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Li, J. Q., Pei, J., Wang, P. et al. (2014). Study on the Range of Small Amplitude Ground Flash in Quality Control of Lightning Location Data. High Voltage Technology, 40, 727-731.

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  • TITLE: Studies on the Distribution Characteristics of the Cloud-to-Ground Lightning and Its Disasters Prevention in Xinjiang, China in 2017

    AUTHORS: Wenjun Ye, Yanhui Wang, Yong Qian, Xiaolu Huang, Yang Jiao, Zhongquan Liu

    KEYWORDS: Cloud-to-Ground Lightning, Lightning Density, Lightning Intensity, Lightning Disasters, Xinjiang of China

    JOURNAL NAME: Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, Vol.7 No.11, November 28, 2019

    ABSTRACT: Xinjiang, China is affected by geographical terrain and other factors, and is prone to lightning disasters. In order to effectively carry out lightning protection and disaster reduction work and improve defense capabilities, based on the data of lightning location monitoring in Xinjiang in 2017 and the statistics reports of the lightning disasters from 2015 to 2017, the characteristics of the cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning activities and disasters in Xinjiang were statistically analyzed. The results show that the CG lightning in Xinjiang is mainly the negative one, accounting for 79.7% of the total lightning. In 2017, the distribution of positive, negative and total the CG lightning months mainly focuses on June to August, and the main occurrence period is from 14 to 23 hours. The intensity of total the CG lightning and negative the CG lightning mainly distributes from 20 to 40 kA, and the peak value appears in 30 kA. The CG lightning intensity is mainly distributed in 30 - 70 kA. The distribution of the CG lightning density in Xinjiang is larger in the north than in the south and larger in the west than in the east. Lightning disasters mainly occur from May to August, accounting for 93.2 percent of the total, with the largest number in June. From 2005 to 2017, 44.6% of lightning accidents occurred in farming and pastoral areas, followed by civil electronic equipment damage. In addition, electrical equipment, buildings and factory equipment are damaged by lightning strikes to varying degrees.