Science news articles about 'dust storms'

  • New model projects an increase in dust storms in the U.S.

    ... storms that once engulfed the Great Plains in clouds of black dust ... that climate change will amplify dust activity in parts of ... the increased frequency of spectacular dust storms that have far-reaching ...
  • NASA-enhanced dust storm predictions to aid health community

    ... observations on predictions of dust storms. Using NASA satellite data ... its work to improve dust storms predictions, which has important ... to integrate the NASA dust storm predictions into a computer- ...
  • Dust storms affect subsequent emergency hospital admissions

    ... journal Respirology reveals that dust storms have an adverse effect ... obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Dust storms in East Asia and ... coarse particles encountered during dust storms and a higher risk ...
  • Team devises technique to predict dust storms with infrared satellite

    ... enough to result in a dust storm, the team recently reported in ... to monitor areas prone to dust storms or to track drought in ... preceding the 2008 White Sands dust storm. The photographs are from November ...
  • Textured dust storms on Mars

    ... s. Today these windblown dust storms on Mars are well known ... structures are called "textured dust storms" and they result from ... other climatic processes. These dust storms, despite having been studied ...
  • African dust storms in our air

    ... on hurricane activity. "African dust storms are associated with hurricane season ... and transport of dust," Prospero says. "The dust emerges from ... and complexity of Saharan dust storms and the impact of ...
  • Saharan dust storms sustain life in Atlantic Ocean

    ... has found how Saharan dust storms help sustain life over ... of iron minerals in Saharan dust storms. This allows them to ... "Our findings suggest that Saharan dust storms are largely responsible for the ...
  • Dust storms spread diseases worldwide

    Dust storms like the one ... mitigate climate change Huge dust storms, like the ones that ... growing phenomenon. The Sydney storm, which left millions of ... interior into a giant dust bowl, providing perfect ...
  • View from orbit of a huge white sands dust storm

    ... called ‘White Sands.’ The dust plumes in this photograph taken ... International Space Station show a dust storm in the White Sands ... this is a huge dust storm. The white dust plumes stretch across more ...
  • Dust storms speed snowmelt in the West

    ... number of the storms has left a film of dust on the ... . A series of unusual spring dust storms has left the snowcapped mountains ... , even a bit pink. The dust is speeding up the runoff ...
  • Dust storm shrouds Texas city

    ... Dust Bowl of the 1930s. The ongoing drought helped produce the storm ... -foot-high behemoth of a dust storm that enveloped Lubbock had folks ... comparisons Tuesday to the great Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
  • Dust storms on Mars

    ... they were caused by windblown dust. Today, dust storms on Mars are well ... visible structures are called "textured dust storms."
  • Drier conditions projected to accelerate dust storms in the southwest

    ... cover and result in increased dust storm activity in the future, ... increase the likelihood of dust production on disturbed soil ... vegetation. "Accelerated rates of dust emission from wind erosion have ...
  • Mars rover phones home after dust storm

    Mars rover phones home after dust storm / Ancient earring sheds new light / ... ne Despite a nasty Martian dust storm, Spirit lives.
  • Mars Spacecraft Teams On Alert For Dust-Storm Season

    ... Martian year prone to major dust storms, the team operating NASA's ... of the Martian year for dust storms severe enough to minimize activities ...

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