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The Fog Log Conclusion: Seven Dry Days

Today was the last day of the Fog Log, keeping track of that crucial period, “September-November, when dry, high-intensity winds blowing from the north-east combine with high air temperatures and low humidity,” according to the UCSF letter. Here are the … Continue reading

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The Cloud Forest’s Driest Day

It’s raining now, the evening of Monday Oct 12th. This may herald the beginning of winter’s wet weather. In October we had the longest stretch of fogless rainless weather – seven days. In recent days, we’ve had high clouds, but … Continue reading

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Puzzled #4 – UCSF: Cloud Forest ?

The fourth in our series of responses to UCSF’s July 9th letter. According to the letter, “The forest is not a “Cloud Forest” (these are native forests found in tropical and subtropical areas of the world), but Mount Sutro does … Continue reading

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Caring for a Temperate Cloud Forest

Managing a temperate cloud forest is quite different from managing a regular dry forest. The most important thing is: Don’t open it up to dry out. When the forest is opened up, the area immediately becomes dryer. Today, on a … Continue reading

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