SatFC-G: Introduction to the GLM

SatFC-G: Introduction to the GLM
  • Describe the GLM’s benefits and capabilities
  • Describe the main components of the cloud-to-ground lightning flash life cycle
  • Differentiate between how lightning is observed by space-based and ground-based detection systems
  • Outline the process of converting GLM observations to a lightning flash product
  • Describe how GLM observations will help improve situational awareness and support severe weather warning decisions
  • Explain how GLM observations will improve warnings of impending lightning hazards
  • Highlight other applications that will benefit from GLM observations