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Identification of dust storm source areas in West Asia using multiple environmental datasets
Description: Sand and Dust storms are common phenomena in arid and semi-arid areas. West Asia Region, especially Tigris-Euphrates alluvial plain, has been recognized as one of the most important dust source areas in the world. In this paper, a method is applied to extract SDS (Sand and Dust Storms) sources in West Asia region using thematic maps, climate and geography, HYSPLIT model and satellite images. [Source: Science of The Total Environment]
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Source: Science of The Total Environment
Publish Date: 1/1/2015
Reading Level: Expert
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