Evaporation Retardation by Monolayers: Another Mechanism

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Science  15 Oct 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4006, pp. 283-285
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4006.283


The effects on evaporation rates of the suppression of small waves by monolayers, which heretofore have been neglected, are considered to be a major mechanism for retarding evaporation under wind.