Awards to Bernard Vonnegut
Bernard Vonnegut in 1980

American Meteorological Society Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of Applied Meteorology 1976
         "for his pioneering discoveries of artificial techniques for the nucleation of ice crystals which have continued to provide the basis for weather modification".

Weather Modification Association Vincent J. Schaefer Award 1977
         for "scientific and technical discoveries that have constituted a major contribution to the advancement of weather modification".

1997 Ig Nobel "award"

In 1997 Vonnegut was awarded (posthumously) the Ig Nobel Prize in Meteorology
         for his revealing report, "Chicken Plucking as Measure of Tornado Wind Speed."
                 [Published in "Weatherwise," October 1975, p. 217.]

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