Accession Number:

ADD002241

Title:

Method of Controlling Weather.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1975-10-28

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The patent concerns a pyrotechnic formulation for use in weather modification comprising a fuel and an oxidizer and a mixture of a metal iodate and an alkali iodate. Upon combustion metal iodide and alkali iodide are generated as mixtures and complexes which show ice nuclei activity at from -5 to -20C. depending on the molar range of metal iodide to alkali iodide.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE