Relationships Between Rainfall, Cloud-Water Interception, and Canopy Throughfall in a Hawaiian Montane Forest

  • James O. Juvik
  • Dennis Nullet
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 110)


Within the topo-climatically complex tropical mountains of Hawai’i, there are four distinctive montane forest zones where the direct canopy interception of wind-driven cloud water (also referred to as “fog drip”) plays a significant role in forest ecology and hydrology. Not all of these four zones can be characterized as classic tropical montane cloud forest (TMCF), but to varying degrees each is influenced by ground-level, orographic cloud.


Cloud Water Cloud Forest Canopy Interception Rainfall Episode Tropical Montane Cloud Forest 
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  • James O. Juvik
  • Dennis Nullet

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