Vaisala Lightning Integrator™ and Exporter™

Vaisala Lightning Integrator and Exporter data solutions provide quick and easy access to Vaisala's high-quality, accurate historical lightning data through an API or easy-to-use web interface. 

Vaisala Lightning Integrator allows you to incorporate historical lightning data into your existing company systems, and Lightning Exporter provides an easy-to-use REST API standard where historical lightning data can be incorporated into your organization’s existing tools and workflow.

Vaisala Lightning Exporter allows you to download historical lightning information. Simply enter the time and location of interest into our easy-to-use website and then download the data to your computer. Double click the .csv file to open as a spreadsheet or use the .shp format in a GIS software package. 

Lightning Integrator and Exporter provide data to justify downtime, review operational procedures and assets, and, in case of accidents, show that there has not been negligence with respect to worker safety. Commercial Safety Operations at utilities, mining companies, oil and gas terminals, maritime operations, airports and airlines now have the ability to quickly and easily access historical lightning data to create reports for management, legal teams, unions, or even external audiences.

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Integrator is developer-friendly
Exporter is an easy-to-use interface
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Key Benefits

Trusted Provider
Vaisala products are trusted by meteorological and government agencies all over the world, as well as leaders in aviation, mining, and energy. Our lightning solutions are built on 80 years of proven weather technology and over 30 years of experience in lightning detection.
Quality Data
Access historical lightning data from Vaisala's National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN), and for the first time, global lightning data from our Global Lightning Dataset (GLD360) network. Our networks are proven to deliver unrivalled performance with excellent location accuracy and detection efficiency.
Easy Access
Vaisala has increased accessibility to the world’s most accurate lightning data. You can access it within seconds through Integrator or Exporter. Used for damage assessment and fault correlation, the service provides value for asset management. As input to incident analysis and loss of productivity, generating a report delivers benefit to safety and operations management.