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Science and Innovation with thunderstorms

Deliverables

Scientific paper characterizing TGFs and the electric discharge properties that generate them.

Scientific paper characterizing TGFs and the electric discharge properties that generate them. Jointly between ESR1,3.

Scientific paper on the streamer-to-leader transition

Scientific paper on the streamer-to-leader transition.

Scientific paper on streamers’ initiation by a hydrometeor

Scientific paper on streamers’ initiation by a hydrometeor. With ESR15.

Scientific paper on characterisation of the rise time and structure of TLEs and lightning

Scientific paper on characterisation of the rise time and structure of TLEs and lightning. With ESR4.

Public dissemination of project results

Public dissemination of project results after protection through scientific articles participation in conferences etc throughout

Mesoscopic model for heads and channels of streamers and leaders

Mesoscopic model for heads and channels of streamers and leaders With ESR9

Novel, more quantitative discharge tree model

Novel more quantitative discharge tree model With ESR12

Scientific paper on classification of lightning, TLEs and TGFs and their relation to storm parameters

Scientific paper on classification of lightning, TLEs and TGFs and their relation to storm parameters. With ESR5.

Scientific paper on models of lightning attachment to moving structures

Scientific paper on models of lightning attachment to moving structures. With ESR11.

Scientific paper on the lightning attachment process and the associated high-energy radiation

Scientific paper on the lightning attachment process and the associated high-energy radiation. With ESR7.

Scientific paper on the leader/streamer properties of jets and gigantic jets

Scientific paper on the leader/streamer properties of jets and gigantic jets. With ESR2.

Scientific paper describing a new method to determine the chemistry of discharges from space/ground observations

Scientific paper describing a new method to determine the chemistry of discharges from space/ground observations. With ESR8.

Scientific courses

2: Scientific courses delivered at the summer and winter schools.

Summer and Winter Schools

1: Summer and Winter Schools (M11, 16, 23, 28, 35).

SAINT-dedicated workshops

SAINT-dedicated workshops at the summer and winter schools.

Doctoral Degrees

Doctoral degrees of 15 ESRs.

Transferable skills courses

Transferable skills courses at the summer and winter schools.

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Publications

Observation of the onset of a blue jet into the stratosphere

Author(s): Torsten Neubert, Olivier Chanrion, Matthias Heumesser, Krystallia Dimitriadou, Lasse Husbjerg, Ib Lundgaard Rasmussen, Nikolai Østgaard, Victor Reglero
Published in: Nature, 589/7842, 2021, Page(s) 371-375, ISSN 0028-0836
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41586-020-03122-6

A three-dimensional model of streamer discharges in unsteady airflow

Author(s): M Niknezhad, O Chanrion, C Köhn, J Holbøll, T Neubert
Published in: Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30/4, 2021, Page(s) 045012, ISSN 0963-0252
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/abefa6

Signatures of large peak current lightning strokes during an unusually intense sprite-producing thunderstorm in southern England

Author(s): Andrea Pizzuti, Jonathan M. Wilkinson, Serge Soula, Janusz Mlynarczyk, Ivana Kolmašová, Ondřej Santolík, Robert Scovell, Alec Bennett, Martin Füllekrug
Published in: Atmospheric Research, 249, 2021, Page(s) 105357, ISSN 0169-8095
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.105357

Electrically isolated propagating streamer heads formed by strong electron attachment

Author(s): Hani Francisco, Behnaz Bagheri, Ute Ebert
Published in: Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30/2, 2021, Page(s) 025006, ISSN 0963-0252
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/abdaa3

High-Energy Emissions Induced by Air Density Fluctuations of Discharges

Author(s): C. Köhn, O. Chanrion, T. Neubert
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, 45/10, 2018, Page(s) 5194-5203, ISSN 0094-8276
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2018GL077788

The First Terrestrial Electron Beam Observed by the Atmosphere‐Space Interactions Monitor

Author(s): D. Sarria, P. Kochkin, N. Østgaard, N. Lehtinen, A. Mezentsev, M. Marisaldi, B. E. Carlson, C. Maiorana, K. Albrechtsen, T. Neubert, V. Reglero, K. Ullaland, S. Yang, G. Genov, B. H. Qureshi, C. Budtz‐Jørgensen, I. Kuvvetli, F. Christiansen, O. Chanrion, M. Heumesser, K. Dimitriadou, J. Navarro‐González, P. Connell, C. Eyles
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124/12, 2019, Page(s) 10497-10511, ISSN 2169-9380
Publisher: Wiley/American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2019ja027071

