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  • Hugh Christian to give 2017 Franklin Lecture

    Posted 07/01/17

    Congratulations to Hugh Christian of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the 2017 AGU Franklin Lecturer! Dr. Christian will speak at the AGU Fall Meeting about the history of observing lightning from space, placing the recent launch of the Geostationary Lightning Mapper in the context of multiple decades of preparatory scientific research and technological development. […]

  • Dave Rust Obituary

    Posted 05/11/17

    W. David Rust, distinguished member of the Atmospheric and Space Electricity focus group and AGU Fellow, passed away peacefully in Norman, Oklahoma on 8 May 2017, from complications of Parkinson’s disease. After graduating with his Ph.D. from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Dave Rust spent the bulk of his research career at the National […]

  • 1st International Symposium on Lightning Physics and Lightning Meteorology

    Posted 05/09/17

    Prof. Xiushu Qie and the organizing committee announce the 1st International Symposium on Lightning Physics and Lightning Meteorology (ISLP&M) in Beijing during fall of 2017. They hope to provide an excellent opportunity to present and discuss recent progress on various aspects of lightning physics, including detection techniques, effects on the middle and upper atmosphere, attachment […]

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