50 years ago

50 years ago As many as 17 aircraft, provided by the Navy, ESSA, and the Air Force, took part in the 1966 years ago Stormfury operations: a Navy Skywarrior to release silver iodide generators, and other planes, flying at levels from 1000 ft to above 60,000 ft, to observe and Project Stormfury record the seeding results. *Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 47, 842. Project Stormfury, the joint Department of Commerce - U.S. Navy hurricane research program, was in full operational order again this season from mid-August to mid-October, ready to attempt to modify these destructive tropical storms. Scientists, aircraft, and flight crews were on 72-hr alert, ready to proceed to years ago the staging base at Roosevelt Roads Naval Station, Puerto Rico, from which seeding missions could be flown over the western Atlantic. Open Discussion of Public Weather Service, Plans for this year called for intensified seeding Particularly in Relation to Defense Program experiments. Eyewall clouds surrounding the storm center were to be bombarded repeatedly with silver In the June issue of the Bulletin of the American iodide over an 8-hr period in an attempt to produce Meteorological Society, page 285, it was announced more pronounced, longer-lasting effects than were that an open http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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As many as 17 aircraft, provided by the Navy, ESSA, and the Air Force, took part in the 1966 years ago Stormfury operations: a Navy Skywarrior to release silver iodide generators, and other planes, flying at levels from 1000 ft to above 60,000 ft, to observe and Project Stormfury record the seeding results. *Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 47, 842. Project Stormfury, the joint Department of Commerce - U.S. Navy hurricane research program, was in full operational order again this season from mid-August to mid-October, ready to attempt to modify these destructive tropical storms. Scientists, aircraft, and flight crews were on 72-hr alert, ready to proceed to years ago the staging base at Roosevelt Roads Naval Station, Puerto Rico, from which seeding missions could be flown over the western Atlantic. Open Discussion of Public Weather Service, Plans for this year called for intensified seeding Particularly in Relation to Defense Program experiments. Eyewall clouds surrounding the storm center were to be bombarded repeatedly with silver In the June issue of the Bulletin of the American iodide over an 8-hr period in an attempt to produce Meteorological Society, page 285, it was announced more pronounced, longer-lasting effects than were that an open

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Published: Oct 1, 1991

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