Accession Number : AD0767297

Title :   Warm Fog Area Seeding Studies.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Feb 72-31 May 73,

Corporate Author : METEOROLOGY RESEARCH INC ALTADENA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Smith,Theodore B. ; Takeuchi,Donald M.

Report Date : 20 JUL 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : Field operations to investigate the airborne area seeding concept on warm fog modification were carried out at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, during July 1972. Two test operations were carried out. The first test was accompanied by aircraft control problems due, in part, to shifting winds. Results of the second test were tracked by radar, but higher winds than estimated caused the drops to be carried out as separate lines. The test operations indicate some of the operational problems which may be encountered in carrying out the area seeding concept. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*FOG, SCATTERING), (*LANDING FIELDS, FOG), VISIBILITY, AEROSOL GENERATORS, UREA, ENCAPSULATION, WIND, VELOCITY, SAMPLERS, MILITARY FACILITIES, CALIFORNIA

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE