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Title:Preliminary Evaluation of the 1976 Rain Modification Project in Central Illinois
Author(s):Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Towery, Neil G.
Subject(s):Rain Modification Project
Central Illinois
Abstract:The first major weather modification project to occur in Illinois was pursued in East Central Illinois during late July-August of 1976. It related to an effort to increase summer rainfall. A group of farmers and others concerned with agricultural production in a 5-county area centered on Coles County decided to raise funds and hire a cloud seeder in an effort to increase the precipitation.
Issue Date:1976
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Miscellaneous Publication MP-042
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright ... University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved.
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-03-28

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