The rise and fall of the South Dakota weather modification program

John Donnan, Jackson Pellett, Richard Leblang, Leo Ritter


There has been much interest in weather modification in South  Dakota since the late 1940’s. In 1971 the state legislature initiated  an active statewide operational cloud seeding program for the  purpose of providing a net economic benefit to the state. The 1976  legislature failed to appropriate funds to continue state support of the program.....


Weather Modification Operations

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