Accession Number : AD0769543

Title :   A Climatology of Cumulus Seeding Potential for the Western United States.

Descriptive Note : Technical paper,

Corporate Author : NAVY WEATHER RESEARCH FACILITY NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s) : Lowe,Paul R. ; Schertz,Donald C. ; Matthews,David A.

Report Date : FEB 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 86

Abstract : ;Contents: Theoretical aspects of the cloud model; Application of the model; Probabilities of the success and failure; Expected rainfall increases and decreases; Potential yield (enhancement); Optimum seeding months and their potential; Ratio of potential increase (or decrease) to natural rain.

Descriptors :   (*Cloud seeding, *United States), (*Artificial precipitation, Probability), (*Cumulus clouds, Cloud seeding), Mathematical models, Cloud physics, Thermodynamics, Rain, Volume, Seasonal variations, Ice, Atmospheric temperature, Dew Point, Freezing, Computerized simulation

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE