alr4 (version 1.0.5)

cloud: Florida area cumulus experiment, FACE I.

Description

The data summarize the results of the first Florida Area Cumulus Experiment, or FACE-1, designed to study the effectiveness of cloud seeding to increase rainfall in a target area (Woodley, Simpson, Biondini, and Berkley, 1977).

Arguments

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:
A
Action, 1=seed, 0=do not seed
D
Day after June 16, 1975
S
Suitability for seeding
C
percent cloud cover in experimental area, measured using radar in Coral Gables, Florida
P
$10^7 m^3$ prewetness
E
echo motion category, either 1 or 2, a measure for type of cloud
Rain
$10^7 m^3$ in target area

Source

Woodley, W.L., Simpson, J., Biondini, R., and Berkley, J. (1977). Rainfall results 1970-75: Florida area cumulus experiment. Science, 195, 735-742.

References

Weisberg, S. (2014). Applied Linear Regression, 4th edition. Hoboken NJ: Wiley.

Examples

head(cloud)