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State Agency Records - Atmospheric Resource Board - #30847

Title: Atmospheric Resource Board. Records

Dates: 1970-2013

Record Series: 30847

Quantity: 29.75 feet and 788 digital files (23 GB)

Abstract: Consists of minutes, by-laws, notes, reports, correspondence, subject files, forecast records, weather maps, financial statements, memoranda, precipitation report cards, financial records, audio-visual materials, and printed material.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Public Records are not subject to copyright restrictions, although record series may contain copyrighted material. Consideration of such copyrights is the responsibility of the researcher.

Access: The collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

Box / Folder Inventory

Box 1:
1 Request for Proposals 1975    
2 State Legislation  1972-1974
3 Association meeting notices, correspondence, etc. 1971-1979
4 Association minutes 1974-1976
5 Association by-laws & certificate of incorporation1974-1975
6 Rain gauge network information 1974    
7 Symposium & miscellaneous conferences 1972-1976
8 Weather Modification Instructional Program    1975-1978
9 Mailing List Assn
10 Federal Legislation 1976    
11 Hail Insurance Information 1976    
12 South Dakota       1974    
13 Miscellaneous correspondence & files  1974-1976

Box 2:
1 Rain gauge special data    1976    
2 Transparencies
3 Miscellaneous files 1973-1976
4 Association Financial statements, bills, etc. 1972-1976
5 Association Operational Projects 1974-1976
6 Completed radar calibrations, copies
7 Cloud seeding reports 1975    
8 Radar calibrations 1975    

Box 3:
1 Receipts 1975    
2 Nodak Daily Operational Log 1975    
3 Nodak Weather Modification Association Carrington Radar Log 1975
4 Nodak Information log 1975    
5 Carrington Radar weather log  1974    
6 Carrington ND Project record log 1974    
7 Bowman radar 1978    
8 County maps ca. 1970 
9 Board member files
10 Rain gauge reports

Box 4:
1 ND Aviation Council NDAC 1975-1986
2 Miscellaneous Correspondence 1976-1986

Box 5:
1 Correspondence to Board    1975-1984
2 Biennium Reports    1986    
3 Board meeting handouts 1986    
4 Williams County News Articles 
5 Stine Correspondence  1976-1986
6 Legislatures
7 Miscellaneous Lists 1974-1978
8 Miscellaneous      1979-1983
9 Correspondence to the Board 1987-1991
10 County Commissioners  1982    
11 County WMA Commissioners-Membership List & Mailing List                         
12 NDWMA Mailing list
13 Board meeting handouts 1984-1985
14 Board meeting handouts 1983    

Box 6:
1 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits  1974-1981
2 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 1974-1981
3 University Reports  1974-1981
4 Federal Agencies - NOAA 1974-1981
5 Federal Agencies Legislation 1974-1981
6 Agreements – out-of-state Government 1974-1981
7 Old Reports 1974-1981
8 Misc. Correspondence 1974-1981

Box 7:
1 Correspondence     1989    
2 Operations Manuals 1976-1980

Box 8:
1 Slides 1972-1988
2 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 1972-1988
3 Historical Information 1972-1988
4 University Reports  1972-1988
5 Federal Agencies - NOAA 1972-1988
6 Rain Gauge Network  1972-1988
7 Reports  1972-1988

Box 9:   Universities & Contracts  1972-1988

Box 10:
1 Board Materials 1989    
2 Weather Engineering Proposal, Irving P. Krick Assoc. 1989    
3 County Authority Correspondence 1989    
4 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 1986    
5 SD School of Mines & Technology - IAS Contract 1987    
6 Operation Raindrop 1977    
7 Federal Agency - NOAA Final Reports 1983-1984
8 Federal Agency - NOAA Initial Reports 1983-1984
9 NOAA Contract  1994    
10 Research Flights 1984    
11 Weather Modification Reports 1970-1989
12 End of Season Reports 1976         

Box 11:   Project Files – Video, Duke Seed 1984-1986

Box 12:   Project Files – Video, Radar Tape 1989

Box 13:   Permits 1982-1985

Box 14:
1 Project Files  1976-1990
2 Agreements – out-of-state Government   1976-1990
3 Board Material 1976-1990
4 Misc. Correspondence 1976-1990
5 Reports  1976-1990

Box 15:
1 North Dakota Cloud Modification Project (NDCMP) Project Files 1986-1987
2 Federal Agencies - NOAA
3 Board Material 1991-1992
4 Reports

