Weather Control Patents (Class 239/14.1)
  • Patent number: 9883638
    Abstract: The field of this invention is tornado disaster. This invention proposes a method of weakening tornado, the contents are as follows: A. provide Provide plenty of non-fixed turbolators, called free turbolators; B. Provide plenty of turbolators fixed on free ropes, called free turbolator strings; C. Provide plenty of turbolators fixed on ropes installed on storage boxes at lease in one spot, called swinging turbolator strings; D. Install free turbolators, free turbolator strings and swinging turbolator strings, in order to reduce energy of tornado cyclone. On the other hand, this invention also proposes a device for weakening tornado based on the above method, the contents are as follows: there are free turbolators, free turbolator strings and swinging turbolator strings which are installed in proper areas. This invention is for reducing tornado energy, and even interrupting tornado.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Inventor: Liping Jiang
  • Patent number: 9526216
    Abstract: A system for facilitating cloud formation and cloud precipitation includes a controller and a beam emitter that is responsive to the controller. The beam emitter is configured to emit a beam to form charged particles within an atmospheric zone containing water vapor. The charged particles enhance the formation of cloud condensation nuclei such that water vapor condenses on the cloud condensation nuclei forming cloud droplets. The system further includes a sensor configured to detect a cloud status and output a signal corresponding to the cloud status to the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Caldeira, Alistair K. Chan, Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9491912
    Abstract: The present invention relates to hail warning and prevention. An automated method of wide-ranging anti-hail protection including reception of sky proper radiothermal emission in M sites, its comparison with corresponding thresholds, generation command signals to detonate combustible gas and to direct shock waves upwardly to the sky, generation and transmission alert signals, reception of transmitted alert signals in each M sites, comparison with proper code-signals of that site and setting alert operational mode of sonic generator. An automated network of anti-hail protection including M hail preventing sonic set in M sites of anti-hail protection area any of which comprises an antenna, a radiometric receiver, a controlled compensation device, a controlled multi-channel threshold system, a warner a transmitter, a receiver, a code-signal comparison device, a first controlling switcher, a controlled single-channel thresholder and a second controlling switcher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Inventor: Artashes Arakelyan
  • Patent number: 9452234
    Abstract: The disclosure herein concerns an atomizing diffusion device including at least two packages with liquid in fluid communication with the atomizing diffusion device, a liquid level sensor that determines the liquid level in the package, and a processor, operatively coupled to the liquid level sensor, for generating a signal indicative of the liquid level and a control instruction for a switch based on the signal, wherein the switch, operatively coupled to the processor, receives the control instruction from the processor, and wherein the control instruction causes the diffusion device to switch from utilizing one package in the diffusion device to utilizing a different package in the diffusion device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Inventors: Thomas A. Conroy, Todd H. Becker, Thomas G. Siegel
  • Publication number: 20150090805
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for destabilizing and reducing the strength and even destroying tornadoes are disclosed. Rather than over-powering a tornado, tornado vulnerabilities in stability maintenance are identified and turned against the tornado. Embodiments include attacking tornado vulnerabilities chemically without the use of explosives. Selected chemicals are introduced into a tornado adjacent to the wall of the funnel, advantageously above the height of entrained debris, to reduce the transmission of local angular velocity of the funnel toward the earth and to attack the local generation of energy from the tornado's air/water mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventor: Allen M. BISSELL
  • Patent number: 8939381
