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Vegetation can help prevent soil erosion due to wind
Description: Dust from soil erosion due to wind can affect human health, traffic, and, on a larger scale, climate. Investigators compared different models that quantify how the wind energy spreads over an herbaceous surface using data from the Sahel region of Africa, where estimates of dust emissions remain uncertain. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 1/20/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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