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We Wanna Be Friends With Karl the Fog

Karl the Fog, San Francisco's much-loved/much-reviled fog, has made quite the name for itself on social media the last four years. We caught up with Karl to ask him about his name, his relationship to the sun, horror flick The Fog, and more.

QUEST Explains the Fog

Yes, this summer has been gray, foggy, and cooler than usual, but according to this QUEST Science on the SPOT report, Science of Fog, the fog is actually vital to the Bay Area's plants and animals—especially our precious redwoods. UC Berkeley professor and biogeochemistry expert Dr. Todd Dawson explains the science behind why San Francisco gets so dismal in the summer. The next time you start to curse the summer fog, think of the redwoods first!

Video Link: Science of the Fog from KQED's QUEST

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