Blue jets produced by quasi-electrostatic pre-discharge thundercloud fields

Victor P. Pasko, U. S. Inan, T. F. Bell

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Abstract

Pre-discharge quasi-electrostatic (QE) fields immediately above the thundercloud lead to the formation and upward propagation of streamer type ionization channels with features in good agreement with recent video observations of Blue Jets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-304
Number of pages4
JournalGeophysical Research Letters
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geophysics
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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