LABORATOIRE DE RECHERCHE SUR LA FOUDRE
LABORATOIRE DE RECHERCHE SUR LA FOUDRE

3rd International Symposium on Lightning

and Storm Related Phenomena

 

October 6 - 8, 2021, Virtual meeting

 

 

The Laboratory is the organizer of the 3rd International Symposium on Lightning and Storm Related Phenomena (ISL-SRP), virtual meeting by Zoom this year, October 6 - 7, 2021.

The Lightning Research Laboratory is an independent scientific research, study, scientific dissemination and scientific publications organization, defined as Sientific Society, a non-profit organization (NPO).

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THE SYMPOSIUM

 

The International Symposium on Lightning and Storm Related Phenomena (ISL-SRP) is a meeting organized by the Laboratoire de Recherche sur la Foudre (Lightning Research Laboratory).

This event is intended to promote interdisciplinary exchanges between scientists in the fields of lightning and thunderstorms, and to present the work in progress in the thematic areas covered. It will take place over three days in virtual edition, October 6, 7 and 8, 2021 by Zoom app.

 

PARTICIPATION

 

The symposium is open only to professional researchers working in the field, and other who contribute actively to our understanding of lightning and storm related phenomena.

 

THEMATIC AREAS

 

  • The study of lightning and its effects.
  • Ball lightning.
  • Thunderstorm prediction and modeling.
  • Lightning detection.
  • Observation of thunderstorms from space.
  • Phenomena link to lightning and thunderstorm.
  • Lightning medical research.
  • Sociological or ethnological aspects of lightning and thunderstorms.

 

TIMELINE & FORMAT

 

The symposium will take the form of contributed oral presentations, each 20 minutes long with an additional 5 minutes for questions and discussion. Presentations in English.

 

REGISTRATION FEES

 

  • Participation in the symposium is free, only upon registration.
  • A certificate of attendance will be given on request.

 

 

CALL TO COMMUNICATIONS

 

  • Title of the communication.
  • Name, first name and e-mail of the author and all coauthors with Institution or organization attachment.
  • Key words 3 to 5.
  • Thematic area.
  • Summary of the communication in 5000 signs maximum, including spaces. Possibility to include drawings, diagrams and illustrations.

 

TIMETABLE

 

  • Registrations opening & first call for abstracts : January 15, 2021.
  • Deadline for submissions : Closed.
  • Publication of the program : Updated on real time.
  • Registrations closing : September 20 , 2021.

THE PLACE

 

Virtual by Zoom : https://zoom.us/meetings

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COUNTRIES PRESENT AT THE SYMPOSIUM and NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS            (Updated September 22, 2021)

Australia (01 people)

Austria (01 people)

France (21 people)

Germany (06 people)

Greece (01 people)

Italia (01 people)

Netherlands (01 people)

Russia (02 people)

United Kingdom (04 people)

United States of America (03 people)

OFFICIAL COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM

  • On force-free eigenstates for ball lightning.

          Pr. Geert DIJKHUIS, Convectron N.V (The Netherlands).

  • Biological Effects Provide Evidence of Ball Lightning Generation from Antimatter Meteors.

Pr. Philip PAPAELIAS, Department of astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics Faculty of Physics, School of natural Sciences. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece).

  • An initiation of ball lightning in an aircraft by Corona from metallic diverter strips on the aircraft's radome.

Wilfried HEIL, Don SMITH, (Germany).

  • Correlation of ball lightning theories with observational evidence.

          Herbert BOERNER, (Germany).

  • Analysis of ball lightning video shot near Blagoveschensk in Russia.
    Pr. Anatoly NIKITIN, V.L. Talrose Institute for Energy Problems of Chemical Physics at N.N. Semenov Federal Research Center for Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia).
  • Study of the thermodynamic state of the plasma produced by lightning application to composition, thermodynamic and transport properties.
    Pr. Pascal ANDRE, Laboratoire de Physique de Clermont - UMR 6533 (France).
  • To the vortex nature of anomalous ball lightning.
    Pr. Vladimir BYCHKOV, F.C ZEITSEV, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia).
  • Electrons from metastable detachment can explain the "stepped-leaders" of lightning.
    Pr. John LOWKE, University of South Australia (Australia).
  • Luminous phenomena generated by "Plasma Channels" in the atmosphere.
    Valentino STRASER (IPKL, Belgium), Pr. Jaroslav PATUC INSEKO (Slovakia).

SYMPOSIUM PARTNERS

3rd INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON LIGHTNING AND STORM RELATED PHENOMENA

 

October 6 - 8, 2021

Virtual meeting

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