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

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    • 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