Repeatability Of Strong Responses In Precipitation Management
AbstractReported evaluations of 49 cloud-seeding projects, 35 of them randomized, yielded nearly 80 data sets categorizeed according to expected responses base don cloud-physics concepts. The median response in the 31 sets of cumulus congestion with tops between C and -20 C was+ 90%, all increases except one nil; the median response -10 of 11 sets of cumulonimbus with tops colder than -35 C was -30%, all decreases except one nil. Other sets were smaller and mostly less consistent. Hypothetical explanations are offered, and it is concluded that, even without full theoretical understanding, cloud seeders are able to achieve consistent results in the field.
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Todd, C. J., & Howell, W. E. (2012). Repeatability Of Strong Responses In Precipitation Management. The Journal of Weather Modification, 17(1), 1–6. https://doi.org/10.54782/jwm.v17i1.105
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