UW scientists contribute to cloud-seeding research

 

Liz Wood

Photo by Liz Wood Snow on the trees in the Medicine Bow National forest on Snowy Range.

A draft executive summary report of the state's nine-year cloud-seeding study was presented to the Wyoming Water Development Commission in Cheyenne Dec. 10. (Bruce Boe, Weather Modification Inc. Photo)

The University of Wyoming played a key role in a nearly decade-long study by the state that concluded cloud seeding has some effect, with a 5-15 percent positive impact on snow accumulation shown after the weather modification technique is used.

However, UW researchers were cautious in their comments on the findings, which were presented to the Wyoming Water Development Commission at that boa...



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