TITLE

Finger Lakes Fog

AUTHOR(S)
Venturino, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Jun2006, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes and illustrates the formation of fog in the Finger Lakes region in New York State. Fog consists of very small water droplets suspended in the air. These tiny droplets form when conditions cause water molecules in the air to change from gas or water vapor to liquid or the droplets. Geological properties of the Finger Lakes region lead to the retention of large amounts of moisture, setting the stage for fog formation. The moisture-laden areas include the lakes, the marshy areas in the valleys and the steep slopes.
ACCESSION #
21059368

 

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