Takeuchi, Don 1973-09-13

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Don Takeuchi, meteorologist for Meteorology Research Inc., discusses the theory, operation and evaluation of cloud seeding. He makes reference to the warm-cloud San Angelo project sponsored by the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1970-72.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Don Takeuchi

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: September 13, 1973

Location: Snyder, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Educational background cited, Warm cloud precipitation theory explained, Discussion of cloud types, Warm-cloud and super-cooled cloud seeding contrasted, Use of urrea, salt as seeding materials mentioned, Operational cloud seeding examined, Nature of San Angelo project given, Meteorological theory related to cloud seeding, South Dakota experiments cited, Meteorological disciplines discussed, Attitudes of Bureau of Reclamation given, Seeding evaluation examined.

Tape 1, Side 2: Federal-state conflict and ecological considerations mentioned, Federal-state reporting cited.

Range Dates: 1970-1973

Bulk Dates: 1970-1972

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