Dr. Peter Weiss-Penzias
Associate Researcher, Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology
Lecturer, Department of Chemistry
University of California, Santa Cruz

Scientific research establishing a fog water collection network on the California Coast.  Goals are to understand mercury cycling in the coastal ocean,  to quantify methylmercury flux through fog and to quantify fog water drip volumes to the coastal landscape and ecosystem.
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Active Fog Collector
Full bottle of fog water
Passive Fog Collector
Ship work on Pt. Sur
Mercury in Precipitation Across the U.S. and Canada

A recent study has shown increasing trends in Hg concentration in precipitation as collected by the Mercury Deposition Network in the U.S. and Canada