Cloud seeding in UAE

Press/Media: Research


Although cloud seeding programs in the region are at an early phase, experts say, continual research and collaboration can ensure increasing water security in the region.

Period17 Oct 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleCloud seeding in the middle east can combat water shortages can ai enhance it?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletFast Company ME
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionModification of clouds was first discovered in 1946 by American chemist Vincent J. Schaefer, which is now termed cloud seeding.

    In recent years, cloud seeding has exploded in popularity across the Middle East to secure water resources. While the effectiveness and complications of cloud seeding are debatable, UAE and Saudi Arabia have large-scale cloud seeding research programs and have invested millions in cloud seeding efforts.
    Producer/AuthorMadiha Ajaz
    PersonsEddy (Eddie) Graham