• Andrei Sinkevich (Chief of Department of Cloud Physics and Cluod Seeding, A.I.Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory, Petersburg, Russia) ;
  • Kim, Jeong-yun (Staff, Meteorological Research Institute(METRI)/Korea Meteorolgical Administration) ;
  • Song, Byung-hyun (Staff, Meteorological Research Institute(METRI)/Korea Meteorolgical Administration) ;
  • Suh, Ae-sook (Staff, Meteorological Research Institute(METRI)/Korea Meteorolgical Administration)
  • 발행 : 2002.01.01


Cloud seeding has not been used now to regulate water supplies in Korea and this results in losses to economy. The fastest experiments on precipitation enhancement in the world show that there are real possibilities to increase precipitation by 10-20%. Investigations of economic losses due to the lack of routine cloud seeding experiments in Korea have shown that they exceed about 100 million US dollars In 1999. Recommendations on cloud seeding activities including works on precipitation augmentation and prevention of heavy rains are presented. Spatial and temporal necessity to carry out this or that work is discussed.



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