Book 2014

Mineral Dust

A Key Player in the Earth System

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ISBN: 978-94-017-8977-6 (Print) 978-94-017-8978-3 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 15-49

    On Composition, Morphology, and Size Distribution of Airborne Mineral Dust

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    Chapter

    Pages 51-74

    Identifying Sources of Aeolian Mineral Dust: Present and Past

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    Chapter

    Pages 75-92

    Processing and Ageing in the Atmosphere

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    Chapter

    Pages 93-120

    Dust Production Mechanisms

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    Chapter

    Pages 121-147

    Meteorological Aspects of Dust Storms

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    Chapter

    Pages 149-177

    Dust Observations and Climatology

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    Chapter

    Pages 179-200

    Dust Deposition

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    Chapter

    Pages 201-222

    Numerical Dust Models

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    Chapter

    Pages 223-265

    Operational Dust Prediction

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    Chapter

    Pages 267-286

    Radiative Effects of Dust

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    Chapter

    Pages 287-325

    Mineral Dust and its Microphysical Interactions with Clouds

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    Chapter

    Pages 327-357

    Impact of Dust Radiative Forcing upon Climate

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    Chapter

    Pages 359-384

    Biogeochemical Impacts of Dust on the Global Carbon Cycle

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    Chapter

    Pages 385-409

    Dust and Human Health

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    Chapter

    Pages 411-441

    Loess Records

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    Chapter

    Pages 443-462

    Subaquatic Dust Deposits

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    Chapter

    Pages 463-485

    Ice Core Archives of Mineral Dust

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 487-509