Effect of surrounding terrain on spring temperature inversions in the Sacramento fruit-frost district
AuthorsTodd V. Crawford
Joseph H. Ganser
Authors AffiliationsTodd V. Crawford is Assistant Agricultural Engineer, University of California, Davis; Joseph H. Ganser is Fruit Frost Forecaster, United States Weather Bureau, Sacramento, California.
Hilgardia 15(2):7-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v015n02p7. February 1961.
Temperature inversion, probably the most important meteorological factor in frost protection in the Sacramento Valley fruit producing area, is under continuing study initiated in 1956.
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