Box 16:
1 Correspondence 1981-1995
2 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 1981-1995
3 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits  1981-1995
4 Agreements – out of State Government   1981-1995
5 Universities – Proposals, Contracts, Correspondence 1981-1995
6 State Legislation 1981-1995

Box 17:
1 Project Files  1981-1995
2 Federal Agencies - NOAA 1981-1995

Box 18:
1 North American Interstate Weather Modification Council (NAIWMC) 1983-1999
2 Agreements – Bureau of Reclamation 1983-1999
3 Agreements – out of State Government   1983-1999
4 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits  1983-1999
5 Operations Manuals  1983-1999
6 Correspondence 1983-1999
7 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 1983-1999
8 Federal Agencies - NOAA 1983-1999

Box 19:  Universities – Proposals, Contracts, Correspondence 1990-1991

Box 20:
1 Weather Modification Licenses & Permits    1991    
2 Operations Manual 1998    
3 General Correspondence  1998    
4 County Authority Correspondence 1998    
5 Congressional Delegation Correspondence   1993    
6 NAIWMC Council 1997    
7 Board Material  1997    
8 SD School of Mines & Technology - IAS Correspondence 1996    
9 Weather Modification Licenses & Permits    1992    
10 Correspondence 1996    
11 County Authorities Correspondence  1997    
12 Congressional Delegation Correspondence  1994    
13 NDCMP Bid Evaluation  1992    
14 NDCMP Bid Notice  1992    
15 NDCMP Chemical Bids  1992    
16 NDCMP Bid Proposals 1992    
17 NDCMP Chemical Contracts & Correspondence  1992    
18 NDCMP Chemical RFB & Correspondence  1992    
19 NDCMP Chemical Inventory  1992    
20 NDCMP Citizen's Response  1992    
21 NDCMP County Contracts  1992    
22 NDCMP District Operations Adv. Comm.  1992    
23 NDCMP District II Information  1992    
24 NDCMP District I Information  1992    
25 NDCMP Ground School  1992    
26 NDCMP Intern Pilot Program 1992    
27 NDCMP Miscellaneous 1992    
28 NDCMP Montana License & Permit 1992    
29 Notice of Intention  1992    
30 NDCMP Observer Authorization  1992    
31 NDCMP Project Correspondence  1992    
32 NDCMP Service Contracts  1992    
33 NDCMP Supplies Needed for Mets & Pilots 1992    
34 NDCMP Flight Summary  1992    
35 NDCMP Hazard Material  1992    
36 NDCMP Weather Modification Inc.  1992    
37 NDCMP Project Reports  1992    
38 Federal Agencies-NOAA  1997    

Box 21:
1 North American Interstate Weather Modification Board 1998    
2 Board Material 1998    
3 NOAA Contract  1992    
4 NOAA Contract  1994-1995
5 Colorado State University Correspondence  1994    
6 Weather Modification Licenses & Permits 1993    
7 Manuals 2003
8 Correspondence, Global Atmospheric Inc.  1997    
9 County Authorities Correspondence  1998    
10 Congressional Delegation Correspondence  1995    
11 NDCMP Chemical RFB & Correspondence  1993    
12 NDCMP Citizen's Response  1993    
13 NDCMP Bid Notice  1993    
14 NDCMP Bid Evaluation  1993    
15 NDCMP Chemical Bids 1993    
16 Chemical Contracts & Correspondence  1993    
17 NDCMP Bid Proposals  1993    
18 Chemical Inventory  1993    
19 NDCMP County Contracts 1993    
20 NDCMP District I Information  1993    
21 NDCMP District II Information  1993    
22 NDCMP District Operations Advisory Committee  1993     
23 NDCMP Flight Summary  1993    
24 NDCMP Ground School  1993    
25 NDCMP Hazard Material  1993    
26 NDCMP Intern Pilot Program 1993    
27 Snomax 1993    
28 NDCMP Miscellaneous 1993    
29 NDCMP Montana License & Permit 1993    
30 NDCMP Notice of Intention 1993    
31 NDCMP Observer Authorization  1993    
32 NDCMP Project Correspondence  1993    
33 NDCMP Project Reports  1993    
34 NDCMP Service Contract  1993    
35 NDCMP Supp. Needed for Mets & Pilots 1993    
36 NDCMP Weather Modification Inc.  1993    
37 Federal Agencies - NOAA  1998    

Box 22:
1 NAIWMC Council 1999    
2 Board Material 1999    
3 Weather Modification Licenses & Permits 1994    
4 Manuals 2004    
5 Correspondence, Universities 1994-1998
6 Correspondence, County Authorities 1999    
7 Correspondence, Congressional Delegation 1996    
8 Project Files, NDCMP 1994    
9 Federal Agencies - NOAA 1999    

