippi all lightning observed near the pressure center was positive. Throughout the lifetime of the storm, the negative first stroke peak current decreased while the positive first stroke peak current increased. The mean multiplicity of the negative flashes was 2.6, while the positive lightning had a mean value of 1.2. High-multiplicity flashes (negative CG flashes with 10 strokes or greater) tended to occur in four distinct groups and in time intervals of 19 to 23 hours apart in an area corresponding to the right-forward quadrant to right flank of the storm structure. Comparison of radar data to the lightning data shows that the deep convective regions of the outer rainbands were the areas with the most lightning. A lack of significant lightning observed in the eyewall region is consistent with previous research suggesting microphysical processes in this part of the storm are not favorable for charge separation.

George, William Randel

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning and radar observations of hurricane Rita landfall  

SciTech Connect

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) owns and operates an array of Very-Low Frequency (VLF) sensors that measure the Radio-Frequency (RF) waveforms emitted by Cloud-to-Ground (CG) and InCloud (IC) lightning. This array, the Los Alamos Sferic Array (LASA), has approximately 15 sensors concentrated in the Great Plains and Florida, which detect electric field changes in a bandwidth from 200 Hz to 500 kHz (Smith et al., 2002). Recently, LANL has begun development of a new dual-band RF sensor array that includes the Very-High Frequency (VHF) band as well as the VLF. Whereas VLF lightning emissions can be used to deduce physical parameters such as lightning type and peak current, VHF emissions can be used to perform precise 3d mapping of individual radiation sources, which can number in the thousands for a typical CG flash. These new dual-band sensors will be used to monitor lightning activity in hurricanes in an effort to better predict intensification cycles. Although the new LANL dual-band array is not yet operational, we have begun initial work utilizing both VLF and VHF lightning data to monitor hurricane evolution. In this paper, we present the temporal evolution of Rita's landfall using VLF and VHF lightning data, and also WSR-88D radar. At landfall, Rita's northern eyewall experienced strong updrafts and significant lightning activity that appear to mark a transition between oceanic hurricane dynamics and continental thunderstorm dynamics. In section 2, we give a brief overview of Hurricane Rita, including its development as a hurricane and its lightning history. In the following section, we present WSR-88D data of Rita's landfall, including reflectivity images and temporal variation. In section 4, we present both VHF and VLF lightning data, overplotted on radar reflectivity images. Finally, we discuss our observations, including a comparison to previous studies and a brief conclusion.

Henderson, Bradley G [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Suszcynsky, David M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Hamlin, Timothy E [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Jeffery, C A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wiens, Kyle C [TEXAS TECH U.; Orville, R E [TEXAS A& M

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Lightning and radar observations of hurricane Rita landfall  

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) owns and operates an array of Very-Low Frequency (VLF) sensors that measure the Radio-Frequency (RF) waveforms emitted by Cloud-to-Ground (CG) and InCloud (IC) lightning. This array, the Los Alamos Sferic Array (LASA), has approximately 15 sensors concentrated in the Great Plains and Florida, which detect electric field changes in a bandwidth from 200 Hz to 500 kHz (Smith et al., 2002). Recently, LANL has begun development of a new dual-band RF sensor array that includes the Very-High Frequency (VHF) band as well as the VLF. Whereas VLF lightning emissions can be used to deduce physical parameters such as lightning type and peak current, VHF emissions can be used to perform precise 3d mapping of individual radiation sources, which can number in the thousands for a typical CG flash. These new dual-band sensors will be used to monitor lightning activity in hurricanes in an effort to better predict intensification cycles. Although the new LANL dual-band array is not yet operational, we have begun initial work utilizing both VLF and VHF lightning data to monitor hurricane evolution. In this paper, we present the temporal evolution of Rita's landfall using VLF and VHF lightning data, and also WSR-88D radar. At landfall, Rita's northern eyewall experienced strong updrafts and significant lightning activity that appear to mark a transition between oceanic hurricane dynamics and continental thunderstorm dynamics. In section 2, we give a brief overview of Hurricane Rita, including its development as a hurricane and its lightning history. In the following section, we present WSR-88D data of Rita's landfall, including reflectivity images and temporal variation. In section 4, we present both VHF and VLF lightning data, overplotted on radar reflectivity images. Finally, we discuss our observations, including a comparison to previous studies and a brief conclusion.

Henderson, Bradley G [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Suszcynsky, David M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Hamlin, Timothy E [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Jeffery, C A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wiens, Kyle C [TEXAS TECH U.; Orville, R E [TEXAS A& M

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather Normalization of Reliability Indices  

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Weather significantly increases variability of reliability indices. This project focuses on exploring statistical correlations between weather parameters and system performance indices using historical utility reliability data and weather data. Using this information, various approaches for normalizing utility performance indices for variability in weather can be developed.

2008-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather | Department of  

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Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather June 22, 2010 - 3:46pm Addthis Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC., has added another sustainability component to its curriculum: weatherization. A program already filled with renewable energy courses, TTC Green, now offers training and certification for technicians. This training, available for anyone from novices to the experienced, teaches how to weatherize the diverse array of homes in the muggy Charleston area to be more energy efficient. Two of the school's continuing education courses, both under three weeks in length, offer certification to individuals with weatherization backgrounds, giving them additional credentials and skills in the industry. TTC Green

155

Insured Lightning-Caused Property Damage in Three Western States  

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Insurance claims resulting from lightning damage in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming were analyzed during the period from 1987 to 1993. Most claims were from personal accounts, while some were commercial.

Ronald L. Holle; Raúl E. López; Lowell J. Arnold; John Endres

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Theory and Observations of Controls on Lightning Flash Size Spectra  

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Previous analyses of very high frequency (VHF) Lightning Mapping Array (LMA) observations relative to the location of deep convective updrafts have noted a systematic pattern in flash characteristics. In and near strong updrafts, flashes tend to ...

Eric C. Bruning; Donald R. MacGorman

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

The Limiting Accuracy of Long Wavelength Lightning Flash Location  

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Many recently developed systems for lightning flash location use frequencies of hundreds of kHz or higher to achieve enhanced precision, although this reduces potential range. However, for coherent systems operating at high signal-to-noise ratios ...

Anthony C. L. Lee

1989-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Lightning during Two Central U.S. Winter Precipitation Events  

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Network-detected cloud-to-ground lightning coincident with mainly frozen precipitation (freezing rain, sleet, snow) was studied over the central United States during two outbreaks of arctic air in January 1994. During the first event, the ratio ...

Ronald L. Holle; Andrew I. Watson

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

The Definition of GOES Infrared Lightning Initiation Interest Fields  

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Within cumulus cloud fields that develop in conditionally unstable air masses, only a fraction of the cumuli may eventually develop into deep convection. Identifying which of these convective clouds is most likely to generate lightning often ...

Ryan J. Harris; John R. Mecikalski; Wayne M. MacKenzie Jr.; Philip A. Durkee; Kurt E. Nielsen

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Three-Dimensional VHF Lightning Mapping System for Winter Thunderstorms  

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A three-dimensional (3D) winter lightning mapping system employing very high frequency (VHF) broadband signals was developed for continuous remote observation in winter. VHF broadband pulses radiated by leader progression are received with three ...

Masahide Nishihashi; Ken-ichi Shimose; Kenichi Kusunoki; Syugo Hayashi; Ken-ichiro Arai; Hanako Y. Inoue; Wataru Mashiko; Masako Kusume; Hiroyuki Morishima

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Low-Light-Level Television Measurements of Lightning  

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Nighttime observations of lightning were conducted using a low-light-level television system at the Langmuir Laboratory for Atmospheric Research in New Mexico. The number of strokes per flash, the interstroke intervals, and flash durations of ...

K. Stuart Clifton; G. Kelly Hill; George C. Marshall

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Average Diurnal Variation of Summer Lightning over the Floirida Peninsula  

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Data derived from a large network of electric field mills have been used to determine the average diurnal variation of lightning in a Florida seacoast environment. These data were obtained at the NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and the Cape ...

Launa M. Maier; E. Philip Krider; Michael W. Maier

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Theory and observations of controls on lightning flash size spectra  

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Previous analyses of VHF Lightning Mapping Array (LMA) observations relative to the location of deep convective updrafts have noted a systematic pattern in flash characteristics. In and near strong updrafts, flashes tend to be smaller and more ...

Eric C. Bruning; Donald R. MacGorman

164

Relationships between Convective Storm Kinematics, Precipitation, and Lightning  

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Combined multiparameter radar, dual-Doppler, thermodynamic sounding, and lightning observations of 11 thunderstorms (6 from the midlatitudes, 5 from the Tropics) are examined. The thunderstorms span a wide spectrum of intensities, from weak ...

Timothy J. Lang; Steven A. Rutledge

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Lightning Direction-Finding Systems for Forest Fire Detection  

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Extensive networks of magnetic direction-finding (DF) stations have been installed throughout the western United States and Alaska to facilitate early detection of lightning-caused fires. Each station contains a new wideband direction-finder that ...

E. P. Krider; R. C. Noggle; A. E. Pifer; D. L. Vance

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Cold Weather Hazards  

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0 0 Cold Weather Hazards June 2010 NSA_cwh_Rev10.doc 1 Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility/ North Slope of Alaska/Adjacent Arctic Ocean (ACRF/NSA/AAO) Cold Weather Hazards Winter Conditions at the North Slope of Alaska The North Slope of Alaska is north of the Arctic Circle at latitudes ranging from 69 to 72 degrees. Barrow, the largest town on the North Slope (pop. 4500), is the site of a National Weather Service Station, which has been active for several decades, so the climatology of the Alaska arctic coastal region as represented by Barrow is relatively well known. The North Slope is covered with ice and snow typically eight months of the year (October-May). During part of November, all of December, and most of January, the sun does not come above the horizon; this

167

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News  

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News News Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on AddThis.com... News December 9, 2013 Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization Since 2009, when the Energy Department seized a major opportunity to invest $5 billion through our Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to stimulate

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Weatherized in November  

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November November 2010 Total Number of Homes Weatherized through November 2010 ***Total Number of Homes Weatherized through November 2010 Calendar Year 2009 November 2010 U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized By State in November 2010 (Calendar Year) November 2010 (Recovery Act) November 2010 (Recovery Act) Calendar Year 2009 - November 2010 (Recovery Act + Annual Program Funding) Alabama 262 3,433 4,141 1 Alaska 14 113 1,646 Arizona 326 3,420 4,581 Arkansas 248 3,162 4,670 California 1,495 21,185 23,153 Colorado 414 6,317 11,819 , , Connecticut 2,363 3,432 2 Delaware 940 1,110 District of Columbia 30 614 872 Florida 643 7,446 8,522 Georgia 580 6,780 7,495 Hawaii 18 398 766 Idaho 212 3,552 5,482 Illi i 1 674 18 862 26 340 Illinois 1,674 18,862 26,340

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Weather and Joints  

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Weather and Joints Weather and Joints Name: Brittany Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: Why do people feel the weather changin in their joints? Is it just a superstition? Replies: People feel weather changes in their bodies because storm systems are accompanied by lower air pressure. When a storm system is approaching the barometric pressure or air pressure will drop. Inside the body is air pressure also. The pressure inside the body is approximately 15 lbs per square inch. Normal air pressure on the outside is approximately the same. When both numbers are equal most people don't feel anything. However, when the low pressure system approaches or the air pressure drops, the pressure on the inside of the body is greater than outside and that air on the inside tries to get out because air flows from high pressure to low pressure. This causes swelling and discomfort in some people's joints, especially in the elderly or people who have suffered injuries to those areas (those areas are weakened somewhat due to the injury and less resistant to the changes in pressure).

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Weatherized in October  

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October October 2010 Total Number of Homes Weatherized through October 2010 ***Total Number of Homes Weatherized through October 2010 Calendar Year 2009 October 2010 U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized By State in October 2010 (Calendar Year) October 2010 (Recovery Act) October 2010 (Recovery Act) Calendar Year 2009 - October 2010 (Recovery Act + Annual Program Funding) Alabama 313 3,171 3,879 1 Alaska 16 99 1,632 Arizona 279 3,094 4,255 Arkansas 215 2,914 4,422 California 1,880 19,690 21,658 Colorado 451 5,903 11,405 , , Connecticut 367 2,363 3,432 2 Delaware 940 1,110 District of Columbia 102 584 842 Florida 725 6,803 7,879 Georgia 698 6,200 6,915 Hawaii 20 380 748 Idaho 198 3,340 5,270 Illi i 1 973 17 188 24 666 Illinois 1,973 17,188 24,666 Indiana

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Weather Derivatives Introduction  

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conditions had always been recognized as one of the most significant factors affecting energy consumption are geared to an index of Cooling Degree Day (CDD) values, days in which energy is used for air conditioning for air conditioning. #12;The problem of weather risk #12;Measuring Monthly Index Values · Monthly HDD

Etherton, Brian J.

172

IdentifyingWeather Systems from NumericalWeather Prediction Data  

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Weather systems such as tropical cyclones, fronts, troughs and ridges affect our daily lives. Yet, they are often manually located and drawn on weather charts based on forecasters' experience. To identify them, multiple atmospheric elements need to be ...

WONG Ka Yan; YIP Chi Lap; LI Ping Wah

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Weatherization Works: An interim report of the National Weatherization Evaluation  

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The National Weatherization Evaluation is the first comprehensive evaluation of the Weatherization Assistance Program since 1984. The evaluation was designed to accomplish the following goals: Estimate energy savings and cost effectiveness; Assess nonenergy impacts; Describe the weatherization network; Characterize the eligible population and resources; and Identify factors influencing outcomes and opportunities for the future. As a national program, weatherization incorporates considerable diversity due to regional differences. Therefore, evaluation results are presented both in aggregate and for three climate regions: cold, moderate and hot.

Brown, M.A.; Berry, L.G. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Kinney, L.F. [Synertech Systems Corp., Syracuse, NY (United States)

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Acceptance of Lightning Detectors and Localization Systems under Different Damping Conditions  

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The acceptance of individual lightning detectors, idealized detection networks using both loop antenna and time of arrival techniques, and the Swedish lightning localization network have been investigated. The calculations were based on Weibull-...

Th Schütte; E. Pišler; D. Filipovic; S. Israelsson

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Comparing a Regional, Subcontinental, and Long-Range Lightning Location System over the Benelux and France  

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Increasing possibilities for using lightning data—for instance, in monitoring and tracking applications—necessitate proper spatial and temporal mapping of lightning events. It is therefore of importance to assess the capabilities and limitations ...

Dieter R. Poelman; Françoise Honoré; Graeme Anderson; Stéphane Pedeboy

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Effects of Charge Distribution in Thunderstorms on Lightning Propagation Paths in Darwin, Australia  

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The charge distributions in a thundercloud play an important role in the initiation and propagation of lightning discharges. To further understand the effects of charge distributions on lightning discharge, the authors conducted a very high-...

Manabu Akita; Satoru Yoshida; Yoshitaka Nakamura; Takeshi Morimoto; Tomoo Ushio; Zen Kawasaki; Daohong Wang

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Daylight Spectra of Individual Lightning Flashes in the 370–690 nm Region  

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An optical multichannel analyzer slit spectrometer coupled to a minicomputer was used to record lightning spectra. This is the first successful application of a slit spectrometer to the study of individual lightning flashes and it was ...

Richard E. Orville

1980-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Correlating Lightning to Severe Local Storms in the Northeastern United States  

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Two tornado events and an intense downburst episode were investigated in an attempt to relate cloud-to-ground lightning rates with the occurrence of severe local storms. The State University of New York at Albany lightning detection system was ...

Richard J. Kane

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

A Framework for the Statistical Analysis of Large Radar and Lightning Datasets: Results from STEPS 2000  

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A framework for the statistical analysis of large radar and lightning datasets is described and implemented in order to analyze two research questions in atmospheric electricity: storms dominated by positive cloud-to-ground (+CG) lightning and ...

Timothy J. Lang; Steven A. Rutledge

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Improving Convective Precipitation Forecasting through Assimilation of Regional Lightning Measurements in a Mesoscale Model  

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A technique developed for assimilating regional lightning measurements into a meteorological model is presented in this paper. The goal is to assess the effectiveness of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning information for improving the convective ...

Anastasios Papadopoulos; Themis G. Chronis; Emmanouil N. Anagnostou

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Morphology of Eyewall Lightning Outbreaks in Two Category 5 Hurricanes  

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Data from the Long-Range Lightning Detection Network (LLDN), the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite, and reconnaissance aircraft are used to analyze the morphology of lightning outbreaks in the eyewalls of Hurricanes Rita and ...

K. Squires; S. Businger

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

The North American Lightning Detection Network (NALDN)—First Results: 1998–2000  

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Cloud-to-ground lightning data have been analyzed for the years 1998–2000 for North America (Canada plus the contiguous United States) for all ground flashes, positive flashes, the percentage of positive lightning, peak currents for negative and ...

Richard E. Orville; Gary R. Huffines; William R. Burrows; Ronald L. Holle; Kenneth L. Cummins

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Polarimetric and Electrical Characteristics of a Lightning Ring in a Supercell Storm  

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On 30 May 2004, a supercell storm was sampled by a suite of instrumentation that had been deployed as part of the Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning Experiment (TELEX). The instrumentation included the Oklahoma Lightning Mapping Array (OK-...

Clark D. Payne; Terry J. Schuur; Donald R. MacGorman; Michael I. Biggerstaff; Kristin M. Kuhlman; W. David Rust

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Relationships between Lightning Location and Polarimetric Radar Signatures in a Small Mesoscale Convective System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On 19 June 2004, the Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning Experiment observed electrical, microphysical, and kinematic properties of a small mesoscale convective system (MCS). The primary observing systems were the Oklahoma Lightning ...

Nicole R. Lund; Donald R. MacGorman; Terry J. Schuur; Michael I. Biggerstaff; W. David Rust

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Observed Lightning Morphology Relative to Modeled Space Charge and Electric Field Distributions in a Tornadic Storm  

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This study uses a kinematic numerical cloud model that includes electrification and lightning discharge processes to investigate hypotheses concerning intracloud lightning flash rates in the Binger, Oklahoma, tornadic storm of 22 May 1981. ...

Conrad L. Ziegler; Donald R. MacGorman

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Observations of Lightning in Convective Supercells within Tropical Storms and Hurricanes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning observations from land-based lightning detection networks now allow monitoring this component of the electrical structure of tropical storms and hurricanes within a few hundred kilometers of the United States ...

Walter A. Lyons; Cecil S. Keen

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

A Statistical Procedure to Forecast Warm Season Lightning over Portions of the Florida Peninsula  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sixteen years of cloud-to-ground lightning data from the National Lightning Detection Network and morning radiosonde-derived parameters are used to develop a statistical scheme to provide improved forecast guidance for warm season afternoon and ...

Phillip E. Shafer; Henry E. Fuelberg

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Lake-Effect Snowstorms in Northern Utah and Western New York with and without Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lake-effect snowstorms in northern Utah and western New York with and without lightning/thunder are examined. Lake-effect snowstorms with lightning have significantly higher temperatures and dewpoints in the lower troposphere and significantly ...

David M. Schultz

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Total Lightning Characteristics Relative to Radar and Satellite Observations of Oklahoma Mesoscale Convective Systems  

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The advent of regional very high frequency (VHF) Lightning Mapping Arrays (LMAs) makes it possible to begin analyzing trends in total lightning characteristics in ensembles of mesoscale convective systems (MCSs). Flash initiations observed by the ...

Jeffrey A. Makowski; Donald R. MacGorman; Michael I. Biggerstaff; William H. Beasley

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Spatial and Temporal Distributions of Lightning over Arizona from a Power Utility Perspective  

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This study was designed to determine whether a spatially significant and temporally persistent variation in cloud-to-ground lightning frequency exists across the Salt River Project (SRP) region of central Arizona. Cloud-to-ground lightning data ...

