Articles | Volume 12, issue 10
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5573–5591, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5573-2019
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5573–5591, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5573-2019
Research article
22 Oct 2019
Research article | 22 Oct 2019

Analysis of the lightning production of convective cells

Jordi Figueras i Ventura et al.

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This paper presents an analysis of the lightning production of convective cells. Polarimetric weather radar data were used to identify and characterize the convective cells while lightning was detected using the EUCLID network and a lightning mapping array deployed during the summer of 2017 in the northeastern part of Switzerland. In it we show that there is a good correlation between the height of the rimed-particle column and the intensity of the lightning activity in the convective cell.