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fog removal system which can blow dry air onto roads, airport runways, harbors, or into coastal areas in which fog regularly occurs to reduce the relative humidity of atmospheric air down from about 100%, to thereby remove the fog. Particularly, in the fog removal system, a heating unit and a blowing unit may be connected to areas such as roads, airport runways, harbors, or coastal areas in which fog regularly occurs, to blow dry air generated in the heating unit over a long range using a strong blowing pressure from the blowing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Korea Maintenance Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Seong Choi, Jong Seob Song, Jun Cheol Choi, Sung Min Kang
  • Publication number: 20140353396
    Abstract: The present invention relates to hail warning and prevention. An automated method of wide-ranging anti-hail protection including reception of sky proper radiothermal emission in M sites, its comparison with corresponding thresholds, generation command signals to detonate combustible gas and to direct shock waves upwardly to the sky, generation and transmission alert signals, reception of transmitted alert signals in each M sites, comparison with proper code-signals of that site and setting alert operational mode of sonic generator. An automated network of anti-hail protection including M hail preventing sonic set in M sites of anti-hail protection area any of which comprises an antenna, a radiometric receiver, a controlled compensation device, a controlled multi-channel threshold system, a warner a transmitter, a receiver, a code-signal comparison device, a first controlling switcher, a controlled single-channel thresholder and a second controlling switcher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventor: Artashes Arakelyan
  • Patent number: 8899495
    Abstract: A mist generating system includes an input pipeline, an iced water tank, a heat exchanger, a nebulizing pump, an output pipeline, a pressure regulating set and a pressure releasing set communicating with each other via a plurality of pipes. The iced water tank is connected between the input pipeline and the nebulizing pump. The iced water tank is connected to the heat exchanger. One end of the output pipeline is connected to the nebulizing pump. Another end of the output pipeline is connected to the pressure regulating set. The pressure regulating set is connected to the iced water tank. One end of the pressure releasing set connected between the nebulizing pump and the output pipeline. Another end of the pressure releasing set connected to the iced water tank. When the mist generating system is turned on, a volume of water is ejected toward the outside in a mist form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Inventor: Meng-Yao Chuang
  • Publication number: 20140224894
    Abstract: This invention describes a system whose operation can change the track and intensity of atmospheric storms. The invention uses arrays of wind turbines which are being built for power generation. Using existing atmospheric and storm tracking models, calculations of a storm track may be determined to establish a baseline track calculation. The storm track may then be calculated for a number of permutations where various groups or individual wind turbines are curtailed (e.g., feathered). The optimal storm track may be determined based on damage estimate calculations. Signals may be sent to individual or groups of wind turbines to curtail the turbines to alter the track of the tropical storm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: The United States Government, as represented by the Secrelary of Commerce
    Inventor: The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of Commerce
  • Publication number: 20140208641
    Abstract: Provided is an upper air inflow-type apparatus for dissipating cold air, the apparatus including: an air inflow fan; an air guiding tube arranged at a lower portion of the air inflow fan; and a descending current divergence zone arranged at a lower portion of the air guiding tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: KOREA METEOROLOGICAL ADMINISTRATION
    Inventors: Seon Yong Lee, Kyu Rang Kim, Bu Won Yi, Ji Min Chun, Young Jean Choi
  • Publication number: 20140145002
    Abstract: A system for facilitating cloud formation and cloud precipitation includes a controller and a beam emitter that is responsive to the controller. The beam emitter is configured to emit a beam to form charged particles within an atmospheric zone containing water vapor. The charged particles enhance the formation of cloud condensation nuclei such that water vapor condenses on the cloud condensation nuclei forming cloud droplets. The system further includes a sensor configured to detect a cloud status and output a signal corresponding to the cloud status to the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2012
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Caldeira, Alistair K. Chan, Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Nathan P. Myhrovld, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR.
