The Puglia Rain Enhancement Experiment of “Progetto Pioggia” had the support of the Ministries for Agriculture and Forestry, Defense, Environment, and Transport; the Regional Assortias for Agriculture of Puglia; the Central Office for Agriculture Ecology; and the offices involved in telecommunications and aircraft control. There were also many local, national, and international organizations and universities involved that enriched the project. The leadership by TECNAGRO through Senator A. Diana (later Minister Diana); Professor M. Bartolelli, CEO; and General A. Nania; and by D. Brown, manager of EMS is gratefully acknowledged. The field management teams from TECNAGRO (Drs. A. Dell’Angelo, S. Bonaldi, and F. Michale) and EMS (I. Bechar) deserve our special thanks for the excellent collaboration throughout the project and for the preparation of the factual information about the project for the current paper.
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