Raúl E. López; Ronald L. Holle; Andrew I. Watson; Jon Skindlov

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

North Alabama Lightning Mapping Array (LMA): VHF Source Retrieval Algorithm and Error Analyses  

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Two approaches are used to characterize how accurately the north Alabama Lightning Mapping Array (LMA) is able to locate lightning VHF sources in space and time. The first method uses a Monte Carlo computer simulation to estimate source retrieval ...

W. J. Koshak; R. J. Solakiewicz; R. J. Blakeslee; S. J. Goodman; H. J. Christian; J. M. Hall; J. C. Bailey; E. P. Krider; M. G. Bateman; D. J. Boccippio; D. M. Mach; E. W. McCaul; M. F. Stewart; D. E. Buechler; W. A. Petersen; D. J. Cecil

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Highlights of a New Ground-Based, Hourly Global Lightning Climatology  

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The seasonally and diurnally varying frequency of lightning flashes provides a measure of the frequency of occurrence of intense convection and, as such, is useful in describing the Earth's climate. Here we present a few highlights of a global lightning ...

Katrina S. Virts; John M. Wallace; Michael L. Hutchins; Robert H. Holzworth

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Lightning Casualties and Damages in the United States from 1959 to 1994  

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Lightning-caused fatalities, injuries, and damage reports for the United States are listed in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publication Storm Data. Previously published studies of lightning casualties and damages in the ...

E. Brian Curran; Ronald L. Holle; Raúl E. López

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Exploring Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Earth Highpoint Attachment Geography by Peak Current  

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This study applied remotely sensed cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning strike location data, a digital elevation model (DEM), and a geographic information system (GIS) to characterize negative polarity peak current CG lightning Earth attachment ...

Brandon J. Vogt

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

The Daily Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flash Density in the Contiguous United States and Finland  

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A method is developed to quantify thunderstorm intensity according to cloud-to-ground lightning flashes (hereafter ground flashes) determined by a lightning-location sensor network. The method is based on the ground flash density ND per ...

Antti Mäkelä; Pekka Rossi; David M. Schultz

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Laboratory Calibration of the Optical Transient Detector and the Lightning Imaging Sensor  

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The authors present in detail the laboratory apparatus and techniques that were used to complete a full radiometric calibration of two space-based lightning detectors: the optical transient detector (OTD) and the lightning imaging sensor (LIS) ...

William J. Koshak; Mike F. Stewart; Hugh J. Christian; James W. Bergstrom; John M. Hall; Richard J. Solakiewicz

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Winter Lightning and Heavy Frozen Precipitation in the Southeast United States  

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This study addresses winter season lightning by examining synoptic-scale circulations, cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning patterns, and frozen precipitation. Specifically, locations, frequencies, and polarities of CG flashes are related to the ...

S. M. Hunter; S. J. Underwood; R. L. Holle; T. L. Mote

2001-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Radar and Lightning Observations of Normal and Inverted Polarity Multicellular Storms from STEPS  

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This study discusses radar and lightning observations of two multicellular storms observed during the Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study. The Lightning Mapping Array data indicated that the charge structure of the 19 June ...

Sarah A. Tessendorf; Steven A. Rutledge; Kyle C. Wiens

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Return-Stroke Multiplicity of Negative Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flashes  

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The percentage of negative lightning flashes composed of a single stroke is examined. This percentage is estimated from data reported by the U.S. National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) for Florida and New Mexico and is compared with that ...

Vladimir A. Rakov; Gary R. Huffines

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Meteorological and Electrical Conditions Associated with Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning  

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Meteorological and electrical conditions associated with the occurrence of positive cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning (i.e., lightning that lowers positive charge to ground) are examined. Results from case studies in winter and summer storms reveal ...

Cynthia D. Engholm; Earle R. Williams; Randall M. Dole

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Warm Season Lightning Probability Prediction for Canada and the Northern United States  

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Statistical models valid May–September were developed to predict the probability of lightning in 3-h intervals using observations from the North American Lightning Detection Network and predictors derived from Global Environmental Multiscale (GEM)...

William R. Burrows; Colin Price; Laurence J. Wilson

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

The Impact of a 2 × CO2 Climate on Lightning-Caused Fires  

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Future climate change could have significant repercussions for lightning-caused wildfires. Two empirical fire models are presented relating the frequency of lightning fires and the area burned by these fires to the elective precipitation and the ...

Colin Price; David Rind

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

The Case for Using Blunt-Tipped Lightning Rods as Strike Receptors  

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Conventional lightning rods used in the United States have sharp tips, a practice derived from Benjamin Franklin's discovery of a means to obtain protection from lightning. However, the virtue of sharp tips for strike reception has never been ...

C. B. Moore; G. D. Aulich; William Rison

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Documenting Storm Severity in the Mid-Atlantic Region Using Lightning and Radar Information  

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Storm severity in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States is examined using lightning, radar, and model-derived information. Automated Warning Decision Support System (WDSS) procedures are developed to create grids of lightning and radar ...

Scott D. Rudlosky; Henry E. Fuelberg

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Fire Weather Outlooks | Data.gov  

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of Fire Weather Outlook areas - a Critical Fire Weather Area for Wind and Relative Humidity, an Extremely Critical Fire Weather Area for Extreme Conditions of Wind and Relative...

206

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorically Excluded Actions |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NEPA » National NEPA » National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorically Excluded Actions National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorically Excluded Actions Categorical Exclusions (CX) - Categorical exclusions are categories of actions that DOE has determined, by regulation, do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and for which neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is typically required. Title 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1021, National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures, Appendices A and B to Subpart D, list DOE's categorical exclusions. Appendix A classes of actions are those actions considered to be general agency actions, such as awarding a contract or hiring personnel. Appendix B classes of actions

207

Summertime Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Activity around Major Midwestern Urban Areas  

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Cloud-to-ground lightning flash data collected by the National Lightning Detection Network were analysed in and around 16 central U.S. cities for the period 1989?92. Lightning data are well suited to study storm activity in and around large urban ...

Nancy E. Westcott

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Dynamic Simulation of Lightning Attachment to Earthed Overhead Transmission Line Structures  

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In this paper a novel method is presented to investigate lightning stroke attachment to earthed overhead transmission line structures. This method is based on the dynamic simulation of lightning downward leader movement toward the ground in three dimensions. ... Keywords: charge simulation method, downward leader, lightning, transmission line, upward leader

Mohammad Reza Bank Tavakoli; Behrooz Vahidi

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

LPAT: An interactive simulation tool for assessing the lightning performance of Hellenic high voltage transmission lines  

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The paper presents the Lightning Performance Assessment Tool (LPAT), an interactive simulation tool which assesses the lightning performance of high voltage transmission lines. The LPAT design was based on a recently published methodology that has been ... Keywords: Lightning performance, Optical transient density, Overhead transmission lines, Simulation, Software tool, User interface

P. Karampelas; L. Ekonomou; S. Panetsos; G. E. Chatzarakis

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather June 22, 2010 - 3:46pm Addthis Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC., has added another sustainability component to its curriculum: weatherization. A program already filled with renewable energy courses, TTC Green, now offers training and certification for technicians. This training, available for anyone from novices to the experienced, teaches how to weatherize the diverse array of homes in the muggy Charleston area to be more energy efficient. Two of the school's continuing education courses, both under three weeks in length, offer certification to individuals with weatherization backgrounds, giving them additional credentials and skills in the industry. TTC Green

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ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation | Open Energy Information  

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ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation (Redirected from Weatherization Program Evaluation) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Weatherization Program Evaluation Agency/Company /Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings Topics: Policies/deployment programs Website: weatherization.ornl.gov/WeatherizationProgramEvaluations.htm References: Weatherization Program Evaluation [1] Logo: Weatherization Program Evaluation Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides weatherization program evaluations as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program. This evaluation program is also available to international organizations. This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides weatherization program evaluations

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Lane Electric Cooperative - Residential and Commercial Weatherization...  

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and Commercial Weatherization Grant Program Lane Electric Cooperative - Residential and Commercial Weatherization Grant Program Eligibility Commercial Low-Income Residential...

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Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing...  

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Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency...

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory program on lightning risk and wind turbine generator protection  

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This paper will describe the NREL program for addressing lightning protection for wind turbines. A test program will begin this summer at the Central and South West Services Inc. (CSW) wind farm near Fort Davis, Texas, to assess lightning risk, the frequency of lightning strikes on wind turbines compared to risk assessment predictions, and the effectiveness of some protection techniques. A Web page will be assembled to provide resources for designers and operators and feedback for issues as they arise. Also, a database of lightning events (and corresponding damage) will be collected to assist in maturing the understanding of wind turbine lightning protection.

Muljadi, E. [National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (United States); McNiff, B. [McNiff Light Industry, Blue Hill, ME (United States)

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning Dock II Geothermal Project | Open Energy Information  

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Lightning Dock II Geothermal Project Lightning Dock II Geothermal Project Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Development Project: Lightning Dock II Geothermal Project Project Location Information Coordinates 32.346944444444°, -108.70722222222° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.346944444444,"lon":-108.70722222222,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Fish, Weather and People  

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Fish, Weather and People Fish, Weather and People Nature Bulletin No. 241-A October 22, 1966 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation FISH, WEATHER AND PEOPLE. Fishing can be one of the cheapest and most satisfying forms of recreation for people of all ages and both sexes. The proudest moment for many a boy is when he comes home with a big catfish or a string of bluegills caught with a can of worms for bait, and a cane pole or a willow cut from a thicket. Fishing can also be an expensive sport when the fisherman, laden with gadgets and high-priced tackle, journeys long distances to northern waters. The time of year, the sign of the moon, the barometric pressure, the direction and velocity of wind, rainfall, the amount of fishing and other conditions are some of the reasons given by credulous fisherman to bolster up their alibis. None of them can be proved. We do know that, in general, in the streams, ponds and inland lakes of Illinois, the principal fish caught in early spring are bullheads and, after them, the crappies. In summer the catches are mostly bluegills and largemouth black bass. In autumn, often, we again get good strings of crappies. But beyond that, as far as we know, in only one body of water has there been kept sufficient records over a long term of years, and a scientific study of such records, to throw any light upon the theories about why and when fish bite or don't bite.

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Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home  

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Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency October 31, 2013 - 5:01pm Addthis The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center in Clearfield, Utah. Weatherization Training Centers throughout the nation teach workers valuable skills needed to improve energy efficiency of homes. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center in Clearfield, Utah. Weatherization Training Centers throughout the nation teach workers valuable skills needed to improve energy efficiency of homes. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center Bob Adams Supervisor, Weatherization Assistance Program

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ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation | Open Energy Information  

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ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Weatherization Program Evaluation Agency/Company /Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings Topics: Policies/deployment programs Website: weatherization.ornl.gov/WeatherizationProgramEvaluations.htm References: Weatherization Program Evaluation [1] Logo: Weatherization Program Evaluation Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides weatherization program evaluations as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program. This evaluation program is also available to international organizations. This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides weatherization program evaluations

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Weatherization Apprenticeship Program  

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Weatherization improvement services will be provided to Native people by Native people. The proposed project will recruit, train and hire two full-time weatherization technicians who will improve the energy efficiency of homes of Alaska Natives/American Indians residing in the Indian areas, within the Cook Inlet Region of Alaska. The Region includes Anchorage as well as 8 small tribal villages: The Native Villages of Eklutna, Knik, Chickaloon, Seldovia, Ninilchik, Kenaitze, Salamatof, and Tyonek. This project will be a partnership between three entities, with Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) as the lead agency: CITCA's Employment and Training Services Department, Cook Inlet Housing Authority and Alaska Works Partnership. Additionally, six of the eight tribal villages within the Cook Inlet Region of Alaska have agreed to work with the project in order to improve the energy efficiency of their tribally owned buildings and homes. The remaining three villages will be invited to participate in the establishment of an intertribal consortium through this project. Tribal homes and buildings within Anchorage fall under Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) tribal authority.

Watson, Eric J

2012-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization Roundup | Department of Energy  

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Roundup Roundup Weatherization Roundup January 10, 2012 - 2:34pm Addthis Brian Bernal installs a carbon monoxide detector for a homeowner participating in the Weatherization Assistance Program in Loveland, CO. | Credit: Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Brian Bernal installs a carbon monoxide detector for a homeowner participating in the Weatherization Assistance Program in Loveland, CO. | Credit: Dennis Schroeder, NREL. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? More than 750 thousand homes have been weatherized over the last three years. The Weatherization Assistance Program is saving the average household $400 a year on their utility bills. Last week, we told you about the more than 750 thousand homes weatherized

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Bishop Paiute Weatherization Training Program  

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The DOE Weatherization Training Grant assisted Native American trainees in developing weatherization competencies, creating employment opportunities for Bishop Paiute tribal members in a growing field. The trainees completed all the necessary training and certification requirements and delivered high-quality weatherization services on the Bishop Paiute Reservation. Six tribal members received all three certifications for weatherization; four of the trainees are currently employed. The public benefit includes (1) development of marketable skills by low-income Native individuals, (2) employment for low-income Native individuals in a growing industry, and (3) economic development opportunities that were previously not available to these individuals or the Tribe.

Carlos Hernandez

2010-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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CONTAM Weather File Creator Help  

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... Then enter the start and end date for Daylight Savings Time. First Day of the Year. ... Converting an Energy Plus Weather File. ...

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"ENDING STOCKS OF CRUDE OIL (excluding SPR)"  

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ENDING STOCKS OF CRUDE OIL (excluding SPR)" ENDING STOCKS OF CRUDE OIL (excluding SPR)" "Sourcekey","WCESTP11","WCESTP11","WCESTP21","WCESTP21","WCESTP31","WCESTP31","WCESTP41","WCESTP41","WCESTP51","WCESTP51","WCESTUS1","WCESTUS1" "Date","Weekly East Coast (PADD 1) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly East Coast (PADD 1) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly Midwest (PADD 2) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly Midwest (PADD 2) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly Gulf Coast (PADD 3) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly Gulf Coast (PADD 3) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly West Coast (PADD 5) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly West Coast (PADD 5) Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly U.S. Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","Weekly U.S. Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)"

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The Effects of Clouds on the Light Produced by Lightning  

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A Monte Carlo method has been used to simulate the transport of visible (0.45 ?m) and near-infrared (0.87 ?m) photons which are produced by transient light sources, such as lightning, within cubic, spherical and cylindrical clouds. Computations ...

L. W. Thomson; E. P. Krider

1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Switching Surge and Lightning Impact on Increasing Power Flow  

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This report describes the effect of transient overvoltages on increasing the power flow on the electric power transmission system. The report focuses on the effect of system changes on transient recovery voltage (TRV) duties imposed on circuit breakers, and the impact of switching surges, lightning, and sustained overvoltages on transmission line upgrading.

2006-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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A Small Updraft Producing a Fatal Lightning Flash  

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Just prior to 1900 UTC 25 July 2000, an 18-year-old male was fatally wounded by a lightning flash on the summit of Pikes Peak, Colorado. This case is believed to be unique in that radar and satellite data indicated that the cell that produced the ...

Stephen Hodanish; Ronald L. Holle; Daniel T. Lindsey

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Carbon dioxide emission during forest fires ignited by lightning  

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In this paper we developed the model for the carbon dioxide emission from forest fire. The master equation for the spreading of the carbon dioxide to atmosphere is the hyperbolic diffusion equation. In the paper we study forest fire ignited by lightning. In that case the fores fire has the well defined front which propagates with finite velocity.

Magdalena Pelc; Radoslaw Osuch

2009-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

228

Ground Truth: A Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flash  

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We describe the circumstances and effects of a cloud-to-ground lightning flash that lowered positive charge and struck a residential home near Albany, New York. The characteristics of the flash were detected and recorded by a wide-band magnetic ...

Vincent P. Idone; Richard E. Orville; Ronald W. Henderson

1984-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forecasting Lightning Threat Using Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations  

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Two new approaches are proposed and developed for making time- and space-dependent, quantitative short-term forecasts of lightning threats, and a blend of these approaches is devised that capitalizes on the strengths of each. The new methods are ...

Eugene W. McCaul Jr.; Steven J. Goodman; Katherine M. LaCasse; Daniel J. Cecil

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning, fire and longleaf pine: Using natural disturbance to guide management.  

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Abstract The importance of lightning as an ignition source for the fire adapted longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) ecosystem is widely recognized. Lightning also impacts this system on a smaller scale by causing individual tree mortality. The objective of this study was to determine mortality due to lightning and other agents in longleaf stands on the Ocala National Forest in central Florida and to quantify lightning ignited fire. Mortality from lightning was also tracked in longleaf stands on the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. Lightning killed more trees than any other agent with a mean mortality of nearly 1 tree/3 ha/yr in Florida and 1 tree/8 ha/yr in South Carolina. The probability of a tree being struck by lightning increased as a function of tree height at both sites, i.e. lightning preferentially removed the largest trees from the stand. In addition lightning strikes were clumped within stands, sometimes killed multiple trees with a single strike, and often hit trees on the edge of existing gaps. The combination of these processes means gaps suitable for regeneration within longleaf stands are created quite rapidly. This information provides guidelines for the development of selection harvest systems based on this natural disturbance. Although lightning activity was greatest during the summer months in Florida and most fires occurred in June, the probability of a strike causing a fire was highest in February to May. Published by Elsevier B.V.

Kenneth W. Outcalt

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cloud-to-ground lightning characteristics over Houston, Texas  

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The U. S. National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) has recorded cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning observations regularly for more than a decade (1989-2000). The main research focus using the recorded NLDN data has been the creation of lightning climatologies (e.g. Orville and Huffines 1999). These climatologies have revealed important results that indicated certain patterns of lightning behavior across the U. S. One of the most significant findings from such work has been the observance of lightning "hot spots" over and near cities (Westcott 1995). Houston, TX is one such "hot spot," with significant enhancement (45%, all 12 years) of lightning activity observed over and downwind of the urban area. Enhancement varied based on season and time of day, with the greatest enhancements occurring during the summer (58%) and the late morning/afternoon time periods in each season. Two other interesting features discovered during this study included a decrease (-12%) in the percentage of flashes lowering positive charge to ground over the city, and significantly larger values of negative median peak current measured along the coast and well into the Gulf of Mexico. One hypothesis proposed for explaining the Houston enhancement includes the complex sea breeze and associated low-level convergence that result because of the proximity of Galveston Bay to the southeast of Houston. Also, there are a multitude of factors associated with a large city such as Houston that can modify the local climate. Some of these urban factors include: increased cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) concentrations, especially from industrial pollution, the urban heat island, and frictional lift. It has been proposed by Rosenfeld and Lensky (1998) that the large quantity of CCN in polluted areas can enhance a storm's electrical state because they act to decrease the coalescence and rainout cloud processes, therefore allowing more supercooled liquid water to exist within the storm. The urban heat island can enhance thunderstorm initiation through increasing the low-level mesoscale convergence and upward motion directly over the city. The observations showed support for each one of these aspects to be a factor in enhanced lightning activity over Houston.

