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ICAE 2003 Program
(likely to be updated)

 

Sunday 8

Welcome
   

Monday 9

Electrical Activity and Meteorology
   
Tuesday 10 Storm Electrification
   
Wednesday 11 Fair Weather Electricity
Middle Atmosphere Electrical Events
Lightning Protection
   
Thursday 12
(bellow)
Physics of Lightning
   
Friday 13 Global Lightning and Climate
Global Electrical Circuit

 

Thursday 12th June

 
 

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8:30

Session C1 Physics of Lightning I
Chairpersons: X. Qie and P. Krider

   
8:30 N L Aleksandrov, E M Bazelyan and Y P Raizer
Keynote: Initiation and Development of Lightning Discharge: Physical Mechanism and Problems
Abstract
   
9:00

N. S. Khaerdinov, A. S. Lidvansky, and V. B. Petkov
Effect of the Electric Field of thunderclouds on Cosmic Rays and evidence for pre-lightning acceleration of electrons
Abstract

   
9:15 H. E. Tierney, R. A. Roussel-Dupré, E. M. D. Symbalisty, and L. Triplett
Runaway Breakdown and Lightning Initiation
Abstract
   
9:30 A. Larsson, A. Delannoy and P. Lalande
The voltage gradient along a lightning channel during strikes to aircraft
Abstract
   
9:45 J-P. Pinty, G. Molinié, C. Barthe, and F. Roux
A semi-deterministic scheme to produce IC/CG lightnings in a 3D cloud resolving model
Abstract
   
10:00 W. Rison, P. Krehbiel, R. Thomas, T. Hamlin, and J. Harlin
Lightning Mapping and Radar Observations of Bolts from the Blue
Abstract
   
10:15 J. C. Willett, Garrett Park, D. M. Le Vine
Lightning Return-Stroke Current Waveforms Aloft, From Measured Field Change, Current, and Channel Geometry
Abstract

10:30 Coffee Break
   
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10:30

Session C2 Physics of Lightning II
Chairpersons: P. Krehbiel and E. Bazelyan

   
11:00 V. Kodali, V. A. Rakov, M. A. Uman, K. J. Rambo, G. H. Schnetzer, J. Schoene, and D. E. Crawford
Lightning Properties Inferred from Measurements of Very Close Electric Fields
Abstract
   
11:15

M. Miki, T. Shindo, V. A. Rakov, M. A. Uman, K. J. Rambo, G. H. Schnetzer, G. Diendorfer, M. Mair, F. Heidler, W. Zischank, and R. Thotappillil
Characterization of pulses superimposed on the initial continuous current of upward lightning
Abstract

   
11:30 O. Pinto Jr., I. R. C. A. Pinto, and M. M. F.Saba
Lightning research in Brazil: recent results on Direct Measurements
Abstract
   
11:45 M. A. Stanley, A. R. Jacobson, and X-M. Shao
The VHF Power Spectrum of Lightning
Abstract

12:15 Lunch
   
 

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14:00

Session C3 Physics of Lightning III (poster)
Chairpersons: V. Rakov, Z. Kawasaki

   
C3-1 M. P. Boussaton, S. Coquillat, and S. Chauzy
Influence of Water Conductivity on microdischarges from raindrops in strong electric fields
Abstract
   
C3-2

V. Cooray
The effect of corona space charge layer at ground level below thunderclouds on peak return stroke currents
Abstract

   
C3-3 Dong Wansheng, Zhang Yijun, and Liu Xinsheng
The Broadband Interferometer Observations of Lightning in Tibet
Abstract
   
C3-4 P. H. Handel, M. Grace, J. F.Leitner, A. B. Timofeev, and A. V. Zvonkov
Ball lightning Discharge Fed by an Atmospheric Maser
Abstract
   
C3-5 M. Kamogawa, H. Ofuruton, H. Tanaka, and Y-H. Ohtsuki
Study of ball lightning generated by electromagnetic wave localization
Abstract
   
C3-6 Z. Kawasaki and T. Morimoto
Bi-directional leader concept and VHF observations
Abstract
   