  • Publication number: 20140131471
    Abstract: A method for modifying the weather by channeling dry air masses over large bodies of water by means of an artificial barrier built at an acute angle as to the incoming dry air mass that comprises a low air resistance belt to channel air movement and a high resistance belt to deflect incoming dry air into the low air resistance belt that terminates at a large body of water. Once over a large body of water the dry air mass will readily collect moisture released by the large body of water by evaporation and then be taken by prevailing trade winds over land where the moisture will be deposited in the form of rain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Inventor: Douglas McArthur Hatch
  • Patent number: 8685254
    Abstract: A method is generally described which includes environmental alteration. The method includes determining a placement of at least one vessel capable of moving water to lower depths in the water via wave induced downwelling. The method also includes placing the at least one vessel in the determined placement. Further, the method includes generating movement of the water adjacent the surface of the water in response to the placing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Bowers, Kenneth G. Caldeira, Alistair K. Chan, William H. Gates, III, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Jordin T. Kare, John Latham, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Stephen H. Salter, Clarence T. Tegreene, Willard H. Wattenburg, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8679331
    Abstract: A structure described generally for altering one or more properties within a body of water includes a vessel configured to hold water. The vessel may have at least one wall. The at least one wall extends at least above a mean surface water level. At least one conduit extends downward from the holding vessel. The at least one conduit has a length that extends below the surface of the water. A propulsion system may be coupled to at least one of the vessel or the conduit and may be configured to provide forces to the vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Bowers, Kenneth G. Caldeira, Alistair K. Chan, William H. Gates, III, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Jordin T. Kare, John Latham, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Stephen H. Salter, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20140048613
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and system for accelerated dissipation of a tropical cyclone and/or a hurricane specifically as it makes a landfall in order that its strength and access to further geography are significantly reduced in an irreversible manner. A storage tank and pipeline-based system for forcefully dispensing large amounts of cool dry air into the landfalling cyclone and/or hurricane system is the key embodiment proposed herein by which large scale dilution of the cyclone/hurricane fuel (vapor) is achieved. Other embodiments suggest augmenting this system with dry air drawn from adjoining arid or desert territories, and introduction of seeding materials or cloud condensation nuclei.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2013
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Inventor: DHANANJAY MARDHEKAR
  • Publication number: 20130306267
    Abstract: The proposed advanced multi-level protective system comprises two types of barriers, harmoniously complementing to each other: a portable barrier for the protection of individual houses at the height of the floods up to 0.8-0.9 meters, and more powerful protective quick-installable barriers, suitable for mechanized installation and resistant to higher water flows up to 1.2-2 meters. The proposed advanced protective system comprises a number of additional means capable of weakening against dangerous natural processes that give rise strong water flows, and these means can weaken these flows and increase the efficiency of proposed protective barriers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2012
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Inventors: Boris Feldman, Michael Feldman
  • Publication number: 20130299603
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fog removal system which can blow dry air onto roads, airport runways, harbors, or into coastal areas in which fog regularly occurs to reduce the relative humidity of atmospheric air down from about 100%, to thereby remove the fog. Particularly, in the fog removal system, a heating unit and a blowing unit may be connected to areas such as roads, airport runways, harbors, or coastal areas in which fog regularly occurs, to blow dry air generated in the heating unit over a long range using a strong blowing pressure from the blowing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicants: KM INDUSTRIES CO LTD, KOREA MAINTENANCE CO LTD
    Inventors: Jun Seong Choi, Jong Seob Song, Jun Cheol Choi, Sung Min Kang
  • Patent number: 8439278
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing a mass of water vapor includes a water film maker and a device which prevents the water film maker from drifting. The water film maker floats on a surface of a water source and absorbs water of the water source by virtue of a capillary mechanism or a moisture-holding ability to make a thin water film on a surface of the water film maker. The thin water film is exposed to sunlight. The water film maker comprises a first hollow body capable of being filled with air, and a sheet having said capillary mechanism or having said moisture-holding ability, said sheet covering said first hollow body. Water in the thin water film is vaporized by sunlight energy to thereby produce a mass of water vapor in the sky.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Inventor: Hideyo Murakami
