Thunderstorm Total Lightning Sensor TLS200

Vaisala Thunderstorm Total Lightning Sensor TLS200

Thunderstorm Total Lightning Sensor TLS200

Vaisala’s latest generation lightning detection sensor identifies in-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning with over 90% detection efficiency utilizing the latest in VHF interferometry and LF magnetic direction finding and time-of-arrival technologies.

Key Benefits

Thunderstorm detection efficiency of close to 100%
Network uptimes nearing 99.95%
Cloud-to-ground (CG) flash detection efficiency greater than 95%
Historic lightning information for research and analysis
Lightning incidents can be researched within any area and for any time period across the Continental U.S.
Live lightning tracking to save lives and protect property
Lightning can also help identify hazardous weather where other observations are not available, such as in mountainous areas prone to radar blockage.
Various applications for NLDN lightning data use
E.g. Weather forecasting, electric power, air traffic control, airports, insurance companies, mining.