C3-7 V. Mazur and L.H. Runhke
Determining Leader Potential in Cloud-to-Ground Flashes
Abstract
   
C3-8 Mingli Chen, Yaping Du, John Burnett, and Wansheng Dong
The Electromagnetic Radiation from Lightning in the Interval of 5 kHz to 60 MHz
Abstract
   
C3-9 M. Nakano, S. Sumi, and K. Miura
The polarity effect of the production of nitrogen oxides by a long spark
Abstract
   
C3-10 Nguyen Manh Duc
On some physical processes of lightning discharge in a thundercloud
Abstract
   
C3-11 M. Petitdidier and P. Laroche
Lightning observations at UHF and VHF with wind-profiler radars in Puerto Rico
Abstract
   
C3-12 V. A. Rakov, M. A. Uman, and K. J. Rambo
A Review of Ten Years of Triggered-Lightning Experiments at Camp Blanding, Florida
Abstract
   
C3-13 M. M. F. Saba, N. N. Solórzano;, O. Pinto Jr., and A. Eybert-Berard
Characteristics of triggered lightning flashes observed in Brazil
Abstract
   
C3-14 J. Schoene, M. A. Uman, V. A. Rakov, K. J. Rambo, J. Jerauld, V. Kodali, and G. H. Schnetzer
Triggered Lightning Electric and Magnetic Fields at 15 and 30 m: Measurements and Implications for Return Stroke Modeling
Abstract
   
C3-15 N. N. Solórzano, M. M. F. Saba, O. Pinto Jr., and A.. Eybert-Berard
Comparisons between triggered and natural lightning observed in Brazil
Abstract
   
C3-16 X-M. Shao, A. Jacobson and T.J. Fitzgerald
VHF radiation beam pattern of return strokes
Abstract
   
C3-17 V. D. Stepanenko and S. M. Galperin
About of possibility formation lightning electromagnetic re-emission by several form of clouds
Abstract
   
C3-18 A. G. Temnikov
Dynamics of electric field formation inside the artificially charged aerosol cloud and in a space near its boundaries
Abstract
   
C3-19 A. G. Temnikov, I. P. Vereshchagin, A. V. Orlov, and M. V. Sokolova
Investigation of the main stage of a discharge between an artificially charged water aerosol cloud and a grounded electrode
Abstract
   
C3-20 A. Wada, A. Asakawa, T. Shindo, and S. Yokoyama
Leader and return stroke speed of upward-initiated lightning
Abstract
   
C3-21 D. Wang, N. Takagi, T. Watanabe, V. A. Rakov, M. A. Uman, K. J. Rambo, and M. V. Stapleton
A Comparison of Channel-Base Currents and Optical Signals for Rocket-Triggered Lightning Strokes
Abstract
   
C3-22 Ping Yuan, Xinsheng Liu, and Yijun Zhang
Spectral properties of lightning return stroke
Abstract
   
C3-23 Y. Zhou, X. Qie, M. Yan, and G. Zhang
Ground observation of NOx generated by lightning in thunderstorm weather
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16:00

Session C4 Physics of Lightning IV (poster)
Chairpersons: T. Marshall and W. Rison

   
C4-1 G. Baffou, E. P. Krider, N. D. Murray, and J. C. Willett
dE/dt and E waveforms radiated by leader steps just before the onset of first return strokes striking seawater
Abstract
   
C4-2

W. H. Beasley, C. M. M. Noble, T. E. Light, D. M. Suszcynsky, and B. C. Edgar
Coincident Observations of lightning by Ground-Based and Satellite-Borne Location and Mapping Systems: inferences for Lightning Physics
Abstract

   
C4-3 A-L.Brasseur, P.Laroche, C.Thèry
A New Lightning NOx Production Parameterization
Abstract
   
C4-4 E. Defer, P. Laroche , J. E. Dye a, and W. Skamarock.
Use of total lightning lengths to estimate NOx Production in a Colorado Storm
Abstract
   
C4-5 A. K. Erickson, P. R. Krehbiel, and W. K. Hocking
Three-Dimensional Imaging of Lightning Channels using a 35 MHz Interferometric Radar: Preliminary Results
Abstract
   
