When it comes to lightning, no state has more strikes per square mile than Florida. A USF researcher is measuring the energy of such strikes – not by looking at activity during a storm, but by focusing on the geology of where lightning strikes. As a result, he’s even managed to measure the energy of a bolt from a storm thousands of years ago. We’ll take a look at this work on University Beat on WUSF Public Media.
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Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.