  • Publication number: 20130043322
    Abstract: A procedure for moderating the intensity of a hurricane in regions of the seas that are host to the oil and gas industries is described, using the Gulf of Mexico as an example of such a region, and snow-making machines as the instruments for carrying out the procedure. These machines are carried on moving platforms that follow the hurricane and on fixed platforms that are located in the path of the hurricane. In the described procedure snow-making machines are installed on fixed platforms throughout the region, and only those machines that are in the path of an approaching hurricane are turned on, while the snow-making machines on the moving platform(s) are operating continually.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2012
    Publication date: February 21, 2013
    Inventor: Alfred Rosen
  • Publication number: 20130015260
    Abstract: This patent describes a scientific explanation for what causes lightning and thunder and how to replicate it using high-frequency soundwaves such as radar and microwaves. The uses for this are mainly in military weaponry and weather modification. This is a very high energy weapon, and is capable of great damage if not used properly. Uses of this invention include: Missile defense, aiming at a nuclear missile to disable all electrical and electronic systems with electromagnetic pulse (lightning) and break the missile apart with the concurrent acoustic shockwave (thunder). Other uses include installing the devices in airplanes, helicopters and tanks to fire lightning and thunder upon whatever it is aimed at: air-air combat, air to ground combat, ground to air combat, tank to ground combat. This technology could obsolete guns and fired projectiles if widespread military utilization is made. The system can be used to either start or diffuse a hurricane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2004
    Publication date: January 17, 2013
    Inventor: David Joseph Schulte
  • Patent number: 8348175
    Abstract: There is provided an apparatus for preventing and removing fog at an airport runway. The apparatus includes: a water tank 10 buried in a ground around a runway; a water tank temperature sensor 20 for sensing a water temperature in the water tank; a heater 30 provided inside the water tank, for heating water contained in the water tank; a cooling device 40 provided inside the water tank, for cooling water contained in the water tank; the sprinklers 50 installed at opposite sides along the runway and over the ground around the runway, and supplied with the water from the water tank to spray water towards the atmosphere over and around the runway; and a controller 60 controlling, on the basis of the water temperature of the water tank measured using the temperature sensor, operation of the sprinklers, the heater, and the cooling device, according to an externally inputted operational signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Inventor: Choon San Kim
  • Publication number: 20120305664
    Abstract: An Advanced Processor magma, mantle function and magnetic field lines couple mantle-coupled groundwater, polar caps and glaciers, less couple oceans with continental waters, partly decouple atmospheric fluids and least couple ionosphere ions and electrons mass, in magnetosphere bound compositions mass of light fluids quanta; light fluids magnetosphere perfect boundaries mass and energy highest conserving (MEHC) quintessential core natural disposition (QCNDMEHC) yields boundaries complete compliments, stressed by volume changes energy of distortion; bound mass fluid compositions force stratifications, gradations, and forbidden mechanisms, to distort, deform and distend dispositions of perfect boundaries complete complements and force Jean's fountains, forbidden mechanisms plasma outflows; innovations, inventions, principles, methodologies, Ions and Isotopes (FEIIPMII), genus Fluid Elements and the Advanced Processor, by quantum energy spawn perfect boundaries and sui generis boundaries, in high technologies al
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2012
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Inventor: Svetozar B. Petrovich
  • Publication number: 20120298654
    Abstract: A method for reducing the destructive force of a hurricane includes and/or consists of the steps of providing a pair of magnetrons, each of which produces a frequency of 2,450 mghz at 1,000 to 3,000 watts and deploying the magnetron in space over a coastal area. The method also includes the step of producing a source of electrical energy such as solar cells that produces between 1,000 and 3,000 watts for powering the magnetrons and deploying the source of energy in orbit in the proximity of the magnetron. Finally, the method includes the step of producing a frequency of 2,450 mghz and directing or focusing the frequency on the air surrounding the eye of a hurricane as the hurricane approaches a coastal area and at an upper level of the hurricane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventor: Qasem Al-Qaffas
  • Publication number: 20120241554
    Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus for transporting and dispersing solid particles into the earth's stratosphere, comprising a conduit connecting a substantially ground level location to an elevated location, a particle transport means, and a deagglomeration means coupled with a dispersal means, wherein the deagglomeration means and dispersal means are located at an elevated location, and to a method of transporting particles of high refractive index into the stratosphere as well as to an aircraft and to a cloud thus formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: Davidson Technology Limited