First 10 Months of TGF Observations by ASIM

Author(s): N. Østgaard, T. Neubert, V. Reglero, K. Ullaland, S. Yang, G. Genov, M. Marisaldi, A. Mezentsev, P. Kochkin, N. Lehtinen, D. Sarria, B. H. Qureshi, A. Solberg, C. Maiorana, K. Albrechtsen, C. Budtz‐Jørgensen, I. Kuvvetli, F. Christiansen, O. Chanrion, M. Heumesser, J. Navarro‐Gonzalez, P. Connell, C. Eyles, H. Christian, S. Al‐nussirat
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124/24, 2019, Page(s) 14024-14036, ISSN 2169-897X
Publisher: Wiley/American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2019jd031214

A terrestrial gamma-ray flash and ionospheric ultraviolet emissions powered by lightning

Author(s): Torsten Neubert, Nikolai Østgaard, Victor Reglero, Olivier Chanrion, Matthias Heumesser, Krystallia Dimitriadou, Freddy Christiansen, Carl Budtz-Jørgensen, Irfan Kuvvetli, Ib Lundgaard Rasmussen, Andrey Mezentsev, Martino Marisaldi, Kjetil Ullaland, Georgi Genov, Shiming Yang, Pavlo Kochkin, Javier Navarro-Gonzalez, Paul H. Connell, Chris J. Eyles
Published in: Science, 2020, Page(s) eaax3872, ISSN 0036-8075
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.aax3872

The 3rd AGILE Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes Catalog. Part II: Optimized selection criteria and characteristics of the new sample

Author(s): C. Maiorana, M. Marisaldi, A. Lindanger, N. Østgaard, A. Ursi, D. Sarria, M. Galli, C. Labanti, M. Tavani, C. Pittori, F. Verrecchia
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2020, Page(s) e2019JD031986, ISSN 2169-897X
Publisher: Wiley/American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2019jd031986

Submicrosecond Spectroscopy of Lightning‐Like Discharges: Exploring New Time Regimes

Author(s): N. Kieu, F. J. Gordillo‐Vázquez, M. Passas, J. Sánchez, F. J. Pérez‐Invernón, A. Luque, J. Montanyá, H. Christian
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, 47/15, 2020, ISSN 0094-8276
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2020gl088755

GALIUS: an ultrafast imaging spectrograph for the study of lightning

Author(s): María Passas-Varo, Justo Sánchez, Thi Ny Kieu, Ernesto Sánchez-Blanco, Francisco J. Gordillo-Vázquez
Published in: Applied Optics, 58/29, 2019, Page(s) 8002, ISSN 1559-128X
Publisher: OSA Publishing
DOI: 10.1364/ao.58.008002

Distribution of inception times in repetitive pulsed discharges in synthetic air

Author(s): S Mirpour, A Martinez, J Teunissen, U Ebert, S Nijdam
Published in: Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 29/11, 2020, Page(s) 115010, ISSN 1361-6595
Publisher: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/abb614

Converging Luminosity in Column‐Sprite Filaments

Author(s): Z. Gomez Kuri, S. Soula, T. Neubert, J. Mlynarczyk, C. Köhn
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, 48/6, 2021, ISSN 0094-8276
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2020gl090364

The Emission of Terrestrial Gamma Ray Flashes From Encountering Streamer Coronae Associated to the Breakdown of Lightning Leaders

Author(s): C. Köhn, M. Heumesser, O. Chanrion, K. Nishikawa, V. Reglero, T. Neubert
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, 47/20, 2020, ISSN 0094-8276
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2020gl089749

Observations of corona point discharges from grounded rods under thunderstorms

Author(s): Marcelo Arcanjo, Joan Montanyà, Michele Urbani, Victor Lorenzo, Nicolau Pineda
Published in: Atmospheric Research, 247, 2021, Page(s) 105238, ISSN 0169-8095
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.105238

Spectral Observations of Optical Emissions Associated With Terrestrial Gamma‐Ray Flashes

Author(s): Matthias Heumesser, Olivier Chanrion, Torsten Neubert, Hugh J. Christian, Krystallia Dimitriadou, Francisco J. Gordillo‐Vazquez, Alejandro Luque, Francisco Javier Pérez‐Invernón, Richard J. Blakeslee, Nikolai Østgaard, Victor Reglero, Christoph Köhn
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, 48/4, 2021, ISSN 0094-8276
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2020gl090700

High‐Speed Spectroscopy of Lightning‐Like Discharges: Evidence of Molecular Optical Emissions

Author(s): N. Kieu, F. J. Gordillo‐Vázquez, M. Passas, J. Sánchez, F. J. Pérez‐Invernón
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126/11, 2021, ISSN 2169-897X
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1029/2021jd035016

High‐Energy Radiation From Natural Lightning Observed in Coincidence With a VHF Broadband Interferometer

Author(s): M. Urbani, J. Montanyà, O. A. van der Velde, J. A. López, M. Arcanjo, P. Fontanes, D. Romero, J. A. Roncancio
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126/7, 2021, ISSN 2169-897X
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1029/2020jd033745