NAIWMC--impact on hydrometeorologic measurements

TitleNAIWMC--impact on hydrometeorologic measurements
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1977
AuthorsKeyes, Jr. C. G.
Conference Name45th Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 45th Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1977
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationAlbuquerque, New Mexico
KeywordsWeather modification, Weather modification controls

In January 1975, attendees from twenty-three states, three provinces and Mexico formed the North American Interstate Weather Modification Council. The main purpose of this organization is to achieve and maintain state and local control of weather modification activities while endeavoring to attain a high degree of legislative uniformity and an effective information exhange mechanism.Several states and provinces are aware of the requirement to develop necessary cooperation and communication between states to solve problems of interstate weather modification activities. Other states have defined their awareness of relationships with federal programs dealing with research and funding of future weather modification activities. Estimates are derived as to the impact on hydrometeorological measurements required by winter orographic programs which are supported by the North American Interstate Weather Modification Council. State and Federal legislation that is required to carry out such programs is also discussed.