    Inventors: Peter Davidson, Hugh Edmund Murray Hunt, Christopher John Burgoyne
  • Publication number: 20120175427
    Abstract: A method and system for protection against natural temperature-dependent dangerous phenomena connected with huge streams mainly water, mud, locust. The method allows weakening these streams and allows protecting against these dangers at least at of the first two stages of development of said phenomena: forming these masses and their moving, as far as possible. The method allows protecting ecology and increasing CO2 absorption. The system allows also transporting the electrical energy that is received from solar radiation with help of solar cells flying in stratosphere to ground-based reception stations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Inventors: Boris Feldman, Alexander Feldman, Michael Feldman
  • Patent number: 8148840
    Abstract: An engine for reducing the temperature at the surface of a body of water during a storm includes at least one floatation member for supporting the engine, an elongate tube mounted on the floatation member configured to receive a stream of air therethrough, the elongate tube having first and second ends, a constricted center section therebetween and means for distributing water into the tube adjacent the constricted center section, a wind turbine having at least one rotor, a differential and a shaft connecting the rotor to the differential, a pump operatively connected to the wind turbine and extending into the body of water to a depth where the temperature of the water is less the water temperature at the surface and wherein water from beneath the surface of the body of water is pumped into the manifold and distributed into the elongate tube to cool the stream of air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Inventor: Randall Gradle
  • Publication number: 20120056006
    Abstract: David Bendah's invention is a method of cooling or lowering the temperature of any matter and making other changes to matter with the use of written microscopic words or seeing-eye legible written words that are distributed on paper, dust or sand granules to various organizations or entities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2011
    Publication date: March 8, 2012
    Inventor: David Bendah
  • Publication number: 20120024972
    Abstract: Apparatus for reducing intensity of a cyclone over water. The apparatus includes a body having buoyancy sufficient to float in a fluid and a conduit extending from the body into water to an inlet at a depth where the water has a temperature of at least forty degrees Fahrenheit below that of water at the surface. The apparatus includes a pump in fluid communication with the conduit for drawing water from the depth and a sprayer operatively connected to the pump for spraying droplets of water drawn from the depth into air above the water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2010
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Inventor: Jack Jerome Ellis
  • Publication number: 20120006908
    Abstract: The present invention concerns itself with systems and methods for the dissipation of hurricanes and/or tropical storms through the use of wind turbine pumps. These pumps, which are driven by the storm's own winds, draw cold deeper water from below the storm and spray it high into the air. This cold spray absorbs the heat energy from the air thus removing the driving force (the heat energy) from the hurricane. The spray also acts as a brake on wind speed. Hence, by using a series of these wind turbine pumps acting in cohesion, dissipation of hurricanes and/or tropical storms may be achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2010
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Inventor: St.Jean Orridge
  • Publication number: 20110290900
    Abstract: An advanced Processor coupled the Earth's magma and mantle with magnetic field functions couples mantle quanta masses vital groundwater, polar caps and glaciers, less couples continental waters and oceans, partially decouples atmosphere and least coupled the ionosphere mass and its electrons; crusted mantle boundaries constrain most of heat and electrical energy outflows which slow the Earth's cooling rate and gaseous mass boundaries distending that weaken said magnetic field functions; mass energy highest conserving (MEHC) with Fluid Elements quintessential core natural disposition (QCNDMEHC) functions crucial processes configures complete compliments sealed boundaries longevity energy of distortion and volume changes which permit stratifications gradations forbidden mechanism processes forced plasma fountains outflows; optimally diatomic atmosphere compositions MEHC genres constitute Fluid Elements, Isotopes, and Ions principles, methodologies, innovations, and inventions (FEIIPMII), disclosed sciences appl
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2011
    Publication date: December 1, 2011
    Inventor: Svetozar B. Petrovich
  • Publication number: 20110290899
    Abstract: Four generic claims, physics, chemistry, thermodynamics and forbidden mechanisms laws merge. Quintessential, core, natural, buried GC aqueducts perimeters heat energy transfer up to insulated globose crown with or without irrigation for mass energy highest conserving combats fluxing ocean levels ‘global warming’ effects, the Earth's surface cooling. Near vacuum, least density globose masses light pushed to infinity, globose-conduits (GC) Sets approach the speeds of light. The GC aqueducts cycle heat energy of subatomic submicroscopic to cosmos mass energy systems, for electro-thermodynamics, electromagnetics perimeters bound universe having buoyancy/density, evaporation, and suction forcing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2008
