[fla-left] Fw: Bio Warfare Against Cuba (fwd)

Les Schaffer godzilla at SPAMnetmeg.net
Fri Jun 16 13:33:45 MDT 2000


Michael Hoover quoted:

> >3) According to a participant in the project:
> >During 1969 and 1970, the CIA deployed futuristic weather modification
> >technology to ravage Cuba's sugar crop and undermine the economy.

as an interesting historical tie-in to this and the earlier debate on
global climate change, i did a little snooping around and found this
item on John von Neumann and early attempts at climate modeling:

http://www.stanford.edu/group/STS/sloan.project/prehistory.html#Heading3

for those interested, here is the complete list of pages with history
of general circulation models through the mid-80's:

http://www.stanford.edu/group/STS/sloan.project/intro.html

although one really needs to come into the late 90's to see where the
state-of-the-art now lies...

les schaffer





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