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Title: The importance of dew in watershed-management research
Author: Hornbeck, James W.;
Source: Research Note NE-24. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-5
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: Many studies, using various methods, have been made of dew deposition to determine its importance as a source of moisture. For example, Duvdevani (1947) used an optical method in which dew collected on a wooden block was compared with a set of standardized photographs of dew. Potvin (1949) exposed diamond-shaped glass plates at 45º to ground level, so that condensed dew ran into a graduate. Lloyd (1961) studied amount and duration of dew by using polystyrene blocks mounted on a balance linked to a 7-day continuous recorder. Craddock (1951) devised a sub-groundlevel balance and recorder to give continuous records of dewfall on a soil mass or a plant surface at groundlevel; and the Craddock recorder was later - in 1954 - improved upon by Jennings and Monteith.
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Hornbeck, James W. 1964. The importance of dew in watershed-management research. Research Note NE-24. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-5
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