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Ships Cause Their Own Stormy Seas
Physics Today (Search and Discovery) of the November 2017 edition reports on research using WWLLN lightning network data: 'Increased lightning frequency over maritime trade routes links pollution to the development of thunderclouds.' Underlying paper by Thornton (Atmos. Sci), Virts (NASA Huntsville), Holzworth (ESS) and Mitchell (JISAO) recently published in Geophysical Research Letters).
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