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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14967–14977, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14967-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14967–14977, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14967-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 11 Dec 2019

Research article | 11 Dec 2019

Evaluation of hygroscopic cloud seeding in liquid-water clouds: a feasibility study

Fei Wang et al.

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Though many laboratory, modeling, and field experimental studies on cloud seeding have been conducted for more than a half-century, assessing the effectiveness of cloud seeding is still very challenging due to the notorious difficulties in gaining convincing scientific evidences. The goals of this study are to evaluate any consequence of aircraft hygroscopic seeding and to develop a feasible method for analyzing the cloud seeding effect for stratocumulus clouds.
Though many laboratory, modeling, and field experimental studies on cloud seeding have been...
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