Studies on Numerical Modeling and Modification of Cyclone Scale Precipitation.
Final rept. 21 Apr 71-31 Aug 72,
COLORADO STATE UNIV FORT COLLINS DEPT OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE
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The primary purpose of this project is to successfully predict precipitation patterns over a synoptic scale region, and using the model which performed the prediction, to introduce the properties of cloud seeding in a parametric way and thus predict the possible alterations to precipitation and its effect on the consequent flow field. Efforts described here have produced a model which will hopefully produce satisfactory precipitation. The model includes a new convective parameterization scheme, careful incorporation of latent heat, consideration of computational methodology concurrently, initial conditions have been prepared both from real atmospheric data and a theoretical test case. Author