The BBC has a very insightful interview with Joe Golden on hurricane modification (Project Storm Fury). Information about Joe’s biography can be viewed here. The interview with Joe highlights aspects of this project (including that the Russians were also seeding hurricanes). The abstract of the interview is
Fifty years ago the USA launched an ambitious attempt to control the weather. Its aim was to change the course of hurricanes away from populated areas. Hear from Joe Golden, who worked on Storm Fury.
The interview is at
This project is directly relevant to the current interest in geoengineering. Project Storm Fury is discussed in our books
Pielke, R.A., Jr. and R.A. Pielke, Sr., 1997: Hurricanes: Their nature and impacts on society. John Wiley and Sons, England, 279 pp.
Pielke, R.A., 1990: The hurricane. Routledge Press revivals 2011, London, England, 226 pp.