Artificially Triggered Lightning Experiments for Winter Thunderclouds

  • K. Nakamura
  • K. Horii


The artificially triggered lightning experiments by rocket has been carried out in Japan in winter. Totally eighty four strikes have been obtained during ten seasons from 1977 to 1987 except 1984. In this paper the triggering methods are classified into four types and the results by those methods with the currents and the photographs in the triggered lightning experiments are discussed.


Lightning Discharge Lightning Strike Impedance Grounding Ground Wire Zero Impedance 


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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Nakamura
    • 1
  • K. Horii
    • 2
  1. 1.Nagoya Institute of TechnologyNagoyaJapan
  2. 2.Nagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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