One Evidence of the Hail Suppression Efficiency Derived from Radar Measurements

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  • Mladjen Ćurić Institute of Meteorology University of Belgrade Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Abstract

In Serbia (Yugoslavia), hail suppression programs have been operated continuously for the past twenty-two years. Important details of how silver iodide stimulates freezing remain largely unknown. Assuming that seeding increases the concentration of the ice particles by a given factor, changes in the radar parameters of clouds can be expected. Two-minute radar parameter changes are considered. The differences between no seed and seed cases are analysed. During the seeding periods of cloud life a more rapid change in clouds parameters is clearly noted.

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