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What is Bioprecipitation?

David Sands from Montana State University conceptualized the idea of bacteria making rain. While were are familiar with the idea of precipitation, how true is his theory on bioprecipitation?  In Meteorology, bioprecipitation refers to the nucleation of ice by bacteria in clouds. This process then results in snow or rainfall. Apparently, the sky isn’t a …

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Dubai creates artificial rain regularly using cloud seeding, as natural rain is very rare. People are informed about the rains a day in advance.

Over 200 cloud seeding missions conducted in UAE from January to June this year Abu Dhabi: A total of 219 cloud seeding operations across the UAE were conducted in the first six months of the year to enhance the country’s water supply, the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) revealed on Monday. From January to June, …

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