Lightning is a symptom and a cause of climate change. A recently established task team is working to make lightning data available and useful for climate science and service applications.
This luminary in the field of weather radar did it all, from basic engineering to sophisticated analysis.
Madden, an AGU Fellow and a lifelong professor of geophysics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was fascinated with all things electromagnetic. He died on 11 November 2013 at age 88.