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Cold Air Sinks

Published on by Dr Paul Beckett

This remarkable discovery was made this day in 1784 accidentally by rural clergyman, Gilbert White in his Hampshire parish but it was not until 1814 that Dr William Wells identified the process at work: cold air, because it is heavier, flows downhill, collecting in hollows in the landscape. 150 years later fruit growers in Kent come to terms with the phenomenon of ‘frost hollows’ or ‘pockets’.

About the author: Dr Paul Beckett

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Dr Paul Beckett is one of the UK’s leading experts in Japanese knotweed and is a member of the Expert Witness Institute. He regularly provides Japanese knotweed expert witness services. He helped produce the RICS knotweed guidance for surveyors and was integral in the formation of the Property Care Association (PCA) Invasive Weed Control Group (IWCG).

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