Cloud seeding publications
The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s Cloud seeding.
Ryan BF, 2000, ‘A bulk parameterization of the ice particle size distribution and optical properties of ice clouds’, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 57: 1436-1451.
Ryan BF, Katzfey JJ, Abbs DJ, Jakob C, Lohmann U, Rockel B, Rotstayn LD, Stewart RE, Szeto KK, Tselioudis G, Yau MK, 2000, ‘Simulations of a cold front by cloud-resolving, limited-area and large-scale models and a model evaluation using in situ and satellite observations’, Monthly Weather Review, 128: 3218-3235.
Ryan BF, 1999, ‘Operational precipitation enhancement as a tool for water management in the new millennium’, Proc. 7th WMO Scientific Conference on Weather Modification, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Supplement, WMP 31, Technical Document WMO/TD 936, III, pp.13-19.
Ryan BF, 1997, ‘Cloud seeding the wind of change for peace’, Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 10: 46-52.
Ryan BF, King WD, 1997, ‘A critical review of the Australian experience in cloud seeding’, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 78: 239-254.
Ryan BF, 1997, ‘Cloud physics research 1949 to 1984 and beyond’, In: Windows on Meteorology: Australian Perspective, CSIRO Publication, Melbourne, Australia, pp.142-161.
Ryan BF, 1996, ‘On the global variation of precipitating layer clouds’, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 77: 53-70.
Ryan BF, Sadler BS, 1995, ‘Guidelines for the utilisation of cloud seeding as a tool for water management in Australia’, Agricultural and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand, Department of Primary Industries and Energy, Canberra, Australia,Sub-Committee on Water Resources Occasional Paper No 2: 28pp.
Ryan BF, 1995, ‘A critical review of the Australian experience in cloud seeding’, Proc. Precipitation Enhancement Workshop, Terrigal, Australia, Water Resources Group in support of the Middle East Peace Process, 67pp.