    Publication date: December 1, 2011
    Inventor: Svetozar B. Petrovich
  • Publication number: 20110284690
    Abstract: An aircraft carrying oxygen, gases, and/or fluid advancement tanks is flown to heights greater than ground level and released out to the atmosphere, or gathered in tanks contained in the fuselage. The system is regulated by the atmospheric height or by an attendant such as the pilot or automation on the aircraft. The device includes a supply of oxygen, gases, and/or fluid advancements tanks, release or capture device, hoses, hose regulators and a relay switch. The idea here is to equip all aircraft with this utility system of oxygen, gases, and/or fluid advancement tank capabilities. As each aircraft flies to its intended destination, it helps the environment by feeding oxygen, gases, and/or fluid advancements into the atmosphere to promote cleaner, clearer, better-used atmospheric layers and maintained surface viabilities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2011
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Inventor: Alexander M. Puckett
  • Publication number: 20110284649
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for the mitigation of rotating wind storms. A preferred embodiment creates a rising column of warm air through the use of a heater combined with a fan or compressor. The rising column of warm air is created directly in the path of a naturally occurring rotating wind storm to help alleviate an atmospheric imbalance and to cool the surface of the Earth and the surrounding air which effectively robs the oncoming naturally occurring rotating wind storm of the warm air it needs to build strength. As a result, there is less energy available to facilitate the growth and destructive ability of the natural rotating wind storm where the Earth was cooled by the man-made column of warm air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2011
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Inventor: Horace Randolph Crawford
  • Publication number: 20110253799
    Abstract: There is provided an apparatus for preventing and removing fog at an airport runway. The apparatus includes: a water tank 10 buried in a ground around a runway; a water tank temperature sensor 20 for sensing a water temperature in the water tank; a heater 30 provided inside the water tank, for heating water contained in the water tank; a cooling device 40 provided inside the water tank, for cooling water contained in the water tank; the sprinklers 50 installed at opposite sides along the runway and over the ground around the runway, and supplied with the water from the water tank to spray water towards the atmosphere over and around the runway; and a controller 60 controlling, on the basis of the water temperature of the water tank measured using the temperature sensor, operation of the sprinklers, the heater, and the cooling device, according to an externally inputted operational signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2010
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Inventor: Choon San Kim
  • Publication number: 20110240755
    Abstract: An advanced Processor couples magma and mantle magnetic field functions, couples mantle quanta masses vital groundwater, polar caps and glaciers, and less couples continental waters and oceans, partially decoupling atmosphere, and least coupling the ionosphere and its transiting ions and electrons; said mantle solidified boundaries contain most of Earth internal heat and electrical energy transfers, lessening gaseous fluids boundary distending and Earth's cooling weakening of magnetic field; Fluid Elements mass energy highest conserving (MEHC), and quintessential core natural disposition (QCNDMEHC) functions crucial processes, configure complete compliments sealed boundaries longevity, forms least energy of distortion volume changes, with stratifications gradations and no forbidden mechanisms plasma fountains; fluids composition, optimal diatomic atmosphere, and mass energy MEHC genres embody God's forms which include Fluid Elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Inventor: Svetozar B. Petrovich
  • Publication number: 20110204159
    Abstract: Space-based power system and method of altering weather using space-born energy. The space-based power system maintains proper positioning and alignment of system components without using connecting structures. Power system elements are launched into orbit, and the free-floating power system elements are maintained in proper relative alignment, e.g., position, orientation, and shape, using a control system. Energy from the space-based power system is applied to a weather element, such as a hurricane, and alters the weather element to weaken or dissipate the weather element. The weather element can be altered by changing a temperature of a section of a weather element, such as the eye of a hurricane, changing airflows, or changing a path of the weather element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2010
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: SOLAREN CORPORATION
    Inventors: James E. Rogers, Gary T. Spirnak
  • Publication number: 20110198407