Steiger, Scott Michael

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map  

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Site Map Site Map Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Google Bookmark EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Delicious Rank EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Digg Find More places to share EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on AddThis.com... Site Map About Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program Weatherization Services

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Particle simulations of space weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We review the application of particle simulation techniques to the full kinetic study of space weather events. We focus especially on the methods designed to overcome the difficulties created by the tremendous range of time and space scales present in ... Keywords: Adaptive, Implicit, Particle-in-cell, Space weather

Giovanni Lapenta

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

An augmented reality weather system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents ARWeather, a simulation application, which can simulate three types of precipitation: rain, snow, and hail. We examined a range of weather phenomenon and how they may be simulated in a mobile augmented reality system. ARWeather was ... Keywords: augmented reality, multimodal weather simulation

Marko Heinrich; Bruce H. Thomas; Stefan Mueller; Christian Sandor

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Home Weatherization | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Weatherization Home Weatherization A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money. Our Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. Explore the full infographic now. A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money. Our Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. Explore the full infographic now. From air sealing to improving ventilation to adding insulation, home weatherization helps consumers save money by saving energy. Weatherization

236

Weathering and Protection of Wood  

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Introduction When wood is exposed outdoors, above ground, a complex combination of chemical, mechanical, and light energy factors contribute to what is described as weathering (38). Weathering is not to be confused with decay, which results from decay organisms (fungi) acting in the presence of excess moisture and air for an extended period of time (34). Under conditions suitable for the development of decay, wood can deteriorate rapidly and the result is far different than that observed for natural outdoor weathering, Outdoor Weathering Process In outdoor weathering of smooth wood, original surfaces become rough as grain raises and the wood checks, and the checks grow into large cracks; grain may loosen, boards cup and warp and pull away from fasteners (Figs. 1 and 2), The roughened surface changes color, gathers dirt and mildew, and may become unsightly; the wood loses its surface coherence and becomes friable, splinters, and frag ments come off. All these e

William C. Feist

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Weather Value at Risk: On the Measurement of Noncatastrophic Weather Risk  

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An evaluation of weather risk entails two important objectives: indicating the economic impact of weather variability and climate change, and evaluating the use of weather derivatives in weather risk reduction and climate change adaptation ...

Christoph Toeglhofer; Roland Mestel; Franz Prettenthaler

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

A Century of Monitoring Weather and Crops: The Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin  

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Publication of a national weekly weather summary called the Weekly Weather Chronicle began in 1872. This summary was the precursor of today's Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin (WWCB), a publication that reports global weather and climate ...

Thomas R. Heddinghaus; Douglas M. Le Comte

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Lightning Frequency and Microphysical Properties of Precipitating Clouds over the Western North Pacific during Winter as Derived from TRMM Multisensor Observations  

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Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission observations from multiple sensors including precipitation radar, microwave and infrared radiometers, and a lightning sensor were used to describe precipitation, lightning frequency, and microphysical ...

Yasu-Masa Kodama; Haruna Okabe; Yukie Tomisaka; Katsuya Kotono; Yoshimi Kondo; Hideyuki Kasuya

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

The FLOWS Automatic Weather Station Network  

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This report describes in detail the FLOWS (FAA-Lincoln Laboratory Operational Weather Studies) automatic weather station network which is being used in the Terminal Doppler Weather Radar program to assess the radar detectability of wind shear and ...

Marilyn M. Wolfson

1989-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Antarctic Satellite Meteorology: Applications for Weather Forecasting  

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For over 30 years, weather forecasting for the Antarctic continent and adjacent Southern Ocean has relied on weather satellites. Significant advancements in forecasting skill have come via the weather satellite. The advent of the high-resolution ...

Matthew A. Lazzara; Linda M. Keller; Charles R. Stearns; Jonathan E. Thom; George A. Weidner

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Weather Classification Using Passive Acoustic Drifters  

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Weather observations are needed in remote oceanic regions to support numerical weather forecast models, to provide surface truth for satellite sensors, and to help understand global weather patterns. An acoustic mini-drifting buoy using no moving ...

Jeffrey A. Nystuen; Harry D. Selsor

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Commercial Weatherization | Department of Energy  

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Commercial Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Commercial Weatherization When high energy bills and a dwindling customer base threatened the Athenian Corner's well-being, the restaurant turned to energy efficiency upgrades to help operating costs and improve its bottom line. Learn how energy efficiency upgrades are helping the Athenian Corner be a viable business. When high energy bills and a dwindling customer base threatened the Athenian Corner's well-being, the restaurant turned to energy efficiency upgrades to help operating costs and improve its bottom line. Learn how energy efficiency upgrades are helping the Athenian Corner be a viable business. Commercial buildings consume 19 percent of the energy used in the U.S.

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Water-Gas Samples At Lightning Dock Area (Norman & Moore, 2004...  

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Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Water-Gas Samples At Lightning Dock Area (Norman & Moore, 2004) Exploration Activity Details...

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor  

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Program Guidance Program Guidance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determinations for Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - Revised December 2009 to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determinations for Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - Revised December 2009 on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determinations for Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - Revised December 2009 on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determinations for Weatherization Assistance Program

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program  

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About About Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program

247

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance  

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Technical Assistance Technical Assistance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on AddThis.com... Quick Links Solution Center Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act  

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Recovery Act to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program WAP - Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers Grants WAP - Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program State Energy Program Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant Program

249

Infiltration as ventilation: Weather-induced dilution  

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Infiltration as ventilation: Weather-induced dilution Title Infiltration as ventilation: Weather-induced dilution Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-5795E Year of...

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weather station data | OpenEI  

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Browse Upload data GDR Community Login | Sign Up Search Facebook icon Twitter icon weather station data Dataset Summary Description Weather resource data for the United...

251

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Success Stories | Department...  

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Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Success Stories Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Success Stories November 3, 2009 - 6:00am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at...

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for...  

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to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project Benefits on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and...

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Chelan County PUD - Residential Weatherization Rebate Program...  

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Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Maximum Rebate 2,500 Program Information District of...

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources  

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Information Resources Information Resources Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on AddThis.com... Publications Weatherization Assistance Program Resources

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Global Warming and Extreme Weather  

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Global Warming and Extreme Weather Global Warming and Extreme Weather Speaker(s): Michael Wehner Date: November 28, 2006 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Surabi Menon Extreme weather events can have serious impacts on human and ecological systems. Changes in the magnitude and frequency of extreme weather associated with changes in the mean climate are likely the most serious consequence of human induced global warming. Understanding what the future portends is vital if society hopes to adapt to the very different world that awaits. In this talk, we will exploit simple extreme value theory to make predictions about the late 21st century climate. Current work on the relationship between global warming and the hurricane cycle will also be presented. The bottom line is that events that are considered rare today

256

Winter Demand Impacted by Weather  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 Notes: Heating oil demand is strongly influenced by weather. The "normal" numbers are the expected values for winter 2000-2001 used in EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook. The chart...

257

Polarimetry for Weather Surveillance Radars  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is an overview of weather radar polarimetry emphasizing surveillance applications. The following potential benefits to operations are identified: improvement of quantitative precipitation measurements, discrimination of hail from rain ...

Dusan S. Zrnic; Alexander V. Ryzhkov

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chaos, Strange Attractors, and Weather  

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Some of the basic principles of the theory of dynamical systems are presented, introducing the reader to the concepts of chaos theory and strange attractors and their implications in meteorology. New numerical techniques to analyze weather data ...

A. A. Tsonis; J. B. Elsner

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Weather Modification A Theoretician's Viewpoint  

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Early progress in weather modification is attributed to a healthy interaction between theory and experiment. During the 1970s, a divergence of approaches took place. A “theoretical/experimental” approach, exemplified by the Cascade Project, ...

Kenneth C. Young

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Marine Observations of Old Weather  

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Weather observations are vital for climate change monitoring and prediction. For the world's oceans, there are many meteorological and oceanographic observations available back to the mid-twentieth century, but coverage is limited in earlier ...

Philip Brohan; Rob Allan; J. Eric Freeman; Anne M. Waple; Dennis Wheeler; Clive Wilkinson; Scott Woodruff

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolution of Lightning Activity and Storm Charge Relative to Dual-Doppler Analysis of a High-Precipitation Supercell Storm  

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A high-precipitation tornadic supercell storm was observed on 29–30 May 2004 during the Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning Experiment. Observational systems included the Oklahoma Lightning Mapping Array, mobile balloon-borne soundings, and ...

Kristin M. Calhoun; Donald R. MacGorman; Conrad L. Ziegler; Michael I. Biggerstaff

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in the United States: NLDN Results in the First Decade, 1989–98  

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The physical and geographical characteristics of over 216 million cloud-to-ground lightning flashes recorded during the first decade (1989–98) of operation of the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) covering the entire continental United ...

Richard E. Orville; Gary R. Huffines

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anomalously Low Negative Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flash Rates in Intense Convective Storms Observed during STERAO-A  

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Concurrent measurements from the CSU-CHILL multiparameter Doppler radar, the Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aérospatiales VHF lightning interferometer, and the National Lightning Detection Network, obtained during phase A of the ...

Timothy J. Lang; Steven A. Rutledge; James E. Dye; Martin Venticinque; Pierre Laroche; Eric Defer

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characteristics of Sprite-Producing Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning during the 19 July 2000 STEPS Mesoscale Convective Systems  

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During the summer of 2000, the Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study (STEPS) program deployed a three-dimensional Lightning Mapping Array (LMA) near Goodland, Kansas. Video confirmation of sprites triggered by lightning ...

Walter A. Lyons; Thomas E. Nelson; Earle R. Williams; Steven A. Cummer; Mark A. Stanley

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Performance Assessment of the World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN), Using the Los Alamos Sferic Array (LASA) as Ground Truth  

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The World Wide Lighting Location Network (WWLLN) locates lightning globally, using sparsely distributed very low frequency (VLF) detection stations. Due to WWLLN’s detection at VLF (in this case 10 kHz), the lightning signals from strong strokes ...

Abram R. Jacobson; Robert Holzworth; Jeremiah Harlin; Richard Dowden; Erin Lay

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Diurnal Lightning Variability over the Maritime Continent: Impact of Low-Level Winds, Cloudiness, and the MJO  

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Lightning over the Maritime Continent exhibits a pronounced diurnal cycle. Daytime and evening lightning occurs near coastlines and over mountain slopes, driven by sea and valley breezes. Nocturnal and morning thunderstorms are touched off where ...

Katrina S. Virts; John M. Wallace; Michael L. Hutchins; Robert H. Holzworth

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Pre- and Postupgrade Distributions of NLDN Reported Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Characteristics in the Contiguous United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) underwent a major upgrade during 2002–03 that increased its sensitivity and improved its performance. It is important to examine cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning distributions before and after this ...

Scott D. Rudlosky; Henry E. Fuelberg

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Study of the Periodicities of Lightning Activity in Three Main Thunderstorm Centers Based on Schumann Resonance Measurements  

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Time variations of lightning activity in the three main tropical thunderstorm centers located in the Maritime Continent (Pakistan, India, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and Australia), Africa, and the Americas are analyzed using a lightning activity ...

Zenon Nieckarz; Stanis?aw Zi?ba; Andrzej Ku?ak; Adam Michalec

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

High-Resolution Simulation of the Electrification and Lightning of Hurricane Rita during the Period of Rapid Intensification  

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In this paper, a high-resolution simulation establishing relationships between lightning and eyewall convection during the rapid intensification phase of Rita will be highlighted. The simulation is an attempt to relate simulated lightning ...

Alexandre O. Fierro; Jon M. Reisner

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Lightning dock geothermal space heating project, Lightning Dock KGRA, New Mexico. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The proposed project was to take the existing geothermal greenhouse and home heating systems, which consisted of pumping geothermal water and steam through passive steam heaters, and convert the systems to one using modern heat exchange units. It was proposed to complete the existing unfinished, re-inforced glass side wall, wood framed structure, as a nursery lath house, the purpose of which would be to use geothermal water in implementing university concepts on the advantages of bottom heat to establish hardy root systems in nursery and bedding plants. The use of this framework was abandoned in favor of erecting new structures for the proposed purpose. The final project of the proposal was the establishment of a drip irrigation system, to an area just west of the existing greenhouse and within feet of the geothermal well. Through this drip irrigation system geothermal water would be pumped, to prevent killing spring frosts. The purpose of this area of the proposal is to increase the potential use of existing geothermal waters of the Lightning Dock KGRA, in opening a new geothermal agri-industry which is economically feasible for the area and would be extremely energy efficient.

McCants, T.W.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Understanding the Physics and PQ Impacts of Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The EPRI Power Quality Knowledge program provides a wealth of resources in well-designed, readable, and accessible formats. Paramount among these resources are documents covering a wide range of PQ topics, written not only for use by busy PQ professionals, but also to be shared with important end-use customers and internal utility managers. This PQ TechWatch explores lightning, its history as filtered through human experience, and current methods and technologies employed to protect transmission and dist...

2009-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Thunderstorm characteristics of cloud-to-ground lightning at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida: a study of lightning initiation signatures as indicated by Doppler radar  

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A sum-nary of lightning characteristics was developed for the NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC). From-n a 1989-1996 data set, the spatial patterns, temporal patterns, and first stroke mean peak current were analyzed. Forty five thunderstorms were chosen due to their isolated development over KSC. Forty of the storms representing summer (May through September) airmass thunderstorms and five storms representing winter were examined for their storms-n initiation characteristics. Radar reflectivity echoes at the -10 C,-15 C, and-20 C temperature heights were associated with cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning strike locations from the National Lightning Detection Network. A distinct region of high ground flash densities can be seen over land matching the topography of the KSC coastline. A maximum of values was observed during the summer months for both negative and positive flashes. The absolute i-magnitude of negative peak currents was found to be higher than positive peak currents in Florida. Although thunderstorms can Occur at any time during the day, the diurnal distribution of lightning flashes showed that the afternoon (2000-2200 UTC) was the time of maximum lightning activity. From a time history of radar-echoes, it was found that the 30 dBZ echo detected at the-I 5'C temperature height is the best indicator of the beginning of CG lightning activity. The observed median lag time between this lightning initiation signature and the beginning of CG lightning flashes was 15.5 minutes. Other lightning initiation signatures were also examined at all three temperature heights and did not yield as successful results.

Gremillion, Michael Shane

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cloud-to-ground lightning-precipitation relationships in the South Central United States  

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Despite the general coexistence of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning and precipitation, there have been few studies on the nature of the relationship between these two phenomena. This study endeavors to explore this relationship, concentrating on three facets: the strength and variability of the linear correlation between the two parameters, and the possible benefits of including additional parameters to this relationship; the differences in several atmospheric and lightning parameters corresponding to differences in the precipitation-to-CG lightning ratio, and the search for an optimal radius for inclusion of CG lightning flashes when comparing them to point precipitation values. Six regions (each on the order of I' latitude by I' longitude) from the states of Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana are examined. The parameters are examined on daily and/or monthly time scales. This study uses CG lightning data which were recorded by the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) during the months of April through October in the years 1989 to 1993. Precipitation data are included from all available first-order, second-order, and cooperative stations. Atmospheric parameters are computed from soundings in the region. A primary tool used in the analyses is the linear regression model for examining linear relations among CG lightning, precipitation, and other parameters. In addition, the t-test and Wilcoxon Rank Sum test are used to discern statistically significant differences in atmospheric and lightning parameters between groups of days categorized by the precipitation-to-CG lightning ratio. The results show that linear correlations between CG lightning and precipitation for a region are highly varied; there are generally higher correlations in regions further away from the Gulf of Mexico. The only parameter which is a significantly beneficial addition to the model which included CG lightning and precipitation is a measure of the amount of positive CG flashes. When days are categorized by a precipitation-to-CG lightning ratio, the percent positive shows the most dramatic differences, with values on "high precipitation-to-lightning" days from roughly five to twelve times the value on "low precipitation-to-lightning" days. Several other parameters show statistically significant differences as well. Lastly, tests on several different radii suggest that there is no consistent optimal radius for CG lightning-precipitation comparisons.

Sheridan, Scott Christopher

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Intelligent weather agent for aircraft severe weather avoidance  

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Severe weather conditions pose a large threat to the safety of aircraft, since they are responsible for a large percentage of aviation related accidents. With the advent of the free flight environment, the exigency for an autonomous severe weather avoidance capability has increased. In this thesis, an intelligent weather agent is developed for general aviation aircraft. Using a radar image from an onboard weather radar, the intelligent weather agent determines the safest path around severe weather with a minimum detour in distance. The method used is the Simplified Memory Bounded A* search technique that reduces computation time and memory requirements. The algorithm for A* search using the heuristic function is initially developed and evaluated in non-real-time form using Matlab, and demonstrated to be reliable and fast in flight path re-routing for stationary thunderstorms as well as moving thunderstorms. It is extended into a real-time version coded in Borland C++, and integrated with the existing Simplified Flight Management System and coupled with the heading command and hold autopilot of the nonlinear, non-real-time, six degrees-of-freedom Engineering Flight Simulator. Test cases consisting of stationary and moving thunderstorms are used to evaluate the intelligent weather agent online, in real-time. Results demonstrate that the new path suggested by the algorithm developed in this thesis is about 1% to 25% longer than the original path depending upon the size of the thunderstorm that lies in the original path. The detours in the test cases ranged from about 1 mile to 11 miles over and above the original path length. The algorithm did not exhibit any critical failures in the test cases and proved to be robust. The intelligent weather agent, when integrated with the Simplified Flight Management System and coupled with the heading command and hold autopilot, provides an effective and reliable guidance and navigation system for generating safe, alternate flight paths around thunderstorms and squall lines. It also forms the basis for the severe weather agent component of a broader hierarchical intelligent agent based system for free-flight guidance.

Bokadia, Sangeeta

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

System Demonstration Multilingual Weather Forecast Generation System  

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System Demonstration Multilingual Weather Forecast Generation System Tianfang Yao DongmoZhang Qian (Multilingual Weather Forecasts Assistant) system will be demonstrated. It is developed to generate the multilingual text of the weather forecasts automatically. The raw data from the weather observation can be used

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EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts  

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Contacts Contacts Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Google Bookmark EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Delicious Rank EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Digg Find More places to share EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on AddThis.com... Contacts Web site and program contacts are provided below. Web Site Contact Send us your comments, report problems, and/or ask questions about

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation  

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Program Guidance Program Guidance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on AddThis.com... Closeout Guidance Recovery Act Monitoring & Reporting

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance  

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Program Guidance Program Guidance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on AddThis.com... Closeout Guidance Recovery Act Monitoring & Reporting National Environmental Policy Act

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Weatherization Assistance Program | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Weatherization Assistance Program Weatherization Assistance Program Jump to: navigation, search Name Weatherization Assistance Program Place Washington, DC Website http://http://www1.eere.energy References Weatherization Assistance Program[1] Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership Type Test & Evaluation Partner Partnering Center within NREL Electricity Resources & Building Systems Integration LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! Weatherization Assistance Program is a company located in Washington, DC. References ↑ "Weatherization Assistance Program" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Weatherization_Assistance_Program&oldid=381735" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities  

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Financial Financial Opportunities Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on AddThis.com... Financial Opportunities On this page, you can read about how the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance  

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282

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the  

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and the Weatherization Assistance Program to someone by E-mail and the Weatherization Assistance Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on

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Lightning Rates Relative to Tornadic Storm Evolution on 22 May 1981  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On 22 May 1981, we acquired lightning and Doppler radar data on two tornadic storms in Oklahoma. Cloud-to-ground lightning flash rates were measured with a magnetic direction-finder network, and total flash rates in the vicinity of the ...

Donald R. MacGorman; Donald W. Burgess; Vladislav Mazur; W. David Rust; William L. Taylor; Brenda C. Johnson

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

The Relationship of Lightning to Surface Convergence at Kennedy Space Center: A Preliminary Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud-to-ground lightning is a significant meteorological problem at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Of particular importance is the growth of lightning-bearing clouds in the vicinity of KSC, for which warnings must be considered on a daily ...

Andrew I. Watson; Raúl E. López; Ronald L. Holle; John R. Daugherty

1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEPARTMENT OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCE The Effect ENSO Has on Lightning  

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or no effect on flash rates. Historical records of lightning flash rates and lightning climatology are fairly generate greater flash rates along the Gulf Coast, while neutral or La Niña phases tend to have little by an atmospheric discharge of electricity and is most commonly found in thunderstorms (Columbia Encyclopedia, 2008

Maryland at College Park, University of

286

The North American Lightning Detection Network (NALDN)—Analysis of Flash Data: 2001–09  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning data have been analyzed for the years 2001–09 for North America, which includes Alaska, Canada, and the lower 48 U.S. states. Flashes recorded within the North American Lightning Detection Network (NALDN) are ...

