Introduction


The Blanket Effect is intended for others to learn about weather modification and its related subjects in an easy to understand way. Started in 2005, this blog is a work in progress as the technology advances

March 15, 2007

Bits and Pieces

(from: UCAR Field Projects)

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH

FIELD PROJECTS


UCAR, NCAR, and UOP
are part of a collaborative community dedicated to understanding the atmosphere—the air around us—and the interconnected processes that make up the Earth system, from the ocean floor to the Sun's core.

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Field Projects

FSPE - Feasibility Study for Precipitation Enhancement
Puglia, Italy
November 1, 2004 - April 30, 2005





Aerotech SA - Feasibility study for precipitation enhancement
Lugana, Switzerland





INDONESIA FEASIBILITY STUDY - Feasibility study of rainfall enhancement
April 15 - May 30, 2005
Soroako, Indonesia



SAREFS - Saudi Arabia Rainfall Enhancement Feasibility Study
July 1 - August 10, 2004
Abha, Saudi Arabia


KPASA - Program for assessment of rainfall augmentation
November 2006 - November 2007
Siyadh, Saudi Arabia

CRYSTAL-FACE - Cirrus Regional Study of Tropical Anvils and Cirrus Layers Florida Area Cirrus Experiment
May 2002 (Integration) - July 2002 (Experiment)

Houston, Texas and Key West, Florida


UAE Field Project - UAE Rainfall and Air Chemistry Project
September 2000 - ongoing
Abu Dhabi, and various locations in The United Arab Emirates
Feasibility study for the potential for rainfall enhancement via cloud seeding



WYOMING WEATHER MODIFICATION PILOT PROGRAM
December 2005 - March 2011
Wyoming - area surrounding Medicine Bow, Sierra Madre, Wind River mountain ranges Cheyenne, WY
Provide evaluation of wintertime precipitation activities conducted during pilot program