23rd Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification

Abstract Information

Abstracts are due by 3 August 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT

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Abstract Fee and Author Instructions

The 23rd Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification.

Call for Papers

Papers for the 23rd Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification are solicited on the following:

  • Commercial Applications of Weather Modification
  • Evaluations of Weather Modification
  • Natural Cloud Microphysics and Dynamics that are Fundamental to Cloud Seeding
  • New Technologies, Instrumentation, or Materials for Cloud Seeding
  • Regional to Global Impacts of Large-Scale Cloud Seeding and Cloud Brightening
  • Social, Legal, Political, and Economic Impacts of Planned Weather Modification
  • Stratospheric Aerosol Climate Intervention and Natural Analogues
  • Studies of Convective Cloud Seeding
  • Studies of Winter Orographic Cloud Seeding
  • Targeting of Weather Modification Efforts Commercially and Scientifically
  • Use of Radar to Investigate Human Impacts on Cloud Evolution and Characteristics
  • Use of Radar to Investigate Human Impacts on Cloud Evolution and Characteristics
  • Weather Modification in the Popular Media

Joint Sessions

  • Changes in Cloud and Precipitation Related to Anthropegenic Aerosol (Joint between the 23rd Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification and the 14th Symposium on Aerosol - Cloud - Climate Interactions)

Student Award Opportunities

The 23rd Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification Committee will host a student paper competition with award certificates and cash prizes for exemplary undergraduate and graduate student poster and oral presentations. Students must be the first author and presenting their own, original work. Students who wish to be considered for this prize must indicate their eligibility when submitting their abstract.

Conference Contacts

For additional information, please contact the program chairs: Jeff French (jfrench@uwyo.edu) and Greg McFarquhar (mcfarq@ou.edu).