Richard E. Orville; Gary R. Huffines; William R. Burrows; Kenneth L. Cummins

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Lightning-Initiation Locations as a Remote Sensing Tool of Large Thunderstorm Electric Field Vectors  

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The lightning data that are recorded with a three-dimensional lightning mapping array (LMA) are compared with data from an electric field change sensor (in this case a flat-plate antenna operated both as a “slow” and a “fast” antenna). The goal ...

Christopher Maggio; Lee Coleman; Thomas Marshall; Maribeth Stolzenburg; Mark Stanley; Timothy Hamlin; Paul Krehbiel; William Rison; Ron Thomas

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Diurnal variations of NLDN-reported cloud-to-ground lightning in the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

National maps of cloud-to-ground lightning flash density in flashes km-2 yr-1 for one or more years have been produced since the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) was first deployed across the contiguous 48 U.S. states in 1989. However, ...

Ronald L. Holle

289

Highlights of a new ground-based, hourly global lightning climatology  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The seasonally and diurnally-varying frequency of lightning flashes provides a measure of the frequency of occurrence of intense convection and, as such, is useful in describing the Earth's climate. Here we present a few highlights of a global lightning ...

Katrina S. Virts; John M. Wallace; Michael L. Hutchins; Robert H. Holzworth

290

An Isolated Winter Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flash Causing Damage and Injury in Connecticut  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An isolated lightning flash at 1436:52 UTC 11 February 1996 struck and destroyed a house in Burlington, Connecticut, injuring an occupant of the house. A flash detected simultaneously by the National Lightning Detection Network was within 1.1 km ...

Ronald L. Holle; Raúl E. López; Kenneth W. Howard; Kenneth L. Cummins; Mark D. Malone; E. Philip Krider

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Development of a Long-Range Lightning Detection Network for the Pacific: Construction, Calibration, and Performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The waveguide between the earth’s surface and the ionosphere allows very low-frequency (VLF) emissions generated by lightning, called sferics, to propagate over long distances. The new Pacific Lightning Detection Network (PacNet), as a part of a ...

Antti T. Pessi; Steven Businger; K. L. Cummins; N. W. S. Demetriades; M. Murphy; B. Pifer

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Relationship between Lightning Activity over Peninsular India and Sea Surface Temperature  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a study of spatiotemporal variation of lightning activity over Peninsular India (8°–22°N, 72°–88°E) by using monthly satellite-based lightning flash grid (1° × 1°) data for a period of 10 yr (1998–2007). The data are examined ...

M. I. R. Tinmaker; Kaushar Ali; G. Beig

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning location characteristics and vertical structure analysis of isolated storm cells in the TOGA COARE region  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Previous studies have investigated the difference in structure between continental and oceanic storms, and tropical versus mid-latitude storms. This is the first study that has investigated the differences in vertical structure between lightning producing storm cells, and non-lightning producing cells over the tropical oceans. The characteristics of lightning locations with respect to radar reflectivity were also examined. Lightning characteristics of flashes associated with TOGA COARE storm cells were examined. One hundred fifty-three flashes were detected by three direction finders within the study area, a 150 kilometer circle around the Vickers research vessel. Radar reflectivities and reflectivity gradients were compared to flash counts. It was found that lightning flashes tended to occur in the convective region (the region enclosed by the 30 dBZ contour) with a peak at 37 dBZ, but avoiding the highest reflectivity values. Flashes often occurred in reflectivity gradients higher than 3 dBZ/km at 2 and 5 kilometers, which is the likely position of an updraft-downdraft interface. Isolated storm cells from four days during TOGA COARE were analyzed. Mean vertical profiles of radar reflectivity (VPRR) were constructed; these profiles were compared with other VPRRs from other tropical oceanic storms, and tropical and mid latitude continental storms. Reflectivity lapse rates were found to be effective in discriminating between lightning and non-lightning storms. A connection between the amount of lightning flashes and characteristics of VPRRs was examined. It was found that lightning and non-lightning storm cell VPRRs were associated with lower reflectivity lapse rates than ever previously been found for tropical oceanic storms. Reflectivity lapse rate of the mean profiles of lightning storm cells was 3.32 dBZ/km versus the 4.33 dBZ/km found for non-lightning storms. Lightning storms had reflectivity lapse rates similar to 3.5 dBZ/km lapse rate of tropical continental storms studied by Zipser and Lutz (I 994). Lapse rates of non-lightning cells significantly exceeded lapse rates from other cells in different tropical oceanic regimes.

Barnaby, Stephen Andrew

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The convective structures associated with cloud-to-ground lightning in TOGA COARE Mesoscale Convective Systems  

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The TOGA COARE experiment was carried out in the western Pacific warm pool region from November 1992 through February 1993. Data from TOGA COARE provide the opportunity for comprehensive studies of tropical oceanic convection. This study seeks to understand more about the structures of tropical mesoscale convective systems in relation to their lightning activity and cold cloud area. The properties of convective cores within the MCSs, as well as their infrared (IR) cloud top temperatures are related to cloud-to-ground lightning. IR and lightning time histories for each case are compared, and the cases ranked by mean flashes per 10000 km2. For selected cases, radar/lightning overlays and vertical profiles of maximum radar reflectivities (VPRRs) are shown in order to describe the convective structures of cells that produced lightning, and also cells that did not produce lightning. IR cloud-top temperature and lightning histories indicate the highly variable nature of the TOGA COARE MCSs. Some MCSs which have very cold cloud-top temperatures have little or no lightning. When a system did produce lightning, more flashes generally occurred during its growth phase. Overall, IR measurements seem to be a poor indicator of lightning due to the lack of a clear relationship between the size of cold cloud-top area and cloud-to-ground flashes. The overall flash rates of the TOGA COARE MCSs support previous work which showed that tropical oceanic convection has an order of magnitude less cloud-to-ground lightning than continental convection. In fact, the highest flash rate for the 13 cases was less than the weakest continental case in a Texas MCS study (Toracinta et al. 1995). Examination of individual VPRR and of all convective VPRR from the 13 cases indicate a pronounced difference between lightning producing and non-lightning producing cells. Lightning producing convective cells have higher radar reflectivity in the 5.0- 8.0 km layer, and a slower decrease with height, both observations indicating larger ice particles in the mixed phase region between 00 C and-200 C.

Restivo, Michael Edward

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surface Gas Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Norman, Et Al., 2002) | Open  

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Surface Gas Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Norman, Et Al., 2002) Surface Gas Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Norman, Et Al., 2002) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Surface Gas Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Norman, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Surface Gas Sampling Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The Lightning Dock, Animas Valley, New Mexico geothermal area was discovered when a rancher found boiling water while drilling a shallow stock tank welt (Elston, Deal, et. al, 1983). There are no surface manifestations of present or past geothermal activity in the Animas Valley. Norman and Bernhart (1982) analyzed the gases in the discovery well and 15 stock tank wells nearby (Figure 1).

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Thermal Gradient Holes At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) |  

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Thermal Gradient Holes At Lightning Dock Area Thermal Gradient Holes At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Thermal Gradient Holes Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The two gradient holes were sited on federal geothermal leases owned by Lightning Dock Geothermal, Inc. and both were drilled into lakebed sediments some distance from the intense shallow geothermal anomaly located in the eastern half of Section 7, Township 25 South, Range 19 West. References Roy A. Cunniff, Roger L. Bowers (2005) Final Technical Report, Geothermal Resource Evaluation And Definitioni (Gred) Program-Phases I, Ii, And Iii For The Animas Valley, Nm Geothermal Resource Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Thermal_Gradient_Holes_At_Lightning_Dock_Area_(Cunniff_%26_Bowers,_2005)&oldid=387460"

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Thunderstorm Characteristics of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida: A Study of Lightning Initiation Signatures as Indicated by the WSR-88D  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The operational potential for predicting the onset of cloud-to-ground lightning is examined. WSR-88D reflectivity echoes were analyzed for 39 airmass thunderstorms that developed over the NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida, to determine the best ...

Michael S. Gremillion; Richard E. Orville

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Ensemble Simulation of the Lightning Flash Variability in a 3D Cloud Model with Parameterizations of Cloud Electrification and Lightning Flashes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A series of ensemble simulations were performed to study the statistics of flash characteristics produced by an electrification and lightning scheme in the cloud-resolving model Méso-NH. Here, the electrical variability of two storms—one ...

Jean-Pierre Pinty; Christelle Barthe

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Weather Support to Deicing Decision Making (WSDDM): A Winter Weather Nowcasting System  

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This paper describes a winter weather nowcasting system called Weather Support to Deicing Decision Making (WSDDM), designed to provide airline, airport, and air traffic users with winter weather information relevant to their operations. The ...

Roy Rasmussen; Mike Dixon; Frank Hage; Jeff Cole; Chuck Wade; John Tuttle; Starr McGettigan; Thomas Carty; Lloyd Stevenson; Warren Fellner; Shelly Knight; Eli Karplus; Nancy Rehak

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Assessment of Areal Coverage of Severe Weather Parameters for Severe Weather Outbreak Diagnosis  

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The areal extent of severe weather parameters favorable for significant severe weather is evaluated as a means of identifying major severe weather outbreaks. The first areal coverage method uses kernel density estimation (KDE) to identify severe ...

Chad M. Shafer; Andrew E. Mercer; Michael B. Richman; Lance M. Leslie; Charles A. Doswell III

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Post-processing of ensemble weather forecasts using a stochastic weather generator  

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This study proposes a new statistical method for post-processing ensemble weather forecasts using a stochastic weather generator. Key parameters of the weather generator were linked to the ensemble forecast means for both precipitation and ...

Jie Chen; François P. Brissette; Zhi Li

302

Cathy Zoi on Weatherization | Department of Energy  

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Weatherization Weatherization Cathy Zoi on Weatherization Addthis Description The Weatherization Assistance Program is now weatherizing 25,000 homes each month. So far 10,000 jobs have been created under the Recovery Act. Speakers Cathy Zoi Duration 1:41 Topic Home Weatherization Energy Economy Credit Energy Department Video CATHY ZOI: Hi, there. I'm Cathy Zoi, assistant secretary of energy at the Department of Energy, and I'm here to talk a little bit about the Weatherization Assistance Program. As you all know, the weatherization program was funded to the tune of $5 billion under the recovery act, and that was a huge ramp-up from what we had in the past. What I'm here to say to you is, congratulations, because we've actually reached our run rate. We are now weatherizing

303

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Sustainable Energy Resources  

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304

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and  

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About About Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Digg

305

Mainstreaming the e-excluded in Europe: strategies, good practices and some ethical issues  

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E-inclusion is getting a lot of attention in Europe these days. The European Commission and EU Member States have initiated e-inclusion strategies aimed at reaching out to the e-excluded and bringing them into the mainstream of society and the economy. ... Keywords: E-excluded, E-inclusion, E-inclusion strategies, Good practice, Strategies

David Wright; Kush Wadhwa

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Aviation Weather Information Requirements Study  

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The Aviation Safety Program (AvSP) has as its goal an improvement in aviation safety by a factor of 5 over the next 10 years and a factor of 10 over the next 20 years. Since weather has a big impact on aviation safety and is associated with 30 percent ...

Keel Byron M.; Stancil Charles E.; Eckert Clifford A.; Brown Susan M.; Gimmestad Gary G.; Richards Mark A.

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Weather-Corrected Performance Ratio  

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Photovoltaic (PV) system performance depends on both the quality of the system and the weather. One simple way to communicate the system performance is to use the performance ratio (PR): the ratio of the electricity generated to the electricity that would have been generated if the plant consistently converted sunlight to electricity at the level expected from the DC nameplate rating. The annual system yield for flat-plate PV systems is estimated by the product of the annual insolation in the plane of the array, the nameplate rating of the system, and the PR, which provides an attractive way to estimate expected annual system yield. Unfortunately, the PR is, again, a function of both the PV system efficiency and the weather. If the PR is measured during the winter or during the summer, substantially different values may be obtained, making this metric insufficient to use as the basis for a performance guarantee when precise confidence intervals are required. This technical report defines a way to modify the PR calculation to neutralize biases that may be introduced by variations in the weather, while still reporting a PR that reflects the annual PR at that site given the project design and the project weather file. This resulting weather-corrected PR gives more consistent results throughout the year, enabling its use as a metric for performance guarantees while still retaining the familiarity this metric brings to the industry and the value of its use in predicting actual annual system yield. A testing protocol is also presented to illustrate the use of this new metric with the intent of providing a reference starting point for contractual content.

Dierauf, T.; Growitz, A.; Kurtz, S.; Cruz, J. L. B.; Riley, E.; Hansen, C.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials | Department...  

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Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials More Documents & Publications...

309

Response to Weatherization Questions | Department of Energy  

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Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions August 30, 2010 - 4:53pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Last week as part of Vice President Biden's announcement of 200,000 homes weatherized under the Recovery act, we asked you to send us your questions and comments about the weatherization process. Today, we're following up with answers experts from the Department's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: 1) From edmooney via Twitter: @Energy Besides caulking, what are the best values in weatherization for the Northeast region. #weatherization Nationwide, the energy-efficient retrofits that consistently provide the best return on investment involve sealing gaps in the building envelope

310

A Fingerprinting Technique for Major Weather Events  

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Advances in numerical weather prediction have occurred on numerous fronts, from sophisticated physics packages in the latest mesoscale models to multimodel ensembles of medium-range predictions. Thus, the skill of numerical weather forecasts ...

Benjamin Root; Paul Knight; George Young; Steven Greybush; Richard Grumm; Ron Holmes; Jeremy Ross

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Measures of Economic Impacts of Weather Extremes  

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One of the primary driving forces behind weather research and development has been the losses caused by weather extremes. Unfortunately, available loss values have been more qualitative than quantitative. There has never been a concerted, ...

Stanley D. Changnon

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

The Operational Weather Radar Network in Europe  

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The operational weather radar network in Europe covers more than 30 countries and contains more than 200 weather radars. The radar network is heterogeneous in hardware, signal processing, transmit/receive frequency, and scanning strategy, thus making it ...

Asko Huuskonen; Elena Saltikoff; Iwan Holleman

313

Optimal Planning of a Weather Radar Network  

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An approach to the optimal planning of a weather radar network is presented. In the approach, several aspects affecting the planning decision, including terrain blockage, the need to measure with two Doppler weather radars in some regions, and ...

R. Minciardi; R. Sacile; F. Siccardi

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Laser Weather Identifier: Present and Future  

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Prototype Laser Weather Identifier (LWI) systems designed to detect fog, rain and snow were tested for several months at Stapleton International Airport in Denver, and at the AFGL Weather Test Facility at Otis Air Force Base, Massachusetts. We ...

Ting-I. Wang; R. Lataitis; R. S. Lawrence; G. R. Ochs

1982-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Aging and weathering of cool roofing membranes  

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and L.S. Rose. 2002. “Aging of reflective roofs: sootAging and Weathering of Cool Roofing Membranes HashemNRC), Canada ABSTRACT Aging and weathering can reduce the

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Emergency Management Decision Making during Severe Weather  

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Emergency managers make time-sensitive decisions in order to protect the public from threats including severe weather. Simulation and questionnaires were used to capture the decision-making process of emergency managers during severe weather ...

Leigh A. Baumgart; Ellen J. Bass; Brenda Philips; Kevin Kloesel

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Response to Weatherization Questions | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions August 30, 2010 - 4:53pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Last week as part of Vice President Biden's announcement of 200,000 homes weatherized under the Recovery act, we asked you to send us your questions and comments about the weatherization process. Today, we're following up with answers experts from the Department's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: 1) From edmooney via Twitter: @Energy Besides caulking, what are the best values in weatherization for the Northeast region. #weatherization Nationwide, the energy-efficient retrofits that consistently provide the best return on investment involve sealing gaps in the building envelope

318

Accelerated Weathering of Fluidized Bed Steam Reformation ...  

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Sep 16, 2007 ... Accelerated Weathering of Fluidized Bed Steam Reformation Material Under Hydraulically Unsaturated Conditions by E.M. Pierce ...

319

Intense Convective Storms with Little or No Lightning over Central Arizona: A Case of Inadvertent Weather Modification?  

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On 20/21 August 1993, deep convective storms occurred across much of Arizona, except for the southwestern quarter of the state. Several storms were quite severe, producing downbursts and extensive wind damage in the greater Phoenix area during ...

Robert A. Maddox; Kenneth W. Howard; Charles L. Dempsey

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Surface Gas Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Norman & Moore, 2004) | Open  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Surface Gas Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Norman & Moore, 2004) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Surface Gas Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Norman & Moore, 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Surface Gas Sampling Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown References David I. Norman, Joseph Moore (2004) Gas Analysis Of Geothermal Fluid Inclusions- A New Technology For Geothermal Exploration Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Surface_Gas_Sampling_At_Lightning_Dock_Area_(Norman_%26_Moore,_2004)&oldid=689367"

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321

Direct-Current Resistivity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers,  

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Direct-Current Resistivity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, Direct-Current Resistivity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Direct-Current Resistivity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Direct-Current Resistivity Survey Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Two electrical resistivity survey lines were run in the project area: a southern east-west line along Caliche Road, and a northern east-west line in the south half Section 6, T25S, R19W (figure 5). The Caliche Road line is located south of the greenhouse complex and was run along the road, which was also used for a gravity traverse. The northern line, named

322

Flow Test At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) | Open Energy  

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Flow Test At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Flow Test At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Flow Test At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Flow Test Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes After the Welaco temperature survey was completed for TG52-7, preparations were completed for a controlled airlift test. This test was completed in the period from 19-20 September 2003 for some 23 hours. The well produced steady state flow of about 320-325 gpm at a wellhead temperature of 126.7degrees C (260degreesF). This production rate is equivalent to about 162,000 pounds per hour, with the production temperature producing usable

323

Direct-Current Resistivity At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005)  

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Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Direct-Current Resistivity At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Direct-Current Resistivity Survey Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Two electrical resistivity survey lines were run in the project area: a southern east-west line along Caliche Road, and a northern east-west line in the south half Section 6, T25S, R19W (figure 5). The Caliche Road line is located south of the greenhouse complex and was run along the road, which was also used for a gravity traverse. The northern line, named "Church Road,"+K846 was parallel to the east-west road and gravity

324

Observation Wells At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) | Open  

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Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Observation Wells At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Observation Wells Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The awardee conducted seismic, gravity, resistivity, and airborne magnetic surveys, drilled temperature-gradient wells, and selected a location for a test well (52-7). The test well was drilled to a total depth of 770 m during 2003. Maximum temperatures approached 140degrees C and a short flow test suggested that a production well could be drilled to 600 m and produce economic volumes of 130-140degrees C fluid. A final assessment of the

325

Delimiting “Thunderstorm Watch” Periods by Real-Time Lightning Location for a Power Utility Company  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During times of thunderstorm activity, the power utility serving metropolitan New York enters a potentially costly “thunderstorm watch” mode of operation which is designed to prevent a major power outage caused by lightning. To evaluate the ...

Vincent P. Idone; Richard E. Orville

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Convective Tendency Images Derived from a Combination of Lightning and Satellite Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A technique is presented for generating convective tendency products by combining satellite images with observations of cloud-to-ground lightning activity. Rapid scan (5-min) infrared satellite images are used to define the areal distribution of ...

Steven J. Goodman; Dennis E. Buechler; Paul J. Meyer

1988-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Analysis and Prediction of Lightning Strike Distributions Associated with Synoptic Map Types over Florida  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The temporal and spatial distributions of lightning activity associated with specific synoptic regimes of low-level wind flow were analyzed as part of an experiment to develop improved statistical thunderstorm forecasts for Florida. The synoptic ...

Ronald M. Reap

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

The Relationships between Network Lightning Surface and Hourly Observations of Thunderstorms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Relationships were established between lightning location data and surface hourly observations of thunderstorms for 132 stations in the northeastern United States. The relationships are based on statistics derived from 2 × 2 contingency tables ...

Ronald M. Reap; Richard E. Orville

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Global Positioning System (GPS) Precipitable Water in Forecasting Lightning at Spaceport Canaveral  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper evaluates the use of precipitable water (PW) from the global positioning system (GPS) in lightning prediction. Additional independent verification of an earlier model is performed. This earlier model used binary logistic regression ...

Kristen Kehrer; Brian Graf; William P. Roeder

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Diurnal and Spatial Variability of Lightning Activity in Northeastern Colorado and Central Florida during the Summer  

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Lightning location data from northeastern Colorado and central Florida for the summer months of 1983 have been studied to ascertain the diurnal development of spatial distributions of flash frequencies. In both locales, a clearly identifiable ...

Raúl E. Lopez; Ronald L. Holle

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Reflectivity, Ice Scattering, and Lightning Characteristics of Hurricane Eyewalls and Rainbands. Part II: Intercomparison of Observations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Part I of this two-part paper treats Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) radar, passive microwave, and lightning observations in hurricanes individually. This paper (Part II) examines relationships between these parameters (and ...

Daniel J. Cecil; Edward J. Zipser

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in a Tornadic Storm on 8 May 1986  

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On 8 May 1986, the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) collected Doppler radar and lightning ground strike data on a supercell storm that produced three tornadoes, including an F3 tornado in Edmond, Oklahoma, approximately 40 km north of ...

Donald R. MacGorman; Kurt E. Nielsen

1991-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Bias Elimination and Scatter in Lightning Location by the VLF Arrival Time Difference Technique  

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In the very low frequency (VLF) band lightning flashes are detectable at ranges of several thousand kilometers. Studies of experimental data show that if systematic biases were eliminated from the U.K. Meteorological Office's VLF arrival time ...

Anthony C. L. Lee

1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Three Years of TRMM Precipitation Features. Part I: Radar, Radiometric, and Lightning Characteristics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During its first three years, the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite observed nearly six million precipitation features. The population of precipitation features is sorted by lightning flash rate, minimum brightness temperature, ...

Daniel J. Cecil; Steven J. Goodman; Dennis J. Boccippio; Edward J. Zipser; Stephen W. Nesbitt

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

The 29 June 2000 Supercell Observed during STEPS. Part II: Lightning and Charge Structure  

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This second part of a two-part study examines the lightning and charge structure evolution of the 29 June 2000 tornadic supercell observed during the Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study (STEPS). Data from the National ...

Kyle C. Wiens; Steven A. Rutledge; Sarah A. Tessendorf

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Electrification and Lightning in an Idealized Boundary-Crossing Supercell Simulation of 2 June 1995  

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A nonhydrostatic cloud model with electrification and lightning processes was utilized to investigate how simulated supercell thunderstorms respond when they move into environments favorable for storm intensification. One model simulation was ...

Alexandre O. Fierro; Matthew S. Gilmore; Edward R. Mansell; Louis J. Wicker; Jerry M. Straka

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Evidence of Tropical Forcing of the 6.5-Day Wave from Lightning Observations over Africa  

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A study employing observations and climatic reanalysis data is concerned with links between convection and the well-documented 6.5-day stratospheric global wave. Observations from a long-range lightning detection network, known as ZEUS, reveal an ...

Themis G. Chronis; Earle Williams; Emmanouil N. Anagnostou

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Environmental Control of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Polarity in Severe Storms  

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In this study, it is hypothesized that the mesoscale environment can indirectly control the cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning polarity of severe storms by directly affecting their structural, dynamical, and microphysical properties, which in turn ...

Lawrence D. Carey; Kurt M. Buffalo

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Performance Assessment of the Optical Transient Detector and Lightning Imaging Sensor. Part I: Predicted Diurnal Variability  

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Laboratory calibration and observed background radiance data are used to determine the effective sensitivities of the Optical Transient Detector (OTD) and Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS), as functions of local hour and pixel location within the ...

Dennis J. Boccippio; William J. Koshak; Richard J. Blakeslee

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Total Lightning Observations with the New and Improved Los Alamos Sferic Array (LASA)  

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Since 1998, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has deployed an array of fast electric field change sensors in New Mexico and Florida in support of LANL’s satellite lightning observations. In April 2004, all the sensors were significantly ...

Xuan-Min Shao; Mark Stanley; Amy Regan; Jeremiah Harlin; Morrie Pongratz; Michael Stock

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Tornadic Storms and Hailstorms  

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Although negative ground flashes usually dominate cloud-to-ground lightning activity, positive ground flashes can dominate in some severe storms for periods ranging from 30 min to several hours. Unlike most other types of storms in which positive ...

Donald R. Macgorman; Donald W. Burgess

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Lightning Activity over Land and Sea on the Eastern Coast of the Mediterranean  

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This paper presents a study of the characteristics of lightning activity during the Cyprus low winter storms over the eastern coast of the Mediterranean. The focus is on changes in the nature of thunderstorms crossing the coastline from the sea ...

Orit Altaratz; Zev Levin; Yoav Yair and; Baruch Ziv

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

A Mixed Exponential Distribution Model for Retrieving Ground Flash Fraction from Satellite Lightning Imager Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A Bayesian inversion method is introduced for retrieving the fraction of ground flashes in a set of flashes observed from a (low earth orbiting or geostationary) satellite lightning imager. The method employs a constrained mixed exponential ...

W. J. Koshak

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Absolute Spectral Irradiance Measurements of Lightning from 375 to 880 nm  

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A spectrometer-detector optical multichannel analyzer system capable of absolute spectral irradiance measurements has been used to record the time-integrated emissions (150 or 300 ms) from cloud-to-ground lightning. Two detectors, one operating ...

Richard E. Orville; Ronald W. Henderson

1984-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Radar, Passive Microwave, and Lightning Characteristics of Precipitating Systems in the Tropics  

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The bulk radar reflectivity structures, 85- and 37-GHz brightness temperatures, and lightning characteristics of precipitating systems in tropical Africa, South America, the east Pacific, and west Pacific are documented using data from the ...

E. R. Toracinta; Daniel J. Cecil; Edward J. Zipser; Stephen W. Nesbitt

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Can Lightning Observations be Used as an Indicator of Upper-Tropospheric Water Vapor Variability?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning activity in thunderstorms is closely related to the intensity of vertical updrafts indeep convective clouds that also transport large amounts of moisture into the upper troposphere. Small changes in the amount of upper-tropospheric ...

Colin Price; Mustafa Asfur

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Combining Satellite Infrared and Lightning Information to Estimate Warm Season Convective and Stratiform Rainfall  

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This paper describes and evaluates a satellite rainfall estimation technique that combines infrared and lightning information to estimate precipitation in deep convective systems. The algorithm is developed and tested using seven years (2002-2008) ...

Weixin Xu; Robert F. Adler; Nai-Yu Wang

348

Gas Flux Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) | Open  

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Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Gas Flux Sampling At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Gas Flux Sampling Activity Date Usefulness not useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Based on all of the data, McLin concluded that there was little to no correlation between values for CO2 flux and known or postulated faults, and between the CO2 flux and the shallow thermal anomaly. Instead, the flux values appeared to depict a completely random pattern throughout the study area. Notably, absolute values for CO2 flux were elevated throughout the surveyed areas (McLin, 2004). A possible explanation not considered by

349

GRR/Elements/18-CA-a.2 - Is the Waste Non-excluded Solid Waste...  

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2 - Is the Waste Non-excluded Solid Waste < GRR | Elements Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections...

350

GRR/Elements/18-CA-a.4 - Is the Waste a Non-excluded Hazardous...  

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4 - Is the Waste a Non-excluded Hazardous Waste < GRR | Elements Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of...

351

Home Weatherization Visit | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Visit Weatherization Visit Home Weatherization Visit Addthis Description Secretary Steven Chu visits a home that is in the process of being weatherized in Columbus, OH, along with Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman. They discuss the benefits of weatherization and how funding from the recovery act is having a direct impact in communities across America. Speakers Secretary Steven Chu Duration 2:45 Topic Tax Credits, Rebates, Savings Home Weatherization Home Energy Audits Energy Sector Jobs Credit Energy Department Video SECRETARY OF ENERGY STEVEN CHU: In this weatherization program, we are - we're investing money that - so we can hire local people to do the work. You save the money. That money then goes back into the economy locally. And oh, by the way, you're not - using less energy, so that

352

Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance |  

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Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance June 10, 2010 - 12:41pm Addthis Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? More than 10,000 Ohio homes have been weatherized, making the state one of the national leaders in helping income-eligible families become more energy-efficient. Ohio has reached a milestone in the clean energy economy - more than 10,000 homes in the state have been weatherized, making the state one of the national leaders in helping income-eligible families become more energy-efficient. Ohio officials celebrated the success of weatherization work funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act with about 100 attendees at a

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Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance |  

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Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance June 10, 2010 - 12:41pm Addthis Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? More than 10,000 Ohio homes have been weatherized, making the state one of the national leaders in helping income-eligible families become more energy-efficient. Ohio has reached a milestone in the clean energy economy - more than 10,000 homes in the state have been weatherized, making the state one of the national leaders in helping income-eligible families become more energy-efficient. Ohio officials celebrated the success of weatherization work funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act with about 100 attendees at a

354

Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials  

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FHWA FHWA R d W h M P FHWA R d W h M P FHWA Road Weather Management Program FHWA Road Weather Management Program " "Weather and the transport of Hazardous Materials" Ray Murphy Office of Technical Services Ray Murphy, Office of Technical Services U.S. DOT - Federal Highway Administration Breako t Session Using Technolog to Dispatch U.S. DOE National Transportation Stakeholder Forum Breakout Session: Using Technology to Dispatch and Monitor Shipments During Adverse Conditions Presentation Contents Presentation Contents * * Context Context Cl Cl I iti ti I iti ti * * Clarus Clarus Initiative Initiative * * Connected Vehicles & Weather Connected Vehicles & Weather Connected Vehicles & Weather Connected Vehicles & Weather U.S. DOE National Transportation Stakeholder Forum

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Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre | Department of Energy  

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Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre Addthis Description Ride along with some weatherizers in Wilkes-Barre, PA, as they blower door test, manage z-doors, and dense pack their way to an energy efficient future one house at a time. Speakers Joe Calore, Paul Dunn, Glenn Curtis Duration 2:29 Topic Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Consumption Recovery Act Energy Sector Jobs Credit Energy Department Video JOE CALORE: My name's Joe Calore. I'm the deputy weatherization director for Commission on Economic Opportunity in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Weatherization is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, and the concept is to perform work on homes to make homes more energy-efficient. Of the Recovery Act money, $5 billion was allocated towards the

356

Atmos Energy - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency...  

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Atmos Energy - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program Atmos Energy - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program Eligibility Residential...

357

An Approach for Using TFlash to Improve the Lightning Performance of Transmission Lines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

TFlash is an advanced transmission line, lightning performance prediction software. TFlash's ability to predict whether lighting will cause a flashover can help in the design of new transmission lines and help modify existing transmission lines to improve performance. However, to make full use of the software, it is important for the user to have an understanding of the parameters that influence the lightning performance of the line. This report highlights the parameters and shows their influence by mean...

2009-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

358

Characterization of the Weatherization Assistance Program network. Weatherization Assistance Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Characterization of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Network was designed to describe the national network of State and local agencies that provide WAP services to qualifying low-income households. The objective of this study was to profile the current WAP network. To achieve the objective, two national surveys were conducted: one survey collected data from 49 State WAP agencies (including the coterminous 48 States and the District of Columbia), and the second survey collected data from 920 (or 81 percent) of the local WAP agencies.

Mihlmester, P.E.; Koehler, W.C. Jr.; Beyer, M.A. [Aspen Systems Corp., Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Applied Management Sciences Div.; Brown, M.A. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Beschen, D.A. Jr. [Department of Energy, Washington, DC (United States). Office of Weatherization Assistance Programs

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Gamma-ray bursts and other sources of giant lightning discharges in protoplanetary systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lightning in the solar nebula is considered to be one of the probable sources for producing the chondrules that are found in meteorites. Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) provide a large flux of gamma-rays that Compton scatter and create a charge separation in the gas because the electrons are displaced from the positive ions. The electric field easily exceeds the breakdown value of ~1 V m^-1 over distances of order 0.1 AU. The energy in a giant lightning discharge exceeds a terrestrial lightning flash by a factor of ~10^12. The predicted post-burst emission of gamma-rays from accretion into the newly formed black hole or spin-down of the magnetar is sufficiently intense to cause a lightning storm in the nebula that lasts for days and is more probable than the GRB because the radiation is beamed into a larger solid angle. The giant outbursts from nearby soft gamma-ray repeater sources (SGRs) are also capable of causing giant lightning discharges. The total amount of chondrules produced is in reasonable agreement with the observations of meteorites. Furthermore in the case of GRBs most chondrules were produced in a few major melting events by nearby GRBs and lightning occurred at effectively the same time over the whole nebula, and provide accurate time markers to the formation of chondrules and evolution of the solar nebula. This model provides a reasonable explanation for the delay between the formation of calcium aluminium inclusions (CAIs) and chondrules.

B. McBreen; E. Winston; S. McBreen; L. Hanlon

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Potential of 4d-VAR for exigent forecasting of severe weather  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Severe storms, tropical cyclones, and associated tornadoes, floods, lightning, and microbursts threaten life and property. Reliable, precise, and accurate alerts of these phenomena can trigger defensive actions and preparations. However, these crucial weather phenomena are difficult to forecast. The objective of this paper is to demonstrate the potential of 4d-VAR (four dimensional variational data assimilation) for exigent forecasting (XF) of severe storm precursors and to thereby characterize the probability of a worst-case scenario. 4d-VAR is designed to adjust the initial conditions (IC) of a numerical weather prediction model consistent with the uncertainty of the prior estimate of the IC while at the same time minimizing the misfit to available observations. For XF the same approach is taken but instead of fitting observations, a measure of damage or loss or an equivalent proxy is maximized or minimized. To accomplish this will require development of a specialized cost function for 4d-VAR. When 4d-VAR s...

Hoffman, Ross N; Nehrkorn, Thomas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Lightning Dock I Geothermal Project | Open Energy Information  

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I Geothermal Project I Geothermal Project Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Development Project: Lightning Dock I Geothermal Project Project Location Information Coordinates 32.346944444444°, -108.70722222222° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.346944444444,"lon":-108.70722222222,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

362

Combined Satellite- and Surface-Based Estimation of the Intracloud–Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Ratio over the Continental United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Four years of observations from the NASA Optical Transient Detector and Global Atmospherics National Lightning Detection Network are combined to determine the geographic distribution of the climatological intracloud–cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning ...

Dennis J. Boccippio; Kenneth L. Cummins; Hugh J. Christian; Steven J. Goodman

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

The Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Lightning Strikes and Their Relationship with Vegetation Type, Elevation, and Fire Scars in the Northern Territory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper the authors explore the spatial and temporal patterns of lightning strikes in northern Australia for the first time. In particular, the possible relationships between lightning strikes and elevation, vegetation type, and fire scars (...

Musa Kilinc; Jason Beringer

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Maine's Weatherization Milestones | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Maine's Weatherization Milestones Maine's Weatherization Milestones Maine's Weatherization Milestones August 24, 2010 - 5:44pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? Thanks to $41.9 million in funding from the Recovery Act, the state of Maine expects to weatherize more than 4,400 homes Maine's state motto - "dirigo," Latin for "I lead," - is very fitting, especially when it comes to weatherization. With the help of nearly $41.9 million in funding from the Recovery Act, the state expects to weatherize more than 4,400 homes - creating jobs, reducing carbon emissions, and saving money for Maine's low-income families. Cathy Zoi, DOE's Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Maine's Governor John Baldacci spoke on a conference call last

365

Celebrating National Weatherization Day | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Day Weatherization Day Celebrating National Weatherization Day November 1, 2010 - 1:55pm Addthis Watch the video above to get a firsthand look at the work happening in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania under the weatherization program. Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy This weekend, communities across the country celebrated National Weatherization Day, highlighting the important work happening nationwide to save money for America's homeowners by investing in energy efficiency. As a result of the Recovery Act weatherization program, more than 245,000 low-income families have had their homes upgraded, which means these families are paying lower energy bills every month. The program has also helped to put thousands of workers on the job every day, helping to grow

366

Clark Public Utilities - Residential Weatherization Loan Program |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Loan Program Weatherization Loan Program Clark Public Utilities - Residential Weatherization Loan Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Ventilation Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate $15,000 Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Loan Program Rebate Amount up to $15,000 Provider Clark Public Utilities Loans of up to $15,000 at a 5.25% interest are available through Clark Public Utilities' Weatherization Loan Program. The loans can pay for the average local cost of eligible measures, based on recently completed projects. Customers have up to seven years to repay the loans, but monthly payments will be at least $25. The utility charges a $225 or $350 loan set-up fee, depending on the loan amount, which can be paid up front or

367

Little Climates -- Weather Just Above The Ground  

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Weather Just Above The Ground Weather Just Above The Ground Nature Bulletin No. 481-A February 17, 1973 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W, Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation LITTLE CLIMATES -- Weather Just Above the Ground In a previous bulletin we talked about little climates, underground, resulting from weather conditions in the soil. Just above the ground there is another "little climate" equally important. We frequently see evidences of it without realizing how and why they were produced. Just above the earth, there lies a narrow layer of changeable weather that is affected at both surfaces by its mighty neighbors: the land below and the restless air in the atmosphere above it. Under the spell of gravity, it clings to the ground in spite of all but the swiftest winds. In this layer there are special weather conditions overlooked by nearly everyone.

368

Maine's Weatherization Milestones | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Maine's Weatherization Milestones Maine's Weatherization Milestones Maine's Weatherization Milestones August 24, 2010 - 5:44pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? Thanks to $41.9 million in funding from the Recovery Act, the state of Maine expects to weatherize more than 4,400 homes Maine's state motto - "dirigo," Latin for "I lead," - is very fitting, especially when it comes to weatherization. With the help of nearly $41.9 million in funding from the Recovery Act, the state expects to weatherize more than 4,400 homes - creating jobs, reducing carbon emissions, and saving money for Maine's low-income families. Cathy Zoi, DOE's Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Maine's Governor John Baldacci spoke on a conference call last

369

The Impact of Weatherization | Department of Energy  

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The Impact of Weatherization The Impact of Weatherization The Impact of Weatherization July 26, 2010 - 4:09pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? 25,000 homes weatherized a month. 82,000 homes this summer versus 3,000 last summer. As I mentioned last week, it's brutally hot outside right now. Temperature records are being shattered all across the country - and while we're always looking for ways to keep cool, weatherization is one process that guards a home against extreme temperatures on both ends of the thermometer. Whether it's installing cooling systems in areas of the country that can't catch a break from the heat, or caulking and insulating cracks in states where harsh winters seem almost endless, weatherizing your home can save more than $400 in the first year on heating

370

The Impact of Weatherization | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The Impact of Weatherization The Impact of Weatherization The Impact of Weatherization July 26, 2010 - 4:09pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? 25,000 homes weatherized a month. 82,000 homes this summer versus 3,000 last summer. As I mentioned last week, it's brutally hot outside right now. Temperature records are being shattered all across the country - and while we're always looking for ways to keep cool, weatherization is one process that guards a home against extreme temperatures on both ends of the thermometer. Whether it's installing cooling systems in areas of the country that can't catch a break from the heat, or caulking and insulating cracks in states where harsh winters seem almost endless, weatherizing your home can save more than $400 in the first year on heating

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The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solar Decathlon Update from Secretary Chu Recovery Act Milestones President Barack Obama at UN Climate Change Summit Home Weatherization Visit Faces of the Recovery Act: National...

