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Understanding Lightning:
Acknowledgements and References

NWS thanks the following lightning researchers for their comments and suggestions.

  • Dr. Vladimir Rakov, University of Florida
  • Dr. E. Philip Krider, University of Arizona

The following books were used as references and are recommended for further reading. NWS is not endorsing these books, merely providing the information for your convenience.

  • Lightning - Physics and Effects, Vladimir A. Rakov, Martin A. Uman, Cambridge University Press
  • The Lightning Discharge, Martin A. Uman, Dover Publications, Inc.
  • Lightning, Martin A. Uman, Dover Publications, Inc.
  • All About Lightning, Martin A. Uman, Dover Publications, Inc.

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