Articles | Volume 22, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 9525–9535, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-9525-2022
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 9525–9535, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-9525-2022
Research article
22 Jul 2022
Research article | 22 Jul 2022

Impact of turbulence on aeolian particle entrainment: results from wind-tunnel experiments

Jie Zhang et al.

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Sand and dust emission are usually investigated by wind-tunnel experiments. However, wind-tunnel flows are usually neutrally stratified without large eddies, which typically develop in the convective atmospheric boundary layer. Here we proposed a novel technique by deploying a piece of randomly fluttering cloth in a wind tunnel to generate the large eddies and found them to enhance the entrainment of sand and dust particles, which explains why large eddies are important to aeolian entrainment.
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