Hotspots for Fog Water Harvesting

Fog water is available for harvest on our foggy California coast, as shown by the Coastal Low Clouds and Fog (CLCF) frequency map below. Using these data plus wind speeds and elevation we can predict where the fog water harvesting hot spots are. This modeling work is some of the current research happening in the …

Large Fog Collector (LFC) – Atmospheric Water Harvesting for Veggie Garden Irrigation

The passive LFC can collects fog water from the air and directs this water to an irrigation system. Our demonstration Fog Garden at the UCSC Farm consists of 24 vegetable plants. In the summer of 2023, the fog water collected supplied 37% of our garden’s water needs.