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AUTOMATIC LIGHTNING DETECTION SYSTEM [1 record]

Record 1 2005-05-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Weather Stations and Meteorological Instruments and Equipment
  • Fire Detection
DEF

A network of electronic field sensors linked to a central computer to detect, triangulate, plot the location, and record cloud-to-ground lightning flashes in real time over a large predetermined area.

OBS

[It generally] consists of a network of direction finders and a position analyzer.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Stations, instruments et équipements météorologiques
  • Détection des incendies
DEF

Dispositif, constitué d'un réseau de capteurs électroniques relié à un ordinateur central, servant à détecter, localiser et cartographier les points d'impact de la foudre sur un grand territoire.

Spanish

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