    Abstract: This invention is about an efficient, but simple method and apparatus designed to break-up/annihilate disastrous natural phenomena, like typhoons, tornadoes, cyclones or hurricanes in the forming and deployment stages, on ground or on sea, by using a controlled implosion principle, which absorbs forced and fast air and water as displaced by typhoons, tornadoes, cyclones or hurricanes; the method and apparatus can be employed on sea, on ground or in the air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2010
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Inventors: Gheorghe T. Pop, Ioan Carcea, Octavian Ciobanu, Monica Rostami
  • Publication number: 20110174892
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus for weather modification. The apparatus comprises an emitter electrode, means for providing the emitter electrode with an electric charge, electrically coupled to the emitter electrode, an insulating support for supporting the emitter electrode at a predetermined height, and means for earthing the apparatus. The emitter electrode comprises a Malter film. According to another aspect of the present invention an apparatus for weather modification is provided, which comprises a lighter-than-air craft suitable for carrying an emitter electrode, means for providing the emitter electrode with an electric charge, electrically coupled to the emitter electrode, and means for earthing the apparatus. According to still a further aspect of the present invention, a method of increasing the amount of precipitation in a target region is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2009
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Applicant: METEO SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL AG
    Inventors: Helmut Fluhrer, Elena Davydova, Yuri Saveliev
  • Patent number: 7965488
    Abstract: An antenna is disclosed to efficiently ionize the atmosphere for the purpose of reducing the aerosol counts, and therefore the number of poluted particles in suspension in the atmosphere, by deposition to ground. The antenna includes peripheral nodes and a central node. Each of the peripheral nodes is connected to adjacent peripheral nodes through peripheral spokes. The peripheral nodes are also connected to the central node through radial spokes. Electric power is applied to the peripheral spokes and the radial spokes causing the antenna to charge the atmosphere through the emission of ions. The antenna minimizes an attenuation factor that reduces ionization efficiency and reduces the land requirements for its installation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Ionogenies Corp.
    Inventor: Phillip Kaufman
  • Publication number: 20110123314
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for reducing the temperature of ocean surface waters through one of two pumping methods to pump water between warm surface layers and cold subsurface layers of the ocean. The apparatus includes a seabed anchor, a helical screw rotatably connected to the seabed anchor, a flotation device connected to the helical screw to lift a top portion of the helical screw into a proximal position of a top surface water layer of an ocean, and a motor coupled to the helical screw to rotate the helical screw.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2009
    Publication date: May 26, 2011
    Inventor: Tyson York Winarski
  • Publication number: 20110101124
    Abstract: A system for hurricane abatement which cools air above a water body surface of a water body which includes a large number of relatively small pumps dispersed over a wide area of a water body. The pumps are shaped and dimensioned for pumping water from a depth of the water body into air above the water body surface thereby cooling the air above the water body surface. The pumps are deployed in lots of approximately 1 pump per square mile (2.59 square kilometers) over a 100 miles squared (25900 square kilometers) area ahead of a projected path of a hurricane. The method includes the steps of determining requirements necessary to properly abate a hurricane, pumping water from depths of a water body into an area directly above a water body surface of the water body and along the projected path of the hurricane, thereby cooling the air along the path of the projected path of the hurricane, and diminishing power of the hurricane as it passes through the cooled air above the water body surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2010
    Publication date: May 5, 2011
    Inventor: David A. Roberts
  • Publication number: 20110079655
    Abstract: A method for producing elongated, rotating, dynamically controllable, cyclostrophically balanced, fluid virtual siphon columns, wherein: the term fluids covers any media capable of flow, including particulates; the fluid/s can be a single medium or a mixture of materials capable of flow; the fluid/s entrain such flow in themselves and/or other fluid/s preferably by means of initialising near axially-fed outwardly spinning, centrifugal, upward motion with coherent convection, thus creating largely self-sustaining, rising updraft, rotational, cyclostrophically balanced fluid virtual siphon columns of considerable length. Such columns can be made visible by means of condensed water, bubbles, smoke or particulate matter and may be illuminated for greater visual effect. Other uses for employing such controllable upwardly flowing fluid columns are explored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2009
    Publication date: April 7, 2011
    Inventor: John McNulty
  • Publication number: 20110049257
