LIGHTNING ON PLANETS WITH FOCUS ON SATURN

Principal Investigator Georg Fischer
PostDoc: Joseph Ambrose Pagaran
E-Mail georg.fischer[at]oeaw.ac.at
Address Schmiedlstrasse 6, 8042 Graz, AUSTRIA
Research Institution Space Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Approval date 06.03.2012
Project duration Start: 16.08.2012
End: 15.03.2016
Scientific field(s) 1223 (Space exploraton): 65%
1604 (Space science-meteorology): 20%
1228 (Plasma physics): 10%
1204 (Astronomy): 5%
Keywords Saturn
Saturn Electrostatic Discharges = SEDs
planetary lightning, Cassini
atmospheric electricity

This project was a follow-up project of P 21295-N16 („Atmospheric electricity in the Saturnian system“), which was carried out by Georg Fischer from 1 August 2009 until 31 December 2011.