372

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Tool  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

result is a comprehensive pre-design climatesite analysis tool. Screen Shots Keywords weather data visualization, psychrometry, passive design analysis, optimum orientiation,...

373

Caulking/Weather-stripping | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Incentives Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleCaulkingWeather-stripping&oldid267150" Category: Articles with outstanding TODO tasks What links...

374

Idaho Falls Power- Residential Weatherization Loan Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Residential customers with permanently installed electric heat who receive service from the City of Idaho Falls, are eligible for 0% weatherization loans. City Energy Service will conduct an...

375

Internet Weather Source | Data.gov  

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(NWS) National Telecommunications Gateway provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean...

376

Portfolio Manager Technical Reference: Climate and Weather |...  

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Weather Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy...

377

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About the Guidelines...  

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About the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About the Guidelines for Home Energy...

378

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for...  

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to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Employers and Contractors on Facebook Tweet...

379

Aging and weathering of cool roofing membranes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aging and weathering can reduce the solar reflectance of cool roofing materials. This paper summarizes laboratory measurements of the solar spectral reflectance of unweathered, weathered, and cleaned samples collected from single-ply roofing membranes at various sites across the United States. Fifteen samples were examined in each of the following six conditions: unweathered; weathered; weathered and brushed; weathered, brushed and then rinsed with water; weathered, brushed, rinsed with water, and then washed with soap and water; and weathered, brushed, rinsed with water, washed with soap and water, and then washed with an algaecide. Another 25 samples from 25 roofs across the United States and Canada were measured in their unweathered state, weathered, and weathered and wiped. We document reduction in reflectivity resulted from various soiling mechanisms and provide data on the effectiveness of various cleaning approaches. Results indicate that although the majority of samples after being washed with detergent could be brought to within 90% of their unweathered reflectivity, in some instances an algaecide was required to restore this level of reflectivity.

Akbari, Hashem; Berhe, Asmeret A.; Levinson, Ronnen; Graveline,Stanley; Foley, Kevin; Delgado, Ana H.; Paroli, Ralph M.

2005-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

380

RESIDENTIAL WEATHERIZATION SPECIFICATIONS August 30, 2011  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

RESIDENTIAL WEATHERIZATION SPECIFICATIONS August 30, 2011 Index to Sections Section Page I. GENERAL............................................................................................35 #12;1 I. GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS 1. These specifications apply to existing residential (retro

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381

Cooperative Weather Observations | Data.gov  

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Cooperative Weather Observations Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov Communities Agriculture...

382

The warning time for cloud-to-ground lightning in isolated, ordinary thunderstorms over Houston, Texas  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lightning detection over Houston, Texas is possible with the Lightning Detection and Ranging (LDAR-II) network and the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN). A comparison of the two datasets in conjunction with 37 isolated, ordinary thunderstorms reveals a time separation of 3.1 minutes between the first detected Very High Frequency (VHF) source (i.e. first intracloud discharge) and the first cloud-toground (CG) lightning flash. This CG warning time is increased to 16.1 minutes when using the radar-defined criterion of when the 30-dBZ contour first reaches the -10°C isotherm level. Several attempts were made to establish a similar characteristic that could be used to forewarn the occurrence of the final CG in this storm type. Based on the average radar characteristics during the last CG flash in each thunderstorm case, CG activity comes to an end when the 45-dBZ echo falls below the -10°C isotherm. Detection efficiencies that remain slightly less than perfect for each network may have allowed for some error when analyzing VHF sources and ground flashes for each convective case. Exhibiting this possible error, four cases actually recorded a greater number of CG flashes than intracloud flashes, which is contrary to typical lightning characteristics. Future studies hope to increase the number of thunderstorm cases to analyze as the LDAR network continues to observe more lightning events. Also, similar approaches could be implemented in differing geographic regions of the country to observe if these lightning characteristics vary depending on latitude, longitude, or climate.

Clements, Nathan Chase

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Weather Bike: A Bicycle Based Weather Station for Observing Local Temperature Variations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

SUMMARY. This short note has shown how a simple and inexpensive bicycle mounted portable weather station, dubbed the Weather Bike, can be used to make observations of local temperature variability. The magnitude of temperature changes observed near ...

John J. Cassano

384

Weatherization Grows in the Green Mountain State (Vermont): Weatherization Assistance Close-Up Fact Sheet  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Vermont demonstrates its commitment to technology and efficiency through the Weatherization Program. Weatherization uses advanced technologies and techniques to reduce energy costs for low-income families by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes.

D& R International

2001-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

385

A Tribute to Weatherization Solutions in South Dakota: Weatherization Assistance Close-Up Fact Sheet  

SciTech Connect

South Dakota demonstrates its commitment to technology and efficiency through the Weatherization Program. Weatherization uses advanced technologies and techniques to reduce energy costs for low-income families by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes.

D& R International

2001-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

386

Pulse trains that are characteristic of preliminary breakdown in cloud-to-ground lightning but are not followed by return stroke pulses  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

findings for lightning locating systems such as the U.S. National Light- ning Detection Network (NLDN-to-ground discharges by lightning locating systems such as the U.S. National Lightning Detection Network. Citation: Nag measuring system included a cir- cular flat plate antenna followed by an integrator and a unity gain, high

Slatton, Clint

387

Warm Season Lightning Distributions over the Northern Gulf of Mexico Coast and Their Relation to Synoptic-Scale and Mesoscale Environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud-to-ground lightning data from the National Lightning Detection Network are used to create a warm season (May–September) lightning climatology for the northern Gulf of Mexico coast for the 14-yr period 1989–2002. Each day is placed into one ...

Jessica R. Smith; Henry E. Fuelberg; Andrew I. Watson

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

A Comparison Of WSR-88D Reflectivities, SSM/I Brightness Temperatures, and Lightning for Mesoscale Convective Systems in Texas. Part I: Radar Reflectivity and Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is the first part of a two part study. Part I compares radar data from the League City, Texas, WSR-88D and cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning data for a set of eight mesoscale convective systems (MCSs), which occur at various stages of ...

E. Richard Toracinta; Karen I. Mohr; Edward J. Zipser; Richard E. Orville

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

A Comparison of WSR-88D Reflectivities, SSM/I Brightness Temperatures, and Lightning for Mesoseale Convective Systems in Texas. Part II. SSM/I Brightness Temperatures and Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study examines simultaneous SSM/I and lightning data for a sample of nine mesoscale convective systems (MCS) near League City, Texas. Comparison of lightning files of varying sizes from ±2 to ±30 min revealed that the ±10-min interval ...

Karen I. Mohr; Richard Toracinta; Edward J. Zipser; Richard E. Orville

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Particle number fluctuations in nuclear collisions within excluded volume hadron gas model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The multiplicity fluctuations are studied in the van der Waals excluded volume hadron-resonance gas model. The calculations are done in the grand canonical ensemble within the Boltzmann statistics approximation. The scaled variances for positive, negative and all charged hadrons are calculated along the chemical freeze-out line of nucleus-nucleus collisions at different collision energies. The multiplicity fluctuations are found to be suppressed in the van der Waals gas. The numerical calculations are presented for two values of hard-core hadron radius, $r=0.3$ fm and 0.5 fm, as well as for the upper limit of the excluded volume suppression effects.

M. I. Gorenstein; M. Hauer; D. O. Nikolajenko

2007-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

391

Production of Strange, Non-strange particles and Hypernuclei in an Excluded-Volume Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a systematic study of production of strange and non-strange hadron yields and their ratios obtained in various experiments using our thermodynamically consistent excluded-volume model. We also analyze the production of light nuclei, hypernuclei and their antinuclei in terms of our excluded-volume model over a broad energy range starting from Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (AGS) to Large Hadron Collider (LHC) energies. Further, we extend our model for studying rapidity spectra of hadrons produced in heavy-ion collisions.

S. K. Tiwari; C. P. Singh

2013-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

392

Winter Demand Impacted by Weather  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 8 Notes: Heating oil demand is strongly influenced by weather. The "normal" numbers are the expected values for winter 2000-2001 used in EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook. The chart indicates the extent to which the last winter exhibited below-normal heating degree-days (and thus below-normal heating demand). Temperatures were consistently warmer than normal throughout the 1999-2000 heating season. This was particularly true in November 1999, February 2001 and March 2001. For the heating season as a whole (October through March), the 1999-2000 winter yielded total HDDs 10.7% below normal. Normal temperatures this coming winter would, then, be expected to bring about 11% higher heating demand than we saw last year. Relative to normal, the 1999-2000 heating season was the warmest in

393

Weather pattern climatology of the United States  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In this study the geographic domain covered the 48 conterminous states of the United States. The daily synoptic weather pattern was classified into nine types for the 10-year period January 1, 1969 to December 31, 1978. Weather pattern types were defined relative to the classical polar front model of a mid-latitude cyclonic storm system and its associated air masses. Guidelines for classifying weather patterns on an operational basis were developed. These were applied to 3652 daily surface weather maps to produce a time series of weather pattern type at 120 grid points of a 160 point, 3/sup 0/ latitude by 4/sup 0/ longitude array over the United States. Statistics on the frequency of occurrence, persistence and alternation of weather patterns were calculated for each grid point. Summary statistics for the entire grid and for six regions were also presented. Frequency of occurrence and persistence were found to depend on the size and speed of movement of the weather pattern. Large, slow moving air masses had higher frequency of occurrence and longer persistence than small (fronts) or rapidly moving (or changing) features (fronts, storm centers). Some types showed distinct regional preferences. The subtropical maritime high occurred mainly in the south central and southeast. An indeterminate weather pattern type accounted for those weather patterns that did not fit the polar front model or were too disorganized to be classified. The intermountain thermal low of the desert southwest was one such feature that dominated both frequency of occurrence and persistence in this region. Alternation from one weather pattern to another followed the polar front model of a moving cyclonic storm. The tendency for anticyclonic weather patterns to become disorganized as they weakened was seen in the high percentage of these patterns that changed to an indeterminate pattern as they aged.

Barchet, W.R.; Davis, W.E.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Evaluation of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Data from the Western United States for the 1983–84 Summer Seasons  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Over two million cloud-to-ground lightning strike locations for the period from mid-June through mid-September for the 1983–84 summer seasons were evaluated to determine the large-scale climatological characteristics of summertime lightning ...

Ronald M. Reap

1986-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Comparison of Narrow Bipolar Events with Ordinary Lightning as Proxies for the Microwave-Radiometry Ice-Scattering Signature  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The narrow bipolar event (NBE) is a unique lightning discharge that has a short (10 ?s) overall duration, lacks a prior leader phase, and produces too little light output to be visible by optical lightning detectors on satellites. NBEs thus have ...

Abram R. Jacobson; William Boeck; Christopher Jeffery

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Lightning Ground Flashes Associated with Summer 1990 Flash Floods and Streamflow in Tucson, Arizona: An Exploratory Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Eight flash flood events occurred in the Tucson area of southeastern Arizona during the 1990 summer when a high-resolution lightning detection network was operated in the region. A total of 3479 cloud-to-ground lightning flashes was composited ...

Ronald L. Holle; Shawn P. Bennett

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Surface Wind Convergence as a Short-Term Predictor of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning at Kennedy Space Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud-to-ground lightning is a significant forecast problem at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. In this study, cloud-to-ground lightning is related in time and space to surface convergence for 244 days during the convective seasons of ...

Andrew I. Watson; Ronald L. Holle; Raúl E. López; Robert Ortiz; James R. Nicholson

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Laser-Triggered Lightning Laboratory Tests: Preparation for Testing at Mississippi State University High-Voltage Laboratory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning diversion using laser technology could be operationally used in the power industry to protect sensitive facilities such as nuclear power plants and critical substations, control centers, and customer facilities. This report provides results to date and plans for large-scale, high-voltage laboratory testing of laser-triggered lightning technology.

1998-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

399

The Evolution of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning within a Portion of the 10–11 June 1985 Squall Line  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The character of cloud-to-ground lightning is examined during the life cycle of a distinct mesoscale segment of the 10–11 June 1985 mesoscale convective system (MCS). Three phases of lightning activity are identified and related to both the radar-...

K. E. Nielsen; R. A. Maddox; S. V. Vasiloff

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Coupling measurement and lightning threat assessment report for Pantex Cell 12-44-1  

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This report is the first of a series that will quantify the lightning threat to the Pantex Plant where high-risk operations occur. More information can be found in the report written by the Lightning Protection Team [1] and Sandia National Laboratory documents. Low-power RF coupling measurements were completed on Cell 12-44-1 in May 1998. These measurements quantify the voltage and current levels that could leak into the cell from possible lightning strike points. Cell 1 is representative of the most ?leaky? class of cells at Pantex because the floor was not intentionally electrically connected to the walls. From the measurement data, linear models were developed. These transfer functions allow us to calculate the effect in the cell from the much higher power lightning threat. Two types of coupling paths were characterized: (1) external ventilation stack to cell interior and (2) cell ceiling to other cell elements. For the maximum lightning threat [2], an estimate of the maximum cell-to-floor voltage is 150 kV. The extrapolated voltage levels at normal working heights are lower. The potential between the air duct and the electro-static ground is estimated to be 4 kV. A secondary goal was to compare results with Sandia as a quality control check. While the estimated maximum ceiling-to-floor voltages are similar, the comparison was limited by high-frequency resonances on the drive wire.

Anderson, R; Ong, M

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coupling measurement and lightning threat assessment report for Pantex Cell 12-44-1  

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This report is the first of a series that will quantify the lightning threat to the Pantex Plant where high-risk operations occur. More information can be found in the report written by the Lightning Protection Team [1] and Sandia National Laboratory documents. Low-power RF coupling measurements were completed on Cell 12-44-1 in May 1998. These measurements quantify the voltage and current levels that could leak into the cell from possible lightning strike points. Cell 1 is representative of the most leaky class of cells at Pantex because the floor was not intentionally electrically connected to the walls. From the measurement data, linear models were developed. These transfer functions allow us to calculate the effect in the cell from the much higher power lightning threat. Two types of coupling paths were characterized: (1) external ventilation stack to cell interior and (2) cell ceiling to other cell elements. For the maximum lightning threat [2], an estimate of the maximum cell-to-floor voltage is 150 kV. The extrapolated voltage levels at normal working heights are lower. The potential between the air duct and the electro-static ground is estimated to be 4 kV. A secondary goal was to compare results with Sandia as a quality control check. While the estimated maximum ceiling-to-floor voltages are similar, the comparison was limited by high-frequency resonances on the drive wire.

Anderson, R; Ong, M.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Visually Accurate Multi-Field Weather Visualization  

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Weather visualization is a difficult problem because it comprises volumetric multi-field data and traditional surface-based approaches obscure details of the complex three-dimensional structure of cloud dynamics. Therefore, visually accurate volumetric ... Keywords: Multi-Field Visualization, Visually Accurate Visualization, Weather Visualization

Kirk Riley; David Ebert; Charles Hansen; Jason Levit

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Making Forecasts and Weather Normalization Work Together  

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Electric utility industry restructuring has changed the consistency between weather-normalized sales and energy forecasts. This Technology Review discusses the feasibility of integrating weather normalization and forecasting processes, and addresses whether the conflicting goal of obtaining greater consistency and accuracy with fewer staff resources can be met with more integrated approaches.

2000-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

404

Segmenting Time Series for Weather Forecasting  

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turbines. In the domain of meteorology, time series data produced by numerical weather prediction (NWP) models is summarised as weather forecast texts. In the domain of gas turbines, sensor data from an operational gas turbine is summarised for the maintenance engineers. More details on SUMTIME have been

Reiter, Ehud

405

Perturbations That Optimally Trigger Weather Regimes  

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The sensitivity of the onset of two weather regimes with respect to initial conditions is studied. The weather regimes are a Euro–Atlantic blocking regime and a Euro–Atlantic strong zonal flow regime. Both regimes are characterized by the same ...

Jeroen Oortwijn; Jan Barkmeijer

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Residential Weatherization Study: 1987 Resource Strategy.  

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The Residential Weatherization Program involves the installation of measures in existing homes. It is operated primarily through Bonneville's utility customers. Bonneville pays homeowners an incentive based upon the estimated energy savings obtained from installing Bonneville-approved weatherization efficiency measures.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Oldest and Largest WEATHER, p. 2  

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Thunderstorm Haze Weather Systems High Pressure Low Pressure Hurricane Weather Fronts Trough Warm Front Cold of a measure known as the Disclose Act, which Van Hollen sponsored. --eric Lichtblau, The New York Times, and that fact has been quite apparent over the past week. Last Thursday, a deep low pressure system over

408

SPACE WEATHER RISKS FROM AN INSURANCE PERSPECTIVE  

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-weather-prone property and infrastructure includes: · satellites (e.g., solar panels & electronics: exposed to particle, telecommunication, internet, GPS etc.) · utility components (e.g., transformers: exposed to geomagnetic induced in the 1970s ­ typically designed for a life time of ~40 years Space Weather Risks B) Vulnerability Aged

Schrijver, Karel

409

Activated carbon: Utilization excluding industrial waste treatment. (Latest citations from the Compendex database). Published Search  

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The bibliography contains citations concerning the commercial use and theoretical studies of activated carbon. Topics include performance evaluations in water treatment processes, preparation and regeneration techniques, materials recovery, and pore structure studies. Adsorption characteristics for specific materials are discussed. Studies pertaining specifically to industrial waste treatment are excluded. (Contains 250 citations and includes a subject term index and title list.)

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1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Weatherization works: Final report of the National Weatherization Evaluation  

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In 1990, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored a comprehensive evaluation of its Weatherization Assistance Program, the nation`s largest residential energy conservation program. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) managed the five-part study. This document summarizes the findings of the evaluation. Its conclusions are based mainly on data from the 1989 program year (supplemented by data from 1991-92). The evaluation concludes that the Program meets the objectives of its enabling legislation and fulfills its mission statement. Specifically, it (1) saves energy, (2) lowers fuel bills, and (3) improves the health and safety of dwellings occupied by low-income people. In addition, the Program achieves its mission in a cost-effective manner based on each of three perspectives employed by the evaluators. Finally, the evaluation estimates that the investments made in 1989 will, over a 20-year lifetime, save the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil, roughly the amount of oil added to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in each of the past several years.

Brown, M.A.; Berry, L.G.; Kinney, L.F.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Alaska Native Weatherization Training and Jobs Program First Steps Toward Tribal Weatherization – Human Capacity Development  

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The Alaska Native Weatherization Training and Jobs Project expanded weatherization services for tribal members’ homes in southeast Alaska while providing weatherization training and on the job training (OJT) for tribal citizens that lead to jobs and most probably careers in weatherization-related occupations. The program resulted in; (a) 80 Alaska Native citizens provided with skills training in five weatherization training units that were delivered in cooperation with University of Alaska Southeast, in accordance with the U.S. Department of Energy Core Competencies for Weatherization Training that prepared participants for employment in three weatherizationrelated occupations: Installer, Crew Chief, and Auditor; (b) 25 paid OJT training opportunities for trainees who successfully completed the training course; and (c) employed trained personnel that have begun to rehab on over 1,000 housing units for weatherization.

Wiita, Joanne

2013-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

412

Protection characteristics of a Faraday cage compromised by lightning burnthrough.  

