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2010-07-06 10:30:16

The method predicted 2008 dust storm at New Mexico’s White Sands Dune Field using temperature images from NASA’s Earth-orbiting ASTER instrument, team reports in the Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface.

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2010-05-05 07:38:14

Vast dust storms that dump millions of tons of topsoil from the Australian outback as far afield as Canberra, Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef, New Zealand and New Caledonia, with small amounts even reaching Antarctica, may also be a possible source of disease for people, crops and animals.

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2010-02-21 08:06:50

Residents of the southern United States and the Caribbean have seen it many times during the summer months—a whitish haze in the sky that seems to hang around for days.

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2009-07-21 06:10:22

A Japanese study using a NASA satellite found that dust clouds being generated by a huge dust storm in China's Taklimakan desert in 2007 made more than one full circle around the globe in just 13 days.

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2009-03-27 10:25:00

A new study reported Thursday finds that lessening airborne dust has caused a rapid warming of the tropical North Atlantic in recent decades.

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2008-10-29 08:40:00

NASA satellite data can improve forecasts of dust storms in the American Southwest in ways that can benefit public health managers.

2008-10-28 15:00:29

A five-year U.S. space agency study shows NASA satellite data can improve dust storm forecasts in the U.S. Southwest to benefit public health managers.

2008-09-02 03:00:25

By Docksai, Rick A layer of dust won't complement your bookshelf, but its presence may be a sign of good news about future hurricanes.

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2008-07-09 14:50:00

A new mathematical model indicates that dust devils, water spouts, tornadoes, hurricanes and cyclones are all born of the same mechanism and will intensify as climate change warms the Earth's surface.


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Desert greening
2013-04-25 16:10:03

Desert greening is made up of any number of methods used to revitalize deserts. So far, only arid and semi-arid desert are meant when using this expression. The icy deserts and other types are considered to be unsuitable. The different methods include landscaping methods to reduce evaporation, erosion, consolidation of topsoil, temperature, sandstorms and more, permaculture in general, planting trees, regeneration of salty, polluted, or degenerated soils, floodwater retention and...

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