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Title:Operations Manual: the Precipitation Augmentation for Crops Experiment (PACE), Phase II: Exploratory Modification
Author(s):Changnon, Stanley A.; Czys, Robert R.; Huff, Floyd A.; Mueller, Eugene A.; Nespor, Jerry B.; Scott, Robert W.; Westcott, Nancy E.
Subject(s):crop experiments
Precipitation Augmentation
Abstract:The goal of the 1989 field operations is to collect cumulus cloud data using aircraft and radars that will allow comparisons between similar clouds treated with silver iodide and those not treated with silver iodide (placebos of sand). Field operations are headquarted at Willard Airport (CMI) just south of the Champaign-Urbana campus of the University of Illinois. The study area, as shown in Fig. 1, includes all Illinois counties within a 100 mile radius of the airport. Some seeding operations will be conducted outside the study area and occasionally missions will be conducted in near by adjacent states for the purpose of collecting in-cloud data on natural clouds.
Issue Date:1989
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Miscellaneous Publication MP-143
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/48822
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:2014-04-05


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