27 August 2010
A. S. Drofa1, V. N. Ivanov1, D. Rosenfeld 2, and A. G. Shilin 1
1 Institute of Experimental Meteorology, Research and Production Association “Typhoon”, Obninsk, Russia
2 Institute of Earth Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Operational hygroscopic cloud seeding aimed at rain enhancement has been conducted extensively in many countries, including India, USA, Saudi Arabia, China, Thailand and other countries.
The introduction of a great amount of salt particles does not result in “overseeding” at which the concentration of drops increases and instead of their enlargement the drops become smaller.