The Generation of Electric Charges and Fields in Thunderstorms

The generation and separation of electric charge and the growth of electric fields in thunderstorms are accounted for by the rebound of a small fraction of the cloud droplets impacting on the undersides of small pellets of soft hail, thereby carrying away some of the polarized charge induced by the...

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Published in:Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 415, No. 1849 (1988), p. 303-315
Main Author: Mason, John
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0080-4630
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 1988 The Royal Society
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
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