Maybe, if there were many tornado cell constructions as you described that were
solid then they could have turbines to generate electricity back from the system
after it was let go.
We might also consider gyroscopes and other kinds of inertial capacitors.
Ross A. Finlayson wrote:
> Perhaps it is possible to modify wind currents using various methods. If that
> is so, then perhaps water also, if not because it is a gaseous versus a liquid
> The cell tower you describe sounds like a lightning rod for hurricanes.
> Doug Jones wrote:
> > "Ross A. Finlayson" wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I would like to ask other peoples' ideas about weather control. Can
> > > rain, hurricanes and lightning be organized?
> > >
> > > I think there are technical methods that could be explored to see how to
> > > do some of those kinds of things in terms of altering weather patterns.
> > >
> > > There are almost certainly researches about this kind of thing.
> > Ther was a science article in Analog around 10-15 years ago in which the
> > author proposed very large cooling tower-like structures to be placed in
> > hurricane susceptible regions. By large, read 6 km high by 1 km wide-
> > these would work by encouraging a single large, efficient convection
> > cell in place of many smaller ones, without disruption due to surface
> > and midaltitude winds. The updraft would improve heat transfer from the
> > surface to high altitude, resulting in local cooling and
> > dehumidification to remove the power source for hurricanes (compare to
> > the siphons proposed for Lake Nyos in the Cameroon to prevent another
> > CO2 eruption).
> > The condensation of water in the updraft would make it much warmer and
> > thus lighter than the air outside the tower, providing the power to
> > drive the circulation.
> > The updraft would be fast enough to skydive in, and wind turbines near
> > the base could tap off some of the power in the draft. Condensation in
> > the tower could be captured and lowered through hydro turbines to
> > generate more power- and would be a useful source of fresh water.
> > A strong rain cloud would pour out the top, producing continuous rain in
> > the region downwind of the tower. The environmental impact statement
> > would be prodigious...
> > --
> > Doug Jones
> > Rocket Plumber, XCOR Aerospace
> > http://www.xcor-aerospace.com
> Ross Andrew Finlayson
> Finlayson Consulting
> Ross at Tiki-Lounge: http://www.tiki-lounge.com/~raf/
-- Ross Andrew Finlayson Finlayson Consulting Ross at Tiki-Lounge: http://www.tiki-lounge.com/~raf/
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