Blitzortung Uses Crowdsourced Data To Map Realtime Lightning Strikes

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A German organization¬†in Dusseldorf has taken it upon themselves to create a website,, dedicated to tracking lightning strikes as they happen on an interactive map with the help of volunteers around the world. While the purpose of Blitzortung isn’t more than just a fun experiment with no commercial intentions, …

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