FOG PREVENTING FORESTS a STUDY of SEA-FOG & TREES Oceanography, Arboriculture
STUDIES ON FOGS in RELATION to FOG-PREVENTING FOREST. Edited by Takeo Hori, Director of the Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.
Published by the Foreign Books Dept., Tanne Trading Co., Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 1953. First edition.
Investigations on how "fog-preventing forests" can help capture dense, low-humidity, high salinity, sea fog, and thus limit its harmful effects on health and agriculture.
From the Preface: "The investigations took place in Ochiishi and Akkeshi Japan in 1951 and 1952, sponsored by the Forestry Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and by the Forestry Department of Hokkaido. The studies were made by members of the Meteorological Observatory, the [Hokkaido University] Faculty of Agriculture, the Forest Experiment Station, and the Research Station of Agriculture. The members who took part in the field investigation amounted to more than forty in number. The results of the investigations are collected in this book."
Paper wrappers, 6.5x9.5 inches (17x24 cm), 399 pages.
CONDITION: The paper wrappers have creases, splitting at the spine folds (repaired/reinforced with clear tape), spine and margin toning, and some stiff vertical creases at the spine. Internally, the binding is split between signatures at a number of places where the book was over-opened (and a couple of those splits are tender - a good tug could split the book in two); the pages have a crease to their upper corner; the front free endpaper has the rubber stamp of "Atmospheric Research Group, Pasadena, California" and the signature of Joseph W. Joy, (an oceanographer); otherwise the pages are bright, clean, clear and unmarked.
A complete, presentable copy. with some tender binding splits.
RARE, SCHOLARLY and INTERESTING STUDY on the INTERACTION of FORESTS and SEA FOG.