C4-6 T. Fehr, N. Dotzek, and P. Laroche
Characteristics of lightning activity in EULINOX storms
Abstract
   
C4-7 L. Grcev, F. Rachidi, and V. Rakov
Comparison of Electromagnetic Models of the Lightning Return Stroke Using Current and Voltage Sources
Abstract
   
C4-8 J. Harlin, T. Hamlin, P. Krehbiel, R. Thomas, and W. Rison
Using the NMIMT LMA to Determine Which Model of Lightning Initiation Fits Best with Measured Results
Abstract
   
C4-9 M. J. Heavner, D. M. Suszcynsky, and D. A Smith
LF/VLF Intracloud Waveform Classification
Abstract
   
C4-10 D. I. Iudin, V. Y. Trakhtengerts, A. Grigoryev, and M. Hayakawa
Electric charge fractal transport and electromagnetic high frequency radiation on the lightning discharge preliminary stage
Abstract
   
C4-11 J. Jerauld, M. A. Uman, V. A. Rakov, K. J. Rambo, D. M. Jordan, and G. H. Schnetzer
Multiple-Station Measurements of Close Electric and Magnetic Fields and Field Derivatives from Natural Lightning
Abstract
   
C4-12 W. J. Koshak, R. J. Solakiewicz, R. J. Blakeslee, S. J. Goodman, D. J. Boccippio, H. J. Christian, J. M. Hall, J. C. Bailey, M. G. Bateman, D. M. Mach, E. W. McCaul, M. F. Stewart, D. E. Buechler, and W. A. Petersen
Error Analyses of the North Alabama Lightning Mapping Array (LMA)
Abstract
   
C4-13 A. K. Kamra and S. D. Pawar
Recovery curves of the lightning discharges initiated from the lower positive charge pocket in thunderstorm
Abstract
   
C4-14 P. Lalande, P. Blanchet, P. Laroche, S. Laik, S. Luque, J.-A. Rouquette, H. Poirot, P.-N. Gineste, F. Hoeppe, A. Ulmann, and P. Dimnet
ALISDAR: an Automatic Lightning System Detection and Recording
Abstract
   
C4-15 O. Mendes Jr., M. O. Domingues, E. E. N. Macau, and A. P. dos Santos
Studies on lightning flashes by using fractal analyses and methods of geometrical statistics
Abstract
   
C4-16 O. Mendes Jr., M. O. Domingues, J. C. Thomaz, and D. F. da Silva
Analysis of some lightning features based on the numerical stepped leader path simulation
Abstract
   
C4-17 F. J. de Miranda, O. Pinto Jr., and M. M. F. Saba
Advances in electric field and light measurements of lightning in Brazil
Abstract
   
C4-18 J. Montanyà, J. Bergas, and B. Hermoso
Ceptrum application to electrostatic field on lightning prediction
Abstract
   
C4-19 N. D. Murray, E. P. Krider, and J. C. Willett
Multiple Pulses in the Electric Field Derivative, dE/dt, During the Onset of First Return Strokes in Lightning Striking
Abstract
   
C4-20 W. Rison, W. P. Winn, and S. J. Hunyady
Initial Results from a Compact, High Time Resolution, Lightning Mapping System
Abstract
   
C4-21 M. A. Stanley and M. J. Heavner
Tall structure lightning induced by sprite-producing discharges
Abstract
   
C4-22 T. Suzuki, T. Shimura, and K. Michimoto
Design of Lightning Flash Observation and Ranging System
Abstract
   
C4-23 R. Thomas, P. Krehbiel, W. Rison, T. Harlin, J. Hamlin and N. Campbell
The LMA Flash Algorithm
Abstract
   
C4-24 T. J. Tuomi
IMPACT-SAFIR comparisons in Finland
Abstract
   
C4-25 Y. Zhang, P. Krehbiel, T. Hamlin, J. Harlin, R. Thomas, and W. Rison
Observations of radiations from airplane during STEPS
Abstract

18:00 End of Session
   
 

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