Articles | Volume 19, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2947–2964, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-2947-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2947–2964, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-2947-2019

Research article 07 Mar 2019

Research article | 07 Mar 2019

Fine dust emissions from active sands at coastal Oceano Dunes, California

Yue Huang et al.

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This paper provides important insights on dust emission from sand dunes, which cover a large fraction of arid lands; produces the first in situ measurements for size-resolved dust emission from active sands that could improve the representation of dust cycle in climate models and remote sensing techniques; and shows that dust from active sands is likely significantly finer than thought, implying a greater effect of dust emission from active sands on downwind climate, hydrology, and human health.
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