A Cloud-Seeding Experiment in Tasmania

E. J. Smith Division of Cloud Physics, CSIRO, Sydney, Australia

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L. G. Veitch Division of Mathematics and Statistics, CSIRO, Adelaide, Australia

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D. E. Shaw Division of Mathematics and Statistics, CSIRO, Sydney, Australia

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A. J. Miller Division of Mathematics and Statistics, CSIRO, Sydney, Australia

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Abstract

A cloud-seeding experiment was conducted in Tasmania using a target area and three control areas. Seeding was on a random basis using silver-iodide smoke released from an aircraft. Evidence is presented that seeding increased rainfall in the eastern half of the target area during autumn.

Abstract

A cloud-seeding experiment was conducted in Tasmania using a target area and three control areas. Seeding was on a random basis using silver-iodide smoke released from an aircraft. Evidence is presented that seeding increased rainfall in the eastern half of the target area during autumn.

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