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A lightning flash consists of multiple, high-amplitude but short duration return strokes. Between the return strokes is a lower amplitude, continuing current which flows for longer duration. If the walls of a Faraday cage are made of thin enough metal, the continuing current can melt a hole through the metal in a process called burnthrough. A subsequent return stroke can couple energy through this newly-formed hole. This LDRD is a study of the protection provided by a Faraday cage when it has been compromised by burnthrough. We initially repeated some previous experiments and expanded on them in terms of scope and diagnostics to form a knowledge baseline of the coupling phenomena. We then used a combination of experiment, analysis and numerical modeling to study four coupling mechanisms: indirect electric field coupling, indirect magnetic field coupling, conduction through plasma and breakdown through the hole. We discovered voltages higher than those encountered in the previous set of experiments (on the order of several hundreds of volts).

Warne, Larry Kevin; Bystrom, Edward; Jorgenson, Roy Eberhardt; Montoya, Sandra L.; Merewether, Kimball O.; Coats, Rebecca Sue; Martinez, Leonard E.; Jojola, John M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Thermal Ion Dispersion At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) |  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Thermal Ion Dispersion At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Thermal Ion Dispersion At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Thermal Ion Dispersion Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Thermal Ion Dispersion (TID) is a method used by the precious-metals industry to determine the movement of hot, mineral-bearing waters through rocks, gravels, and soils. The survey involves collection of soil samples

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Ground Gravity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2002) |  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Ground Gravity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2002) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Ground Gravity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Ground Gravity Survey Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes As a foundation for successful siting and drilling a deep test well, additional geophysical work has been completed including gravity, resistivity, and airborne magnetic surveys. Several new seismic profiles

415

Water-Gas Samples At Lightning Dock Area (Norman, Et Al., 2002) | Open  

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2002) 2002) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Water-Gas Samples At Lightning Dock Area (Norman, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Water-Gas Samples Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The Lightning Dock, Animas Valley, New Mexico geothermal area was discovered when a rancher found boiling water while drilling a shallow stock tank welt (Elston, Deal, et. al, 1983). There are no surface manifestations of present or past geothermal activity in the Animas Valley. Norman and Bernhart (1982) analyzed the gases in the discovery well and 15 stock tank wells nearby (Figure 1). References David Norman, Nigel Blarney, Lynne Kurilovitch (2002) New

416

Reflection Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) | Open  

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Reflection Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Reflection Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Reflection Survey Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes After reviewing bids from six firms, LDG contracted with Bird Geophysical Services ("Bird") to conduct a test to determine if relatively small, spring-assisted, drop weights could be used to successfully acquire deep reflections. This test showed that the contractor could produce usable data to depths of more than 1,500 ms two-way travel time. (For a given velocity model, this two-way travel time is equivalent to several kilometers of depth penetration.) Subsequently, LDG used Bird's services to acquire new traverses totaling about 27.6 km (17.2 mi.) along roads leading through the

417

Ground Gravity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) |  

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Ground Gravity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff Ground Gravity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Ground Gravity Survey Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Two separate gravity surveys were conducted by LDG as part of this GRED Cooperative Agreement. The first survey was conducted in April 2001 and consisted of 77 stations in the north half of Section 7 and south half of Section 6, both sections being in Township 25 South, Range 19 West. A second and much larger survey was conducted in October 2001. This survey consisted of 227 new stations in nine linear traverses that covered more than one hundred (100) square kilometers centered on the known resource area in Section 7 (figure 3).

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Thermal Gradient Holes At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) |  

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Thermal Gradient Holes At Lightning Dock Area Thermal Gradient Holes At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Thermal Gradient Holes Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The awardee conducted seismic, gravity, resistivity, and airborne magnetic surveys, drilled temperature-gradient wells, and selected a location for a test well (52-7). The test well was drilled to a total depth of 770 m during 2003. Maximum temperatures approached 140degrees C and a short flow test suggested that a production well could be drilled to 600 m and produce economic volumes of 130-140degrees C fluid. A final assessment of the resource is currently being performed. References N. R. Warpinski, A. R. Sattler, R. Fortuna, D. A. Sanchez, J.

419

A simple approach to improve lightning performance of an uprated substation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a simple method to minimize lightning surges entering an uprated or compact substation. A severe lightning stress is caused by a backflashover in close proximity to the substation. Feasibility of uprating is based on the surge arrester technology available at present. However, some aspects of line design offer opportunities in reducing frequency and severity of lightning surges imposed on the substation. The tower surge response adds an inductive overshoot only during the front of the stroke which reduces considerably during the tail. If backflashover does not occur before reflections from adjacent towers arrive, it is unlikely to occur at all. Use of guys and underbuilt ground wires in the limiting distance will produce reflections with larger magnitude and reduce the effective surge impedance of the tower. This would not only reduce backflashover frequency but will also minimize crest and duration of surges entering the substation.

Harrington, R.J.; Mueen, M. [George Washington Univ., Washington, DC (United States). Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Lightning overvoltage protection of the paddock 362-145 kV Gas-Insulated Substation  

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Backflashovers close to the Paddiock 362-145 kV Gas-Insulated Substation (GIS) have been analyzed with the Electro-Magnetic Transient Program (EMTP) using a frequency dependent multi-conductor system. The severity of the lightning stroke currents were derived based on recent recordings in the eastern United States. Impacts of corona attenuation and distortion were accounted for using a shunt linear model approach. Turn-up effects of both line insulator flashover voltages and surge arrester protective characteristics were represented based on manufacturer's volt-time curves. Wave shaping effects of substation capacitances (ie., PT's transformers, CCPD's) were also modeled. Results show the importance of various modeling details in determining the overvoltages inside the GIS due to close backflashovers, which are caused by lightning strokes with varying intensity. These results are aimed at better evaluation of lightning protection requirements for GIS protected by metal-oxide surge arresters.

Elahi, H.; Sublich, M. (GE Industry and Utility Sales, Schenectady, NY (US)); Anderson, M.E.; Nelson, B.D. (Wisconsin Power and Light Co., Madison, WI (USA))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Stepout-Deepening Wells At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) |  

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Well Deepening At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Well Deepening At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Well Deepening Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The objective of this project is to access, test, and confirm the deeper resource by deepening an existing shallow well at the site to penetrate the deep reservoir. AmeriCulture deepened the existing well (EGS-1) in 2003 by coring from 277 m to 640 m, essentially through the entire Tertiary volcanic interval. The maximum recorded temperature after stabilization was about 115degrees C. Evaluation of the well productivity will occur in 2004. References N. R. Warpinski, A. R. Sattler, R. Fortuna, D. A. Sanchez, J. Nathwani (2004) Geothermal Resource Exploration And Definition Projects

422

Operations of the National Weather Service Spaceflight Meteorology Group  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather is a significant aspect of most space shuttle launches and landings. The National Weather Service Spaceflight Meteorology Group (SMG) at Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas, provides weather forecasts and advice to support space ...

Frank C. Brody; Richard A. Lafosse; Dan G. Bellue; Timothy D. Oram

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Year for Energy...  

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Calculations 2 Weather Year for Energy Calculations 2 logo. Contains typical year hourly weather data for 77 locations in the United States and Canada. The Weather Year for Energy...

424

A Method for Designing a Fire Weather Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fire weather stations used to be located only where observers were available. Now, remote automatic weather stations can sample weather without manual assistance, virtually anywhere, Locating them, however, remains a problem. An objective method ...

Francis M. Fujioka

1986-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Realizations of Daily Weather in Forecast Seasonal Climate  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Stochastic daily weather time series models (?“weather generators”?) are parameterized consistent with both local climate and probabilistic seasonal forecasts. Both single-station weather generators, and spatial networks of coherently operating ...

D. S. Wilks

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

U.S. Economic Sensitivity to Weather Variability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To estimate the economic effects of weather variability in the United States, the authors define and measure weather sensitivity as the variability in economic output that is attributable to weather variability, accounting for changes in technology and ...

Jeffrey K. Lazo; Megan Lawson; Peter H. Larsen; Donald M. Waldman

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Severe and Convective Weather: A Central Region Forecasting Challenge  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is one of a series of papers dealing with operational weather forecasting within the Central Region of the National Weather Service. It focuses on the primary Central Region warm season weather producer, the thunderstorm. Some of the ...

Richard P. McNulty

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Direct-Current Resistivity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et  

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Et Et Al., 2002) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Direct-Current Resistivity Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Direct-Current Resistivity Survey Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes As a foundation for successful siting and drilling a deep test well, additional geophysical work has been completed including gravity, resistivity, and airborne magnetic surveys. Several new seismic profiles are planned to provide more focused siting and drilling plans. These new geophysical surveys are being integrated into the combined thermal, hydrologic, and subsurface stratigraphic information data sets to provide a

429

Aeromagnetic Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2002) | Open  

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2) 2) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Aeromagnetic Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Aeromagnetic Survey Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes As a foundation for successful siting and drilling a deep test well, additional geophysical work has been completed including gravity, resistivity, and airborne magnetic surveys. Several new seismic profiles are planned to provide more focused siting and drilling plans. These new geophysical surveys are being integrated into the combined thermal, hydrologic, and subsurface stratigraphic information data sets to provide a comprehensive integrated geothermal model. From all of this information,

430

Direct-Current Resistivity At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2002)  

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2) 2) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Direct-Current Resistivity At Lightning Dock Area (Warpinski, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Direct-Current Resistivity Survey Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes As a foundation for successful siting and drilling a deep test well, additional geophysical work has been completed including gravity, resistivity, and airborne magnetic surveys. Several new seismic profiles are planned to provide more focused siting and drilling plans. These new geophysical surveys are being integrated into the combined thermal, hydrologic, and subsurface stratigraphic information data sets to provide a

431

Aeromagnetic Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) | Open  

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Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Aeromagnetic Survey At Lightning Dock Area (Cunniff & Bowers, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Lightning Dock Area Exploration Technique Aeromagnetic Survey Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes In October 2001, TerraCon, Inc. (2001) of Arlington, Texas conducted the highresolution aeromagnetic survey that was designed to explore the known, shallow geothermal resource and surrounding area. Shallow-subsurface Tertiary volcanic rocks were used as a magnetic basis for mapping structures References Roy A. Cunniff, Roger L. Bowers (2005) Final Technical Report, Geothermal Resource Evaluation And Definitioni (Gred) Program-Phases I, Ii,

432

Weather durability testing and failures in terrestrial flat plate ...  

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... Atlas XR-260 large scale xenon weathering device ... & standard Atlas xenon Weather-Ometers) ... Atlas SolarClimatic 1600 metal-halide “global” solar ...

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

433

Integrate Real-Time Weather with Thermostat Electrical Usage...  

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Xiufeng Pang Weather and its dynamics are big drivers of energy usage. Integration of key weather variables - solar, wind, and temperature - into home energy management and demand...

434

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Data Viewer  

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Russia South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Related Links Weather Data Viewer Weather Data Viewer logo. Displays actual design values, coincident...

435

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Data Viewer  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Alphabetically Tools by Platform PC Mac UNIX Internet Tools by Country Related Links Weather Data Viewer Weather Data Viewer logo. Displays actual design values, coincident...

436

Building Energy Software Tools Directory : Weather Data Viewer  

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by Subject Tools Listed Alphabetically Tools by Platform Tools by Country Related Links Weather Data Viewer Back to Tool Screenshot for Weather Data Viewer. Screenshot for...

437

Window Manufacturer Sees Business Surge As Weatherization Supplier...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Window Manufacturer Sees Business Surge As Weatherization Supplier Window Manufacturer Sees Business Surge As Weatherization Supplier July 29, 2010 - 4:33pm Addthis Joshua DeLung...

438

Obama Administration Delivers More than $63 Million for Weatherization...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

63 Million for Weatherization Programs in Indiana and New Mexico Obama Administration Delivers More than 63 Million for Weatherization Programs in Indiana and New Mexico July 21,...

439

Illinois and Texas Towns See Weatherization Boost | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and Texas Towns See Weatherization Boost Illinois and Texas Towns See Weatherization Boost March 19, 2010 - 11:47am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy...

440

Clean Water Act (excluding Section 404). Environmental guidance program reference book: Revision 6  

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This Reference Book contains a current copy of the Clean Water Act (excluding Section 404) and those regulations that implement the statutes and appear to be most relevant to US Department of Energy (DOE) activities. The document is provided to DOE and contractor staff for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as legal guidance. Updates that include important new requirements will be provided periodically. Questions concerning this Reference Book may be directed to Mark Petts, EH-231 (202/586-2609).

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1993-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Portland Diversifying Weatherization Workforce | Department of Energy  

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Diversifying Weatherization Workforce Diversifying Weatherization Workforce Portland Diversifying Weatherization Workforce May 6, 2010 - 4:45pm Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE As Recovery Act funds started flowing towards businesses in Oregon last year, stakeholders in Portland wanted to make sure some of the money landed in the hands of women, minorities and other underrepresented groups. A diverse group in itself, the stakeholders-made up of city officials, labor unions, civil rights organizations, nonprofits, faith-based organizations and contractors-signed the agreement as the Clean Energy Works Portland program got underway. The agreement ensures that those in disadvantaged communities have access to some of the weatherization jobs stemming from the pilot phase, which has almost 500 homes receiving

442

Distributed Numerical Weather Prediction via Satellite  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a recent undertaking in distributed numerical weather prediction via high data rate networks. The governing project involved the operation of a coupled mesoscale modeling system on widely separated supercomputers, and ...

Jordan G. Powers; Mark T. Stoelinga; William S. Boyd

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

BAD WEATHER? THEN SUE THE WEATHERMAN!  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather forecasts have become demonstrably more accurate in recent decades due to increasingly sophisticated computer technology and models. Yet scientists cannot predict the future with 100% certainty. Relying on inaccurate or inadequate ...

Roberta Klein; Roger A. Pielke Jr.

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Weather Noise Forcing of Surface Climate Variability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A model-based method to evaluate the role of weather noise forcing of low-frequency variability of surface properties, including SST, surface currents, land surface temperature, and soil moisture, is presented. In this procedure, an “interactive ...

Edwin K. Schneider; Meizhu Fan

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Use of Climatological Data in Weather Insurance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There are three major types of crop-related weather insurance: hail, all perlis, and rain insurance. The development of rates is an exercise in applied climatology, and the importance of the historical data selected for assessing risk (and ...

Stanley A. Changnon; Joyce M. Changnon

1990-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

The Joint Airport Weather Studies Project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Joint Airport Weather Studies (JAWS) Project will investigate the microburst event, having 2–10 km spatial and 2–10 min temporal scales, at Denver's Stapleton International Airport during the summer of 1982. JAWS applications and technology ...

John McCarthy; James W. Wilson; T. Theodore Fujita

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

On the Sensitivity of Weather Radars  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses the subject of weather radar system sensitivity from a general point of view, with emphasis an the influence of wavelength. Expressions for the echo signal-to-noise ratio are examined using a detection theory approach to ...

Paul L. Smith

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

An Airborne APT Weather Satellite Imaging System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the development of a novel airborne system that receives a real-time imagery broadcast in the Automatic Picture Transmission (APT) format from polar-orbiting weather satellites. The availability of such real-time imagery ...

James E. Jordan; David L. Marcotte; G. W. K. Moore

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Stratospheric Influences on Tropospheric Weather Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Four cases of tropospheric weather systems (two sea level cyclones, one sea level anticyclone, and one blocking midtropospheric anticyclone) are investigated with the goal of understanding the role of stratospheric versus tropospheric processes ...

Stephen J. Colucci

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Precipitation at Ocean Weather Station “P"  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines the 27-yr record of precipitation measurements at Ocean Weather Station “P” (50°N, 145°W). The credibility of the rainfall observations is assessed, and the testing of certain extraordinary features of the fall and winter ...

M. A. Jenkins; W. C. Wong; K. Higuchi; J. L. Knox

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Secretary Chu and the 'Sputnik Moment' New Orleans and Energy Efficiency Cathy Zoi on the new Home Energy Score pilot program Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre Prev 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11...

452

The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Cathy Zoi on Weatherization BP Oil Spill Footage (High Def) - Top Hat Procedure at 4850' - June 3 2010 (4 of 4) BP Oil Spill Footage (High Def) - Leak at 4850' - June 3 2010 (3 of...

453

The Rationael for Future Weather Modification Research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new national effort dealing with planned and inadvertent weather modification has been recommended. The contention is that this readiness stems from finally learning important facts about how to properly design and conduct difficult ...

Stanley A. Changnon

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Video of Obama...  

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Video of Obama Address to the White House Jobs and Economic Growth Forum to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Video of Obama Address to the...

455

Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

work and save families hundreds of dollars per year on their energy bills. To jump-start job creation and weatherization work, the Department of Energy is releasing the first...

456

Data Network Weather Service Reporting - Final Report  

SciTech Connect

A final report is made of a three-year effort to develop a new forecasting paradigm for computer network performance. This effort was made in co-ordination with Fermi Lab's construction of e-Weather Center.

Michael Frey

2012-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

457

Information Flow in Ensemble Weather Predictions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In a weather prediction, information flows from the initial conditions to a later prediction. The uncertainty in the initial conditions implies that such a flow should be quantified with tools from probability theory. Using several recent ...

Richard Kleeman

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Winter Weather FAQs | Argonne National Laboratory  

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winter weather strikes overnight, these communications channels will be updated by 6 a.m., and as often as necessary thereafter. Those who live far from the laboratory may...

459

Piecewise Tendency Diagnosis of Weather Regime Transitions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Piecewise tendency diagnosis (PTD) is extended and employed to study the dynamics of weather regime transitions. Originally developed for adiabatic and inviscid quasigeostrophic flow on a beta plane, PTD partitions local geopotential tendencies ...

Katherine J. Evans; Robert X. Black

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

A Hole in the Weather Warning System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this article, the problems deaf and hard of hearing people experience when attempting to accessthe weather warning systems in Oklahoma and Minnesota are documented. Deaf and hard of hearing people cannot hear CivilDefense sirens, cannot listen ...

Vincent T. Wood; Robert A. Weisman

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Lightning arrestor connector lead magnesium niobate qualification pellet test procedures.  

SciTech Connect

Enhanced knowledge preservation for DOE DP technical component activities has recently received much attention. As part of this recent knowledge preservation effort, improved documentation of the sample preparation and electrical testing procedures for lead magnesium niobate--lead titanate (PMN/PT) qualification pellets was completed. The qualification pellets are fabricated from the same parent powders used to produce PMN/PT lightning arrestor connector (LAC) granules at HWF&T. In our report, the procedures for fired pellet surface preparation, electrode deposition, electrical testing and data recording are described. The dielectric measurements described in our report are an information only test. Technical reasons for selecting the electrode material, electrode size and geometry are presented. The electrical testing is based on measuring the dielectric constant and dissipation factor of the pellet during cooling from 280 C to 220 C. The most important data are the temperature for which the peak dielectric constant occurs (Curie Point temperature) and the peak dielectric constant magnitude. We determined that the peak dielectric constant for our procedure would be that measured at 1 kHz at the Curie Point. Both the peak dielectric constant and the Curie point parameters provide semi-quantitative information concerning the chemical and microstructural homogeneity of the parent material used for the production of PMN/PT granules for LACs. Finally, we have proposed flag limits for the dielectric data for the pellets. Specifically, if the temperature of the peak dielectric constant falls outside the range of 250 C {+-} 30 C we propose that a flag limit be imposed that will initiate communication between production agency and design agency personnel. If the peak dielectric constant measured falls outside the range 25,000 {+-} 10,000 we also propose that a flag limit be imposed.

Tuohig, W. (Honeywell FM& T, Kansas City, MO); Mahoney, Patrick A.; Tuttle, Bruce Andrew; Wheeler, Jill Susanne

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

New Weatherization Training Center Opens in Utah | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

New Weatherization Training Center Opens in Utah New Weatherization Training Center Opens in Utah New Weatherization Training Center Opens in Utah May 25, 2010 - 6:32pm Addthis The Utah weatherization assistance program built a new demonstration house to train weatherization workers. The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center is located in a warehouse in Clearfield, Utah. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center The Utah weatherization assistance program built a new demonstration house to train weatherization workers. The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center is located in a warehouse in Clearfield, Utah. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE Most warehouses are filled with items such as equipment, boxes and food.

