Published April 27-29, 2016
Long Beach, California
Radar Evaluation POLarimetric Cloud Analysis and Seeding Test (POLCAST) Field Program in Eastern North Dakota
Paul A. Kucera1 and Darin Langerud2
1Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
2 North Dakota Atmospheric Resource Board, Bismarck, ND
The Polarimetric Cloud Analysis and Seeding Test (POLCAST) has been an ongoing field program with the goal of improving the understanding of the impact of hygroscopic cloudseeding at cloud base on continental convective clouds. The study has focused on sampling convective clouds observed in the eastern region of North Dakota.