The Alberta hail project: Update 1975

Authors

  • J. Renick

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Weather Modification Research

Abstract

Hail causes $40 to $50 million, and sometimes twice that amount in crop losses each year in Alberta and up to $I billion loss around the  world. The Alberta Government established the Interim Weather  Modification Board and the Alberta Hail Project in 1973 to hasten  the development of hail suppression technology and test it on a  wide scale in Alberta. The new project is an extensive five-year hail  suppression test incorporating the former Alberta Hail Studies  (ALHAS) research program....

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Technical Notes and Correspondence