fog drip

fog drip

[′fäg ‚drip]
(hydrology)
Water dripping to the ground from trees or other objects which have collected the moisture from drifting fog; the dripping can be as heavy as light rain, as sometimes occurs among the redwood trees along the coast of northern California.
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Several decades ago Chilean scientists visited the El Tofo iron mine and noticed how condensed "fog drip" from the camanchaca sustained a modest stand of local ground vegetation, where little would otherwise exist.
Moisture from the fog drips off the branches, creating a separate ecosystem under the trees, which supports populations of birds and other animals.