Articles | Volume 39, issue 4
Ann. Geophys., 39, 627–640, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-39-627-2021
Ann. Geophys., 39, 627–640, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-39-627-2021

Regular paper 12 Jul 2021

Regular paper | 12 Jul 2021

Revisiting the long-term decreasing trend of atmospheric electric potential gradient measured at Nagycenk, Hungary, Central Europe

Attila Buzás et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on angeo-2021-7', Anonymous Referee #1, 17 Mar 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Attila Buzás, 21 Apr 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on angeo-2021-7', Anonymous Referee #2, 29 Mar 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Attila Buzás, 21 Apr 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (06 May 2021) by Theodore Giannaros
AR by Attila Buzás on behalf of the Authors (04 Jun 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (10 Jun 2021) by Theodore Giannaros
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Short summary
Based on on-site measurements and numerical modelling, we eliminated the electrostatic shielding effect of nearby trees from the atmospheric electric potential gradient (PG) time series recorded at Nagycenk, Hungary, Central Europe, revealing their actual variation between 1962 and 2009. The comparison with PG data from another station in the same region implies that there may have been coherent regional changes in Earth’s atmospheric electric field during the investigated time period.