Box 23:
1 North American Interstate Weather Modification Council 2000-2002
2 Board Material 2000-2002
3 Bowman Radar 1997    
4 Weather Modification, Inc. 1998    
5 Stanley Radar 1998    
6 INET Technologies 1997    
7 Hewlett Packard 2000    
8 University of North Dakota 1997-2000
9 Colorado State University 1997-2000
10 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology 1997-2000
11 County Authorities - Correspondence 2000-2002
12 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 1997    
13 NDCMP Bid Bonds1995    
14 NDCMP Bid Evaluations 1995    
15 NDCMP Bid Notice    1995    
16 NDCMP Bid Proposals 1995    
17 NDCMP Chemical Bids 1995    
18 NDCMP Chemical Contracts & Correspondence 1995    
19 NDCMP Chemical Inventory 1995    
20 NDCMP Chemical RFB & Correspondence 1995    
21 NDCMP Citizen's Response 1995    
22 NDCMP County Contracts 1995    
23 NDCMP District I Information 1995    
24 NDCMP District II Information 1995    
25 NDCMP District Operations Advisory Committee 1995    
26 NDCMP Ground School 1995    
27 NDCMP Flight Summary 1995    
28 NDCMP Hazardous Material 1995    
29 NDCMP Intern Pilot Program 1995    
30 NDCMP Memo for the Record 1995    
31 NDCMP Miscellaneous 1995    
32 NDCMP Montana License & Permit 1995    
33 NDCMP News Articles 1995    
34 NDCMP Notice of Intention 1995    
35 NDCMP Observer Authorization 1995    
36 NDCMP Project Correspondence 1995    
37 NDCMP Service Contract 1995    
38 NDCMP Supp. Needed for Mets & Pilots 1995    
39 NDCMP Project Reports 1995    
40 NDCMP Weather Modification Inc. 1995    

Box 24:
1 NDCMP Bid Evaluations 1996    
2 NDCMP Bid Bonds1996    
3 NDCMP Bid Notice    1996    
4 NDCMP Bid Proposals 1996    
5 NDCMP Chemical Contracts & Correspondence  1996    
6 NDCMP Chemical Bids 1996    
7 NDCMP Chemical RFB & Correspondence    1996    
8 NDCMP Chemical Inventory 1996    
9 NDCMP County Contracts 1996    
10 NDCMP District I Information 1996    
11 NDCMP District II Information 1996    
12 NDCMP District Operations Advisory Committee 1996    
13 NDCMP Flight Summary 1996    
14 NDCMP Ground School 1996    
15 NDCMP Hazardous Material 1996    
16 NDCMP Intern Pilot Program 1996    
17 NDCMP Miscellaneous 1996    
18 NDCMP Memo for the Record 1996    
19 NDCMP Montana License & Permit 1996    
20 NDCMP News Articles 1996     
21 NDCMP Notice of Intention 1996    
22 NDCMP Observers Authorization 1996    
23 NDCMP Project Correspondence 1996    
24 NDCMP Project Reports 1996    
25 NDCMP Service Contract 1996    
26 NDCMP Supp. Needed for Mets & Pilots 1996    
27 NDCMP Weather Modification Inc. 1996    
28 NOA Project Safety 1996    
29 NDWMB Processing Manual and Schedules 1984    
30 NDCMP News Articles 1997    
31 NDCMP Notice of Intention  1997    
32 NDCMP Observers Authorization 1997    
33 NDCMP Project correspondence 1997    
34 NDCMP Project Reports 1997    
35 NDCMP Radar Calibration    1997    
36 NDCMP Service Contract 1997    
37 NDCMP Supplies Needed for Mets and Pilots     1997    
38 NDCMP Weather Modification Inc. 1997    
39 Weather Modification Licenses 1995-1996
40 Weather Modification License Applications 1994-1999
41 Weather Modification License Quarterly Reports 1990-1997
42 Weather Modification License Correspondence 1995    
43 Weather Modification Permit Applications   1992-1997
44 Weather Modification Permits 1995-1996

