System name:

Individuals Engaged in Weather Modification Activities, COMMERCE/NOAA-8.

System location:

Assistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, 6010 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, Md. 20852.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Individuals and associations involved in weather modification operations.

Categories of records in the system:

Individual's name and address; type of weather modification activity; location and duration of project; and equipment used.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

Pub. L. 92-205; 15 CFR part 908.

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purposes of such uses:

See routine use paragraphs in the Prefatory Statement. Also information is made available to anyone who so requests to comply with Pub. L. 92-205.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:


Electronic data base.


Filed sequentially by name.


Records are located on an electronic data base with full public access upon request to comply with Pub. L. 92-205.

Retention and disposal:

Records are maintained indefinitely.

System manager(s) and address:

Office of the Director, Office of Weather Modification, see above address.

Notification procedure:

Information may be obtained from: Director, Office of Administration, NOAA, Room 6863, Herbert C. Hoover Building, Washington, DC 20230. Requester should provide name, address, date(s) of project etc., pursuant to the inquiry provisions of the Department's rules which appear in 15 CFR part 4b.

Record access procedures:

Requests from individuals should be addressed to: Same address as stated in the notification section above.

Contesting record procedures:

The Department's rules for access, for contesting contents, and appealing initial determinations by the individual concerned appear in 15 CFR part 4b. Use above address.

Record source categories:

Subject individual or association involved and those authorized by the foregoing to furnish information.