|TITLE||LIGHTNING AND WEATHER DATA|
|Description||1) Lightning: contains lightning data detected by the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network (ENGLN). 2) Weather: contains historical weather data, including temperature, humidity, wind, and precipitation data.|
|Time||Lightning: 2009/2010 - Present (depending on location). Weather: From as early as the 1990's, depending on location.|
|Granularity||1) Lightning: each data point is a lightning strike, 2) Weather: variable resolution (from every 5 minutes to hourly)|
|Access Method||Amazon S3 application or CSV|
|Technical Documentation||https://www.earthnetworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/PS_WeatherStation_EarthNetworks.pdf. https://www.earthnetworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/PS_Total_Lightning_Network.pdf|
|Terms & Conditions||We ask any researcher to agree to the following terms for data usage: I would like to gain your acknowledgement and agreement of the following: 1. We will provide historical weather or lightning data in a CSV format to assist with your work. 2. I, and all members of my research team, will use the data for research purposes only. 3. I, and all members of my research team, will not share or re-distribute the data with third parties. 4. I, and all members of my research team, will provide proper attribution to Earth Networks in all papers, presentations, and proposals making use of Earth Networks data.|
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