Box 25:
1 Bureau of Reclamation General ca. 1980 
2 Econ-o-storage 1989-1990
3 ND Water Education Foundation Water Magazine Agreement 1993-1994
4 WMB-CARD-86-1 Analysis of CHIAA data to evaluate NDCMP 1984-1986
5 NAIWMC Bylaws, Dues, Financial and Member Reports 2001    
6 Weather Modification Authority Correspondence 1970-2000
7 NDCMP Bid Bonds     1998    
8 NDCMP Bid Evaluations  1998    
9 NDCMP Bid Notice    1998    
10 NDCMP Proposals1998    
11 NDCMP Chemical Bids 1998    
12 NDCMP Chemical Contract and Correspondence 1998    
13 NDCMP Chemical Inventory 1998    
14 NDCMP Chemical Rfb. And Correspondence 1998    
15 NDCMP County Contracts 1998    
16 NDCMP District I Information  1998     
17 NDCMP District II Information  1998    
18 NDCMP District Operations Adv. Comm.   1998    
19 NDCMP Flight Summary 1998    
20 NDCMP Ground School 1998    
21 NDCMP Intern Pilot Program 1998    
22 NDCMP Memo for the Record 1998    
23 NDCMP Miscellaneous   1998    
24 NDCMP Notice of Intention 1998    
25 NDCMP Montana License and Permit       1998    
26 NDCMP Project Reports  1998    
27 NDCMP Service Contract 1998    
28 NDCMP Supplies Needed for Mets and Pilots  1998    
29 NDCMP Weather Modification Inc         1998    
30 NDCMP Bid Evaluations  1997    
31 NDCMP Bid Bonds     1997    
32 NDCMP Bid Proposals 1997    
33 NDCMP Chemical Bids 1997    
34 NDCMP Chemical Contracts and Correspondence 1997    
35 NDCMP Chemical Inventory  1997    
36 NDCMP  Chemical Rfb. And Correspondence1997    
37 NDCMP County Contracts 1997    
38 NDCMP District I Information  1997    
39 NDCMP District II Information 1997    
40 NDCMP District Operations Advisory Committee  1997    
41 NDCMP Flight Summary  1997    
42 NDCMP Ground School 1997    
43 NDCMP Hazardous Materials 1997    
44 NDCMP Intern Pilot Program1997    
45 NDCMP Memo for the Record 1997    
46 Miscellaneous  1997

Box 26:
1 NOAA Information, Reports, Forms, Agreements 1988-2002
2 NAIWMC Council 2002    
3 Universities- Proposals, Contracts & Correspondence 2001-2002
4 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits 1997    
5 Federal Agencies - NOAA 1992-1996
6 NAIWMC Council Files 1978-2004

Box 27:
1 Contracts - Mission Related 2002-2003
2 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits 1999    
3 Operation Manuals 2005    
4 County Authority Correspondence 2004    
5 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 2000    
6 Research Reports 1977-2001

Box 28:
1 Research Reports 1977-2001
2 Project Files 1999    
3 Reports 1981-1996

Box 29:
1 Reports 1981-1996
2 NAIWMC Council 2005    
3 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits 2000    
4 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 2002    
5 County Authority Correspondence 2005    
6 Research Reports 2000    
7 Project Files 2000    
8 NAIWMC Council 2006-2007

Box 30:
1 Contracts - Mission Related 2002-2003
2 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits 2000-2001
3 County Authority Correspondence 2006    
4 Research Reports 2001    
5 Project Files 2001    
6 Federal Agencies - NOAA 2006    
7 Contracts - Mission Related 2006    
8 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits 2002    
9 Congressional Delegation Correspondence 2004    
10 Project Files 2002    

Box 31:
1 Project Files 2002    
2 Federal Agencies - NOAA 2007    
3 Reports 1998    
4 Contracts - Mission Related 2005-2010
5 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits 2003    
6 County Authority Correspondence 2008    
7 Research Reports 2003    
8 Project Files 2003    
9 Federal Agencies - NOAA 2008    
10 Contracts - Mission Related 2008    
11 Weather Modification Licenses and Permits 2004    
12 Political Subdivisions 2009    
13 Research Reports 2004    
14 Project Files 2004    

Box 32:
1 Project Files 2004    
2 Federal Agencies - NOAA 2009    
3 Weather Modification License and Permits      2005    
4 Congressional Delegation Correspondence       2007    
6 County Authority Correspondence  2010    
7 Research Reports   2005     
8 Project Files      2005    
9 Federal Agencies - NOAA    2010
10 Contracts, Leases and Agreements 2006    
11 Operations Manuals - PARS Manual 2005    
12 County Authority Correspondence  2011    
13 Research Reports    2006    
14 Project Files, NDCMP 2006    
15 Federal Agencies – NOAA 2011

Digital Records
DIG.0001 Project Files - North Dakota Cloud Modification Project (NDCMP) 2000-2013
DIG.0002 Federal Agencies – NOAA 2013
DIG.0003 County Authorities Correspondence 2012

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