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New methods to detect and measure dust emissions
- Automated remote digital imaging system: Applications for monitoring dust emissions in the Mojave Desert, California
- Imaging dust storms using geostationary satellites
- "Pi-swerl" wind tunnels built and operated by the Desert Research Institute for sampling playa dust
- Etyemezian, V., G. Nikolich, S. Ahonen, M. Pitchford, M. Sweeney, J. Gillies, and H. Kuhns, 2007 The Portable In-Situ Wind Erosion Laboratory (PI-SWERL): a new method to measure PM10 windblown dust properties and potential for emissions, Atmos. Environ., 41, 3789-3796.
- Sweeney, M., V. Etyemezian, T. Macpherson, W. Nickling, J. Gillies, G. Nikolich, and E. McDonald, 2008, Comparison of PI-SWERL with dust emission measurements from a straight-line field wind tunnel, J. Geophys. Res., Earth Surface, 113, F01012, doi:10.1029/2007JF000830.
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