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Recording dew gageAuthor(s): Merle G. Lloyd
Source: Fire Control Notes. 24: 42-44.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThe instrument developed by Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station to record duration and amount of dew (fig. 1) consists of an expanded polystyrene block mounted on a balance, a clock-driven drum, and a pen geared from the balance to the drum. Changes in weight of the expanded polystyrene block as dew or rain is deposited are recorded on a chart mounted on the drum. This record shows the amount and time of dew formation and dissipation. The instrument also records time and amount of rainfall.
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CitationLloyd, Merle G. 1963. Recording dew gage. Fire Control Notes. 24: 42-44.
Keywordsdew gage, wind velocity, duff moisture, dew moisture
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