Weather Modification Patents researched by Joe Burton:

US patent # US4402480 : ATMOSPHERE MODIFICATION SATELLITE dated issued
Sept 6, 1983, filed 1980.
Abstract excerpt : The Atmosphere Modification Satellite is intended to
be the beginning of a possible world wide network of satellites designed to
improve Earth through application of techniques and monitoring resulting in
atmosphere modification. End excerpt.
US4042196 : Method for triggering a substantial change in earth

WO970007A1: Method of acting on the lower layers of the atmosphere.
(Russian inventor)
WO9738570A1: Atmosphere inversion layer destabilizer.
US4653690 ; Method of producing cumulus clouds.
US4470544: Weather modification using ships.