wind erosion


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wind erosion

nerosione f del vento
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'After landing we will analyse the landscape using the ExoMars PanCam camera system to work out how the wind has affected the landscape at the local scale and try to calculate the amount of wind erosion there has been.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- New study rules out wind erosion as the source of methane gas on Mars and moves a step closer to answering the question of whether life exists on other planets.
While some spots had been successfully covered over the years, there remained large bare or sparsely vegetated patches that were susceptible to wind erosion.
Emphasizing government and individual responses to the Dust Bowl, Hurt has assembled 73 documents on the drought and wind erosion that plagued the southern Great Plains in the US during the 1930s.
Caption: Streamlined features and isolated mesas show the extent of wind erosion in the Medusae Fossae' Formation.
The researchers hope that by drilling into the rocks, they'll be able to discover what's acting as 'cement' in the ridge - revealing how the rocks are able to withstand wind erosion.
Deserts make up around 25 to 27 million hectares of the land area in Iran and all are prone to wind erosion, he further said, IRNA news agency reported.
Okin, a member of UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, usually researches dust bowls, desert landscape dynamics, and wind erosion, and how these things can impact individual ecosystems and the global climate.
In arid and semiarid areas, wind erosion often leads to sand movement, destruction of agroforestry, and dust storms.
'To achieve this goal is particularly important, because forests are the best way to cope with various deleterious socio-economic, environmental and health fallouts of global warming-triggered climate change, particularly floods, desertification, wind erosion, storm-rains and heavy winds, cyclones, sea intrusion, glacial melt, erratic and torrential rain.
Wind erosion has been responsible for giving them these unique forms," the newspaper added.