Enhancing the Weather: Governance of Weather Modification Activities in Australia.

U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2021-18

Manon Simon, Kerryn Brent, Jan McDonald and Jeffrey McGee ‘Enhancing the Weather: Governance of Weather Modification Activities in Australia’ (2020) 37 EPLJ 698

Posted: 18 Mar 2021 Last revised: 23 Mar 2021

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Manon Simon

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Kerryn Brent

University of Adelaide - Law School

Jeffrey McGee

University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law

Date Written: March 17, 2021

Abstract

Weather modification by cloud seeding refers to technologies intended to manipulate the weather at a local scale. Over the last 70 years, Australia has played a leading role in cloud seeding research and development. Australian states have developed frameworks to promote opportunities and manage risks from cloud seeding.

Keywords: Weather, Weather Modification, Seeding, Cloud Seeding

JEL Classification: K32

Suggested Citation

Simon, Manon and Brent, Kerryn and McGee, Jeffrey, Enhancing the Weather: Governance of Weather Modification Activities in Australia. (March 17, 2021). U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2021-18, Manon Simon, Kerryn Brent, Jan McDonald and Jeffrey McGee ‘Enhancing the Weather: Governance of Weather Modification Activities in Australia’ (2020) 37 EPLJ 698, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3806158

Manon Simon

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Kerryn Brent (Contact Author)

University of Adelaide - Law School ( email )

Ligertwood, floor 5, Room 519, the University of A
Adelaide, SA 5005
Australia

Jeffrey McGee

University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law ( email )

Private Bag 89
Hobart
Tasmania, 7001
Australia

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