Ice multiplication in the Sierra Nevada? -- A reply


  • Roger Reinking


Weather Modification Research


Is ice multiplication a prominent factor in orographic precipitation? Shaffera nd Elliott have addressed this question by reanalyzing data from publications by Hobbs and colleagues for  the San Juan Mountains and the Cascades and data from me for  the Sierra Nevada. Shaffer and Elliott were kind to forward an advance copy of their manuscript with a request for comments. The comments here  question the reanalysis and consequent conclusion in their paper  regarding the possibility of ice particle multiplication in the Sierra  Nevada. Hobbs will presumably present his own responset to  criticisms of his studies in the San Juan Mountains and the Cascades.....




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