    Abstract: The invention concerns environmentally compatible methods and apparatuses for local modification of atmosphere, and in particular, for causing precipitation, dissipating fogs and/or clouds, removing air-pollutants in a target area. SUBSTANCE: the method involves applying air ionizers (1a, 1b, 1c) to generate ion flows into atmosphere to form convective flows and/or spatial charges. To control characteristics of the ion flow, it is proposed to use one or multiple air ionizers (1a, 1b, 1c) provided with variable-inclination electrode working cells. EFFECT: wide application of an air ionizer (1) with variable layout (inclination angle) of the electrodes in weather condition modification over a target area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2009
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Inventors: Sergey Bologurov, Roman Rodkin
  • Publication number: 20110011945
    Abstract: A system for removing carbon dioxide from an atmosphere to reduce global warming including an air extraction system that collects carbon dioxide from the atmosphere through a medium and removes carbon dioxide from the medium; a sequestration system that isolates the removed carbon dioxide to a location for at least one of storage and generation of a renewable carbon fuel; and one or more power supplying units that supply heat to the air extraction system to remove the carbon dioxide from the medium, at least one of the one or more power supplying units being a fossil fuel plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2010
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Inventors: Peter Eisenberger, Graciela Chichilnisky
  • Publication number: 20100308124
    Abstract: The apparatus for producing a mass of vapor water includes a water film maker floating on a surface of a water source, the water film maker 1 absorbing water of the water source by virtue of capillary mechanism or moisture-holding ability to make a thin water film on the surface, the thin water film being to be exposed to sunlight, and a device for preventing a plurality of the water film makers arranged on the surface, from drifting. Moisture absorbed in the thin water film is vaporized by sunlight energy to thereby produce a mass of water vapor in the sky. The mass of water vapor is heated by an apparatus for heating atmospheric air, including a plurality of heaters each having a colored surface, to thereby cause the mass of water vapor to climb with the result of artificial stimulation of rain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Inventor: Hideyo Murakami
  • Patent number: 7832657
    Abstract: By efficiently lowering a water temperature of a sea surface to thereby suppress an evaporation of a water vapor from the sea surface by lowering the water temperature of the sea surface, a generation of an atmospheric depression is prevented or its strength is weakened. Further, by suppressing a rise of the sea surface temperature, a generation of a red tide or a blue tide is prevented or reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2010
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Isekogyo
    Inventor: Koichi Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20100282860
    Abstract: This invention provides systems, materials, and methods of environmental modification with climate control materials. Climate control materials may have different properties such as optical properties, wettability, porosity, buoyancy, thermal conductivity, imperviousness, strength/breaking, source of materials, and biodegradability, that may assist with local environmental modification. Climate control materials may also incorporate different designs that may allow them to advantageously affect the local albedo and evaporation rate and thereby modify the local environment. Effects of such climate control materials may be reversible and may minimize ecological harm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2008
    Publication date: November 11, 2010
    Inventor: Leslie A. Field
  • Publication number: 20100270389
    Abstract: The method of gradual weakening of moving hurricane which prevents to gain in maximum energy and some means useful at protection against hurricanes and global warming weakening are offered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2009
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Inventor: Boris Feldman
  • Patent number: 7810420
    Abstract: The method of interrupting a tornado comprises the step of locating an area of ongoing tornadic activity. Ultra-cold substance is then released at low altitudes in the area of ongoing tornadic activity. In preferred embodiments, the ultra-cold substance is delivered to the area of ongoing tornadic activity by an airplane. The ultra-cold substance is preferably liquid nitrogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2010
    Inventor: Alexandr Konstantinovskiy
  • Publication number: 20100252647
    Abstract: The present invention proposes a permanent and prosperous solution to both human global warming (˜0.26 to 0.74° F.) as well as natural global warming (˜7 to 9° F.). It simultan-eously employs all three of the physical laws to thermostatically regulate Earth: Macro solar energy reflection; sequestration of absorbed solar energy; and, enhanced infrared radiation from Earth. Temporal and spatial macro aerosol water evaporation is employed to triple-cool Earth's surface, by way of: 1. Low-altitude atmospheric and oceanic vapor-cooling and/or macro storage of artificial snow; 2. Automatic ascension of lightweight water vapors to high-altitudes for enhanced water-phase-change infrared radiation from Earth, and; 3. Increased cloud coverage to reflect more incoming solar energy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2009
    Publication date: October 7, 2010
    Inventor: Ronald S. Ace