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Dust Storms

Dust Storms   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Global Change

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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2,676 words
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3

Dust storms, events in which visibility is reduced to less than 1 kilometer as a result of particle matter being ...

Dust Storms

Dust Storms   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Global Change

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
3,446 words
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5

Dust storms, events in which visibility is reduced to less than 1 kilometer by wind-blown particles, are important environmental phenomena ...

dust haze

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A Dictionary of Weather (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008

A form of haze where the particles have been raised into the atmosphere by a recent dust storm or sandstorm ...

dust storm

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A Dictionary of Weather (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008

Fine dust raised from the surface by strong and often highly turbulent winds, usually after a period of drought. ...

Dust Storms

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Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011

A dust storm or sandstorm occurs when soil particles are lifted and blown by the wind to such an extent ...

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