Cloud-seeding weather experiments



‘Whitetop,’ ‘Stormfury,’ ‘HIPLEX,’ ‘FACE,’ ‘CCOPE,’ ‘CREST,’ and other federally funded weather modification projects have had precious little tangible success over the past 35 years. However, this does not mean that there has been no progress whatever in the field. In a recent report (Science, 519–521, Aug. 6, 1982), C. Holser of Pennsylvania State University is quoted as stating: ‘It's really a tragic thing. … Now that we're getting our act together, there are these funding cuts.’