Environmental characteristics of sandstorm of Minqin Oasis in China for recent 50 years.

@article{Zhang2005EnvironmentalCO,
  title={Environmental characteristics of sandstorm of Minqin Oasis in China for recent 50 years.},
  author={Ke-cun Zhang and Jian-jun Qu and Rui-ping Zu and Hai-yan Fang},
  journal={Journal of environmental sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={857-60}
}
The purpose of this present study is to investigate the frequency and variation of sandstorm in Minqin Oasis. Using daily observational data of sandstorm and other meteorologic data from 1954 to 2000, we have illuminated the relationship between sandstorm, meteorological parameters and human activities. The results of the analysis show that the highest frequency of sandstorms occurrence and their duration mainly focus on March, April and May, especially in April. Most of sandstorms occur from… CONTINUE READING

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