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Bond, D. W., R. Zhang, X. Tie, G. Brasseur, G. Huffines, R. E. Orville, and D. Boccippio, 2001. NOx production by lightning over the continental United States. J. Geophys. Res., 106, D21, 27,701-27,710.

Bond, D., S. Steiger, R. Zhang, S. Tie, and R. E. Orville, 2002. The importance of NOx production by lightning in the tropics. Atmos. Environment. (In press).

Harrison R. G. and K. L. Aplin, 2001. Atmospheric condensation nuclei formation and high-energy radiation J. Atmos. Solar Terrestrial Physics 63, 17, 1811-1819.

Harrison, R. G., 2002. Radiolytic particle production in the atmosphere Atmos Environ 36, 159-160.

Harrison R. G., 2002. A wide-range electrometer voltmeter for atmospheric measurements in thunderstorms and disturbed meteorological conditions Rev Sci Inst 73, 2, 482-483.

Hu, W., S. Cummer, W. A. Lyons and T. E. Nelson, 2002. Lightning Charge Moment Changes for the Initiation of Sprites. Geophys. Res. Lett. (in press).

Huffines, G. R. and R. E. Orville, 2002. Peak current variations in cloud-to-ground lightning over the continental United States: 1995-99. J. Geophys. Res., (submitted).

Kordi B., R. Moini, and V. A. Rakov, 2002. Comment on "Return Stroke Transmission Line Model for Stroke Speed Near and Equal That of Light" by R. Thottappillil, J. Schoene, and M. A. Uman. Geophys. Res. Lett. (in press).

Lyons, W. A., T. E. Nelson, C. Price, S. Cummer, E. R. Williams and M. A. Stanley, 2002. Meteorological and Electrical Characteristics of High Plains Sprite-Producing Storms. URSI-National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, Abstract Only.

Lyons W. A., T. E. Nelson, R .A. Armstrong, M. Stanley, and V. P. Pasko. Electrical Discharges from Thunderstorm Tops. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (submitted). (It is a review article of observations above storms tops - many of which are blue jets, and some of which may be other, as yet documented phenomena).

Mata, C. T., V. A. Rakov, K. J. Rambo, P. Diaz, R. Rey, and M. A.Uman, 2002. Measurement of the Division of Lightning Return Stroke Current Among the Multiple Arresters and Grounds of a Power Distribution Line. IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, (submitted).

Miki M., V. A. Rakov, K. J. Rambo, G. H. Schnetzer, and M. A. Uman, 2002. Electric Fields Near Triggered Lightning Channels Measured with Pockels Sensors. J. Geophys. Res., in press.

Nzeukou, A. and H. Sauvageot,2002. Distribution of Rainfall Parametres near the Coasts of France and Senegal. J. Appl. Meteor.,41,69-82.

Orville, R. E., G. R. Huffines, J. Nielsen-Gammon, R. Zhang, B. Ely, S. Steiger, S. Phillips, S. Allen, and W. Read, 2001. Enhancement of cloud-to-ground lightning over Houston, Texas. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, No. 13, 2597-2600.

Orville, R. E. and G. R. Huffines, 2001. Cloud-to-ground lightning in the USA: NLDN results in the first decade 1989-1998. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, No. 5, 1179-1193.

Orville, R. E., G. R. Huffines, W. R. Burrows, R. L. Holle, and K. L. Cummins, 2002. The North American Lightning Detection Network (NALDN) - First Results: 1998-2000. Mon. Wea. Rev. (In press).

Price, C. P., M. Asfur, W. Lyons and T. Nelson, 2002. An Improved ELF/VLF Method for Globally Geolocating Sprite-Producing Lightning. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, No. 3, 1-1, 1-4. (with cover). Also to be presented at URSI, Maastricht, Holland, summer 2002 meeting.

Rachidi F., C. A. Nucci, V. A. Rakov, and J. L. Bermudez, 2002. The Effect of Vertically-Extended Strike Object on the Distribution of Current Along the Lightning Channel. J. Geophys. Res. (accepted).

Rakov V. A., D. E. Crawford, K. J. Rambo, G. H. Schnetzer, M. A. Uman, and R. Thottappillil, 2001. M-Component Mode of Charge Transfer to Ground in Lightning Discharges. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 22,817-22,831.

Rakov V. A., 2001. Transient Response of a Tall Object to Lightning. IEEE Trans. on Electromagn. Compat., 43, 654-661.

Rakov V. A., M. A. Uman, M. I., Fernandez, C. T. Mata, K. J. Rambo, M. V. Stapleton, and R. R. Sutil, 2002. Direct Lightning Strikes to the Lightning Protective System of a Residential Building: Triggered-Lightning Experiments. IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, 17, 575-586.

Rakov, V. A., 2002. Review of 'Non-Conventional' Approaches to Triggering Lightning Discharges. Recent Res. Devel. Geophysics, (in press), Research Signpost, India.

Sato, M., H. Fukunishi, M. Kikuchi, H. Yamagishi and W. A. Lyons, 2002. Validation of Sprite Location Based on ELF Observations at Syowa Station in Antarctica. J. Atmos. Solar-Terrest. Phys. (submitted).

Steiger, S., R. E., Orville, and G. R. Huffines, 2002. Cloud-to-ground lightning characteristics over Houston, Texas: 1989-2000. J. Geophys. Res. (In press).

Thottappillil, R. and M. A. Uman, 2002. Reply to Comment by Kordi et al. (2002). Geophys. Res. Lett. (in press).

Tinsley, B. A., R. P. Rohrbaugh and M. Hei, 2001. Electroscavenging in clouds with broad droplet size distributions and weak electrification. Atmospheric Research, 59-60 115-135.

Tripathi S. N. and R. G. Harrison, 2001. Scavenging of Radioactive Aerosol, Atmos Environ, 35, 33, 5817-5821.

Uman, M. A. and V.A. Rakov, 2002. A Critical Review of Non-Conventional Approaches to Lightning Protection. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. (submitted).

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