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Title: An example of nighttime drying in the Santa Ana mountains

Author: Fosberg, Michael A.; Schroeder, Mark J.;

Date: 1965

Source: Res. Note PSW-74. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: Humidity patterns near the 500- to 1,000-meter level on California's coastal mountains often show an anomolous decrease in the moisture content at night and early morning. A study in the Santa Ana mountains suggests that nighttime downslope winds provide the most satisfactory explanation for the decrease in moisture because of their effect on the marine layer.

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Fosberg, M.A.; Schroeder, M.J. 1965. An example of nighttime drying in the Santa Ana mountains. Res. Note PSW-74. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.

 


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