Effect of surrounding terrain on spring temperature inversions in the Sacramento fruit-frost district
Todd V. Crawford, University of California
Joseph H. Ganser, United States Weather Bureau
California Agriculture 15(2):7-9. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v015n02p7.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
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.
Todd V. Crawford is Assistant Agricultural Engineer, University of California, Davis. Joseph H. Ganser is Fruit Frost Forecaster, United States Weather Bureau, Sacramento, California.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 400-U.
Data for the above reported study were collected by growers in whose orchards the measuring instruments were located, by Farm Advisors in those counties, and by personnel of the Agricultural Engineering Department, University of California, Davis.