463

Key findings of the national weatherization evaluation  

SciTech Connect

In 1990, the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored a comprehensive evaluation of its Weatherization Assistance Program, the nation`s largest residential energy conservation program. The primary goal of the evaluation was to establish whether the Program meets the objectives of its enabling legislation and fulfills its mission statement, to reduce the heating and cooling costs for low-income families-particularly the elderly, persons with disabilities, and children by improving the energy-efficiency of their homes and ensuring their health and safety. Oak Ridge National Laboratory managed a five-part study which produced a series of documents evaluating the Program. The objective of this document is to summarize the findings of the five-part National Weatherization Evaluation. The five studies were as follows: (1) Network Study-this study characterized the weatherization network`s leveraging, capabilities, procedures, staff, technologies, and innovations; (2) Resources and Population Study-this study profiled low-income weatherization resources, the weatherized population, and the population remaining to be served; (3) Multifamily Study-this study described the nature and extent of weatherization activities in larger multifamily buildings; (4) Single-family Study-this study estimated the national savings and cost- effectiveness of weatherizing single-family and small multifamily dwellings that use natural gas or electricity for space heating; (5) Fuel-Oil Study-this study estimated the savings and cost-effectiveness of weatherizing single-family homes, located in nine northeastern states, that use fuel oil for space heating. This paper provides a brief overview of each study`s purposes, research methods and most important findings.

Brown, M.A.; Berry, L.G.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Cloud to ground lightning in tropical cyclone: a study of 34 West Atlantic tropical cyclones from 1986-1996  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Cloud to ground (CG) lightning characteristics and patterns were investigated for 34 tropical cyclones for the time period 1986 to 1996. Spatial analysis of CG lightning relative to both compass directions and the direction of motion were compiled. Additionally, a radial analysis of this data was performed within both a 300 km radius and a 50 km radius range. Finally, all analyses were stratified into all tropical cyclones and hurricane categories for further consideration. The National Lightning Detection Network recorded 307,593 CG lightning flashes within 300 km of the storms in this study. Negative flashes had an average first stroke peak current of -49 kA and a mean multiplicity of 2.7. Positive flashes occurred at a rate of 5.3 percent, with a mean peak current of 43 kA and 1.2 multiplicity average. Detected CG lightning characteristics changed significantly with a network upgrade in 1994. CG lightning flashes for all tropical cyclones favored the area south and west of the cyclone center. However, taking into account storm relative motion, the majority of flashes shifts to the front and right sections of the storm. Radial plots indicated lightning frequency increased throughout the domain, with a maximum between 270 km and 300 km. Hurricanes, however, indicated flashes occurred most often in the north and east quadrants. When adjusting for storm motion, the activity shifts to the right with some evidence of individual rainbands in the rear section. Radial plots indicated the increased organization of hurricanes, with a weak maxima in the convective eyewall, a minimum in the stratiform area, and a strong maximum in the outer rainbands. Further analysis indicated a higher frequency of CG lightning flashes in hurricanes suggests a state of hurricane strengthening or weakening. However, there was no direct correlation in the observed lightning frequency with a given change in the central pressure of the hurricane.

Coyne, John Michael

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Lightning Charge Retrievals: Dimensional Reduction, LDAR Constraints, and a First Comparison with LIS Satellite Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A “dimensional reduction” (“DR”) method is introduced for analyzing lightning field changes (?Es) whereby the number of unknowns in a discrete two-charge model is reduced from the standard eight (x, y, z, Q, x?, y?, z?, Q?) to just four (x, y, z, ...

W. J. Koshak; E. P. Krider; N. Murray; D. J. Boccippio

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Seasonal, Regional, and Storm-Scale Variability of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Characteristics in Florida  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Seasonal, regional, and storm-scale variations of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning characteristics in Florida are presented. Strong positive CG (+CG) and negative CG (?CG) flashes (i.e., having large peak current) are emphasized since they often are ...

Scott D. Rudlosky; Henry E. Fuelberg

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Discovery's Final Flight Lightning Signature Could Help Reveal Solar System's Origin  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of exploration, learning, and fun. The theme, "Explore Our World," gave visitors an opportunity to move objects in the distant uni- verse, as well as here on Earth. At the thermal engineering table, attendees Goddard Updates The Weekly - 2 NASA Exhibits Inspire Maryland Day Explorers - 3 Lightning Signature Could

468

Relationships between Thunderstorms and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Data from networks of lightning sensors operated during 1986?89 were employed to perform climatic assessments of cloud-to-ground (CG) flashes, and of the relationship between CG flashes and thunder events, as reported at 62 first-order stations. ...

Stanley A. Changnon

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Cloud-to-Ground Lightning throughout the Lifetime of a Severe Storm System in Oklahoma  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning data are examined relative to digitized radar data for a storm system that occurred in Oklahoma on 26 May 1985. This system evolved through three stages: 1) two lines of cells, one near the dryline and the other 60 ...

Mark A. Shafer; Donald R. MacGorman; Frederick H. Carr

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

A Photoelectric Technique for Measuring Lightning-Channel Propagation Velocities from a Mobile Laboratory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have developed a device to measure lightning-channel propagation velocities. It consists of eight solid state silicon photodetectors mounted behind precision horizontal slits in the focal plane of a 50-mm lens on a 35-mm camera body. Each ...

Douglas M. Mach; W. David Rust

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Storms and Lightning Activity in Greece during the Warm Periods of 2003–06  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lightning activity over Greece during the warm season (May–September) of the years 2003–06 is investigated in relation to the synoptic meteorological conditions that prevailed in the region. The study is based on the use of cloud-to-ground ...

N. Mazarakis; V. Kotroni; K. Lagouvardos; A. A. Argiriou

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Observations of High Ground Flash Densities of Positive Lightning in Summertime Thunderstorms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Observations of summertime thunderstorms indicate that positive polarity cloud-to-ground lightning activity can occur with rates as high as 67 flashes in 5 min and spatial densities up to 0.60 flashes per square kilometer per hour. All ground ...

Maribeth Stolzenburg

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Building Energy Software Tools Directory : Weather Year for Energy...  

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Year for Energy Calculations 2 Back to Tool Screenshot for Weather Year for Energy Calculations 2...

474

Using Weathered Granite for Ceramic Tile Production - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

May 1, 2007 ... Using Weathered Granite for Ceramic Tile Production by Kalayanee Kooptamond and Danupon Tonnayopas ...

475

Human-Centered Systems Analysis of Aircraft Separation from Adverse Weather  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Adverse weather significantly impacts the safety and efficiency of flight operations. Weather information

Vigeant-Langlois, Laurence

476

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and  

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Information Resources Information Resources Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental

477

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals to someone by E-mail Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program

478

US Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized by State  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized by State Total Homes Weatherized Homes Weatherized with ARRA Funds Total Homes Weatherized Homes Weatherized with ARRA Funds Total Homes Weatherized Homes Weatherized with ARRA Funds Alabama 244 103 472 374 1106 477 Alaska 72 0 99 0 708 0 Arizona 317 17 477 342 1470 359 Arkansas 453 172 453 453 1573 625 California 0 0 12 12 1980 12 Colorado 913 566 1413 803 4666 1369 Connecticut 232 0 253 23 968 23 DC 2 0 0 0 76 0 Delaware 83 0 519 519 689 519 Florida 446 14 715 298 1304 312 Georgia 331 141 534 491 1303 632 Hawaii 0 0 0 0 55 0 Idaho 628 75 756 476 2366 551 Illinois 1425 0 2329 331 6386 331 Indiana 532 37 1192 937 3020 974 Iowa 744 8 374 362 1668 370 Kansas 178 16 398 251 946 267 Kentucky 711 31 717 400 3072 431 Louisiana 0 0 385 104 1702 104 Maine 401 88 547 472 1651 560 Maryland 215 5 300 274 1020 279 Massachusetts 872 111 1357 1199 4045 1310 Michigan

479

NREL RSF Weather Data 2011 A csv containing hourly weather data...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NREL RSF Weather Data 2011 A csv containing hourly weather data at NREL's Research and Support Facility (RSF) for 2011. 2013-02-12T18:36:26Z 2013-02-12T18:36:26Z I am submitting...

480

WRF-Fire: Coupled Weather–Wildland Fire Modeling with the Weather Research and Forecasting Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A wildland fire-behavior module, named WRF-Fire, was integrated into the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) public domain numerical weather prediction model. The fire module is a surface fire-behavior model that is two-way coupled with the ...

Janice L. Coen; Marques Cameron; John Michalakes; Edward G. Patton; Philip J. Riggan; Kara M. Yedinak

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

How Do You Like Your Weather?: Using Weather Forecast Data to Improve Short-Term Load Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document provides a quick overview of weather forecasts as a data issue in the development of electricity demand forecasts. These are three sections in this Brief: o reasons behind the rise in interest in using weather forecasts in electricity forecasting models, o an overview of what some utilities are doing to evaluate weather forecasts, and o a resource list of weather forecast providers.

2001-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

482

Method for excluding salt and other soluble materials from produced water  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for reducing the salinity, as well as the hydrocarbon concentration of produced water to levels sufficient to meet surface water discharge standards. Pressure vessel and coflow injection technology developed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory is used to mix produced water and a gas hydrate forming fluid to form a solid or semi-solid gas hydrate mixture. Salts and solids are excluded from the water that becomes a part of the hydrate cage. A three-step process of dissociation of the hydrate results in purified water suitable for irrigation.

Phelps, Tommy J. (Knoxville, TN); Tsouris, Costas (Oak Ridge, TN); Palumbo, Anthony V. (Oak Ridge, TN); Riestenberg, David E. (Knoxville, TN); McCallum, Scott D. (Knoxville, TN)

2009-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

483

Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Thunderstorm Events that Produce Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in the Interior Southeastern United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning data are used in this study to trace the daily patterns of thunderstorms in time and space across the topographically diverse southeastern United States. Four reoccurring patterns of thunderstorms (i.e., local, ...

Mark S. Murphy; Charles E. Konrad II

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Understanding the Relationships between Lightning, Cloud Microphysics, and Airborne Radar-Derived Storm Structure during Hurricane Karl (2010)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study explores relationships between lightning, cloud microphysics, and tropical cyclone (TC) storm structure in Hurricane Karl (16 September 2010) using data collected by the NASA DC-8 and Global Hawk (GH) aircraft during NASA’s Genesis and ...

Brad Reinhart; Henry Fuelberg; Richard Blakeslee; Douglas Mach; Andrew Heymsfield; Aaron Bansemer; Stephen L. Durden; Simone Tanelli; Gerald Heymsfield; Bjorn Lambrigtsen

485

Anomalous Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in an F5-Tornado-Producing Supercell Thunderstorm on 28 August 1990  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An F5 tornado that devastated Plainfield, Illinois, and environs on 28 August 1990, killing 29 people, is shown to be preduced by a thunderstorm characterized by highly anomalous could-to-ground (CG) lightning activity. Unlike typical summertime ...

Anton Seimon

1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

An Operational System for the Remote Location of Lightning Flashes Using a VLF Arrival Time Difference Technique  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An operational system for the remote location of lightning flashes at ranges of thousands of kilometers is presented. The vertical electric fields of VLF radio atmospherics (sferics), together with time data, are observed at a network of just ...

Anthony C. L. Lee

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

The Relationship between Precipitation and Lightning in Tropical Island Convection: A C-Band Polarimetric Radar Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One of the primary scientific objectives of the Maritime Continent Thunderstorm Experiment was to study cloud electrification processes in tropical island convection, in particular, the coupling between ice phase precipitation and lightning ...

Lawrence D. Carey; Steven A. Rutledge

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

The Relationship of Lightning Activity with Microwave Brightness Temperatures and Spaceborne Radar Reflectivity Profiles in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the relationship of lightning activity in the central and eastern Mediterranean with the 85-GHz polarization-corrected temperature (PCT) and radar reflectivity provided by the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite is ...

D. K. Katsanos; K. Lagouvardos; V. Kotroni; A. A. Argiriou

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

A New Spatial-Scale Decomposition of the Brier Score: Application to the Verification of Lightning Probability Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new scale decomposition of the Brier score for the verification of probabilistic forecasts defined on a spatial domain is introduced. The technique is illustrated on the Canadian Meteorological Centre (CMC) lightning probability forecasts. ...

B. Casati; L. J. Wilson

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Global Lightning Variations Caused by Changes in Thunderstorm Flash Rate and by Changes in the Number of Thunderstorms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Global lightning activity is highly variable on many timescales. This variability is attributable to changes in the flash rate per thunderstorm, the number of thunderstorms, or a combination. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission provides ...

E. Williams; K. Rothkin; D. Stevenson; D. Boccippio

2000-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Nocturnal Photographs Taken from a U-2 Airplane Looking Down on Tops of Clouds Illuminated by Lightning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Photographs have been taken at night from an airplane at an altitude of 20 km looking directly down on the tops of thunderclouds illuminated by lightning. The hard, cauliflower-like appearance of the clouds gives evidence that strong convective ...

B. Vonnegut; O. H. Vaughan Jr.; M. Brook

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Intraseasonal Forcing of Convection and Lightning Activity in the Southern Amazon as a Function of Cross-Equatorial Flow  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study focuses on modulation of lightning and convective vertical structure in the southern Amazon as a function of the South American monsoon V index (VI). Four wet seasons (December–March 1998–2001) of Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (...

Walter A. Petersen; Rong Fu; Mingxuan Chen; Richard Blakeslee

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

A Method to Identify the Optimal Areal Unit for NLDN Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flash Data Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Currently, no uniform method exists for determining the optimal areal unit to analyze National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) data. To address this problem, this paper utilizes the capabilities of modern geographic information systems (GIS) ...

Michael D. Schultz; S. Jeffrey Underwood; Premkrishnan Radhakrishnan

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Characteristic Differences of Rainfall and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Activity over South Korea during the Summer Monsoon Season  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper the characteristic variations of cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning and total precipitation during the Korean summer monsoon (June–August) season have been extensively analyzed for different climate regimes. The data used in this study ...

S. K. Kar; Kyung-Ja Ha

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Control of Regional and Global Weather  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Author suggests and researches a new revolutionary idea for regional and global weather control. He offers to cover cities, bad regions of country, full country or a continent by a thin closed film with control clarity located at a top limit of the Earth troposphere (4 - 6 km). The film is supported at altitude by small additional atmospheric pressure and connected to ground by thin cables. It is known, the troposphere defines the Earth weather. Authors show this closed dome allows to do a full control of the weather in a given region (the day is always fine, the rain is only in night, no strong wind). The average Earth (white cloudy) reflectance equal 0.3 - 0.5. That means the Earth losses about 0.3 - 0.5 of a solar energy. The dome controls the clarity of film and converts the cold regions to subtropics and creates the hot deserts, desolate wildernesses to the prosperous regions with temperate climate. That is a realistic and the cheapest method of the weather control in the Earth at the current time. Key words: Global weather control, gigantic film dome, converting a cold region to subtropics, converting desolate wilderness to a prosperous region.

Alexander Bolonkin

2007-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

496

Iron isotopic fractionation during continental weathering  

SciTech Connect

The biological activity on continents and the oxygen content of the atmosphere determine the chemical pathways through which Fe is processed at the Earth's surface. Experiments have shown that the relevant chemical pathways fractionate Fe isotopes. Measurements of soils, streams, and deep-sea clay indicate that the {sup 56}Fe/{sup 54}Fe ratio ({delta}{sup 56}Fe relative to igneous rocks) varies from +1{per_thousand} for weathering residues like soils and clays, to -3{per_thousand} for dissolved Fe in streams. These measurements confirm that weathering processes produce substantial fractionation of Fe isotopes in the modern oxidizing Earth surface environment. The results imply that biologically-mediated processes, which preferentially mobilize light Fe isotopes, are critical to Fe chemistry in weathering environments, and that the {delta}{sup 56}Fe of marine dissolved Fe should be variable and negative. Diagenetic reduction of Fe in marine sediments may also be a significant component of the global Fe isotope cycle. Iron isotopes provide a tracer for the influence of biological activity and oxygen in weathering processes through Earth history. Iron isotopic fractionation during weathering may have been smaller or absent in an oxygen-poor environment such as that of the early Precambrian Earth.

Fantle, Matthew S.; DePaolo, Donald J.

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

History of Operational Use of Weather Radar by U.S. Weather Services. Part II: Development of Operational Doppler Weather Radars  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The second part of a history of the use of storm surveillance radars by operational military and civil weather services in the United States is presented. This part describes the genesis and evolution of two operational Doppler weather radars, ...

Roger C. Whiton; Paul L. Smith; Stuart G. Bigler; Kenneth E. Wilk; Albert C. Harbuck

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

NREL: News Feature - Weatherization Work Guidelines Launched  

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Weatherization Work Guidelines Launched Weatherization Work Guidelines Launched September 30, 2013 Photo of a man in a suit blowing insulation into an attic. Enlarge image William Stewart with Veterans Green Jobs blows cellulose insulation in the attic of a home A recent collaboration between the Energy Department, NREL, and the home energy performance industry is supporting the weatherization workforce with consistent on-the-job tools and accreditations that lead to better-defined career paths. Credit: Dennis Schroeder Getting up and going to work is hard enough every day. But add to your burden the need to remember every step of your job down to the smallest detail - and the fact that if you want to change careers, your lack of credentials might mean starting from scratch. These are the challenges

499

Healthy Housing Opportunities During Weatherization Work  

SciTech Connect

In the summer and early fall of 2010, the National Center for Healthy Housing interviewed people from a selection of state and local agencies that perform weatherizations on low-income housing in order to gauge their approach to improving the health and safety of the homes. The interviews provided a strong cross section of what work agencies can do, and how they go about funding this work when funds from the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) do not cover the full extent of the repairs. The report also makes recommendations for WAP in how to assist agencies to streamline and maximize the health and safety repairs they are able to make in the course of a standard weatherization.

Wilson, J.; Tohn, E.

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Environmental control of cloud-to-ground lightning polarity in severe storms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this study, it is hypothesized that the mesoscale environment can indirectly control the cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning polarity of severe storms by directly affecting their structural, dynamical, and microphysical properties, which in turn directly control cloud electrification and CG flash polarity. A more specific hypothesis, which has been supported by past observational and laboratory charging studies, suggests that broad, strong updrafts and associated large liquid water contents in severe storms lead to enhanced positive charging of graupel and hail via the noninductive charging mechanism, the generation of an inverted charge structure, and increased positive CG lightning production. The corollary is that environmental conditions favoring these kinematic and microphysical characteristics should support severe storms generating an anomalously high (> 25%) percentage of positive CG lightning (i.e., positive storms), while environmental conditions relatively less favorable should sustain storms characterized by a typical (? 25%) percentage of positive CG lightning (i.e., negative storms). Forty-eight inflow proximity soundings were analyzed to characterize the environments of nine distinct mesoscale regions of severe storms (four positive and five negative) on six days during May – June 2002 over the central United States. This analysis clearly demonstrated significant and systematic differences in the mesoscale environments of positive and negative storms, which were consistent with the stated hypothesis. When compared to negative storms, positive storms occurred in environments associated with a drier low to midtroposphere, higher cloud base height, smaller warm cloud depth, stronger conditional instability, larger 0-3 km AGL wind shear, stronger 0-2 km AGL storm-relative wind speed, and larger buoyancy in the mixed-phase zone, at a statistically significant level. Differences in the warm cloud depth of positive and negative storms were by far the most dramatic, suggesting an important role for this parameter in controlling CG lightning polarity. Subjective visual inspection of radar imagery revealed no strong relationship between convective mode and CG lightning polarity, and also illustrated that positive and negative severe storms can be equally intense.

Buffalo, Kurt Matthew

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z