Weather Modification

Weather modification (also known as weather control) is the act of intentionally manipulating or altering the weather. The most common form of weather modification is cloud seeding, which increases rain or snow, usually for the purpose of increasing the local water supply. Weather modification can also have the goal of preventing damaging weather, such as hail or hurricanes, from occurring; or of provoking damaging weather against the enemy, as a tactic of military or economic warfare like Operation Popeye, where clouds were seeded to prolong the monsoon in Vietnam. Weather modification in warfare has been banned by the United Nations …

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Estimating the Economic Impacts of Climate Change Using Weather Observations

NBER · 7 February 2019 English

This paper reviews methods that have been used to statistically measure the effect of climate on economic value, using historic data on weather, climate, economic activity and other variables. For each method we describe the kind of impacts (short-run vs long-run) estimated, the type of weather or climate variation used, and the pros and cons of the approach.

take a very similar approach, motivated by weather modification policy. They estimate a cross-sectional


Concept and Action Plan for Climate Services in the Republic of Moldova

World Bank Group · 1 January 2019 English

Developed through a consultative process, the NFCS brings together providers and users of weather, climate and water information services, fostering closer cooperation to ensure supply meets demand, and

300 users in the The Special Service for Weather Modification country (several users can


Concept and Action Plan for Climate Services in the Republic of Moldova

World Bank Group · 1 January 2019 English

Developed through a consultative process, the NFCS brings together providers and users of weather, climate and water information services, fostering closer cooperation to ensure supply meets demand, and

traffic operators. The Special Service for Weather Modification (the Hail Control Service) and the Ministry


Concept and Action Plan for Climate Services in Moldova

World Bank Group · 1 January 2019 English

The vision of the global framework for climate services (GFCS) is to enable better management of the risks of climate variability and change and adaptation to climate change through the …

traffic operators. The Special Service for Weather Modification (the Hail Control Service) and the Ministry


Concept and Action Plan for Climate Services in Moldova

World Bank Group · 1 January 2019 English

The vision of the global framework for climate services (GFCS) is to enable better management of the risks of climate variability and change and adaptation to climate change through the …

300 users in the The Special Service for Weather Modification country (several users can


Water Resource Software : Application Overview and Review

World Bank Group · 1 March 2016 English

This document provides an overview of how water resource software’s (WRS) are used to manage water resources issues, criteria for WRS selection, and a high level review of WRS currently …

other mechanisms; and conducting a pilot weather modification program such as cloud seeding. Water


Aligning Kenya’s Financial System with Inclusive Green Investment : Current Practice and …

World Bank Group · 1 October 2015 English

Kenya’s fast-growing economy is the largest in East Africa, and serves as a trade and investment hub for East and Central Africa. While the economy is diversifying, it remains largely …

of meteorological services • Advertent weather modification program • Rehabilitation and protection


Policies of the Christian Heritage Party of British Columbia

desLibris · 2013 English

The following policies spell out the initiatives the BC Heritage Party would undertake as the Government of British Columbia. Our 6 point plan for representative democracy will give the citizens …

blue skies under misguided and secretive Weather Modification efforts. A Christian Heritage Party of


PROPCELEX, Službeni list Europske unije#Posebno izdanje 2013.#15. Okoliš, potrošači i zaštita zdravlja#Svezak …

EU · 16 October 2012 Croatian

WAYLOCK OVERSEAS LTD RUSKA FEDERACIJA 9697 WEATHER MODIFICATION SJEDINJENE AMERIČKE DRŽAVE 12327 WEIBEL


Effect of refugee inflows on host communities : evidence from Tanzania

World Bank Group · 1 February 2010 English

Despite the large and growing number of humanitarian emergencies, there is little economic research on the impact of refugees and internally displaced people on the communities that receive them. This …

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