Session 3 Research Field Programs and Physical Evidence of Seeding Effects

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 9A (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Arlen Huggins, DRI, Reno, NV and Roelof Bruintjes, NCAR, RAL, Boulder, CO

Descriptions and results from research field programs; Observational analysis of various seeding effects.

8:30 AM
Overview of the POLarimetric Cloud Analysis and Seeding Test (POLCAST) Field Program in Eastern North Dakota
Paul A. Kucera, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Weeks, D. J. Delene, G. L. Mullendore, and D. Langerud
8:45 AM
Ground based evaluations of an experimental cloud seeding module implemented in a high-resolution (1.8km) WRF model for wintertime orographic cloud seeding
Melvin L. Kunkel, Idaho Power, Boise, ID; and D. Blestrud, V. P. Holbrook, S. Parkinson, R. Rasmussen, S. Tessendorf, L. Xue, and M. Leuthold

9:00 AM
An overview of the ASCII 2012 (AgI Cloud Seeding Impact Investigation) campaign
Bart Geerts, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and X. Chu, B. Pokharel, K. Friedrich, and D. Breed
9:15 AM
Airborne and Ground-based Sampling of Ice Nuclei over the Medicine Range of Wyoming
Bruce A. Boe, Weather Modification, Inc., Fargo, ND; and J. T. McPartland, T. W. Krauss, J. A. Heimbach, L. Xue, and X. Chu
9:30 AM
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